Your Weekly Manhattan Country Club Update: April 4, 2022


Dear Members,

How are you spending your spring? Did you know World Health Day is this week? At the Bay Club, we are committed to your health and well-being. As we kick off a new month, you can look forward to more training sessions and classes led by instructors who will motivate you to stay on top of your fitness goals. Stop by the Club and let us help you strengthen your mind and body.

Facilities Update
We are making progress on our scheduled improvements!

Pickleball Nets: Have you checked out the new Pickleball nets? We are loving this sport and the growing fun-loving Pickleball community! Our new nets have arrived and are in play. In addition, we are looking into court barriers to assist with rogue balls on the court.

Walkway Replacement Progress: Our new walkways are on pace to finish this week. We thank you for your patience as we complete this project.

New Pool Furniture: We are expecting our new pool furniture by the middle of May, just in time for Memorial Day and summer fun!

Cardio Equipment: We are evaluating our current equipment for repairs or replacements. Please feel free to reach out to the management team or Welcome Desk staff with suggestions and report a repair need.

April Newsletter
Check out our monthly newsletter here to learn about all the exciting events happening at the Club during the month of March.

Food & Beverage Events
Bring your family & friends and gather for some yummy food and drinks. For more information on the below events, email Rosie at rosie.vargas@bayclubs.com or inquire at the Welcome Desk. Please make a dinner reservation to attend.

The Easter Bunny is Coming to Brunch!
Sunday, April 17 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm
The Easter bunny is hopping to the Club! Let’s have brunch and celebrate this special day in style. Make your reservations through Bay Club Connect to enjoy a beautiful brunch buffet and Easter egg hunt from the bunny himself. Reservations are now open. Seating is available at 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 12:30 pm.
Adult $55++ | Child (2-12) $40++ | 72-hour cancellation policy applies
Please call the Reception Desk at (310) 546-5656 x211 or click here to reserve online.

New Menu Items at the Terrace Restaurant
  – Avocado Rolls $11 | cucumber, baby carrot, bell pepper, spicy mango sauce 
  – Nashville-Style Hot Chicken $13 |coleslaw, dill pickles, aioli, sesame bun

New Menu Items at the Poolside Bar & Grill
– Croissant BLTA $13 | Hass avocado, smoked bacon, Roma tomato, bibb lettuce, garlic aioli
– Mediterranean Hummus Wrap $14 | goat cheese, pepperoncini, olives, cucumber, tomato
– Patty Melt $18 | toasted rye, caramelized onions & mushrooms, cheddar, swiss, dill pickles, Dijonaisse
– Atlantic Salmon Burger $18 | shredded napa cabbage, red onion, tomato, bibb lettuce, lemon-caper aioli
– Grilled Steak Burrito $17 | marinated flank steak, Spanish rice, pico de gallo, sour cream & guacamole
– Shrimp Cobb Salad $15 | blackened shrimp, egg, avocado, corn, bacon, cherry tomato, chipotle dressing
– Baby Arugula Salad $13 | fuji apples, goat cheese, candied walnuts, champagne vinaigrette
– Grilled Chicken Tortilla Soup $10 | sweet corn, black beans, cheddar, sour cream, tortilla strips

Wine and Food Experiences
Get the scoop on wine and food events we are planning for your enjoyment. We strive to create custom and memorable experiences for our members. To join our mailing list, email maryann.varni@bayclubs.com We’d love to hear about what you would like to experience in the restaurant. Feel free to share your suggestions with our team.

Keep it going! Stay focused and fit with Personal Training:
Each trainer focuses on different styles for all ages. from improving your strength and stability, increasing energy levels, reducing stress, improving sleep, and becoming more optimal in your daily lives, find the trainer that meets your fitness goals. Single sessions and 
packages are available. Simply click here to get in touch with our fitness team, or contact Sarah at sarah.simon@bayclubs.com for more information.

Family Programming:
Our family programming director, Taylor, is hard at work creating excitement and fun for our littlest members! See below for March fun. Register on Bay Club Connect.

Spring Break Camp
Monday-Friday, April 4-April 8 & Monday, April 11 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Spring is in the air, and so is the camp spirit! Have your kids join us at the Club for an epic Spring Break Camp jam-packed with outdoor games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, tennis, and much more! Your children can make some spring-time memories and new friends before the school year is over. Register today on the Bay Club Connect as camp fills up quickly! Ages 2 to 12.

Egg Decorating Bonanza
Saturday, April 16 | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Join us for a pastel-filled night of egg decorating, Easter-inspired crafts, and other egg-tastic activities that will surely make the Easter bunny jealous! Kids will be served dinner and dessert during this fun night of decorating. Ages 5-12.

Superhero Night
Saturday, April 30 | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Calling all superheroes—Superhero Night is here! It will be up to the bravest and boldest to design their own superhero identities and create their own adventures. All heroes will finish the night with dinner, dessert, and a super-inspired movie—Incredibles 2.

Preschool Now in Session: Join our fully licensed preschool! Register your 2-5-year olds by emailing Taylor at taylor.falbisaner@bayclubs.com.

Complimentary Childcare

  • Morning | Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 am–11:00 am
  • Evening | Tuesdays through Fridays: 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

Reservations are required; No drop-ins, please.

Summer Camp Registration is Open!
Summer camp’s around the corner, but there’s also Spring Break Camp at some of the clubs. What do your kids have planned for their week off? Bring ‘em here! There’ll be fun, games, and even specific sport-focused activities like tennis to instill your budding athletes with the skills, techniques, and strategies to play their best game. Registration’s open now for spring and summer. View week-by-week availability in Bay Club ConnectTo learn more about our offerings, click here.

Aquatics
From swim team to water polo to swim lessons, our pool is full of energy! Click here for the complete pool schedule. Questions? Contact our Aquatics Director, Kyle, at kyle.flanders@bayclubs.com.

Members Only Swim Meet 2022
Sunday, April 24 | 8:00-10:30 am
Our members-only swim meet is back! Race against other members, family, and friends. Swim fast enough in an event and get your name on the Member’s Record Board! Click here to sign up.

Riptides Water Polo Team
Looking for a fun, competitive sport your athlete can play throughout high school and college? Designed to get your athlete ready for water polo at all levels, the MCC water polo program will teach the basic skills of water polo and prepare them for a competitive level. This intro to water polo is an excellent way for children 9 and up to work on water polo skills while strengthening their swimming skills. Practice days and times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 8:30 am- 11:00 am.

2022 Junior Guard Preparatory Class
Junior Guards testing is around the corner! We provide endurance-based workouts for ages 9+ and strive to help each and every child to reach their goal times. Our Aquatics Director, Kyle, has a 99% success rate per season. This program provides swimmers with increased endurance and stronger technique as well as developing their upper body strength. Practice days and times: Fridays from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. To register, contact Kyle at his email address above.

Racquet Sports

Pickleball Leagues Now Open
Registration is open for our next season of Pickleball Leagues! Play runs from Monday, April 18 through Friday, May 27. Create an account on TopDog to sign up as a player for the 6-week season, or sign up as a sub for FREE by emailing Spencer Trotta at spencer.trotta@bayclubs.com with the division(s) you would like to join. Divisions for all levels, ages, and genders available!

Annual Junior Wimbledon
Friday, April 15 | 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Next Friday, we’re hosting our popular Junior Wimbledon Round-Robin! Anyone between the ages of 9-14 who can serve and play full-court doubles points with regulation yellow balls is welcome to join this fun round-robin. Create an account for your junior player on TopDog to sign them up! Email Spencer Trotta at spencer.trotta@bayclubs.com with questions or assistance.

Calcutta Registration Opens Friday, April 15
Create an account on TopDog to sign up for our most popular mixed doubles tournament of the year at midnight on April 15! Tournament dates are Friday, May 20-Sunday, May 22.

Tennis Etiquette Reminder
When on court, please maintain proper etiquette including proper attire, respectful level of music and language, as well as polite behavior at court transition times between reservations. Please feel free to reach out to any of our staff for clarification of House and Ground Rules.

Group Exercise
Take advantage of some great classes: gentle yoga, stretch and strengthening, power alignment, and pilates. See the schedule posted at the Front Desk or downstairs across from the gym. You can also find the classes under the Mind/Body and Fitness sections of Bay Club Connect.

Celebrating National Unicorn Day
Stop by the Club this Saturday, April 9, and join us in a scavenger hunt to win fun prizes all day long to celebrate National Unicorn Day.

To win prizes, follow three easy steps:

  1. Find mini unicorns hidden throughout the Club.
  2. Once you find a mini unicorn, go to the Front Desk to claim your prize.
  3. Have fun!

Let your sparkle shine, and enjoy a magical day filled with all things unicorn. All guests are welcome to participate.

April Club Perk
Looking to increase your mental toughness? Our April Perk was made for you! MTILive.io 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.

Kidding Around
Fresh from the glow of beachfront yoga, Marissa heads back to the mat in this month’s Marissa Tries. This time, she’s joined by furry friends named Doc and Gizmo. Bends and lunges take on a new dimension when paired with the prancing and pawing of little hooves. Yes, it’s goat yoga! Sweet baby goats bring animal magnetism to the studio in this special class held at select locations. They’re so cute, it could be tough to say good baaaaa. See the video here.

Locker Rentals
Ever envisioned having your own personal, private locker? A locker exclusively for your use only? Where you can stash your gear without toting it to and from home all the time? Well, now you can have one! We have Executive Lockers available on a month-to-month basis. Contact Blanca at blanca.tamayo@bayclubs.com for more information.

Locker room reminder: Keep your valuables locked up to avoid losing them. Be mindful of all your belongings and do not leave them loose throughout the room.

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:

  • Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
  • Tennis and Squash Pros
  • Operations Associates
  • Camp Counselors

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! Manhattan Country Club will be hosting LA Campus Job Fairs on Saturday, April 9, from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, and Wednesday, April 20, from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form.

Friendly Reminders

  • You can reach Member Services directly at (310) 546-5656 x 100.
  • Outside alcohol is not permitted on the premises without prior authorization by Club Management. Violation of this policy could result in membership termination.
  • Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult while on club premises, unless the child is a member of the Ambassadors Club.
  • Lot parking is reserved for members only. Should you have a guest arriving to enjoy the club with you, please connect with our Welcome Desk staff. They will be happy to provide parking information for your guest(s).
  • Please park in Bay Club marked spots only. Numbered spaces are for office tenants only.
  • Please remember to lock your cars before coming into the Club. Theft can happen in a matter of seconds, and we must all do our part to protect ourselves and our belongings. Be aware of your surroundings and don’t leave your belongings exposed. Please alert management of anything unusual.
  • For security purposes, all members and guests must enter through the main entrance for check-in. Failure to register guests will result in a $50 nonregistered guest fee.
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!)

See you at the Club!

Thank you,

Anne Wharton
Executive Vice President
Los Angeles Campus

Live life happy