The Bonefish Bonnies is a group of 100-plus female anglers at Ocean Reef Club. The Bonnies organize monthly luncheons, fishing trips around the Keys, conservation efforts and two annual tournaments with awards not only for fish but also for best boat and best-dressed guide.
Contact: Cissy Thompson 305.367.5030
The Bridge group meets Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. during the winter season and welcomes all players from novice to expert in the Ocean Room.
For information and partners, please call Gregg VanDyke at 305.367.2611 x6609
Card Sound Golf Club
Separate from the two Ocean Reef Club golf courses is the Card Sound Golf Club which was founded in 1974. It is an equity golf club, featuring a Bob Von Hagge and Bruce Devlin designed 18-hole golf course, that was redesigned by Brian Silva in 1999. The new clubhouse and pro shop were completed in 2007 and are in full operation.
Contact: Diana Platt at 305.367.2555
Card Sound Model Yacht Club
For over 30 years, the captains and mates of these radio-controlled scale replicas of America's Cup yachts have raced on Sunday morning each winter season. Races in the early years were held in the waters of Fairway Lakes. As time progressed, and endeavors grew more popular with members, the weekly races moved to the Swim Lagoon on Buccaneer Island, where some 12-15 or so yachts are in the competition each week.
Contact: William Low at 305.394.4566
Card Sound Sailing Club
The Card Sound Sailing Club was organized in 1967, and has grown from an original fleet of eight Javelin boats to a fleet of 22 Bullseyes, as many as 10 - 15 of which race each Saturday morning throughout the winter season. The Card Sound Sailing Club is open to all Ocean Reef Club members. No sailing experience is necessary to apply. Members participate in many social events in addition to sailing, providing an excellent opportunity meet new friends who enjoy the fellowship of simply being on the water.
Contact: Ed Kirschner at 305.332.8052
Coast Guard Auxiliary
This very active group sponsors safe boating and other training courses, including water safety for children, plus air and sea search and rescue. Its members augment the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard and marine and law enforcement agencies. Pilots belonging to the Coast Guard Auxiliary contribute their time and planes to patrol local waters, and all members can be relied upon to render assistance in time of emergency.
Contact: Evan Johansen at 305.924.2866 Or Linda Klimowicz at 262.573.9104
The Lawn & Tennis Center has a full-size grass croquet court. Join us on Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. for our weekly beginner clinic and our intermediate clinic from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. If you are interested in a game, contact the Pro Shop for assistance in arranging a match.
Contact: Jim Morton at 305.367.6385
The Ocean Reef Flying Club is made up of both pilots and non-flyers who support our Ocean Reef Club Airport and sport aviation. The Flying Club hosts several parties annually at Ocean Reef Club as well as organized fly-ins to various locations.
Applications for annual membership and directories are available by calling Nancy Eaves at 305.367.3600
Ocean Reef Yacht Club
The Ocean Reef Yacht Club is one of The Reef's oldest organizations, with membership numbering about 400. Its social agenda each winter season includes dinner parties, holiday dances, single and multi-day cruises in the local area and region, and its traditional Commodore's Review and Commissioning of the Fleet ceremony each January.
For more information, please call 305.367.9021.
Racquet Club at Ocean Reef
The Racquet Club is a private, member-owned tennis club within Ocean Reef Club. The club was established in 1976 and is comprised of 12 Har Tru clay courts and one Omni court, which is used for ball machine practice. The club's Sunday mixed doubles round-robin and cocktail parties have been a special tradition for more than two decades. Other activities include weekly Mens' Days, Ladies' Days, and Mixed Doubles matches, as well as End-of-the-Month golf outings, and a variety of social functions throughout the year.
Contact: Cheryl Conklin at 305.367.3808.