Quest for Learning Drives Fascinating Activities at Top Florida ClubPosted on: September 6, 2023
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While Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club may be known for its two championship golf courses and an array of resort-style amenities, the beating heart of this top Florida club is the vibrant Club lifestyle. Stretching along the North Fork of the St. Lucie River, the expansive 45,000-square-foot Clubhouse serves as a hub for lifelong learners, avid socialites, dedicated artists, and more. This vibrant gathering place is fueled by a multitude of special-interest clubs that embody the spirit of curiosity and discovery. New residents are excited by the realm of endless possibilities, with something for every age, interest, and personality. Let’s take a closer look at the fun-filled activities of this top Florida club.
For Members who like to explore their creative side, Harbour Ridge is home to numerous clubs that promote artistic expression. The Artisans Club provides a platform for Members to express their creativity and share their appreciation for various fine art forms. Book lovers can connect through various book clubs, expanding their reading horizons alongside like-minded individuals. The Chorale adds a musical touch, meeting weekly to sing everything from classic to contemporary tunes.
The Friendly Spirit of Competition
For those who relish the combination of socializing and their favorite games, Harbour Ridge’s card rooms are home to numerous special interest clubs. Whether it’s duplicate, couples, or social bridge, a multitude of clubs and monthly tournaments keep Members intellectually engaged and challenged. The card rooms also host other games like poker, canasta, and gin rummy. Mah Jongg is also very popular at Harbour Ridge, where beginners can access lessons and weekly games that encourage friendly competition and lively conversation. Embracing the Italian tradition, Bocce invites players of all skill levels to join in on the fun.
Exchanging New Perspectives
For lifelong learners, the Odyssey talk series brings distinguished speakers from all walks of life to enlighten and educate Members. The topics vary from current affairs, art history, performances by local musical talent, and other timely topics. The Foreign Policy Group offers a platform for engaging in spirited debates on current foreign policy issues. Affiliated with the Foreign Policy Association of the United States, this club provides members with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of global dynamics in a meaningful discussion.
Camaraderie on the Water
For those who share a passion for water-based activities, the Yacht Club provides thrilling waterfront escapades. Open to everyone, including those without their own boats, the Yacht Club offers a tantalizing selection of activities that go beyond the typical day and evening cruises. From lively dueling piano events to delightful Docktail parties and elegant black-tie galas, there’s something for every enthusiast. An annual fishing tournament invites anglers to test their skills, while kayaking adventures allow Members to appreciate the beauty of their surroundings. The Yacht Club also prioritizes educating Members on how to navigate the waters with care and knowledge. Environmental awareness initiatives raise awareness about the impact of discharge on local waters, while guest speakers provide valuable boating insights for novices learning the ropes.
Birdwatching Adventures Abound
The landscape of wetlands, marshes, woods, and the St. Lucie River estuary attracts many species of birds. This diverse estuarine environment provides The Birders with endless ways to explore the area’s natural beauty. No wildlife knowledge is required to join, and many participate in bird walks to spot as many different species as possible. Additionally, Members engage in smaller group day trips and even overnight adventures, venturing to captivating wildlife destinations across Florida to witness the state’s rich biodiversity firsthand. Some have even ventured as far as Panama and Costa Rica in the quest to learn more about these flying wonders.
A Premier Private Club Community
Harbour Ridge offers the very best of boating and golf course living. Along with the Clubhouse, residents can entertain themselves at the Lakeside Lifestyle Center, or at the nine Har-Tru tennis courts, eight pickleball courts, a spacious fitness center, a full-service spa and salon, a barbershop, and physical therapy. Harbour Ridge also features two USGA recognized championship golf courses: The River Ridge, a Pete & P.B. Dye-designed course with tropical landscapes and vistas that can be played from any of the five sets of tees, and the Golden Marsh, a Bobby Weed-designed course with tropical charm, swaying palms, and sweeping vistas. Three private marinas on-site provide a combined total of 98 slips for boats up to 80 feet in length.
The wide variety of homes for sale within the Harbour Ridge community offers varying price points and styles to suit every need. All single-family homes and condominiums have stunning views of the St. Lucie River, lakes golf courses, or nature preserves. Move-in-ready rental residences are also available for seasonal residents. Our complimentary digital brochure shares an even closer look at the amenities and lifestyle offered within this waterfront community. Visit HarbourRidge.com or call (772) 336-3000 for more information.