BUILDING ON PERFECTION
WELCOME HOME Award winning services and amenities, quintessential Northern Michigan Hospitality, breathtaking views, friendly neighbors and so much more. For over 20 years, Bay Harbor Yacht Club has welcomed residents to this magical place we call home. Our beautiful private club offers a gorgeous deep water marina with a wide variety of boating, sporting and recreational activities and year-round family programming for boaters and non-boaters alike. The Yacht Club is the scene for incredible landlubber fun from weddings and birthday celebrations to swimming parties, fashion shows and holiday festivities. Our multiple dining venues provide a broad variety of outstanding dining choices from casual to epicurean with indoor and outdoor environments offering stunning vistas overlooking sparkling Lake Michigan. Extensive activity programming is available for the entire family â€“ over 1,300 activities are scheduled throughout the year. For racquet lovers we offer tennis, platform tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts. Enjoy our silky sand private beach with complimentary kayaks, paddle boards and sailboats. And a wide range of programs are offered for hobby enthusiasts including book, collectible car, cruise, crafting, Mah Jongg, bridge and wine clubs.
Building on Perfection
Exciting changes are coming to our Club soon as we meet the evolving needs of our members. Our new Wellness Center brings a sleek, state-of-the art facility and integrated wellness programming, while the Aquatics Center will offer areas for kids, families and adults with ample deck seating to ensure everyone has a place by the pool. We’re expanding our multiple dining venues with our spacious new indoor casual restaurant and increased outdoor options. Our new upscale dining space will offer a modern, sophisticated design balancing elegance with comfort, including a member gathering room, new Rotunda Bar and display kitchen with sweeping Lake Michigan views. Junior members can kick back and relax in our new kids center, The Zone. There's something new for everyone! Our 500 member families and their guests know that every moment spent here at the Club leaves a mark on your memory and an indelible place in your heart. We hope you’ll join us as we “Build on Perfection” to create your own family traditions today and for generations to come. David B. Small, Commodore
THE CLUB IS THE HUB
Bay Harbor Yacht Club is the social center of the Bay Harbor community. Our year-round calendar of events is brimming with opportunities for our members, their families and friends to gather at the Club, socialize, and create friendships guaranteed to span generations and stand the test of time. From galas, to dockside parties, casual and often spontaneous group dinners, premier wine tasting events, family holiday celebrations and so much more, you’ll hear the sound of laughter and treasured memories in the making.
And there’s music in the air at Bay Harbor Yacht Club. Our annual Headline Concert series hosts world class talent in an intimate seating. Past performers include the legendary Sheryl Crow, Grammy winners Andy Grammer, Sarah Bareilles and Colbie Caillet, and chart-topping The Band Perry. We’ll also be wowing the crowds with the sounds of Motown, Country, Jazz and more on Friday evenings on the Quarter Deck, Saturday afternoons at the Beach House, and during our annual Indie Music Festival in July. Life is a party at BHYC!
A SAMPLING OF 2019
CLUB EVENTS SPRING
SATURDAY, MARCH 16 St. Patrick’s Day Party SATURDAY, MAY 3 Annual Derby Day Party SUNDAY, MAY 12 Mother’s Day Brunch FRIDAY, MAY 17 Morel Mushroom Dinner SATURDAY, MAY 25 Commissioning & Commodore’s Dinner SUNDAY, JUNE 16 Father’s Day Brunch
SUMMER WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 Patriotic Buffet & BHYC’s Fireworks over the Bay THURSDAY, JULY 4 Bay Harbor Parade, Kid’s Carnival & Patriotic Family Fun SATURDAY, JULY 6 Headline Concert WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 Family Pasta Night FRIDAY, JULY 12 Commodore’s Pass & Review Boat Parade & Dock Party FRIDAY, JULY 26 Indie Music Festival on the Beach SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 BHYC Anniversary Celebration TUESDAY, AUGUST 13
Farm to Table Garden Party SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 Family Labor Day Party
Your wedding reception, private party, intimate gathering or large celebration at Bay Harbor Yacht Club will be truly unforgettable.
FALL & WINTER
Our incomparable waterfront setting, delicious cuisine and premier service create an atmosphere perfect for your special day - indoors or out.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31
We offer captivating locations for weddings and events of all sizes, and members receive special pricing and complimentary event planning services. Extensive catering services are also available for your picnic, home or boat.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 Cruise Club trip to Applefest Halloween Party SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30 Holiday Revue & Lunch with Santa SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29 “A Christmas Carol” Dining Event TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 New Year’s Eve Gala
WINTER, SPRING SUMMER, FALL BAY HARBOR YACHT CLUB HAS SOMETHING FOR ALL
Extensive member activities, programs and events are available for the entire family, with over 1,300 activities scheduled throughout the year. Tennis, swimming and sailing lessons, as well as daily beach volleyball are among the many activities provided for members of all ages. Impeccable white sand awaits swimmers and sunbathers on the Yacht Clubâ€™s private beach, where generations of children race one another to the swimming raft. Complimentary kayaks, paddleboards and sailboats are available for members and their guests, supervised by certified lifeguards and our professional beach staff. The Club offers easy year round access to area nature preserves, lakes, waterways and recreational trails. Hike, ski, snowmobile or snowshoe within minutes of Bay Harbor Yacht Club o experience the peaceful solitude and quiet of Northern Michigan. CLUBS WITHIN THE CLUB BRIDGE | MAH JONGG | BOOK | CLASSIC CAR ENTHUSIASTS CRAFTING | CRUISE | IN-TOWNERS | RACQUET SPORTS WINE SOCIETY
In addition to active outdoor activities, the Yacht Club offers a wide range of programs for hobby enthusiasts, including a book club, collectible car club, cruise club, wine club, needlework club, Mah Jongg club and bridge club.
PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES A SAMPLING OF 2019
FOR ADULTS AND JUNIORS
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS FITNESS CLASSES: HIIT CARDIO, PILATES, YOGA RACQUET SPORTS: TENNIS, PICKLEBALL, PADDLE TENNIS, BOCCE BALL COOKING CLASSES WINERY TASTINGS & DINNERS HEALTH & WELLNESS SEMINARS RIDE & DINE DINNER EXCURSIONS FIELD AND SHOPPING TRIPS
FOR JUNIORS DAILY CAMPS FOR TOTS & JUNIORS DAILY BEACH GAMES SAILING, TENNIS, GOLF, ARCHERY, SURFING PROGRAMS & CAMPS KIDS & FAMILY FIELD TRIPS WILDERNESS SURVIVAL ARTS & CRAFTS ON THE BEACH ART STUDIO VISITS TEEN TRIPS TEEN PARTIES & OUTINGS TEEN DINNER CLUB ETIQUETTE CLASSES
LIVE MUSIC & HAPPY HOURS HEADLINE CONCERT INDIE MUSIC FESTIVAL FRIDAY NIGHTS ON THE QUARTER DECK SATURDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE BEACH HOUSE
Building on Perfection THE ZONE
COMING DECEMBER 2020
Located adjacent to the Club’s new casual indoor restaurant, The Zone will be a place for junior members of all ages to call their own. They can kick back and relax with friends in a safe, protected and supervised area just a short distance from family.
The Zone will feature games, crafts, playtime activities and storytelling for younger children, and a comfortable area for tweens and teens to build camaraderie and lifelong friendships. Other highlights include full integration with the Club’s Junior Programs and Activities Department and year-round daycare services by the hour or day.
CLUB DINING DINE IN OR TAKE OUT FROM ANY VENUE Entertaining takes center stage at Bay Harbor Yacht Club, and for our members it begins with our three dining venues. THE BEACH HOUSE offers casual, beachfront dining and refreshing beverages including healthy salads, tacos, house made pizza, burgers, and other great items. Dine in, take out or enjoy from the serenity of your chaise lounge on the beach, boat, or favorite picnic spot. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day for lunch and dinner. THE QUARTER DECK provides alfresco dining overlooking Bay Harbor Lake and LIttle Traverse Bay. A warm evening, fine glass of wine and gorgeous outdoor setting make every visit one to remember. From light fare to a full dinner menu, you’ll find something to delight your senses at this waterfront gem. The Quarter Deck Bar is among the Club’s most popular spots to connect with friends and enjoy craft cocktails. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day for lunch and dinner. THE BAY ROOM is where you’ll find the perfect blend of warm hospitality, culinary artistry and Modern American cuisine in an unparalelled setting overlooking the spectacular waters of Lake Michigan. Choose the perfect wine from our sommelier selected collection to complement your entrée selection made from fresh, locally sourced products and ingredients. Afterward, step outside to the Patio to enjoy a nightcap and the perfect ending to a perfect meal - a million dollar sunset over the bay. Open year round for dinner and weekends for lunch between Labor Day and Memorial Day..
Building on Perfection
TASTE THE BHYC DIFFERENCE COMING DECEMBER 2020 - MAY 2021 PHOTOS FROM OTHER CLUBS
STILLWATER Formerly the Bay Room, the upscale Stillwater restaurant will be the centerpiece of gourmet dining at Bay Harbor Yacht Club. Among many outstanding features will be a seasonally inspired, chef-driven menu focused on the finest local ingredients, premier wines and specialty cocktails. While you wait to be seated, enjoy one of the Club’s signature beverages at the Rotunda Bar or new Gathering Room, featuring enchanting vistas of Lake Michigan. Other planned features include multiple fireplaces, covered outdoor seasonal dining, a culinary display kitchen, glass wine walls, member wine lockers and private dining areas for special occasions.
GALLEY CAFE Hungry after a vigorous workout? Meeting friends for coffee or a breakfast bite? From smoothies and muffins to freshly made soups, salads and sandwiches stop by to relax and refuel.
THE SANDBAR Get-togethers at the Club are about to be more casual, sporty and fun with the addition of the Club’s much anticipated year round casual dining venue. This lively gathering spot will be the ideal place for date night, families, and sports fans. The broad menu will range from classics like hamburgers, handmade pizzas and wings to small plates, salads, seared ahi tuna and mouthwatering aged steaks, with an ever-changing list of craft beers, wines and innovative cocktails. Numerous flat screen TVs will broadcast daily live and on-demand sports programming. The SandBar’s seasonal covered terrace and location near The Zone for juniors are among the many features guaranteed to make this a favorite stop!
LIFE IS BETTER ON THE LAKE
Nothing says summer like a day on our private sandy beach. Enjoy complimentary paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks and peddleboats. The Club’s swim platform is just a refreshing sprint from the chaise lounges, umbrellas, and children’s playground. Beach volleyball and daily beach activity programming are among the many other surprises you’ll find. The Beach House serves lunch and dinner daily during June, July and August. Light, bright and brimming with casual sophistication, it’s that ever-inviting, always welcoming spot for a relaxed and leisurely lunch, refreshing signature beverage, or quick bite between beach time - and more beach time. Opt for airy indoor dining or a table on the patio to take in views of Bay Harbor Lake and the magnficient yachts that fill our basin. Or simply wait for our Beach Concierge to take your order from the comfort and convenience of your spot on the shore.
Later in the day, join the ones you love for a walk along the Promenade and watch our sizzling sunsets set the sky aflame. Savor Bay Harbor around a crackling beach bonfire with family and friends. Once the sun sets, enjoy the convenience of heading home in an eco-friendly non-motorized GEM vehicle. You may catch the fleeting glimmer of a meteor shower, or the colorful splendor of the Northern Lights.
The Yacht Club’s stunning deepwater marina has over 100 slips, hosting a wide variety of sleek motor yachts and sailboats. Able to accommodate yachts up to 200 feet, the marina is the scene for exciting Club outings, parties and rendezvous with other yacht clubs throughout the season. Members can drive their electric GEM cars to the Promenade Dock and directly to their slips, where fun, socializing and adventures ensue. The Club’s active Cruise Group plans several overnight cruises each summer, along with frequent day trips.. To learn more about Boater Opportunities at Bay Harbor Yacht Club including our “Dock and Discover” program, please contact our Membership Services Department.
DOCK & DISCOVER BAY HARBOR YACHT CLUB
INTO THE BLUE
CURRENT POOL & WHIRLPOOL Experience the comfort of our heated swimming pool and whirlpool spa, designed to refresh and relax while savoring postcard quality views of Lake Michigan. If swimming is not your style, grab a book and enjoy the sun on our spacious pool deck with ample chairs and inviting chaises to accommodate even the busiest days. Food and beverage service is available from the adjacent Quarter Deck.. Separate men’s and women’s changing areas, showers, private lockers, toiletries, coed steam room and towel service are available. Certified Red Cross Lifeguards are on duty daily throughout the summer.
Our new Aquatics Complex opens in May 2021. Whether a big splash or relaxing float there’s something for every member of the family at this exciting facility. You and your family will enjoy the laid back atmosphere and exceptional poolside service. Stay cool on a hot day with this extraordinary amenity.
PLANNED FEATURES • Children, family and adult areas • Hot tub and spa • Ample deck seating to accommodate peak season usage • Poolside food and beverage service • Poolside bar COMING MAY 2021 • Snack bar with patio seating • Commodore’s Store • Gazebo seating • Adult and family bathhouses • Elevator access between the upper deck and Promenade • GEM and bicycle parking
Building on Perfection
THE AQUATICS COMPLEX
Building on Perfection THE RELAXATION SPA COMING DECEMBER 2020 PHOTOS FROM OTHER CLUBS
Reset your mind and body with the ultimate relaxation experience at the Club’s luxurious new spa overlooking the Bay. Prepare to be pampered with aromatherapy and rainforest showers, saunas, steam room and heated loungers. You’ll also want to enjoy our soothing indoor waterfall and multiple whirlpools.
PLANNED FEATURES • • • • • • • • • •
Indoor waterfall Aromatherapy showers Rainforest showers Men’s and women’s saunas Indoor whirlpools Heated stone loungers Massage rooms On-call massage therapists Changing lockers Private corridor to the Club’s Fitness Center
CURRENT FITNESS CENTER Members enjoy the convenience of Bay Harbor Yacht Club’s state of the art fitness center, open daily year round. The fitness center features a full complement of aerobic and anaerobic training equipment featuring industry leaders like Peleton, Precor, and Tectrix. The center is conveniently located near the Clubs outdoor whirlpool spa. Personal trainers are available by appointment.
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Building on Perfection
THE WELLNESS CENTER COMING MAY 2020 PHOTOS FROM OTHER CLUBS
As Members walk into the Club’s new Wellness Center, they will be welcomed into a space that boasts comprehensive fitness and treatment services, and other world-class amenities including cutting-edge fitness equipment, the latest in group exercise classes, and personal training and coaching designed for all ages and fitness levels.
PLANNED FEATURES • • • • • • •
10,000 square foot state of the art fitness center Cardio, strength circuit and free weight equipment with functional training and flexibility Personal training/fitness evaluations and functional movement screens One on one, partner, small group, sports specific and assisted stretch Teen and youth fitness programs Live and virtual group wellness/fitness classes: yoga, rowing, dance exercise, Barre classes, HIIT, TRX, Pilates Mat, Zumba, stretch, and core and balance training Spin studio and spin fusion classes
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Wellness and life coaching Pilates studio: small group and private lessons for Medical fitness and physical therapy Outdoor fitness/Wellness without Walls and aquatic programming Wellness presentations, workshops, guest speakers and events Private corridor to the Relaxation Spa
RACQUET SPORTS CENTER GAME.SET.MATCH.
Serve up an ace with Bay Harbor Yacht Club’s newly expanded Racquet Sports Center featuring premier Pickleball, Tennis, Paddle Tennis and Bocce facilities. PICKLEBALL: Whether you are a pickleball master, new to the game, or would love to start, Bay Harbor Yacht Club has three dedicated pickleball courts for your use, and a “courtload” of daily programs to keep you in the game. Pickleball is a fast-growing racquet sport for the entire family and we’ve made it easier than ever to enjoy by having equipment available in our Racquet Sports Center Office. BOCCE BALL: Bay Harbor Yacht Club’s new Bocce Court is now open and available for member use. Bocce is a game that can be played by almost anyone, and requires no training and very little physical activity. Complementary instruction is available by our Racquet Sports Center staff for those who are new to the game. TENNIS: The Club’s outstanding USPTA professional teaching staff offers tennis programs for all ages and levels on our three Har Tru Clay courts. Offerings include private lessons, daily programs and clinics for adults and children. PLATFORM TENNIS: The Club’s two raised, heated and lighted platform tennis courts are the center for year round fun. The unique appeal of this fast paced game attracts members who desire competition and social engagement even on a chilly winter’s day or night.
PERFECTION IN EVERY DETAIL •
Distinguished Clubs of America Emerald Award Recipient
Stunning 61,000 square foot clubhouse features panoramic Lake Michigan and Bay Harbor Lake views
Timeless Northern Michigan architecture with signature stone façade, landmark waterfall and pillared arches
Spectacular 100-slip deep water marina accommodates motor yachts and sailing vessels up to 200 feet
Courtesy dock allows additional short term dockage for members and guests
Dining venues include the Bay Room (189 seats); Quarter Deck (207 outdoor/pool deck seats) and Beach House (80 indoor/patio seats) Harbor Room and Founders Room available for private events
Lange Center provides additional 15,000 square feet of event space and seating for up to 500 guests with an extensive list of services, amenities and purveyors
Newly expanded Racquet Sports Center includes three Har-Tru tennis courts, three pickleball courts, bocce ball court, and two heated, lighted paddle tennis courts
State of the art fitness center features Peloton bicycles, Cybex and Precor treadmills, Precor stationary bicycles, elliptical and resistance free weight equipment and machines, and stretching room
Outdoor seasonal heated pool, sun deck and year-round whirlpool spa
Men’s and women’s locker rooms with showers, lockers, restrooms, toiletries and coed steam room
Commodore’s Store with a wide array of branded apparel, accessories and gift items
Advanced teleconferencing and video conferencing services
Enhanced Wi-Fi/Internet service throughout all venues
Expansive network of indoor and outdoor flat screen televisions
Interactive webcam features 180 degree views of Bay Harbor
Dedicated GEM vehicle and bicycle access
Ample parking for members and special events
BAY HARBOR YACHT CLUB 45º 21’39’ N 85º 1’49’ W bayharboryc.com | 231.439.2100 email@example.com DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein, including, without limitation, any and all artist’s or architectural conceptual renderings, plans, floor plans, specifications, features, facilities, dimensions, measurements and amenities depicted, or otherwise described herein, are based upon current renovation plans, which are proposed and conceptual only. They may be subject to change without notice and will not necessarily accurately reflect the final plans and specifications. The renovation of the Club is expected to occur over multiple years and the renovation plan will likely be modified from time to time to respond to varying market conditions and changes in circumstances. The photographs contained herein may be stock photography or have been taken off-site and are used to depict the spirit of the lifestyle to be achieved rather than any that may exist or that may be proposed, and are merely intended as illustration of the activities and concepts depicted therein. All improvements, designs and construction are subject to first obtaining the appropriate federal, state and local permits and approvals for same. The Club expressly reserves the right to make modifications, revisions and changes it deems desirable in its sole and absolute discretion.