The Ocean Reef Art League’s calendar is filled with interesting and varied activities, with a little something that should appeal to just about every art interest. From Art Exhibits with nationally recognized artists to classes and workshops——which include watercolor, stained glass, mosaics, glass blowing, sculpture, woodworking, clay, Nantucket basket making, creative drawing and memoir writing. Point and Shoot Photography and Book Clubs, as well as a variety of trips are also offered. Contact the Ocean Reef Art League at 305-367-2359, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit OceanReefArtLeague.com.
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 the Bonefish Bonnies at 954-614-2850 or email@example.com.
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. Contact Card Sound Golf Club at 305-367-2555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Card Sound Model Yacht Club
For more than 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 the Card Sound Model Yacht Club at 305-367-8809 or email@example.com.
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 to meet new friends who enjoy the fellowship of simply being on the water. Contact the Card Sound Sailing Club at 201-919-7432, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 US 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 the Coast Guard Auxillary at 240-731-1321 or email@example.com.
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 305-367-4523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Garden Group is dedicated to promoting conservation and sponsors horticultural, civic and environmental projects both on and off The Reef. Contact the Garden Group at 914-960-2625 or email@example.com.
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. Contact the Ocean Reef Yacht Club at 305-367-9021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Racquet Club at Ocean Reef
The Racquet Club is a private, member-owned racquet club within Ocean Reef Club. The club was established in 1976 and is comprised of 10 Har-Tru tennis courts and one Omni court, which is used for both play and ball machine practice. There are also 8 pickleball courts and a ping pong table. The club’s Sunday mixed doubles round robin and cocktail parties have been a special tradition for more the four decades. Other activities include weekly Men’s Days, Ladies’ Day, Romeo’s Men’s golf weekly, cards, as well as End-of-the-Month golf outings, bocce and a variety of social functions throughout the year. Contact the Racquet Club at 305-367-3808 or email@example.com.
Rod & Gun Club
The Rod and Gun club hosts many shooting and fishing events throughout the year, including the famous Reef Cup sailfish tournament, as well as some “off the Reef ” travel events. We also operate our Card Sound Sporting Clays facility, located on Card Sound Road approximately 11 miles from the Ocean Reef front gate. RGC members are welcome to enjoy Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clay shooting. For kids, there is also an air gun pellet target range available, and coming soon is an archery range. The Rod and Gun Club is also very active in preserving our natural marine habitat as well as supporting tarpon and bonefish studies and fisheries. Contact the Rod & Gun Club at 305-367-3321 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.rodandgun.org.
YPO Gold Chapter at Ocean Reef Club
Ocean Reef Club is the only private residential community in the world with its own YPO Chapter. The Ocean Reef Chapter of 100 plus members is proud to have 5 former International Chairs of YPO, WPO, and CEO. Members have played an integral role in the development of Ocean Reef Club and its multi-generational family base. We have been sponsoring YPO Groups and Families, from around the world, to visit here for over 30 years. For more information on how to become a Member of YPO Gold Chapter at Ocean Reef or for a list of upcoming YPO events at Ocean Reef, contact the YPO Gold Chapter at Ocean Reef at 203-722-6762 or email@example.com. To learn more about planning a visit for you or your YPO group to Ocean Reef click here.