This week at the Club

The pool is open for the season, weather permitting, noon to eight, daily. Sundays from 11am to noon is adult lap swim. Please remember it is a Nassau County Health Department Code that all members and guests must sign in when entering the pool area. Please cooperate.  We would appreciate that you and your children shower off any sand before entering the pool. Sand in the filtration system can cause damage to very expensive equipment.


It will be a busy day at the Club Thursday, July 12th as we once again host the Western District Regatta. Sailors form neighboring clubs will gather on our beach and compete in the beautiful waters of Hempstead Harbor and the Sound. Let’s hope for favorable winds and wish our SCYC Sailors the best of luck. As always, volunteers are needed.  Positions in registration, start and finish line officials, support boats, scoring staff and many other positions are needed.  No experience is necessary. People can sign up for either a half day or full day positions. The last race is at 3:30 with awards to follow.  To volunteer or if you want more information, e-mail Dave Lawson at


It’s almost time for the ALIR. Before you know it the Navy will be in town. Housing will be needed and signup sheets are at the bar. The Midshipman will arrive on Monday July 23rd and our Annual Middy Grill Night will be Tuesday the 24th. The Regatta starts once again in New York Harbor at the feet of Lady Liberty on Thursday July 25th. Spectators at the start are welcome to join the Race Committee onboard the “Wally Wall” Manhattan Yacht Clubs floating club house. Admission Bracelets are available at the office. For ten bucks you can be right in the middle of the action.

Volunteers are also needed to man the finish boat and regatta desk. As always the signup sheets are at the bar.


Are next swim meet on Tuesday July 10th at 5 pm at Port Washington Yacht Club. All are welcome to head to “Port” to cheer on our swimmers.


It is not too late to join in the Saturday Morning Ideal 18 Beginners’. This program is for beginners or sailors who are unfamiliar with the Ideal 18s. The program involves both some class room training as well as on the water training. Any adult member may participate. Taught by club members, this class teaches the fundamentals of sailing, as well as how to handle the Ideal 18s. After a few weeks of classes and practice, you may get certified to be able to sail the Ideals on your own. Classes are held Saturday mornings from 9 to 12 and run through July 21st.


Ladies Sailing is ongoing every Tuesday evening at 6pm at the Club. No experience necessary. There is always room to jump onboard and enjoy a peaceful night on the water.


Grill Night now every Tuesday and Thursday— Grab your favorite recipes and head to the club. Grill nights will take place every Tuesdays and Thursdays for the remainder of the summer. Enjoy a nice meal on the deck or the beach, and watch the terrific sunset.


Friday Dinner in the Club Dining Room — Enjoy our beautiful dinner menu and some great seasonal specials. The Tiki bar will be open serving beer, wine and specialty cocktails from 5 on Friday, and Saturday and Sunday beginning at noon. The Sunday Buffet has returned for the summer. Enjoy a lovely menu changing each week.


Also in July:

Margaretaville Party – Poolside, DJ, Drink specials – July 7th 8pm-11pm (adult only event)

Rock the Dock July 21st (Make your reservations Early) (adult only event)



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