Enriching Lives

Bayside Institute LogoHere at Bayside, we value our abilities in offering unparalleled opportunities for family fun and togetherness. Time with loved ones at Bayside is precious, whether it’s kayaking with the kids, playing golf or tennis with friends, or swaying with neighbors to the sounds of a great outdoor concert. But, let’s be honest. Once in awhile you need to take a little time for yourself…

Imagine grabbing a cup of coffee and slipping out the door to greet the morning sun. Hop on your bike and ride to the Point to discover a new hobby or ignite an undiscovered passion. Start your day by sharing your personal story in creative writing, enhancing your wellness with a healthy cooking class or learning to arrange flowers beautifully. Spend a quiet afternoon learning unique local history or wind down another beautiful day in Fenwick Island with a wine tasting by the bay.

As an innovative year-round program, Bayside Institute will enrich lives by giving our members the gift of meaningful “me” time. Learn new skills, explore new subjects, embrace hobbies and share wisdom—in any number of fascinating interest areas. This is about you: “me” time is priceless.

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Jan
25
Fri
Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend
Jan 25 – Jan 27 all-day

Our birding experts, Jim Rapp and Dave Wilson, are pleased to share with us Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend! Registration is open for the 2019 Winter DBW!

The 4th annual Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend will be held January 25 – 27, 2019. We will enjoy great looks at the waterfowl, seabirds, shorebirds, raptors — and seals! — that are on full display in the mid-Atlantic during the winter months. 108 species were tallied during the 2018 Winter DBW, and highlight species included Snowy Owl, Great Cormorant, Purple Sandpiper, Snow Bunting, Common Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, and 27 species of waterfowl.

(Please note, this is not a Bayside Institute organized trip. We are sharing the information for those who are interested in more birding in our area. Follow the links for more information!)

Jan
26
Sat
Personal Safety @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn ways to minimize risks and avoid confrontations by maintaining an awareness of the environment around you.

Seminar Overview

This seminar, developed by Bayside resident Mark Camillo was originally created and taught as a workshop for disabled veterans during national events hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mark, a retired Secret Service Agent, conducted this workshop for ten years at VA events, and later adapted it for other populations who can benefit from this approach which is focused on recognizing danger, minimizing the risks and avoiding confrontation. Participants will also see examples of how to survive confrontations when given no other option.  Protecting ones self from harm by avoiding harmful situations is a theme that runs throughout this seminar.

About Mark Camillo

Mark Camillo retired after serving 21 years as a Special Agent in the US Secret Service. During his career, Mark served as the Chief Control Tactics Instructor at the Secret Service National Training Center. During that time at the training center, Mark developed the “Street Survival Awareness” workshop that is the basis for the personal safety seminar. Mark holds a 7th degree black belt in Korean Karate, and is a certified G.R.A.P.P.L.E. instructor from the Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy. Mark lives with his wife SaraJane at the Point in Bayside.

Although this class is offered free of charge, preregistration is required.

Jan
29
Tue
Yoga for Golfers @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Yoga For Golfers® blends Western biomechanical science with Eastern mind/body conditioning, to drive immediate improvements in performance on the golf course with no previous yoga experience needed.

YFG focuses on:

  • Quieting the mind and proper breathing techniques to achieve focus and relaxation.
  • Achieving body symmetry, balance, and alignment through the swing to increase power and stability on uneven lies.
  • Enhancing flexibility and core development to improve mobility, strength, power and endurance.
  • YFG extends the body’s ability to play, minimizing discomforts and risk of injury, allowing golfers to play better, longer, with more confidence and increased enjoyment.

$7 for Members, $10 for Extended Family Members and Guests
Members, attend all 4 sessions for $25

The maximum number of registrations for this class has been reached. To be placed on the waitlist, please contact the Bayside Institute Coordinator, Jennifer Idzi, at [email protected]

Feb
1
Fri
Intention-Setting Yoga and Rock Painting @ The Multipurpose Room, Health & Aquatic Club
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Begin your new year by doing something healthy for your mind, body, and soul!  Join us on Feb 1st at 10:30am for Bayside Institute’s first Yoga & Art event. We will move through a gentle yoga flow incorporating breathwork and meditation focused on creating intention.  An intention is a guiding principle for how you want to be, live, and show up in the world—during meditation, yoga or any area of your life.  After our yoga practice and intention setting meditation, we will paint intention rocks to keep ourselves reminded throughout the year of our intention and what matters most if our life.

$20 for Members, $30 for Guests and Extended Family Members
All supplies will be provided.

Feb
2
Sat
New Member Orientation @ To Be Announced
Feb 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

New to our community and membership? Join Kellie Pitts, Director of Membership, to learn more about the different programs and events, and how to maximize your membership. Kellie will explain the extended family program, 2019 guest pass program, and how to stay in touch with what’s happening at Bayside. Please note, this class will discuss the ins and outs of membership with new members who have joined Bayside since July of 2018. 

If you have joined prior to July 2018, please contact Kellie Pitts directly at [email protected] or 302.564.7931 to schedule an appointment to have all of your membership questions answered.

In order to offer the best experience for those in attendance, this session will be limited to 18 members.

To register, please email [email protected]. Once your membership activation date is confirmed, a confirmation will be sent.

Feb
5
Tue
Yoga for Golfers @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Yoga For Golfers® blends Western biomechanical science with Eastern mind/body conditioning, to drive immediate improvements in performance on the golf course with no previous yoga experience needed.

YFG focuses on:

  • Quieting the mind and proper breathing techniques to achieve focus and relaxation.
  • Achieving body symmetry, balance, and alignment through the swing to increase power and stability on uneven lies.
  • Enhancing flexibility and core development to improve mobility, strength, power and endurance.
  • YFG extends the body’s ability to play, minimizing discomforts and risk of injury, allowing golfers to play better, longer, with more confidence and increased enjoyment.

$7 for Members, $10 for Extended Family Members and Guests
Members, attend all 4 sessions for $25

The maximum number of registrations for this class has been reached. To be placed on the waitlist, please contact the Bayside Institute Coordinator, Jennifer Idzi, at [email protected]

Feb
7
Thu
Cooking with Chef Toby: Cast Iron Skillets
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Do you have a heavy cast iron skillet just taking space up on your shelf? Are you not sure how to use it? Looking for new cast iron recipes to test out? This is for you! Chef Toby is breaking out his cast iron skillets to demo some fun recipes like skillet corn bread, roast chicken with pan sauce and vegetable hash, a cobbler, and chocolate chip cookie. He will share his best tips for cleaning and care, while also discussing, searing meats and fish, eggs, baking bread and pizza.

Please register to reserve your spot in this class. If you have any food allergies, please email [email protected]

$16 for Members, $23 for Guests & Extended Family Members

Feb
11
Mon
Digital Photo Organization with Google Photos @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Our digital photo libraries grow every day with pictures of kids, grandkids, pets, vacations, and much, much more. The bigger the library of photos gets, the less we know what to do with them all. In this class, Jeff Smith, technician at Salt Water Media, will show you some of the most useful tips and tricks for storing, sorting, searching, and sharing your photos using the cross platform Google Photos. This class is open to both Android and Apple iOS device users.

$10 for Members, $15 for Guests and Extended Family Members

Please register to reserve your spot in this class.

Feb
12
Tue
Winter Waterfowl @ Meet at the Beazer Villa Model in Heron's Ridge
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Delmarva Birding Weekend’s Dave Wilson will lead a guided walk through Bayside as we search for birds. Those new to birding, and experienced birders will have fun identifying different species of different waterfowl and various raptors. Bundle up, lace up your walking shoes, and bring your binoculars!

$10 for Members, $15 for Guests and Extended Family Members

Please register to reserve your spot in this class.

Feb
15
Fri
Explorers: Holts Landing @ Holts Landing State Park
Feb 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Explorers: Holts Landing State Park

Join your neighbors outside of the neighborhood and in the great outdoors! Each month, Bayside Institute will explore trails in the area, to stretch our legs, go for a 2-3 mile walk, and enjoy beautiful Delaware scenery. Holts Landing has a big loop trail, most being packed earth style-trails. There are gorgeous wooded sections, meadow areas, and pond views.

Wear a pair of comfortable walking shoes and warm clothes. (This walk will be weather and temperature dependent.)

Please register so that an accurate headcount can be gathered. We will meet at the location, please contact Jennifer (Idzi) Greenawalt if you need assistance.

 

Feb
17
Sun
Save a Life with CPR @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn what you would do if someone was experiencing Chest Pain, began to choke or suddenly went unresponsive. You can make a difference! Come learn CPR in a relaxed environment, also how to use an AED. You will receive a paper certificate but if you would like a CPR Certifucation card, there is a small $5 fee which can be paid in cash directly to the instructor, Laurie Milone.

Although this class is offered free of charge, preregistration is required.

Mar
7
Thu
Impressionism 101 @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Three Part Art Series – Meets March 7th, 14th, and 21st

Learn brush techniques, color mixing approaches and history from the Impressionist masters and their artistic journeys.  Each class will begin with a presentation exploring artists, color palettes and techniques. We will analyze their works to see the right approach to develop a successful impressionistic painting. Students will be working from local Bayside and Fenwick Island photographs while completing a painting in the Impressionist style using their media of choice or a purchased artist kit put together by Kate Cashman.

Artist kits can be ordered for an additional $45, yours to keep. Your supplies includes (2) 12×16 stretched canvases; set of four brushes; 50ml. artists oil paints primary cyan, primary magenta, primary yellow; 170ml. tube of mixing white artist oil paint.

Registration deadline: February 28th

For all three sessions:
$90 for Members, $100 for Extended Family Members and Guests

 

Mar
9
Sat
Pointed Pen Calligraphy Workshop @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Katy, the owner of Lewes Lettering Co., for a fun morning learning the basics of modern calligraphy! Learn a new skill perfect for addressing your snail mail & creating beautiful place cards! In the workshop, you will learn to use the high-quality tools of the trade provided to you. We will begin with the basic calligraphy strokes and then go through the full alphabet. We will have you writing your name in your own calligraphy by the end of the workshop. All tools are yours to keep, so the practice can continue at home!

Class size is limited to just 12 people to allow for lots of detailed instruction.

Included in the workshop:

  • 3 hours of instruction with Katy, our profesional calligrapher
  • a calligraphy workbook with an exemplar alphabet
  • 2 nibs & a calligraphy pen
  • a list of all of Katy’s favorite supplies & where to find them
  • access to a private Facebook group to ask questions, share your work & become part of the Lewes Lettering Co. calligraphy community
Mar
14
Thu
Impressionism 101 @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Three Part Art Series – Meets March 7th, 14th, and 21st

Learn brush techniques, color mixing approaches and history from the Impressionist masters and their artistic journeys.  Each class will begin with a presentation exploring artists, color palettes and techniques. We will analyze their works to see the right approach to develop a successful impressionistic painting. Students will be working from local Bayside and Fenwick Island photographs while completing a painting in the Impressionist style using their media of choice or a purchased artist kit put together by Kate Cashman.

Artist kits can be ordered for an additional $45, yours to keep. Your supplies includes (2) 12×16 stretched canvases; set of four brushes; 50ml. artists oil paints primary cyan, primary magenta, primary yellow; 170ml. tube of mixing white artist oil paint.

Registration deadline: February 28th

For all three sessions:
$90 for Members, $100 for Extended Family Members and Guests

 

Mar
21
Thu
Impressionism 101 @ The Health & Aquatic Club, Multipurpose Room
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Three Part Art Series – Meets March 7th, 14th, and 21st

Learn brush techniques, color mixing approaches and history from the Impressionist masters and their artistic journeys.  Each class will begin with a presentation exploring artists, color palettes and techniques. We will analyze their works to see the right approach to develop a successful impressionistic painting. Students will be working from local Bayside and Fenwick Island photographs while completing a painting in the Impressionist style using their media of choice or a purchased artist kit put together by Kate Cashman.

Artist kits can be ordered for an additional $45, yours to keep. Your supplies includes (2) 12×16 stretched canvases; set of four brushes; 50ml. artists oil paints primary cyan, primary magenta, primary yellow; 170ml. tube of mixing white artist oil paint.

Registration deadline: February 28th

For all three sessions:
$90 for Members, $100 for Extended Family Members and Guests