Description: Campus Club is famous for being a social club where “Strangers Become Friends”. It’s a group for men and women of all ages who play indoor games (like bridge and mah jongg among others), outdoor games (particularly croquet and lawn bowling), enjoy off-season social potlucks, and learn at Tuesday evening programs featuring speakers with a wide variety of expertise. Reaching out to our local neighbors and in keeping with our motto, Campus Club raises money during the season for the Manna Food Project.

Contact information: President – Hugh “Sandy” McLeod: or Membership – Bill van der Have:


How to join: Best way to join is to come to the Campus Club pot lucks at 6 PM on Tuesdays before or after the Bay View assembly season or at speaker events on Tuesdays at 7:30PM in Voorhies Hall during the season.  However, if you see lawn bowling or croquet games going on, you can reach out to someone there who will be happy to shepherd you into the club building to get an application form.

Meeting schedule & location: Regular meetings during the assembly season are Tuesdays at 7:30pm in Voorhies Hall. Games at the Campus Club building behind the Post Office are scheduled during the week and dates for them are posted in the Bay View Program.

Fees: $20 annually or, for the optimistic, $200 for a lifetime membership.

Other important information: Campus Club building is also available for rental depending on availability. To check availability, contact “Cooper” Cooper at

Description: Morning Council is a sister club to Woman’s Council, offering a morning meeting time. Morning Council focuses on building relationships between women, both in Bay View and the surrounding communities. Hosting traditional events such as the Ice Cream Social and Treasures in the Trees, Morning Council fosters community connections through these occasions, along with philanthropic support both in Bay View and the surrounding community..

Contact information: For more information and questions, e-mail:

How to join: Please come to one of our meetings! All are welcome! Our Membership Chair will be happy to take your information.

Meeting schedule & location: Thursday mornings at 9:30AM in the Woman’s Council Building at the corner of Park Street and Encampment. We have a social time and refreshments as well as an informative program during the Bay View season.

Fees: Dues are $20 annually and includes membership to Woman’s Council as well. That’s TWO meetings for the price of one!

Description: The Bay View Racquet Club is a special interest social club that has existed for over 50 years. The Club assists the Tennis Director and Recreation Director with the planning and promotion of organized play, clinics and tournaments. They also share feedback regarding court maintenance, including seasonal and long-term planning.

Contact information: Mitch Franseth, President, (831) 246-0513,

How to join: Individual and family memberships are available at

Meeting schedule & location:

Opening Meeting – Assembly Week 1, Saturday, 8am at the Rec Club

Closing Meeting – Assembly Week 6, Saturday, 8am at the Rec Club

Other important information:

Mission Statement: Woman’s Council provides opportunities for learning, inspiration, service, fellowship and philanthropy to all women from Bay View and the surrounding community; and to support the Bay View Board of Trustees, and the mission of the Bay View Association.

Contact Information: Kathy Duquette, President, (734)239-3495

How to Join: The dues to become a Member are $20 annually; attendance at a meeting or event is open to everyone and is free.

Meeting Schedule & Location: Every summer begins with an Opening Luncheon held at the Bay View Inn. Weekly meetings take place on Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 pm during the Bay View Summer Season. Meetings are held at the Woman’s Council Building. Entertaining and Educational speakers are a part of every program. Meetings are followed by an afternoon Tea. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Dues: $20 per year for Woman’s Council membership.

Other: The Woman’s Council has 5 graciously decorated bedrooms available for rent to women staying in Bay View. For information or reservations, please contact Kathy Duquette (734)239-3495; or House Manager, Patti van der Have (239)994-1000.

Rec. Club (Teens)

June 30 – July 30, 2022. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday evenings, 8 – 11pm. Open to teens 13 and up.

Required Forms: Release Agreement for Minors —— Release Agreement for Adults

Evenings at the Rec. (Adults/Multi-Generational)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday evenings by reservation only (reservations must be made 2 weeks in advance).

Contact Patrick Kilkenny, Operations Manager, to submit a facility usage form and for more information.