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Your Weekly San Francisco Club Update: December 5, 2022

Dear Member,

Keep the holiday spirit going as we celebrate with themed classes and events. There’s something planned for everyone in the family so come join us at the Club this week. Be sure to sign up early so you don’t miss out on the festivities.

What’s Happening at the Club This Week?

Holiday Happiness Toy Drive

Join us in supporting Toys for Tots now through December 20th.

3 Easy Ways to Donate
– Bring a brand-new, unopened, unwrapped toy of your choice to the Club and place it in the Toys for Tots box.

– Don’t know what toy to buy? Pick up one of our gift-idea tags at the Club and shop for the toy listed on the tag.

– Simply fill out this form with your donation amount. All monetary donations will be used to purchase a brand-new toy that will be donated to Toys for Tots.

About Toys for Tots
This holiday season marks the 75th anniversary of the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program! For over seven decades, the program has delivered hope and the magic of Christmas to over 281 million children.

Our goal this year is to help Toys for Tots in their mission by delivering 6,500 toys across our Bay Club communities.

Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity. Donations are tax deductible. For toy purchases under $250 your store receipt is acceptable for IRS donation. For cash donations, Bay Club will email a receipt for your donation by December 31, 2022.

Bay Club San Francisco:

12 Days of Fitmas
Thursday, December 1–December 24
12 Days of Fitmas has begun! Participate in 12 classes between December 1–December 24 and receive a Bay Club branded T-Shirt. Grab a Club Passport from the Front Desk to participate.

Beksan Designs Trunk Show
Thursday, December 8 | 5:30 pm–7:30 p
Join us for a Beksan Designs trunk show this Friday and treat yourself or a loved one to something special this holiday season.

Paint & Pinot
Friday, December 9 | 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Let your inner creative flow with a brush in one hand and a pinot in the other. Members and guests of all ages are welcome. Sign up at the Front Desk. Space is limited.

Squash Round-Robin
Friday, December 9 | 5:15 pm–9:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of Squash Round-Robin.

Winter Basketball League | Sign-Ups Are Now Open
The League starts on January 16 and will run for six weeks on Mondays (A-League) and Wednesdays (B-League) with games from 6:00 pm–10:00 pm. Please complete the required form here by January 7, 2023. Spots are limited. Contact with any questions.

Bay Club Gateway:

After-School Aquatics
Don’t miss our December After-School Aquatics programs. Available for registration at Bay Club Connect under “Sports & Fitness Clinics.” Swim School now offered until December 22. Register now.
– Swim School | Mondays through Fridays, 3:30 pm6:00 pm with beginner to advanced classes offered daily. Visit Bay Club Connect for more information.
– Swim Team | At Gateway and Bay Club San Francisco. Practices are held two to three days per week for up to two hours, with coach Julie. Visit the Bay Club Connect for more information.
– Private Lessons | Please email Aquatics Director, Janelle Slightam at

Bay Club Financial District:

December Frequent Fitness Challenge
The Challenge has begun! Participate in our December Frequent Fitness Challenge. The top-three members with the most check-ins during the month of December will win Bay Club merchandise.

Bagel Thursdays
Starting your day bright and early has its benefits. Enjoy complimentary bagels in the Lobby.

Candle Gift Giving Shop
Visit the Lobby and shop some of our favorite scents at the Holiday Candle Shop. Open all month long.

Bay Club South San Francisco:

Pickleball & Pastries
Every Wednesday | 9:00 am
Join us for some fun and friendly games every Wednesday and enjoy pastries on us.

Challenge Court
Join us at the Club for round-robin rotational doubles play, happening daily.

What’s Happening This Weekend

Bay Club Gateway:

White Elephant Gift Party
Saturday, December 10 | 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Join your fellow members for some holiday merriment at our first annual White Elephant Gift Exchange. Just bring an amusing and impractical gift under $15.00. Light bites and refreshments provided. For more information and to register, email us at

Save the Date

Bay Club San Francisco:

Holiday Sip & Shop
Tuesday, December 13 | All Day
Bring a friend or two and get your holiday shopping done at a member-favorite event.

Bay Club Holiday Celebration

Holiday season is upon us, and we are celebrating. We have many holiday parties planned in December and we would love for you, our members, to join us.

Are you ready to show off your bowling skills? Please join us on Saturday, December 17, from 5:00 pm-9:00pm for a fun and festive Adult Holiday Celebration at Presidio Bowl in San Francisco. Enjoy unlimited bowling, games, and fun! Lite bites and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Alcoholic beverages will also be available. This is a 21 age and over Member only event. Space is limited. Sign up here.

Presidio Bowl is located at 93 Moraga Avenue inside the Presidio of San Francisco. We will see you there!

Bay Club Gateway:

Holiday Hours
–  Christmas Eve: 7:00 am–4:00 pm
–  Christmas Day: Closed
–  New Year’s Eve: 7:00 am–5:00 pm
–  New Year’s Day: 7:00 am–5:00 pm

Gateway Winter Break Camp
–  Week 1 | December 19–23
–  Week 2 | December 26–30
It’s not too late to sign your kiddo up for the Winter Break camp. Flexible date options are available for them to enjoy tennis, swimming, pickleball, arts and crafts and making new friends. Sign up on Bay Club Connect.

Bay Club Financial District:

Member Social & Showcase Event
Wednesday, December 28 | 5:00 pm8:00 pm
Mix and mingle with other club members over lite bites and refreshments.

Bay Club South San Francisco:

Holiday Hours
–  Christmas Eve: 8:00 am–2:00 pm
–  Christmas Day: Closed
–  New Year’s Eve: 8:00 am–2:00 pm
–  New Year’s Day: 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Facilities, Operations and Personnel Updates

Bay Club San Francisco | New VP of Fitness
Introducing our new VP of Fitness, Kenny Lorenzetti! Please help us in welcoming him to the San Francisco campus.

We’re Looking for Talented Racquet Sport Instructors
If you know any squash, tennis or pickleball professionals who would be interested in joining the Bay Club family, please connect them with Jason Thomas at

Pool Deck Updates
– The Lap Pool will continue to be closed for deck resurfacing and reopening on Sunday, December 9.
– The Recreation (warm) Pool and Hot Tub have reopened.
– Swim Team practices will continue to be held at Bay Club San Francisco.

Etiquette Reminders:

Parking Garage Etiquette
Please remember to place your parking slip face up on your car’s dashboard displaying your member number while you are parked in the Bay Club Parking Garage. As a reminder, members and guests using the facilities are allowed to park in the garage up to 3 hours. Additionally, please be advised the Levi’s parking garage is open from 6:00 am-8:00 pm Monday-Friday.

Swim Team Families
Please remember that all children must be supervised in the locker rooms or while they are waiting for their lesson. No child of the opposite gender over 4 years old is allowed in the locker rooms. Please ask an associate at the front desk to show you the gender-neutral restroom located by the cardio machines.

Rooftop Etiquette
As we enter the Winter and Spring months, the roof may be closed due to weather. We ask that you please follow signage and do not go on the roof if it is closed. It is for the safety of all members.

Locker Room Etiquette
As a reminder, cell-phone use is absolutely prohibited in the locker rooms, including the sauna, steam room and hot tub. Please do your part to respect other members using the facilities.

Swimming Etiquette
It is required to rinse your body in the showers before entering the pools. Additionally, if there is a wait time for the pool you are limited to 30-minutes of swim time.

Day Lockers
Day lockers are provided by the Club for daily temporary storage only. These lockers are emptied nightly. The Club is not responsible for items left behind. Please note that members may be charged up to $75 to replace the lock if they misplace their key. Private lockers, including executive lockers, are available for a monthly fee on a limited basis at select clubs. Most club locations have safety deposit boxes on property that can be utilized by members.

Club Towels
We know you love our towels, so to make sure we always have plenty in stock for you to use while you are in the clubs, please be sure you drop your used towels in any of the towel return baskets.

Weekly Club Updates

Interested in finding out what is happening in the other clubs this week? You will find all the weekly updates from our other clubs here.

Club Life Newsletter

Looking for the latest Club news? Learn about upcoming activities and programs in the Club Life newsletter. Click the links below to see what’s happening at the Club this month.

Bay Club San Francisco
Bay Club Gateway
Bay Club Financial District
Bay Club South San Francisco

In health,

Desone Parker

Senior Vice President
San Francisco Campus

Live life happy