Regularly Scheduled Activities

The activities described here occur on a regular schedule during the Winter Season. Most occur on a weekly basis but some are more or less frequent.  These activities are not on the online calendar except for special events or parties associated with the activity. 
Click on the activity to see more detail including who is the chairperson.

Art Group --- Thursday 1:30-4:30 pm in DCH

Art Group
Chairperson:  Jo Baum

When:  Thursdays during season

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Details:  To be announced. 

Bible Study --- Monday 3:30-4:30 pm in DCH

Bible Study
Chairperson:  Warren Kratz

When:  Mondays, January through March

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse Conference Room

Time:  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. with Time of Prayer being 3:00 - 3:30

Billiards/8 Ball --- Monday and Tuesday 6:00-9:00 pm in SCH

Billiards/8 Ball

Chairpersons:  Ron Drop

When:  Mondays and Tuesdays

Where:  Silver Clubhouse

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Details: The Billiards Party date is to be announced.


Bingo --- Thursday 7:00 pm in DCH

Bingo --- Thursday 7:00 pm in DCH

  Bingo is played weekly at Silver Lakes on Thursday evenings during the winter season. 

  Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

  When:  Thursday Evening


  • 6:30 pm:  Bingo game cards, dabbers and drinks sales start -- with free popcorn!
  • 7:00 pm:  Bingo play starts.
  • We play 14 games each night.
  • Payouts each week are  based on that night's game sales.   
  • Game play displayed on large screen TVs around the room.

  Chairperson:  Roger Weeks


Bocce --- as scheduled on DCH board

Co-Chairpersons:  Preston Pratola and Herb Anderson
When:  As scheduled on the Diamond bulletin board.

Details:  Bocce End of Season to be announced.

Books Sandwiched In 1 & 2 --- 4th Monday of Month -11:30 am, varying places

Books Sandwiched In 1 & 2

Books Sandwiched In 1 & 2

Chairpersons:  Maureen Condon - Books Sandwiched In 1

                        Diane Seely - Books Sandwiched In 2

When:  Fourth Monday in January, February, and March.

Where:  Varies

Time:  11:30 a.m. 


Bowling --- Wednesday 12:30 Sign-in; 1:00 bowling at Hendpinz Naples


Chairperson:  Dick Conway

When:  Wednesdays

Where:  Headpinz Naples (formerly named Woodside Lanes), 8525 Radio Road, Naples, FL

Time:  12:30 p.m.

Description: If someone coordinates it, there will be a group going to dinner after bowling at various restaurants.  Join us. 



Bridge --- Monday 7:00 pm at DCH

7:00 pm in DCH

Chairperson:  Diane Seely  

When:  Mondays

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  7:00 p.m.


Bunko --- Every other Wednesday - 6:30 pm at SCH

2019 Bunko
Chairperson:  Jan Winslow

When:  Every Other Wednesday starting January 9, 2019 until the end of season.  The dates are:  January 9 and 23; then again on February 6 and 20; and on March 6 and 20.  They are on all the Hot Dog days' schedule.

Where:  Silver Clubhouse

Time:  6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Details:  Please remember to bring THREE ONE DOLLAR BILLS.  There is no need to sign up.  By arriving early, we will be able to organize the tables to accommodate everyone.  Bring your friends and come meet some new friends!  Wearing your name tag would help. 

Calligraphy Class --- Friday 1:00 pm in DCH

Calligraphy Class
Chairperson:  Christopher George

When:  February 8, 2019 through March 29, 2019

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Details:  To be announced 

Canadian Step Dancing --- Monday for beginner class at 11:00 am. Monday for advanced at 12:00 pm at DCH

Canadian Step Dancing
Instructor:  Gwen Cadman

When:  Beginner Class:  Mondays, 11:00 a.m.     Advanced Class: Mondays 12:00 p.m..

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Canadian Step Dancing is a combination of Scottish, Irish and French influence done to Celtic Music. One might say it is a cross between American Clogging and Tap Dancing. Give the class a try, and if you want to continue, I can give you suggestions where to buy tap shoes. Dance is great fun and exercise. I have 30 years experience teaching this dance form, and my adult classes are always the most popular. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Always in Step, 

Gwen Cadman

Chorus --- 3:00 p.m. at DCH

2019 Chorus



Chairperson:  Margie Drop

When:  Tuesdays during season

Time:  3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.      Set-up time starts at 2:15 p.m.

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Description:  The Silver Lakes Chorus is a group of men and women formed on February 8, 2009 for the purpose of having fun while singing familiar music selections in harmony,  NO previous musical experience is necessary. 

Chorus Concert - Margie Drop

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m. at Diamond Clubhouse.

Creamery --- Tuesday 6:30 pm at DCH


Chairperson:  Diana Hardy
When:  Tuesdays
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse
Time:  6:30 p.m. (just before Game Night)

Description:  Come join us for an ice cream social before we begin playing games.  


Euchre --- Monday 6:30 pm at DCH


Chairpersons:  Just Show Up

When:  Mondays

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  6:30 p.m.


Fitness Classes --- See schedule, varying days, times, and places.


Chairperson:  Joyce Braungart.  Co-chairperson:  Gwen Cadman
When:  See below.
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse or as noted


20/20/20 8:00-9 A Tue & Thurs (D) - Jan Winslow

AcquaSize 7:30,8:30,9:30* Mon-Sat (S)-tape if no instructor) - Betty Wittwer

Chair-Fitness 10:00-10:45A Fri (D) beginning in Feb.  Date to be announced  -  Yvonne Busarow

*Water Aerobics 9:30-10:15 A Mo,Tu,Th,Sat(S) with instructor- beginning in Feb. Date to be announced - Yvonne Busarow

Yoga-Chair 10-10:45 A Mon & Wed (D) beginning in Feb.  Date to be announced - Yvonne Busarow

Yoga-Gentle 9:00-10 A Tue & Thurs (D)- Gwen Cadman

Zumba 9:00-10 A Wed & Fri (D) - Pat Donaghy

Game Night --- Tuesday 7:00 pm at DCH

Game Night

Game Night

When:  Tuesdays

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.    

Description:  Please join us for Creamery (Ice Cream Social) at 6:30 p.m.  Afterwards, Game Night will begin.  This is when friends play various games of all kinds - Mexican Train or Dominoes, card games, and more.  Bridge and Euchre are played at Diamond Clubhouse on Mondays. 

Garden Club --- Various dates

2019 Garden Club Committee
Chairpersons:  Peggy Shereda and Margaret Weber
When:  See Below
Where: Diamond Clubhouse 
12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Details:   The Committee holds several educational presentations as follows:
January 29, 2019 
February 26, 2019 - 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Genealogy --- Mondays 6:30 at DCH

Chairperson:  Mike Carroll

When:  Mondays

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Details:  To be announced. 

Golf --- 2019 Schedule, Rates, and Rules

2019 Golf

 2018 - 2019 Silver Lakes Golf Committee

 Jim Gallagher  Chairperson
 Gloria Padula  Secretary
 Treasurer  Barb Hayden
 Linda Charron  Vice Chairperson
 Paul McGee  Member
 Frank Stauffer  Member
 Richard Wood    Member
Neil Kenney  BOD Liaison

Weekly Golf Schedule:

 Tuesdays  Men  8:30 a.m.
 Wednesdays  Women  8:30 a.m.
 Thursdays  Mixed  8:30 a.m.

 Fridays (Everyone is welcome; we will pair you up.)

 Fun Golf  1:30 p.m.

 2019 Schedule:

 Men's Ryder Cup  January 15              
 Fun Golf Tacos     January 25  5:00 p.m. Diamond
 Men's Member/Member Golf Auction  January 31 Silver Clubhouse 
 Men's Member/Member Golf     February 5 & 12   
 Women's Member/Member Golf  February 6 & 13   
 Fun Golf Tacos     February 22  5:00 p.m. Diamond 
 Men's & Women's Golf Championship  March 11 - 14  
 Golf Championship Banquet  March 15  Diamond Clubhouse
 Fun Golf Banquet  March 29  5:00 p.m. Diamond 


Mens Ryder Cup:

Open to anyone residing in the park during the tournament.


Men Member/Member:

Must have an established handicap at Silver Lakes.


Open to all owners or individuals with annual membership.

Ladies Member/Member:
Must have an established handicap at Silver Lakes with a minimum of 5 rounds (if no past history of handicap has been established).  
Open to all owners and renters. 


Mens and Ladies Club Championship:
Handicaps will be determined by Handicap Committee.

We are looking forward to another great golf year at Silver Lakes. 

 Silver Lakes Golf Rules
 Silver Lakes Golf Rates: 2018-2019

Great Decisions Discussion Group --- Thursday 12:00 pm at DCH

Great Decisions Discussion Group

Chairperson:  Jolene Smith
When:  Thursdays weekly during the season
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time  12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Details:  The Great Decisions Discussions Program is the centerpiece of the Foreign Policy Association's educational outreach efforts.  Created in 1954, the discussion program is a grassroots network of some 250,000 people exchanging ideas and generating informed opinions of U.S. foreign policy each year.

The program is based on THE GREAT DECISIONS briefing book, published annually by FPA, which covers eight U.S. foreign policy issues.  Each topic is written by experts and provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the current national debate, policy options, discussion questions, recommended readings , resources, and opinion ballots.

The Silver Lakes group meets each Thursday from 12:00  to 1:30 p.m.  If you would like to have a book ordered for you next fall to participate in the upcoming season, call or see John Bashant. 



Horseshoes for Ladies --- Tuesday 9:30 am

Horseshoes for Ladies

Chairperson:  Barbara Hayden

When:  Tuesdays

Where:  Horseshoe pits

Time:  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Details:  To be announced for other events.


Horseshoes for Men ---- Monday and Friday 9:30 am.

2019 Horseshoes for Men

Chairperson:  Clarence Trego                           
When:  Mondays and Fridays
Where:  Horseshoe pits

Time:  9:30 a.m.

Horseshoe Doubles Tournament - February 23, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.

The tournament runs from 8:00 for coffee and doughnuts until approximately 2:30 P.M.

The end-of-year party will be February 28, 2019 at Diamond Clubhouse from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Hot Dogs by the Pool and Baked Goods --- 2019 Schedule --- Tuesday 12:00 pm as scheduled

2019 Hot Dogs by the Pool and Baked Goods

Co-chairperson:  Tom and Diane Giles
Dates:  Tuesdays in 2019:  January 8 and 22, February 5 and 19, and March 5 and 19.
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Description:  Hot dogs, bratwurst, all the trimmings, chips, and soft drinks are sold for a very reasonable price.  Homemade baked goods will be tempting to buy BEFORE the hot dogs.  'Life is uncertain; eat dessert first.'  The Bake Sale is sponsored by the Garden Club.




Mahjong --- Monday and Wednesday 7:00 pm at DCH

Chairperson:  Peggy Weeks
When:  Mondays and Wednesdays
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Monday Coffee --- Monday: Box Office (7:30 am), Doughnuts (8:00 am), Announcements (8:30) at DCH

Monday Morning Coffee

Chairpersons:  (Coffee and Doughnuts):  Bill & Carol Griffin and Jerry & Loretta Halm

When:  Monday mornings  ----  Monday Morning Coffee will begin November 5, 2018 and continue To April 8.  
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse  
6:30 am Get number to reserve place for Box Office Sales line. 
7:30 am Box Office opens
8:00 am Coffee and Doughnut line opens
8:30 am Announcements
Description:  Hear morning announcements regarding upcoming events and other important topics while enjoying free coffee and $1.00 doughnuts (50 cents for second doughnut).    

Pickleball --- Schedule and Dinner.


Chairperson:  Will Dockham
Where:  Diamond Courts


The End of Year Pickleball Dinner will be March 25, 2020 at 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Silver Clubhouse.


Pickle ball is played 6 days per week as follows:

Monday - Wednesday - Friday      -      12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday     -      8 a.m. to 12 p.m.




Ping Pong --- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00 pm at DCH

Ping Pong

Chairperson:  Just Show Up

When:  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Sailing Club --- Monday 2:00 pm at 1416 Pearl Lake Point

Radio Controlled Sailing Club

Chairperson:  Chuck Weaver      

When:  Mondays
Where:  At 1416 Pearl Lake Point

Time:  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


As many of you know some of us race Radio Controlled Sail Boat’s on Mondays form 2:00 to 4:00 PM.

Most of us use the SeaWind that is a true One-Design 1-meter model replica of an early 1990’s America's Cup yacht, manufactured by KYOSHO and distributed in kit form through hobby and Internet stores worldwide. I have some used ones available.

Chuck Weaver

Shuffleboard --- Monday and Friday at Shuffleboard Courts near DCH


Co-chairpersons:  Paul Marcotte and Bob Raake

When:  Mondays and Fridays

Where:  Shuffleboard Courts, near Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  10:00 a.m. 

Stitch and Laugh --- Monday 1:00 pm at DCH

Stitch and Laugh

Chairperson:  Judy Knight

When:  Mondays
Where:  Diamond Clubhouse

Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Tennis --- 2019 Schedule and Dinners

2019 Tennis

Co-Chairperson: Irene Siliphant and Wayne Kaser
2019 Schedule

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays - 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Free tennis lessons Thursdays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. by Marty Maerz.

The Mid-Season Catered Dinner will be Friday, February 15, 2019 at Silver Clubhouse.  

The annual pot luck dinner will be Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Silver Clubhouse. Both begin at 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.


Yard Sales --- 2019 Schedule

2019 Yard Sales

Chairperson:  Activities Committee

When:  November 16, 2018, December 21, 2018, January 18, 2019, February 15 and March 22, 2019

Time:  8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Details:  To be announced.

Zentangle --- Thursday 3:00 pm at DCH

Chairperson:  Susan Margle.  Co-chairperson:  Darlene Neff

When:  Thursdays during season

Where:  Diamond Clubhouse Conference Room

Time:  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Details:  Art for non-artists

What is Zentangle?

Thie Zentangle Method is a relaxing, easy-to-learn and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing repetitive patterns.  It was developed by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.  Check out the official website at to obtain more information about Zentangle.

Do I have to be an artist?

No.  Almost anyone can learn to Tangle.

What are the benefits of learning Zentangle?

Besides the satisfaction of creating beautiful images, Zentangle increases focus, and creativity relieves stress.

Will I need to bring anything to the class?

A beginning class will provide all of the supplies needed to learn four patterns/tangles and create one beautiful tile.

Is this class free?

Yes, but there will be a small charge to cover supplies for each class.

How long is a class?

A class at Silver Lakes will run 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

This is taught by a Certified Zentanngle Teacher (CZT) from Michigan -- Susan Margle, CZT - 11
Please note that activities are for the exclusive use and enjoyment of renters and owners who are residing at Silver Lakes RV and Golf Resort.