Your Weekly Portland Club Update: May 9, 2022

Dear Member,

Summer is rapidly approaching—are you excited? We’re preparing for summer at the Club, so now is a great time to visit and see all the cool things we have planned. Get the family ready for poolside fun with our private and group swim lessons, or try a new fitness class or workshop this month. We look forward to seeing you at the Club!

Smoothie of the Month: May
We are kicking off summer vibes with this month’s smoothie special, a strawberry banana bonanza! This sweet treat will pair perfectly with poolside sunshine. Stop by the Café to grab one on your way out to the pool!

Family Fun Friday: Pets United
Friday, May 13 | 5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Head on up to the restaurant for a dinner buffet and a family-friendly movie, Pets United! The movie starts at 5:30 pm. The buffet is $15 for adults and $10 for children. Our regular menu items will also be available.

Strength Conditioning
Fridays at 12:00 pm
Join Jami in this ever-changing class format that will challenge your total body to new fitness levels. In this class, you will use bodyweight, dumbbells, and steps to target the major muscle groups to elevate your heart rate and spirit.

Auto-Play Functional Threshold Power Classes
Mondays at 4:30 pm, Wednesdays at 12:00 pm, and Saturdays at 11:30 am
Take the 20-minute test to measure your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) and find your highest average watts sustainable per hour. Once you receive your results, create a Stages Cloud account using the QR code on the poster outside the Excel Studio to enter your newly-found FTP into your settings. Once you have an account, you can join any class, book your bike, and ride in your personal training zones, allowing you to train like the athlete you are.

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!

Summer Fun & Fit ELEVATE Session
Warmer days and sunshine are here; want to stay active and maintain a healthy diet? Summer Fun & Fit is the latest edition of our signature 8-week program featuring 32 workouts that include weekly one-on-one nutrition consultations along with regular progress check-ins. ELEVATE focuses on all the key components for building and maintaining a strong immune system. Get started on your fitness and nutrition journey to ELEVATE your health this summer. The next session has begun but there’s still time to sign up! Please contact Jason at for more information.

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

Summer Camp
Wonder what it’s like to be a Bay Club camper? Summer at the Club is full of fun, adventurous days filled with games, sports, art, and even hands-on activities like obstacle courses. Click here to learn more about what makes our camps so special. Registration is still open for the summer. Visit Bay Club Connect for week-by-week availability and to register!

Riding with a Purpose
This month’s Marissa Tries is all about cycling for a great cause. Featuring some of the best instructors in the South Bay, Tour de Pier is a fundraising event that raises money for cancer charities. Get a sneak peek into last year’s event to catch Marissa in a cycling session full of music and lively energy. Watch the video 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