WANT TO SEE BROADWAY SHOWS IN FLORIDA; WANT TO DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY; LISTEN TO TOP FAU PROFESSORS OR JOIN IN ACTIVITIES FOR SINGLES OR BOOMERS? THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!

club life 16-17 Cover new v20 JPGClub Life, the social and entertainment bible for the Club at Boca Pointe is going to press with a record-breaking number of events, according to Jane Young, social director of the only private country club in South Florida where you don’t have to live there to play there.

Every summer Young releases the amazing calendar of events planned for Boca Pointe’s members for the upcoming year. Between Broadway production shows to lectures from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) professors to themed dinner dances to an array of children’s event, the Club at Boca Pointe’s social/entertainment calendar for the new fall/winter seasons will offer several hundred events, designed to satisfy the taste buds of every member.

“We have a unique mix of members…from those who are new to club life, those who are newly retired boomers, those who are single to those who have been with the club for a number years. We have golfers, tennis players, fitness enthusiasts, socialites, dining connoisseurs, card room aficionados along with those who have a combination of these interests. We have been able to develop social programs to meet the needs of all of our members…and we must say, the members are very active. It is not unusual for an event to sell out as soon as reservations open,” Young shares with enthusiasm.

The Club at Boca Pointe outshines all other country clubs in South Florida when it comes to its social programming. It is remarkably common to see two, three or even four buses leave the property several times a week during the season for a night on the town, whether it is destined for the theater, casino, shopping or museums.

“Since we are the only club in the area that allows its members to design their own membership,” adds Helen Karpel, general manager, “we have to be more creative in our offerings. All the country clubs in the area are mandatory; we are not. Members want to belong to the Club at Boca Pointe because we offer the full country club experience without the traditional country club commitment.

“All clubs offer golf, tennis and fitness. We do, too, but we assure that each of those departments have well developed programs to make it an enjoyable club experience. Beyond that, we have the most active social programming in South Florida that includes on and off-campus activities,” Karpel adds. These activities include:

  • playbill 16-17  Cover v1-1.jpgFive top Broadway National Touring productions at the Brown Center
  • A unique series of topical lectures from leading FAU professors as part of the Marleen and Harold Forkas Lifelong Learning Center.
  • Performing art series at the Spanish River Church featuring Hungary’s foremost violinist, music from the Beatles, and the big band sounds of Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller.
  • Miami City Ballet series.
  • Clubs within the Club, including the Adventurers’ Club, Camera Club, Performing Scam Troupe, Today Life Continues for Single Women, Volunteer Club serving the community, Yiddish Club, What’ Up featuring topical speakers monthly, and the Boca Pointe Clowns on Call that appear at various non-profit activities throughout the community.

It is not possible to list the myriad of fun events, but these highlights give you an idea of the diversity offered to meet the needs of a very broad demographic group of members. To further meet the interests of many different lifestyles and interests, the Club at Boca Point offers equity and non-equity memberships with categories that range from a 30 day to seasonal to year-round memberships. As the well know quote goes, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Boca Pointe welcomes you to call 561-864-8539 today to learn more! To learn more about the  social aspects of the Club at Boca Pointe, a Boca Raton country club,  click here!

 

 

MYSTERY SOLVED AS TO WHY THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE IS SUCCESSFUL THANKS TO A MEMBERS’ EYE VIEW

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By Nancy Sherr

“We Are Family!

Spring arrived and so did the car carriers as snowbirds headed north. At first it seemed ok.

No rushing to find a card table, no need to get up at 7:00 a.m.to reserve a tee time, no need to make restaurant reservations.

Then, October came and the car carriers returned. And then it hit me…I missed my Boca Pointe family. I first noticed the buzz in the ladies locker room. Hugs, kisses, welcomes, and stories of summer adventures.

I had intended to write this then, but I am glad I didn’t, for other events have demonstrated what a family we are.

At the Chanukah candle lighting and dinner, more than 200 gathered to share prayers and a delicious meal. For those not lucky enough to have “real” family, we were family for each other. (Who expected 100s of chocolate marshmallow dreidels with Hebrew letters and a pretzel stick for a spinner!) Then came the always-successful Pap Corps luncheon and card party. Talk about love and support for family!

Again, at the opening golf and tennis dinner dance, more than 100 members were dancing, singing and just having great fun together. We are viable, we are vibrant, we are active and “we are family!”

 

By Selma Koppelman

“This Club has had a great impact on my life. The people here have been part of our lives and my family for thirty-two years. It has given us joy and lots of happiness. This is priceless. You cannot find this anywhere else.”

 

By Mark J. Goldberg

“We enjoy the Club and its many activities, golf is wonderful and easy to get starting times; the staff throughout the Club is outstanding, friendly and knowledgeable; the members, which make a club, are very friendly and welcoming, whether you are playing golf, social events, cards or the athletic center; we enjoy it so much here at the Club at Boca Pointe that we bought a condo and spend most of our year here, as have many of our “new” friends whom we met here at the Club!!!”

 

By Frank Weinstock

“Are you bored?

If anyone is bored at the Club at Boca Pointe, it is not due to lack of opportunities. First, recognize that others may feel the same. Try to connect with them thru people you meet at programs at the Club. What do you want to do?                                                                                                                        

Work out, take courses, attend talks, go on daily or longer excursions or trips, make new friends, listen to music or attend plays, etc.? It is all available. If you don’t know people, there are programs to allow you to meet others who may feel the same as you.

Much of this is available without leaving Boca Pointe. Thanks to Jane Young, our Social Director, who will help new people meet others, there is never a reason to be bored. When you extend your environs and go to Boca Raton, Delray, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and other nearby locations the opportunities are limitless. Concerts, plays, etc., are nearby.

It is all here if you make the effort to meet others and find out what is available. Boca Pointe is the place to be.”

 

This is just a sampling of the many positive member feedback comments the Club receives on a regular basis. The Club is always welcoming new members and enjoying the process of seeing them make new friends and new memories.

The Club at Boca Pointe, a Boca Raton Country Club, offers a wide range of equity and non-equity memberships for seasonal and year-round South Floridians. We invite you to call membership at 561-864-8539 to learn more or click here!

NO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE IN SOUTH FLORIDA, THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE WELCOMES RESIDENTS AND NON-RESIDENTS OF ITS GATED COMMUNITY

BOCA-POINTE 73You just moved to Boca Raton with the Atlantic Ocean at your doorstep. You probably have a small but adequate fitness room, maybe one or two tennis courts, and perhaps a card room, and of course, the beautiful view of the ocean or even the Intercostal Waterway. Yet, you still yearn to play golf, socialize or both, like you experienced at your hometown Club up north.

The Club at Boca Pointe is your answer! It is like your Club back home where you can drive as short distance to golf or enjoy other amenities, while still basking in your Florida ocean view. It offers you golf, tennis, fitness, lunch, dinner, Happy Hour, cards and many social functions. The Club at Boca Pointe is the only country club that will allow you to design your own membership for as few as three consecutive months (for the first year) and as few as four consecutive months (from your second year forward), which is especially good for seasonal Floridians.

From full run of the Club to just yearning for the links at a top rated championship golf course, there is membership to fit your new lifestyle. The Club at Boca Pointe is a non-mandatory equity club and has designed a number of non-equity membership opportunities that accommodate all lifestyles.

One of its most popular memberships, the Club’s Premier memberships not only has flexibility on buying three to twelve months, but it offers eight attractive categories from social to add golf and tennis in a variety of combinations. All Premier memberships include full usage of the new Sports & Fitness Complex, Club pool, card rooms, robust social events, and dining facilities – three restaurants and two lounges, along with privileges to play tennis and golf, driven by the membership category chosen.

Wanting golf only on a private, premier golf course? There is also an Annual Golf membership that includes unlimited use of the golf course and driving range, bag storage and locker. Lunch and brunch, happy hour with specially priced drinks, and Thursday dinner are also part of the membership privileges.

“We have members that live in Highland Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, all along the A1A / ocean corridor.   They enjoy that style living but still want the country club experience,” says Helen Karpel, general manager of the Club.

“Our philosophy is simple: you don’t have to live at Boca Pointe to play here. We’re just like the country clubs around the country where members drive 15 to 30 minutes to the club on the weekend and stay for the day. Members enjoy the same luxury at the Club at Boca Pointe. They come, they stay, they play, they eat and they socialize.” adds Karpel.

Boca Pointe welcomes you to call 561-864-8539 or click here to learn more about the many membership options.

CHIPPING: THAT’S HOW TO BRING YOUR GOLF SCORE DOWN SAYS THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE GOLF PRO

There is plenty of truth to the golf saying: “you drive for show and putt for the dough,” says Buck Deibel, director of golf at the Club at Boca Pointe, the highly popular non-mandatory equity country club in South Florida with variety of enticing golf memberships.

Golf memberships at the Club at Boca Pointe include Equity Golf, Annual Golf, Premier Golf and Sports & Fitness with Golf. Each membership is designed to provide members the opportunity to pick and choose what fits their lifestyle the best, whether or not they live in the Boca Pointe community.

“Many of our golfers lose strokes because of their short game. Hence, you have the saying about big drives and great putts. It’s the shots from 100 yards in that brings the score down;” says Deibel, “so, improving your short game is a great way to improve your score. Becoming great at chipping is an excellent way to prevent high numbers during your round.

A chip shot is any shot from close to the putting green that spends more time on the ground than in the air. In other words, the golf ball will roll more than it flies on a chip shot. The technique for chipping is fairly easy and straightforward. A chip is a short stroke; so, with the proper technique, there shouldn’t be too many things that can go wrong.

You want to make a slight, descending blow onto the golf ball to ensure solid contact. To do this, you need to set up in a way that allows you to swing your club into impact with such a slight, descending blow.

On chip shots, the golf ball should be positioned back in your stance. How far back? Set up with the ball on the inside of your back foot.

Your weight should be about 60-percent on your front foot and your sternum should be in front of the ball. Many golfers think they need to place more of their weight on the back foot, but that is a mistake: it will result in your spine tilting away from the target…and, that results in the lowest point of the swing happening behind the ball, which produces both fat and thin shots.

With your weight forward and the ball back, your hands will also be forward and on the inside of your front thigh. These aspects promote the descending blow to create solid contact.   The reason you want your body open to the target is to prevent excess hand, wrist and arm movement, which causes too much rotation of the clubface. To keep the clubface square to the arc of your swing, make sure you have a little turn of the body back and through.”

Golf members at the Club at Boca Pointe enjoy taking golf lessons and putting techniques like these into use on Boca Pointe’s beautiful 18-hole championship golf course. If you are a golfer, we encourage you to inquire about golf membership at the Club by calling 561-864-8539 to explore the many options available to you, including both year-round and seasonal golf memberships.

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SEASON MAY BE OVER IN SOUTH FLORIDA, BUT GOLF PROGRAMMING FLOURISHES AT THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE

BOCA POINTE 220 golf double men sandtrapSeason over! Who says the golf course at the Club at Boca Pointe is quiet? Not by a long shot says Buck Deibel, director of golf at the only club in South Florida where members can design their own lifestyle membership.

Summer is in full swing on the golf course at the Club at Boca Pointe with an array of events, including tournaments, lessons, clinics and the usual, but ever-important, maintenance program. Boca Pointe’s members are enjoying the beautifully renovated 18-hole championship golf course throughout the summer months in sunny South Florida, whether it is morning or afternoon play.

Deibel and Rick McGee, head golf professional, are holding weekly clinics for all aspects of the game—women golfers on Wednesdays and men on Thursdays. These complimentary clinics for golf members have met with great success. “It is just our way of giving back to the membership a little something extra in the off-season,” says Deibel, who is one of the few PGA pros in South Florida that has achieved “Master” status.

Like a little competition on the course? Summer golf at the Club at Boca Pointe offers that as well! Competitive programming includes hosting:

  • Golf teams for the Ladies’ South County League, Men’s South County League, and Emerald League for low handicappers.
  • Boys of Summer league, a unique, fun nine-hole competition, on Wednesdays when the South County team is playing at another course.
  • Monthly Sunday Mixers usually themed around a holiday. The Mixers draw sellout entrants, welcoming couples and singles.

“All that activity and regular play is planned around a strategic summer maintenance program,” adds Deibel. “Summer is the grass growing season, but we also have to aerate the greens and punch the fairways, as well as groom the roughs with an aggressive attack on the weeds. Implementing this aggressive maintenance program means plush greens and fairways along with a beautiful course all year long.”

Coupled with beautiful amenities are very friendly members and a unique menu of membership opportunities that makes the Club at Boca Pointe the place to be! Memberships are available for residents and non-residents of the Boca Pointe community, whether full time and seasonal Floridians. As a membership driven club where you do not have to live to play, friendships and memories are made daily among South Floridians who just want to love life and live the dream! Why not call 561-864-8539 today to learn more or click here!

NUMBERS TELL THE STORY AT THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE

poscard imageWhat do the numbers 860, 350 and 300 have in common?

Unless you are a devotee of numerology, you might scratch your head and say: “it beats me.” As a member of Boca Pointe, however, you may know the answer.

There is a significant relationship between those three numbers, says Helen Karpel, general manager of the Club at Boca Pointe, the only club in South Florida that allows its members to define their own membership without the traditional costs associated with an equity country club.

“Those three numbers are very much related,” she says. “They are symbolic of the support our membership gives to us for major events and weekend dining at the Club as well as a tribute to our executive chef for always pleasing the members’ palates.

“The 860 represents the number of dinners the club served at its Thanksgiving Dinner celebration, 350 represents the number of dining room covers we serve on a traditional Friday night, and 300 is nearly the number of members we celebrated with for our New Year’s Eve Celebration.

“The best endorsement our executive chef and his staff can receive is in the numbers. Every year, the demand remains high. Member feedback is also an excellent measure of the Club’s member service. After the Thanksgiving Dinner and New Year’s Eve Celebration, member compliments were abundant, raving about the quality of the food right and the outstanding service.”

The dining operations at the Club at Boca Pointe are one of most talked about assets. “When members bring family or guests to the club for dinner, it is the highlight of their visit. When members of other clubs visit Boca Pointe, they leave shaking their heads, saying “wow, how do they do that?”

“Our membership is very diverse,” says Karpel. “We are fortunate that our executive chef has the talents and staff to constantly produce what the members want from their dining room experience. This approach carries through the main dining room to the Grand Café to the Fresh Pointe Café at the new Sports and Fitness Complex.”

The Club at Boca Pointe has membership programs from Equity to Premier to Annual Golf. Each category provides a member with the opportunity to literally design their own lifestyle whether or not they live inside the Boca Pointe community. Memberships are available for seasonal and year-round Floridians. Boca Pointe welcomes you to call the membership department at 561-864-8539 to learn more or click here.

MARKING YOUR GOLF BALL ON THE GREENS: AN IMPORTANT FUNCTION FOR ALL PLAYERS AT THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE

golfer-marks-his-position-on-a-green.jpg“Marking your golf ball on the putting green should be a simple task for every golfer, but you would be surprised how many golfers ignore some of the basics of ball-marking,” says Buck Deibel, director of golf at the Club at Boca Pointe and its beautifully designed 18-hole championship golf course.

“Most golfers think they are marking the ball properly, but they do not. Many golfers place a ball marker an inch, or even a half or quarter inch, in front of the ball,” points out Deibel, who is one of the few Master golf instructors in the Boca Raton area. “Even though a half or quarter inch does not seem like a big deal, it really is incorrect. It is always good to remind our golfers of this simple task,” says Deibel.

“Marking a ball is really simple. Place a small coin or ball marker directly behind your golf ball on the putting green. Make sure your ball marker is on the ground before lifting the ball. Never lift the ball and then place a marker where the ball was. Place marker first, lift ball second. The natural tendencies seem to be to leave a small space between the ball and marker. This is incorrect,” explains Deibel.

Here are situations in which your ball should be marked:

  • When you want to clean the ball
  • When you want to align the ball’s graphics
  • When you believe your golf ball might be in the way of another player
  • When another player asks you to do so.

If you are asked to mark the ball and do not and the player’s ball hits your ball, you incur a penalty. If the player does not ask you to mark the ball and his ball hits your ball, the penalty is on the player who did not ask you to mark it.

Boca Pointe hopes this golf tip helps you further enjoy your day out on the links! As a non-mandatory equity country club, Boca Pointe offers both equity and non-equity memberships. The Club at Boca Pointe enables members to define their own lifestyle, offering social, tennis and golf memberships.

Golfers have many membership options. For avid golfers who do not reside in the Boca Pointe community, a great membership choice is Club’s non-equity Annual Golf membership. This membership is focused on golf and entitles the member to unlimited golf play along with lunch and the lounge privileges. Another highly popular choice among golfers for residents and non-residents of Boca Pointe is the Club’s non-equity Premier Membership program. This membership is ideal for both seasonal and year-round Floridians. It allows members to enjoy all aspects of club life for however many months they are in Florida. For year-round residents, Boca Pointe’s equity golf membership programs are another excellent consideration and offers attractive additional perks. The Club welcomes you to call membership at 561-864-8539 or click here to learn more.

SINGING, BAND: WHAT’S NEXT FOR SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AT THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE

Music-music-31055637-1920-1200As the saying goes: “give them a finger and they’ll take the whole hand,” the Club at Boca Pointe welcomes this luxury when it comes to pleasing its members!

“Several members approached us wanting to put together a singing group. From there, it took on a life of its own,” says Helen Karpel, general manager of the Club at Boca Pointe, a forward-thinking, member-friendly private club where members can literally design their own membership for seasonal or year-round tenures while in the Boca Raton area.

“With the Board of Governors approval, the new group was formed and set up with a space to practice,” according to Karpel. “Before we knew it, a group of more than 30 members quickly banded together and blended the harmonies of their choice to make some beautiful music!”

As the idiom goes, the singing group was the finger. The hand came next – to form a band! “Once again, the Board happily approved this new endeavor for the members, so now Boca Pointe has singers and musicians. What’s next? Maybe the whole arm! That might mean putting the singers and the band together who will start touring South Florida!

“This is what separates the Club at Boca Pointe from other Clubs. Not only is Boca Pointe non-mandatory when it comes to buying equity, but its team is totally dedicated to member happiness and satisfaction. Management and the Board operate on an open door to receive ideas that can work and implementing them.”

In addition to the two new groups, special interest-activities that are member run feature the Adventurers Club, with nearly 200 members within the club; What’s Up, a monthly group that meets on unique subjects; Today’s Living Club, doing special activities with those who recently lost a loved one; and the Boomers group that programs special events.

Beyond these targeted groups, the Club regularly schedules a variety of entertaining and educational social activities throughout the year, including various lecturers including professors from FAU as part of the Club’s Learning Center. Members are also engaged in active card play of all types, Mah Jongg games, golf and tennis play socially and competitively, as well as fitness, dining and lounge privileges.Who cannot find something to do at the Club at Boca Pointe? All are welcome, call 561-864-8539 to learn about the many membership options available to you!

As the saying goes: “give them a finger and they’ll take the whole hand,” the Club at Boca Pointe welcomes this luxury when it comes to pleasing its members!

“Several members approached us wanting to put together a singing group. From there, it took on a life of its own,” says Helen Karpel, general manager of the Club at Boca Pointe, a forward-thinking, member-friendly private club where members can literally design their own membership for seasonal or year-round tenures while in the Boca Raton area.

“With the Board of Governors approval, the new group was formed and set up with a space to practice,” according to Karpel. “Before we knew it, a group of more than 30 members quickly banded together and blended the harmonies of their choice to make some beautiful music!”

As the idiom goes, the singing group was the finger. The hand came next – to form a band! “Once again, the Board happily approved this new endeavor for the members, so now Boca Pointe has singers and musicians. What’s next? Maybe the whole arm! That might mean putting the singers and the band together who will start touring South Florida!

“This is what separates the Club at Boca Pointe from other Clubs. Not only is Boca Pointe non-mandatory when it comes to buying equity, but its team is totally dedicated to member happiness and satisfaction. Management and the Board operate on an open door to receive ideas that can work and implementing them.”

In addition to the two new groups, special interest-activities that are member run feature the Adventurers Club, with nearly 200 members within the club; What’s Up, a monthly group that meets on unique subjects; Today’s Living Club, doing special activities with those who recently lost a loved one; and the Boomers group that programs special events.

Beyond these targeted groups, the Club regularly schedules a variety of entertaining and educational social activities throughout the year, including various lecturers including professors from FAU as part of the Club’s Learning Center. Members are also engaged in active card play of all types, Mah Jongg games, golf and tennis play socially and competitively, as well as fitness, dining and lounge privileges.

Who cannot find something to do at the Club at Boca Pointe? All are welcome, call 561-864-8539 or click here, to learn about the many membership options available to you!

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHTLY AT THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE

Wallpaper-friday-night-lights-547684_1024_768.pngRemember the movie and then the popular TV series Friday Night Lights? Sure you do!

At the Club at Boca Pointe, every day is great but the lights are really dazzling Friday nights, in and out-of- season. Friday night at the Club…that is the place you want to be!

What is so special about Friday when every day is supposed to be like a weekend in Boca Raton? “It’s just special,” says Helen Karpel, general manager of the only private country club in South Florida that allows its members to design their own lifestyle and for as few as three consecutive months when visiting the Boca Raton area.

“In fact, during the off-season,” she adds, “members from other clubs often reserve tables for Friday night at the Club at Boca Pointe. It’s the place to be…it’s just a happening place.”

 

Let’s explore!

 

  • First, the Club at Boca Pointe offers live music every Friday night in the lounge, something only a few clubs do.

 

  • Second, there is the traditional Friday night buffet and menu that during the season will average close to 500 members and guests for dinner. And, the Club handles this with aplomb.

 

  • During the season, the Club’s social director has a Showtime Series with top talent from comedians, singers, dancers, and magicians appearing on a monthly basis by reservation only.

 

So, what happens when the “season” is over and snowbirds leave?

 

While the dinner crowd “dwindles” to maybe 250 or 300 members, which is good for the off-season, the lounge is still rocking with its entertaining music! Once a month, the talent moves into the main dining room for a Friday night Soiree, where the members and guests dine and dance all night long.

 

Friday night popularity can be witnessed as the Boca Pointe attracts members and their guests from other private clubs in the area during off-season on its reciprocal program. This program allows members from one club to dine at another club. The Club at Boca Pointe is high on the reciprocal list for Friday nights because of the high quality food and service, coupled with the talent in the lounge and the Soirees.

 

“Many mandatory clubs reduce their services during the summer months. At our club, it’s simple…business as usual, adds Karpel. “Being a non-mandatory equity club offers great flexibility to our members in that we offer equity and non-equity memberships, which allow us to uniquely meet the lifestyle interests of both seasonal and year-round Floridians.”

 

In addition to equity memberships that offer ownership in the club and ten categories to choose among, from social to social with golf or tennis in some combination, Boca Pointe offers several non-equity memberships.

One of the most popular non-equity options is the Premier membership that offers eight categories, from social to social with golf or tennis in some combination. It can be uniquely taken from three to twelve consecutive months the first year and four to twelve consecutive months from the second forward.

All Premier membership categories include full usage of the new Sports & Fitness Complex, pool, card rooms, robust social events, and dining facilities – three restaurants and two lounges, along with privileges to play tennis and golf, driven by the membership category chosen. Yes, Boca Pointe is “hopping” on Friday nights, but it is the place to be every night. If you are looking to fill your calendar, call Boca Pointe at 561-864-8539 or click here to learn more!

 

LOOKING FOR AN EMBRACING, WARM ENGAGING COUNTRY CLUB WITHOUT THE TYPICAL FINANCIAL COMMITMENT?

THE CLUB AT BOCA POINTE IS THE SOLUTION!

Golf courses, tennis courts, and fitness centers are synonymous to country club living in general and in particular South Florida. One club, however, offers not only all those amenities but boasts about a secret weapon that is the envy of other clubs.

That club is the Club at Boca Pointe—on the Palm Beach County lines, bordering on the northern section of Broward County. Boca Pointe offers all of the high end services of other prominent clubs but also offers robust social programming with a “something for everyone” attitude, thanks to the efforts of its social director Jane Young. It also has very unique classes/programs in the new Sports & Fitness Complex, organized by Sherri Giannone, director of athletics. Moreover, at the end of the day, a major asset of the Club at Boca Pointe is its friendly, welcoming touch when new members join.

As for its secret weapon you ask, the Club’s secret weapon is its flexible Premier membership program. Well, it is not so secret anymore as it has grown exponentially since its inception several years ago, largely by member referrals. There is no better compliment to the Club than a referral to a friend.

“We are the only private country club in the area where members have the ability to pick and chose the level of membership and for as few as three months while in South Florida,” says Helen Karpel, general manager. “Our Premier Membership program is the ‘envy’ of many other clubs.

“Premier memberships are available from three to twelve months (three months for the first year only and four months from the second year and thereafter). This membership includes eight categories. Members can choose the level of activity that interests them. It can be social only, which entitles them to the ‘full run’ of the main clubhouse and Sports & Fitness Complex with golf and tennis accessible on a restricted basis. Or, golf and tennis can be added to the social privileges to customize the privileges to be just perfect for the members stay in South Florida.

“As a non-mandatory equity country club, the Premier membership allows a member to enjoy the country club experience without the typical country club financial commitment. This membership is not dependent on where you live; all you have to do is want to ‘play’ at the Club at Boca Pointe.”

“We have a very active singles groups,” says Young. “Our singles enjoy all of the social amenities as well as participate in Au Bar and Inter-Club events were they can meet people with similar likes. They also participate in our chaperoned cruises and various overnight trips away from the club.”

Members can keep as active as they choose, whether it be going to a Broadway show, watching top talent come to the Club on Friday nights, participating in the FAU Learning Center where the top professors come to the Club to talk about very topical and historical subjects, or many other entertaining and education opportunities. Just look at some of the  special activities from the past:

–Have a brighter smile for your sweetheart with Teeth Whitening.

–A mini-lecture with Licensed Nutritionist Pamela Ofstein; the topic will be “How to Plan Your Meals to Gain a Healthy Heart.”

–“Learn to Love Yourself” every Monday with Meditation/Affirmation Classes and every Wednesday with Espresso Tai Chi.

And, if you want to stretch those bones, there are numerous classes from very active to the not-so-active organized classes, including yoga, spinning, Pilates, and so much more! If “working out” on machines is more your speed, the new Sports & Fitness Complex offers state-of-the-art equipment.

Of course, we cannot forget the very active card rooms! Every day and most nights, members are playing just about every game possible…but the real beauty is that the new seasonal Premier members have very little difficulty working into games.

That is the Club at Boca Pointe way … an amazing Club environment, bar none! Warm, warm and warmer! Isn’t it time to call the Club? To learn more call 561-864-8539 or click here for more information about this Boca Raton Country Club!