The Canyon Lake Lodge is the centerpiece of the community and hosts many of the community events including Taco Tuesday, Fiesta Day and the Canyon Lake Car Show. The original lodge opened in December 1968 and was rebuilt / remodeled in the 199os to it's current form which includes the Lighthouse Restaurant, bar and patio, the large Holiday Bay Room and several other banquet / meeting rooms.
The area around the lodge includes the community swimming pool, tennis courts and Sunset Beach. Just below the Lighthouse restaurant, the pool deck overlooks the main lake and you can find residents enjoying the pool from March through November. The pool deck offers shade structure for the not so sun worshipper and plenty of lounges for the sun bathers. The pool is heated in the colder months and there is always the tot pool for the little ones. Check the community calendar for lap swimming times and water aerobics classes.
The Lighthouse restaurant located upstairs in the lodge overlooks the lake, swimming pool and the community Lighthouse and provides a great casual dining experience. Meals range from a simple hamburger up to salmon and filets. The Lighthouse restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner and all day Sunday for brunch and dinner. The Lighthouse Bar & Patio is also open for drinks and appetizers and frequently features musical guests on Friday and Saturday nights. The bar also hosts Monday Night Football during the season so come by for some rowdy fun. The Lodge also host evening of dinner and dancing for special holidays like Valentine's Day and New Years Eve.
The Lodge and grounds are host to many of the annual Canyon Lake events including Taco Tuesday and Fiesta Day. But residents can also reserve the facilities at the lodge for outdoor weddings or indoor receptions, banquets, and meetings. Several clubs within the community also occasionally use the facilities for their events.
There are 6 lighted tennis courts nearby and the Canyon Lake Tennis Club regularly hosts tournaments and events as well as lessons and tennis camps for the kids. Sunset Beach is nearby and provides one of the best daytime holiday settings for anyone who wants a relaxing day at the beach or likes to soak in the rays.