Your Weekly Manhattan Country Club Update: April 25, 2022


Dear Members,

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. There are endless activities to enjoy with family and friends—from fun events to new classes. Drop by the Club and join the fun!

Tour de Pier is Almost Here!
Join us for the 10th Annual Tour de Pier on Sunday, May 22. The Bay Club is happy to return as a sponsor of this wonderful event, which benefits cancer research. Enjoy stationary cycling while admiring Manhattan Beach’s breathtaking views of the ocean. You can register for individual or team riding sessions while the best instructors and guests get you spinning with music and exciting energy. Click here to learn more and sign up to ride today!

Facilities Update
We are making progress on our scheduled improvements!

Walkway Replacement Progress: Our new walkways are complete, however, we are still working on some finishing touches and installing new landscaping. We have loved hearing all the feedback and are excited for the next stages of Club improvements.

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 in the process of evaluating our current equipment and repairing/replacing equipment.

Have a facility suggestion? Please feel free to reach out to our management and welcome desk staff with suggestions or report a need for repair.

April Newsletter
Check out our monthly newsletter here to learn about all the exciting events happening at the Club during the month of April.
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. Reservations for events can be made through Bay Club Connect.

Cinco De Mayo Party
Thursday, May 5
Join us in the restaurant as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, our staff’s favorite party of the year! Festive music, margarita flights, food and beer specials, and fun games. Make your reservations through Bay Club Connect or at the Welcome Desk.

Mother’s Day Brunch—reservations are now open!
Sunday, May 8 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Celebrate mom with us! Make your reservations through Bay Club Connect to enjoy a beautiful brunch buffet. Seating is available at 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 12:30 pm. Adults $55++ | Children (2-12 years old) $40++ | 72-hour cancellation policy applies. Please call the Reception Desk at (310) 546-5656 x211 or click here to reserve online.

Kids’ Culinary Night: Sushi Making
Wednesday, April 27 | 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Calling all junior chefs! It’s time to turn food into art. Kids will have fun creating their own unique sushi rolls with fillings of their choices.

Happy Hour
Every Thursday | 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Final Friday
April 29 | 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Join us in the restaurant for our Final Friday food and drink specials!

New Menu Items
– Roasted Branzino $27 | Japanese risotto, mushrooms, charred escarole, dashi broth
– Creamy Tomato Soup $14 | parmesan, basil, herbed crouton
– Fusilli & Fennel Ragu $21 | porcini mushrooms, roasted fennel, heirloom tomatoes, parmesan
– Yellowtail Tataki Crudo $18 | toasted sesame, scallions, chili thread

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! Register on Bay Club Connect.

Ambassador Training
Can you believe summer is almost here? Now is the time to start preparing for a safe and fun season. If your child is 10 to 11 years old and wants to be able to check themselves into the Club and be on the property without an adult (some areas prohibited), they must complete our 2.5-hour Ambassador Training. The training includes a walkthrough of the Club’s rules, regulations, safety protocols, and Ambassador responsibilities. It also includes full dining etiquette training (with dinner) and will conclude with a swim test. We will be hosting three Ambassador Training sessions on April 28, May 12, and May 26.

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!
Be an early bird and get your first choice of camp dates for your Little Explorers (and big ones, too). View week-by-week availability in Bay Club Connect. There’s something for every child age 3-12, from songs & games for the very young to multi- and single-sport camps for older kids. It will be a skills-building, friends-making summer like no other! To 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.

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.

Racquet Sports

Pickleball Fiesta Round Robin
Join our Friday night Pickleball Round Robin to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! The event will take place on Friday, May 6, from 5:00 pm-7:30 pm. Register with a partner by logging in or creating an account on TopDog today! 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 are available!

Calcutta Registration is Open!
Our biggest tennis tournament of the year is coming with a “Welcome to the Jungle” theme. It’s always a great weekend of festivities starting with a Friday night party, Saturday play, and Sunday finals! Don’t miss out as this event sells out quickly every year. Create an account on TopDog to sign up for our most popular mixed doubles tournament of the year! 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.

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.

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.

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! Bay Club El Segundo will be hosting LA Campus Job Fairs on Saturday, May 14 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, and Wednesday, May 18 from 4:00 pm-6:00 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 non-registered 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