Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Bay View!

Bay View is more than just a summer retreat – it’s a community of families who enjoy learning, staying active, participating in the arts, worshipping, and volunteering together. For many families, Bay View is a home base for loved ones scattered near and far.

At Bay View, there is truly something for everyone no matter how you like to relax and unwind. For those wanting a peaceful getaway, there’s strolling through Memorial Garden, enjoying the sights and sounds of a Vespers concert, or playing card games on the porch. For those seeking action and adventure, there’s hiking in the woods, playing tennis and pickleball, or paddle-boarding around the bay, to name a few.

Although many Bay View activities are open to all, members enjoy an even greater level of benefits as noted in the Member Benefits tab. But, more importantly, becoming a member will start your lifelong journey of making one-of-a-kind memories with family and new friends while surrounded by the majestic beauty of Northern Michigan’s lush landscape, sparkling water, and million-dollar sunsets.

As one new member recently wrote, “Bay View is like heaven on earth to me, surrounded by opportunities to learn and grow in a beautiful community dedicated to the principles of faith, education, recreation, and the arts.”

If you have further questions or would like to become a member, please contact Jessica at (231) 347-6225 or

Not a member? Learn more about membership opportunities in Bay View.

The Bay View Association is located just outside of Petoskey, Michigan on the shore of Little Traverse Bay.

1715 Encampment Ave
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-347-6225



Our Mission

To be an institution in which Christian values and traditions are central; To enrich the human experience for individuals and families within Bay View and the surrounding community through a seasonal program of religious, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities; to provide a Christian perspective in a changing world.

The Bay View Association is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Click to read Our Vision.