Description: Campus Club is famous for being a social club where “Strangers Become Friends”, a group for men and women of all ages, to play indoor games (like bridge and mah jongg among others), outdoor games (particularly croquet and lawn bowling), off-season social potlucks, and Tuesday programs featuring speakers with a wide variety of expertise. Reaching out to our local neighbors and in keeping with our motto, Campus Club collects money for the Manna Food bank during the season.

Contact information: Bart English:, Darrel Shinn:


How to join: Best way to join is to come to the Campus Club meetings on Tuesdays at 7:30PM, though if you see lawn bowling or croquet games going on, you can flag someone there who will be happy to shepherd you into the club.

Meeting schedule & location: Regular meetings are Tuesdays at 7:30pm in the Campus Club building behind the post office. Games are scheduled during the week and dates for that are available in the Bay View Program.

Fees: $15 annually, or, for the optimistic among us, a lifetime membership is $150

Other important information: Campus Club building is also available for rental depending on availability. To check availability, contact Cooper at

Description: Morning Council is a sister club to Woman’s Council, offering a morning meeting time. Morning Council focuses on building relationships between women, both in Bay View and the surrounding communities. Hosting traditional events such as the Ice Cream Social and Treasures in the Trees, Morning Council fosters community connections through these occasions, along with philanthropic support both in Bay View and the surrounding community..

Contact information: For more information and questions, e-mail:

How to join: Please come to one of our meetings! All are welcome! Our Membership Chair will be happy to take your information.

Meeting schedule & location: Thursday mornings at 9:30AM in the Woman’s Council Building at the corner of Park Street and Encampment. We have a social time and refreshments as well as an informative program during the Bay View season.

Fees: Dues are $20 annually and includes membership to Woman’s Council as well. That’s TWO meetings for the price of one!

Description: The Bay View Racquet Club is a special interest social club that has existed for over 50 years. The Club assists the Tennis Director and Recreation Director with the planning and promotion of organized play, clinics and tournaments. They also share feedback regarding court maintenance, including seasonal and long-term planning.

Contact information: Mitch Franseth, President, (831) 246-0513,

How to join: Individual and family memberships are available at

Meeting schedule & location:

Opening Meeting – Assembly Week 1, Saturday, 8am at the Rec Club

Closing Meeting – Assembly Week 6, Saturday, 8am at the Rec Club

Other important information:

Description: Woman’s Council is a welcoming and caring group of women who work to sustain and enhance Bay View programming, activities, and facilities. Woman’s Council also contributes to the surrounding community through its scholarship and charitable grants. All programs are open to the public.

Contact information: Jane Faust (231-347-7502) Woman’s Council President, Ada Skyles (312-498-4602) Woman’s Council Vice-President.

How to join: All are welcome. Please join us at any of our meetings.

Meeting schedule & location: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 pm during the Bay View Summer Season. Meetings are at the Woman’s Council Building and include educational programs and refreshments. Members and guests, including men, are welcome.

Fees: $20 per year for membership to both Woman’s Council and Morning Council.

Other information: The Woman’s Council has 5 graciously decorated bedrooms available to rent in our historic Woman’s Council Building for women who are visiting Bay View. For information on reservations, please contact Mary Jane Williams, our house hostess at 313-701-5035 (cell) or 734-424–0892 (home).

Rec. Club (Teens)

June 30 – July 30, 2022. Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday evenings, 8 – 11pm. Open to teens 13 and up.

Required Forms: Release Agreement for Minors —— Release Agreement for Adults

Evenings at the Rec. (Adults/Multi-Generational)

Monday, Wednesday & Friday evenings by reservation only (reservations must be made 2 weeks in advance).

Contact Patrick Kilkenny, Operations Manager, to submit a facility usage form and for more information.