Your Weekly Los Angeles 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 El Segundo | Kids Night Out
Friday, December 9 | 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Our Kids Night Out event will be even more magical this time of year. This drop-off event includes decorating Ninjabread Cookies, holiday themed activities, games, crafts, bounce houses and a pizza dinner. Sign up on Bay Club Connect.

Bay Club Santa Monica | Holiday Spirit Week
Join us for our Holiday Spirit Week where all participants will receive an entry for prizes and a surprise! Bring an unwrapped toy for our Toy Drive and receive double the entries for more chances to win.

Monday, December 5 | Cozy Knit Day
Bundle up in your favorite holiday scarf, socks, beanies, and other knit accessories. Get cozy with a cup of chocolate or hot cider.

Tuesday, December 6 | Candy Cane Day
Wear red and white to look like your favorite winter treat and enjoy candy cane treats.

Wednesday, December 7 | Deck the Halls–Ugly Sweater Day
Don your favorite holiday ugly sweater, vest, shirt, socks, and/0r accessories.

Thursday, December 8 | Festive Thursday–Cookie Decorating
Get festive and join us for a holiday cookie decorating party at the Club.

Friday, December 9 | Mad About Plaid
Get cozy and wear your favorite plaid flannel shirt.

What’s Happening This Weekend

Bay Club Santa Monica | Jingle Bell Rock ’n Ride
Saturday, December 10 | 8:00 am
Keep the holiday spirit going and join us for a Rock ‘n Ride with Rose and Oz. We’re also treating you to eggnog and candy canes!

Bay Club Redondo Beach | Total Body HIIT
Saturday, December 10 | 12:00 pm1:30 pm | TURF
Join coach Robert Rose for an electrifying full-body HIIT workout to help build muscle and improve cardiovascular fitness. The full-body HIIT workout will combine compound lifts, bodybuilding movements, fast-paced bodyweight exercises, and various equipment. Sign up on Bay Club Connect.

Save the Date

Bay Club El Segundo | Kids Holiday Celebration
Join our kids holiday celebration at El Segundo! 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.

Please join us for a fun and festive kids holiday event at Bay Club El Segundo on Saturday, December 17, from 1:00 pm4:00 pm! Your kids (and you) will enjoy bounce houses, holiday crafts, games, activities and more. Plus, enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and other holiday treats. Sign up here.

Bay Club El Segundo | Winter Break Camp
Week 1 | December 19–December 23 | 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Week 2 | December 26–December 30 | 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Please join us for camp throughout the holiday season. We’ll keep your kids moving and having fun while school is closed. This drop-off camp includes daily swim, soccer, recreation games, crafts, bounce house play and play time in The Clubhouse. Sign up on Bay Club Connect.

Bay Club El Segundo | 2023 Junior Guard Prep Class
January 4–June 10 | Now Accepting Sign Ups
Is your child trying out for Junior Guards this spring? In our Junior Guard Prep Class, we will prepare your swimmer for the test and the ocean! Classes will focus entirely on the technique, endurance, and speed of freestyle to achieve the fastest possible, 100-yard freestyle time for the upcoming Junior Guard test! The session runs from January 4 to June 10.

Classes Offered:
–  Monday and Wednesday Classes | 5:00 pm–5:45 pm
–  Tuesday and Thursday Classes | 5:00 pm–5:45 pm
–  Friday Classes | 3:15 pm–4:45 pm
–  Saturday Classes | 3:15 pm–4:45 pm

Now accepting sign ups. Don’t wait, classes will fill up quickly. To register, email Karrie Kamiya at See you at the pool!

Manhattan Country Club Preschool | Winter Registration
Open to Bay Club Members
Monday–Friday | Children Ages 2–5
Half Day | 9:00 am–12:30 pm
Full Day | 9:00 am–4:30 pm

The MCC preschool program is offered for children ages 2–5, Monday–Friday with a half day, 9:00 am–12:30 pm or full day 9:00 am- 4:30pm option. Their curriculum provides age-appropriate structured activities, which foster communication skills and confidence in self-directed learning. For questions regarding this program or to schedule a tour, please email Taylor Falbisaner at
Click here for more information on the preschool. 

Facilities, Operations and Personnel Updates

Guest Passes
Now is the time to bring your family and friends to the Club! This is your friendly reminder that any unused guest passes, passes will expire at the end of the year.

Bay Club Redondo Beach | Men’s Sauna Closure
The Men’s Sauna will re-open on Thursday, December 8.

Bay Club El Segundo | Pool Closure
The Adult Pool will be closed from Monday, December 12 through Tuesday, January 3 for re-plastering. Aqua classes will still be available in the youth pool at El Segundo. Members may access the Redondo Beach location for lap swimming.

Bay Club El Segundo | Men’s Sauna Closure
The Men’s Sauna will close for renovations from Tuesday, December 20 through Wednesday, December 28, reopening Thursday, December 29th.

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 here to see what’s happening at the Club this month.

In health,

Annie Batista

Senior Vice President of Membership
Southern California

Live life happy