Your Weekly Portland Club Update: April 25, 2022

Dear Member,

The end of April is approaching; although there have been a few showers, we look forward to May’s arrival with more flowers. It’s a great time to visit as we prepare for summer. With a Shared Membership, everyone can experience all that the Club has to offer. There are endless activities to enjoy with family and friends—from fun events to new classes. Drop by the Club and join the fun!

Smoothie of the Month: PB&J Smoothie
Enjoy the sweet taste of strawberries and strawberry jam paired with creamy peanut butter. Stop by the Cafè to try out April’s smoothie of the month, created by Matthew!

Wine Night
Thursday, April 28 | 5:00 pm–7:00 pm | Restaurant Bar
We are thrilled to be continuing our monthly wine nights! A representative from King Estates Winery will be pouring a complimentary tasting from a selection of four wines.

Wednesdays at 5:30 am
Join Christy in this powerful class that burns a ton of calories and builds total-body strength. Tap into the hottest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness! From the boxing ring to the fighting cage, GroupFIGHT combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music. This electric experience is addictive!

Thursdays at 5:30 pm
Our newest instructor, Jodie, leads you on a thrilling ride. This class is designed to push you through the varied terrains—pedal in groups, roll over hills, chase the pack, climb mountains and spin your way to burning calories. This powerful class strengthens your lower body in a high-intensity format. Enjoy the RIDE!

Pilates Reformer Classes
Come join us in our Method Studio to experience Pilates! Class fees are $45 per session and limited to 6 participants. Please sign up on Bay Club Connect.

Thursdays at 8:45 am and Saturdays at 8:30 am
Fundamental Reformer is designed for everyone, whether you’re new to the world of Pilates or a veteran. This class allows you to execute all moves with power and clarity. You’ll learn to elongate, recruit and stabilize your core muscles while stretching and strengthening your upper and lower body. You’ll also learn more about the spring loads and reformer configuration that’s best for your body. We provide beginner to intermediate movements with clear instruction to give you the best Pilates workout.

Wednesdays at 4:30 pm and Fridays at 12:00 pm
Keeping a good pace, the instructor in this small class will take you through a series of flowing exercises on the reformer to accommodate and challenge each participant. This class features Intermediate level exercise progressions on the reformer. The workout will focus on breathing, alignment, and healthy body movement mechanics to strengthen the core, enhance long and lean muscles, and improve balance. It is strongly recommended that participants take a minimum of 5 fundamental classes or have previous experience on a Stott Reformer.

Athletic Reformer Series: Lower Body Focus
Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:30 am
This class gives you a full-body workout with an emphasis on your glutes and core. Every move utilized will focus on sculpting a different section of your body. Get the look you have always wanted!

International Dance Day
Join Kelly and Shelesha on Friday, April 29, at 10:30 am to celebrate International Dance Day. Dancing is universal—woven into virtually every culture all over the world. Humans simply love dance; it brings us together whether we are the ones on the dance floor or watching the professional performance of others. Dancing is exhilarating and expressive. Let’s honor the world of dance together!

Ascent Center: Now Open!
The wait is over! Enjoy our large climbing wall with our open climb times. If you are already belay certified, you can join us for our Rock Gym Open Climb. We require every climber to be belay certified and pass our test before you can start climbing.

Open Climb Times

  • Fridays | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Saturdays | 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Sundays | 12:00pm-5:00 pm
  • Mondays | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Belay Certification Class
Sundays | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm | $40 for members | Ascent Climbing Center
This class is the first step to reaching the highest heights in the Ascent Climbing Center. Whether you want to learn a skill that you can share with your children or add an extra dimension to your workouts through climbing, this is the class for you. The class is two hours and includes the equipment you need to go safely to the top. No experience is necessary. Spaces are limited, so reserve a spot today by emailing Zachary at

Belly Dancing with Aksana
Thursdays at 5:45 pm through May 12
As one of the oldest forms of dance, the benefits of belly dancing are undeniable. In addition to promoting balance, strength, coordination, and confidence, belly dancing is also a fun and highly expressive dance form.

Summer Camp Registration is Open!
Summer camp’s around the corner! There’ll be fun, games, and even specific sport-focused activities like rock climbing to instill your budding athletes with the skills, techniques, and strategies to be their best. Registration’s open now. View week-by-week availability in Bay Club Connect. To learn more about our offerings, click here.

April Club Perk
Looking to increase your mental toughness? Our April Perk was made for you! is like a fitness class for your mind that helps you perform your best when it matters most. Each week, Certified Mental Trainers® teach you proven tools to get the most out of yourself, and achieve your dreams, with a community of like-minded people. As a Bay Club member, your first session is free, then you get 25% off your first 2 months! Discover more here.

We’re Growing Our Team for Summer!
We’re looking for talented, customer service-focused individuals to join us this summer. Here are some of the seasonal positions we’re hiring for throughout our Clubs:

  • Childcare Associates
  • Camp Counselors
  • Operations Associates
  • Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Employees will earn great perks, such as Club membership, competitive compensation, Club discounts, and team culture. If you know someone who would like to join our summer crew, have them visit our careers page here. And stop by the Clubs this spring as we host Job Fairs! Bay Club Portland’s Job Fairs will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, and Wednesday, May 18 from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form.

Stay in the Know
If you want to keep up with special events and activities at other Bay Club locations, we make it easy for you to find the info. All Weekly Updates get posted on our website. Follow this link to view them at a glance. When you’re traveling around and visiting a Club outside your home base, it’s the quickest way to discover what’s in store. (And it’s also fun reading!)

We look forward to seeing you!

Dave Hohnstein
Bay Club Portland

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