Club News


This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than 3 p.m. Monday. Due to space limitations, not all Club News appears here. To see the complete listing, visit


The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is looking for new members. The club is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The next meeting is March 6 at the Senior Center; cocktails at 5:30 p.m., corn beef and cabbage dinner at 6 p.m. Beverages are available for a $2 donation or members may bring their own.

The annual CLAMS Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, April 22, at the Country Club. Paperwork will be available at the March meeting or at the Pro Shop after March 6.

In addition to monthly get-togethers, the club does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to Canyon Lake high school students. The organization has been in existence for 43 years. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.

Travel Club

Travel Club functions are open to Canyon Lakers who would like to attend even though they are not members of the club. Those interested in attending a club event should contact the person in charge of the event; arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club. A single-day trip is planned for May 6 to “Little Italy” in San Diego; progressive lunch included. Bus departs from Lodge at 8:30 a.m.; returns around 4:30 p.m. The cost is $70 for members; $75 for non-members. Reservation deadline is April 19.

The next single-day trip will be a two hour excursion aboard John Wayne’s Wild Goose Ship on July 15. Brunch includes several food stations, free flowing champagne, coffee and soft drinks. Bus departs from the Lodge at 10 a.m.; returns around 4 p.m. Cost is $102 for members; $107 for non-members. Reservation deadline is June 16.

For more information about single-day trips, call Kathy Bacon at 951-246-9968.

The next multi-day trip will be the California Napa Valley Tour from June 4 through 9. Highlights include a train ride from Union Station to San Luis Obispo and an overnight stay at Madonna Inn. For more information, contact Nyla Finch at 951-244-8494.

The club will be going to Hotel Playa Mazatlan October 9 through 16. The air fare is approximately $400 per person; rooms are $1008 per room for two people for 7 nights. All rooms have ocean view and include meals and drinks. A $150 room deposit is due by May 1. For more information about multi-day trips, call Nyla Finch at 951-244-8494 or visit the club’s website at

Woman’s Club

The Canyon Lake Woman’s Club (CLWC) is a philanthropic organization that meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15. A spokesperson for the club says attendees should wear shamrocks to celebrate St Patrick’s day. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting is at 10 a.m. Lunch is $14. Lunch is salad with ranch and red wine dressing on the side, corned beef and cabbage with roasted red potatoes or grilled chicken breast salad and dessert. The deadline to make reservations for lunch is March 7.

To make reservations, contact Margaret Dombay at This month’s speaker will be Sandra Brautigam from the Canyon Lake Library who will share with all the many services the Library provides. For information about CLWC membership, contact Sue Collins at

Mommy n Me

Mommy n Me is a club for preschool age children ages one to five years old. The cost is $60 (cash only) per child over the age of one. A discount will be given to siblings. Spokesperson Leslie Geer says, We have so many fun and exciting toddler friendly events planned for this semester.”

Monthly meetings are on the first and third Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. The club meets at different places locally for organized play dates. For more information and weekly updates, call Leslie Geer at 714-269-5877 or visit the club’s Facebook page at Canyon Lake Mommy n Me 2016/2017.

Lions Club

The club meets monthly on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Sunset Room at the Lodge. The club was formed January 23, 1975 and was one of the first clubs in Canyon Lake. The club is part of the largest service organization in the world. The members collect used glasses to aid in the organization’s goal to help those with sight problems. The next meeting will be a Student Speaker Contest program. For more information, contact Lion LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.

Tuesday Work Group

The Tuesday Work Group consists of more than 60 volunteers dedicated to improving the Canyon Lake Golf Course. The meets on monthly on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the County Club and performs work weekly on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. during the months of October through June. For more information, call 951-244-3425.

ShowCal Skiers

ShowCal Skier is a sanctioned club and California’s first and only water-ski show team. Skills training is taught for all aspects of the ski show, including audio/visual, announcing/hosting, drivers/power team, safety coordinators and equipment.

Ski disciplines include two skis, slalom, barefoot, trick, shoe ski, swivel, ballet, jump, doubles, trios, adagio, human pyramids, ATB, knee board, disc, wake board, wake skate, foil, free-style and hot dogging. Members incorporate all types of performance artistry in their water-ski shows. For more information, call Membership Director Mary Tortomasi at 951-722-2010 or visit

Wakeboard Club

The Canyon Lake Wakeboard club caters to everyone from beginner to the most advanced rider. The club promotes the sport by sponsoring “Learn to Wakeboard Day” events. For more information, visit the club’s website at

Water Ski Club

The Ski Club is comprised of water skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. The club hosts several ski competitions and community events, including Breakfast with Santa, Polar Bear Day, Learn to Ski Day and the Fiesta Day Ski Show.

The club began in 1970 and is the largest 3-event USA Water Ski sanctioned club in the United States. For membership and general information, visit


The Jr. Women’s Club will be holding its annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 22. For more information, contact Kristin Grebe at 951-226-6095 or Sponsors and donations are needed on all levels: tee sponsors, contest sponsors, prize donations, etc. For sponsorship and donation information, contact Christina King at 912-856-4173 or

JWC is a non-profit philanthropic club that holds fundraising events throughout the year to help fund scholarships, help local families in need, donate to park improvements in Canyon Lake and more. Kids Club

Kids Club

The Canyon Lake Kids Club is a program in which young children and their parents or grandparents enjoy a morning of crafts, music, exercise, games, sports and a snack for just $2 per session. Those who purchase a 10-class punch card at the POA will receive two classes free. For more information, email

Bible Club

The Bible Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. The group is led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church ( Meetings are open to the community. For more information, call Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.

Torah Club

The Torah Club promotes the principles of Torah in a non-denominational way and applies the principles of Torah to performing good deeds and charitable acts for the community at large. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Torah Club President Sherry Beth Reiter at

Bassmasters Club

The Bassmasters Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. Residents who like to fish and want to improve their skills in a low stress, friendly competitive environment are welcome to join. For more information, contact Bassmasters Club President Terry Voss at 951-536-9341.


Any resident who owns an RV is welcome to join the Roadrunners RV Club. The club holds monthly dinner meetings on the second Tuesday. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., dinner is at 6 p.m. In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year. For more information, contact Robb Smith at 951-244-3168 or The clubs website is

Chair Volleyball

The Chair Volleyball Club is for seniors 50 years of age and older. The club promotes fitness fun and the spirit of competition through organized playing of Chair Volleyball. The game is played using a beach ball and a 5 ft. net while players are seated. The club participates in the Senior Olympics.

Members meet weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. For more information, call Bert Barbay at 951-244-2378.

Lioness Club

The club meets monthly on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Dinner is $14. Anyone wishing to attend should RSVP to First Vice President Lioness Mary Craton at 951-244-7859. Since being organized on April 12, 1979 the club has participated in many Canyon Lake and Lion projects and aided many of those who needed help.

Family Matters Club

On March 15, the club is having a meet-up at Buddies Pizza where kids will be able to make their own mini pizza. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, email Wendy Duran at Family Comedy Club Night featuring Justin Berkman will be held April 23 at 6 p.m. at the Lodge. Tickets are $15 for adults; $8 for kids. For tickets, call 714-394-4885.

The club is open to all residents, young and old, kids or no kids. Monthly meetings are held the first day of the month. The club puts on several events throughout the year to benefit the community and to raise funds for future events and provide philanthropic donations. For more information, call 714-394-4885.

Pickleball Club

Social play days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 10 p.m.; open play is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 10 a.m. with one court being reserved for beginners and clinics. Social Mixers are held monthly on the third Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, call Terry Loy at 951-244-6864 or Sandy Kan at 951-244-4259.

Tennis Club

The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. The club is open to all levels of players and is a way to meet other players without committing to a schedule.

For more information, contact Sue Muscarella at 909-241-3001 or For membership information, contact Valorie Gambina at 951-385-8186 or