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Bonita Bay Club
26660 Country Club Dr.
Bonita Springs,, FL 34134
|CLUB / RESORT DATA|
|Number of Tennis Courts||18|
|Number of Pickleball Courts||10|
|Retail/F&B Size (sq. ft.):||2,530|
|% Member Usage||35%|
|Number of Interclub Teams||26|
|Number of Junior Players||12|
|Full Time Staff Members||13|
|Part Time Staff Members||9|
Bonita Bay Club is now in its second year of hosting a 100K Professional Women’s Tournament, with the proceeds and a Gala (virtual this year) to benefit the brand new Lee Health Regional Cancer Center. Our members are totally involved. In this upcoming professional tournament, we have more than 85 member volunteers. Our members support the event with their time and energy and also via a philanthropic standpoint.
Bonita Bay Club has 18 subsurface irrigated courts with a beautiful skybox with glass viewing panels, which will seat 70+. The club has lights on its championship court that would be able to accommodate a WTA or ATP event and nine tennis courts with LED lighting, four metal halide lighting. We have 10 Pickleball courts (five currently and five that will open for play on January 3 that are a gel Laykold surface (called Laykold Masters) ... this surface is much more kind on the body. All of the pickleball courts are LED lighted. Included in the 10 courts is one championship court that is 70’x 38’, larger than the other nine which are also all oversized.
Bonita Bay Club has a very active interclub program (just getting going in pickleball with several leagues, but we have only had the courts three years, and one year was the pandemic.). We run an extremely ambitious member activity calendar, in pickleball and tennis, mixing great social and fun tennis with food and drink in addition to competitive events and a creative instructional offering, to meet the needs of all our players.
Bonita Bay Club has a very high-level teaching staff, with one USPTA Master Professional and four elite professionals, also certified to teach cardio tennis. All its Pickleball professionals (2) are certified by the ITPTA.
Bonita Bay Club has the PlaySight system on four tennis courts, which records/video play but also supplies the players with an amazing amount of statistical data to help them improve. Very impressive system, players can use with a partner, or via the ball machine.
Bonita Bay Club has two ball machines in tennis, one ball machine in pickleball. The pickleball courts just hosted an exhibition with the top player in the country—Ben Johns—and three others ranked in the top 15 in the country.
The tennis courts have had so many former number one ranked players in the world ... I can't even being count. Fred Stolle, Stan Smith, Gigi Fernandez ... just to name a few. Bonita Bay Club has had Nick Bolletieri, Andy Brandi ... all into coach its members.
Bonita Bay Club has GREAT amenities, but I am most proud of our members. There are a lot of great clubs in this country, but our members really make this club special. And, as a result Bonita Bay Club has been incredibly lucky to find a very warm, caring and passionate group of individuals to serve our members.
The Bonita Bay Club racquet sports center was rebuilt three years ago around an outdoor restaurant (Breezeway) which is open for lunch and dinner and live music at times ... it faces the courts and also the pool. Our members love this area. It is 3,870 sq. ft. of just food and beverage. On one side of the building is the 2,530 sq ft. of retail and the other side is locker rooms and rest rooms for sports and restaurant, so it creates a Breezeway, hence the name.