Resident Programming

Activity Groups

Activities and groups are formed according to resident interest and are led by resident volunteers, with staff support from the Resident Programming Department at (239) 454-8244. If you are interested in starting a new resident group, click here to submit your application » Listed below are highlighted upcoming events. Scroll further to find a comprehensive list of groups and clubs within the following categories: Volunteer Service Groups | Support Groups | Clubs and Social Groups | Church Groups | Annual Shows

Highlighted Group Events

Activities And Groups

Activities and groups are formed according to resident interest and are led by resident volunteers, with staff support from the Resident Programming Department at (239) 454-8244. See Shell Point Life magazine, the Weekly Reminder, and SPTV Channel 11 for times and meeting places.

Volunteer Opportunities

Group Name
Group Description
Meeting Date and Times
Liaison Coordinator Info

Adopt–A–Road

Official group with Lee County Adopt-A- Road program. Shell Point residents gather monthly during season to “walk” Shell Point Boulevard and pick up trash.

 
3rd Saturday 8:00 AM October - May 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Advisory Boards

Volunteers share their expertise and enthusiasm to serve as representatives to facilitate growth and implement programs in the following areas: The Academy of Lifelong Learning, Fine and Performing Arts, LifeQuest, Programs, Marina, Health Connections and Technology.

 
Ongoing 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Assisted Living Volunteers

Helping & serving our residents in various areas in the Arbor, Kings Crown, The Springs and Connected Living assisted living communities here at Shell Point. HIPPA training required.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Butterfly Habitat

Various duties in butterfly gardening, as well as butterfly conservation efforts, includes a garden,” bed & breakfast” area and greenhouse for plant propagation.

 
Ongoing 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Card Crusaders

This group recycles used cards and gives them a new life by turning them into inspirational greeting cards. The cards are given to residents in the Pavilion to celebrate special occasions. Works with Rose Garden to make sure a rose from the garden accompanies the card.

 
Ongoing 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Community Thrift Store

Support various retail duties at our offsite Shell Point Community Thrift Store such as sorting, pricing, cashier, floor sales and maintanence.

 
Tuesday-Saturday / As scheduled 
Erica May
Phone: (239) 225-6529
Email: [email protected]

Country Store Shopper

Shop for personal items to stock country stores and to meet the needs of assisted living residents. This service is extremely appreciated by those who would otherwise have a difficult time navigating their own personal shopping.

 
Ongoing 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Court Volunteers

Court volunteers are appointed by court representatives. Volunteers assist the residents within their court with various projects, events and social functions while providing a welcoming environment to new residents.

 
Ongoing 
Terry Wellman
Phone: (239) 454-2156
Email: [email protected]

FAPA / Ushers

Assists guest to find a seat at Shell Point Fine & Performing Arts concerts.

 
November - April 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

FAPA Ambassadors

Share Shell Point information at concerts.

 
November - April 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Gift Shop

Retail operation of goods made by Shell Point residents. Volunteers needed as sales persons as well as on committees for operations.

 
November - April - 10am-Noon & May - October - 9:30am-3:30pm 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Golf Player Assistant

Welcome and assist golfers to play in accordance with Shell Point guidelines. Volunteers must know how to operate a golf cart and love working outdoors.

 
As scheduled 

Hope Hospice at Shell Point

Hospice volunteers in the Larsen Pavilion and private residences on campus. Must complete Shell Point Auxiliary Orientation & Training as well as Hospice class.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Hurricane Volunteers

This encompasses all who are willing to help volunteer if a hurricane threatens Shell Point. Assist in the evacuation and return of pavilion and assisted living residents. Volunteers needed to help during the storm in The Arbor (must stay there throughout storm) with our healthcare residents as well as childcare for our employees children who are working through the storm.

 
May - November 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Knitters Anonymous

In partnership with The Village Church. Everything they make is donated to charitable organizations.

 
3rd Wednesday monthly-2:00 PM/Osprey Room - IS 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Library

Staffed entirely with volunteers including the main Shell Point library in the Island Commons, The Arbor, Kings Crown, The Woodlands and the Geneology library in The Woodlands. The main library also provides a monthly book talk.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Marina Advisory Board

Give input to Shell Point Dock Master regarding Shell Point Marina.

 
Ongoing 
Russell Spence
Phone: (239) 940-4808
Email: [email protected]

Meals on Wheels

Residents deliver lunch meals 7 days a week to designated recipients off Island only.

 
Daily for lunch & dinner 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: Caro[email protected]

Orchid House

This group is passionate about the care of orchids housed in the Shell Point Orchid House.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Pavilion Auxiliary

Opportunities to help & serve residents in a skilled care setting by serving on one of 14 different committees. Orientation & Training classes required yearly.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Purple Martins

Help preserve the population of Purple Martins. Join in the care of the magnificent colony of bird houses near our beach for these glorious birds.

 
Ongoing 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Rose Garden

This group tends a rose garden on property. Roses are cut & taken to the Pavilion on the resident’s birthday’s along with a card from the Card Crusaders.

 
Ongoing 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Salon Volunteers

Volunteers assist staff with various clerical and salon-related tasks which range from greeting guest to sending out cards to new residents.

 
Ongoing 
Robyn Church Salon/Spa Manager
Phone: (239) 489-8402
Email: [email protected]

School Supply Volunteers

Conducts annual fund drive and then this group directs the purchase of school supplies for employee children.

 
Annually in July 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Stamp Ministry

Prepare stamps by cutting and sorting them for resale to stamp collectors. All proceeds go to purchase Sunday school material use by churches in South America.

 
Tuesday & Friday / 8:00am-10:30am & 2:00pm-4:30pm / Thursday 2:00pm-4:30pm 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Suzy Q

This group of residents supports the Captain as First Mates and Narrators.

 
As scheduled 
Russell Spence
Phone: (239) 940-4808
Email: [email protected]

Train Room

Residents who are passionate about model railroads keep the Shell Point model railroad room in operation.

 
Seasonal Nov - May 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

UPS

Pack & ship packages in this authorized United Parcel Shipping Center.

 
Monday - Friday 10:00 AM-11:00 AM 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Volunteer Opportunity/Group Activity Information Desk IS

The new hub where Shell Point residents can stop by and get information on all of the volunteer opportunities available as well as resident group activities. Cheerful, welcoming and friendly people are encouraged to volunteer.

 
Monday-Friday 9am-11pm, 11am-1pm 1pm-3pm 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Support Groups

Group Name
Group Description
Meeting Date and Times
Liaison Coordinator Info

Alcoholics Anonymous

Fellowship and sharing experiences, strength and hope.

 
Thursday 4:30 PM / WDL 
Janine Hammond, Director of Healthy Living Coordination
Phone: (239) 454-2186
Email: [email protected]

C.O.P.D. Support Group

To provide support and information for those with COPD.

 
Meets Quarterly 
Resident Leader, Ken Perterson (Oakmont)
Phone: (239) 482-3779

Carefree Connections

This group offers caregivers and care partners with dementia an opportunity to build authentic friendships while promoting a culture of wellness, communtuy involvment and a postive life experience for couples.

 
Meets once a month 
Andrea Gutierrez
Phone: (239) 454-8246
Email: [email protected]

Caregiver Support Group

These therepeutic groups are aimed at helping residents deal with issues of being a caregiver for someone with memory disorder, whether the resident is cared for at the independent living, assisted living or skilled nursing level of care.

 
 
Dr. Nancy Spencer
Phone: (239) 454-2043

Diabetes Support

To provide support and information for those with diabetes.

 
Seasonal - October - June 
Vivian Ciulla
Phone: (239) 225-2929
Email: [email protected]

Grace Groups

For those dealing with mental health issues, “Living Grace” is a support group for people living issues such as anxiety or depression. “Family Grace” is a support group for the spouse or family member of someone with a mental health issue.

 
Meet Weekly for 14 weeks. Mondays 1:00pm & 3:00pm 
Bob Barger
Phone: (630) 335-4077
Email: [email protected]

Grief Share

To provide support and encouragement for those that have experienced a recent loss.

 
13 week session in September 
Resident Leader, Jim & Judy Mayer (Junonia)
Phone: (239) 454-3139

Hearing Enrichment

This group seeks to help residents cope with hearing loss, share information, learn about services that may help, and offer support to each other.

 
Seasonal - October - June 
Robert Torres
Phone: (239) 433-7975
Email: [email protected]

Heart Healthy Group

This group provides support and education information to individuals living with heart disease. Members can share their experiences, fears and solutions with everyone from the newly diagnosed to those managing heart disease for many years.

 
First Monday of each month 
Nola Mokeyane
Phone: (239) 433-7976
Email: [email protected]

Memory Care

This group provides education and support to residents who have some type of memory disorder.

 
1st and 3rd Tuesday 9:15 AM Behavioral Health Conference Room 
Kathy Fratrick LCSW
Phone: (239) 454-2073

Parkinson Enrichment

This group provides support and education to those affected by Parkinson’s disease.

 
1st Tuesday 10:15 AM - KC Community Room 
Janine Hammond, Director of Healthy Living Coordination
Phone: (239) 454-2186
Email: [email protected]

Self-Care Group

This wellness-focused group aims to provide support for individuals experiencing stress through educational opportunites and discussion with peers who experiencing similar emotions and situations.

 
 
Channelle Bastardo
Phone: (239) 433-7974
Email: [email protected]

Vision Enrichment

This group provides educational opportunities and support for those individuals dealing with low vision. Monthly meetings topics may include learning new techniques, exploring low-vision aids or finding out more about the conditions that cause low vision among mature adults.

 
Seasonal - October-June 
Katy Quinones
Phone: (239) 454-2101
Email: [email protected]

Church Groups & Church Volunteering

Group Name
Group Description
Meeting Date and Times
Liaison Coordinator Info

Bible Studies – Ladies’

Women who come together to study God’s Word and to have fellowship with one another. We believe that we learn about our faith in Jesus Christ by being diligent students of the Word. We walk with each other in love and compassion thus fulfilling the purpose of the Village Church to become a people of forgiveness, purpose and hope in Jesus Christ.

 
Wednesday 10:00 AM - Osprey/IS 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Bible Studies – Men’s

Bible Studies for men

 
Wednesday 8:00 AM - Osprey/IS 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Bible Study (Arbor)

Bible Studies held at the Arbor

 
Thursday 10:00 AM Game Room 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Bible Study (Springs)

Bible Studies held at the Springs

 
Thursday 3:00 PM - Media Room 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Bible Study Trailblazers

Bible Studies that meet at the Arbor.

 
Tuesday 7:00 PM - Arbor Community Room 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Catholic Group

Catholic residents meet for fellowship.

 
Seasonal TBD 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 433-7995
Email: [email protected]

Chaplain Ministry

Give spiritual help to residents in the Pavilion, Assisted Living and Independent Living.

 
Varies 
Sunny Torres Shell Point Director of Spiritual Services
Phone: (239) 415-5714
Email: [email protected]

Church Choir

The choir, more than 90 voices strong, shares in the ministry of song during weekly and holiday worship services.

 
 
Jack Schrader, Interim Director

Church Library

Our church library contains a treasure trove of reference books, study books, biographies, fictional books, DVD’s and audio books.

 
Open Monday-Friday 9am-11am; 1pm-3pm 
Carl Seeland
Email: [email protected]

Church Lobby Greeter

Welcome guest during the week, when they visit The Village Church.

 
Monday-Friday 10am-noon; 1pm-3pm 
Jan Emrich
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Church Office Help

Answer telephone, miscellaneous office work.

 
As needed 
Jan Emrich
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Community Bible Study

This is a remote core group that will be the satellite group for Tuesday class at First Church of the Nazarene.

 
Zoom Online 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Disciples Men’s Bible Study Group

Bible Studies

 
Monday 10:30 AM - Game Room/WDL 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Hymn Sing

A monthly opportunity to raise your voice to praise God. Held in the Island Commons.

 
1st Tuesday 6:45 PM 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Ladies Bible Study – Kings Crown

Bible Studies

 
Thursday 3:00 PM - Kings Crown 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Lessons from the life of Joseph

Bible study about the life of Joseph.

 
Meets weekly during season, Thursday - 3:00 PM 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Prison Ministry

Group of mentors for Crossroads Prison Fellowship.

 
Varies 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Sanibel Bible Study

Sanibel Community Church women who meet at Shell Point for Bible study.

 
Meets weekly during season 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Seekers Class / Group

Gathering of residents from the Village Church for monthly fellowship / dinner.

 
2nd Thursday - 6:30 PM 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Shalom Club

Gathering of Jewish residents for fellowship.

 
Meets monthly 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

South Fort Myers Food Pantry

Help distribute food to local families in need at Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church

 
Mondays 
Jan Emrich
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Through the Bible

Bible Study using video for study.

 
Tuesday 10:15 AM - Osprey Room / IS 
Don Pullen, Associate Pastor, The Village Church
Phone: (239) 454-2147
Email: [email protected]

Annual Shows

Group Name
Group Description
Meeting Date and Times
Liaison Coordinator Info

Art Show & Sale

A bi-annual show featuring 2 D artwork made by residents.

 
March 
Wendy Perera, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2247
Email: [email protected]

Artists & Artisans Holiday Bazaar

Annual event showcasing all forms of art work and crafts created by residents.

 
November 
Wendy Perera, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2247
Email: [email protected]

Photo Show

Annual digital show featuring photos taken by residents.

 
March 
Wendy Perera, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2247
Email: [email protected]

Quilt Show

A bi-annual show featuring quilts made or owned by residents.

 
February 
Wendy Perera, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2247
Email: [email protected]

Activity Groups

Group Name
Group Description
Meeting Date and Times
Liaison Coordinator Info

Aviation Club

Group with a common interest in aviation. Speakers and field trips.

 
 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Billiards

Weekly billiards play in the Island Commons.

 
Monday 9:15 AM 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Bingo

Residents meet monthly in The Grand Cypress Room to play BINGO and have the chance to win prizes.

 
1st Monday of the month 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Bocce

Weekly Bocce play at the Woodlands outdoor court.

 
Seasonal 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Book Talk

Book review followed by discussion, hosted by various residents.

 
4th Tuesday at 2:15 PM - Social Center IS 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Bowling at Beach Bowl

Offsite non-league bowlers play at Beach Bowl.

 
Wednesday 12:45 PM 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Bridge, Duplicate

Duplicate bridge group at the Woodlands Commons.

 
Monday 6:30 PM - Game Room/WDL 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Bridge, Mixed Progressive

Mixed, progressive bridge at the Woodlands Commons.

 
Tuesday and Friday 12:30 PM Game Room WDL 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Computer Club

Residents meet monthly to discuss topics regarding the use of their computer.

 
As scheduled 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Crafty Crafters

Creative folks meet for crafting and camaraderie at the Woodlands Commons.

 
Monday 2:00 PM - Sabal Room WDL 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Croquet

This group meets at the Island’s croquet lawn at Serenity Cove during season and enjoys non-competitive games.

 
Seasonal 

Current Events

Weekly discussions about newsworthy topics.

 
Thursday 9:30am - Game Room WDL 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Dance Committee

This group plans dances for resident enjoyment.

 
 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Democratic Club

Democrats meet to discuss current issues.

 
1st Thursday 7:00 PM - Manatee IS 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

English as a Second Language

Work with employees to improve their speaking and understanding of English.

 
As scheduled 
Carol Sperlak, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2255
Email: [email protected]

Fishing Club

Discussions and guest speakers all about fishing.

 
Seasonal 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Game Night

A Variety of board games are played every Friday night in the Island Commons.

 
Friday 6:00 PM - IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Garden Plots

Garden plots are available to residents at the Island or Woodlands.

 
N/A 
Laura Slack, Resident Operations
Phone: (239) 454-2289
Email: [email protected]

Genealogy

Genealogy Library located in the Woodlands. This group meets monthly to enjoy guest speakers and members assist with genealogy research.

 
Meetings once a month, Library open 6 days a week at the Woodlands 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Glass Studio

The glass studio is open to glass enthusiasts who enjoy working on their own.

 
N/A 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Great Books

This group meets seasonally to discuss a book chosen and read by the group.

 
Seasonal 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Great Decisions

Discussion centered around international topics.

 
Seasonal 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Green Team

Residents who are passionate about environmental issues meet to discuss issues, view movies or hear guest speakers.

 
Seasonal 
Dawn Boren, Resident Programming
Phone: (239) 454-8244
Email: [email protected]

Healthy Eating Club

Monthly get-together in a Shell Point dining venue sharing information about healthy eating while enjoying a healthy meal.

 
TBD 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Illusionist Club

A group for all levels, from beginners to those who have been pulling rabbits out of hats for years. A place to share tricks and tips, learn new illusion effects and polish presentation skills. The group may also offer members opportunities to perform in the community.

 
Every other Monday 10am-11:30am starting October 12th at The Cove 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Indoor Bocce

Weekly indoor Bocce play inside the Island Fitness Center.

 
Wednesday 4:30 PM 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Inquiring Minds

This group meets weekly to inquire and discuss topics, concerns, problems and issues.

 
Friday 10:15am @ WDL 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Inventors Group

This group meets to design concepts of invention to help poor countries.

 
 
Dawn Boren, Resident Programming
Phone: (239) 454-8244
Email: [email protected]

Jazz ‘N Stuff

A weekly jazz jam session in the Woodlands Commons. Bring your instrument, listen or sing along.

 
Wednesday 2:30 PM 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Joy Bells

A group of residents who entertain Shell Point residents with hand bells.

 
 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Knitters Group

This group is for all that love knitting.

 
Tuesday -1:15 PM - Osprey / IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Ladies Golf League

This women’s group organizes weekly golf matches at the Shell Point Golf Course.

 
Tuesday 8:30 AM 
Paul Fitzpatrick, Golf Director
Phone: (239) 433-9790
Email: [email protected]

Line Dancing for Beginners

This group dances to choreographed music at the Island Fitness Center.

 
Wednesday & Thursday - 11:00am-11:45am 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Lollygaggers

A relaxed group of paddlers who gather weekly on the Island to enjoy the surrounding nature in kayaks.

 
Monday 9:00am 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Mah-Jongg

Players gather weekly at the Island and Woodlands Commons.

 
Monday 12:00 PM - WDL and Thursday 12:45 PM Library Lounge/IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Marina Volunteers

Assist staff with various duties at Shell Point Marina.

 
As needed 
Russell Spence
Phone: (239) 454-2259
Email: [email protected]

Marketing Greeters

Assists Marketing with duties at Marketing Concierge desk.

 
As needed 
Lynn Schneider
Phone: (239) 454-2150
Email: [email protected]

Men’s Golf League

This men’s group organizes weekly golf matches at the Shell Point Golf Course.

 
Thursday 8 AM 
Paul Fitzpatrick, Golf Director
Phone: (239) 433-9790
Email: [email protected]

Movies Monday

This volunteer chooses classic movies to show and hosts the event.

 
6:45 PM - Social Center 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Movies Monday

This volunteer chooses classic movies to show and hosts the event.

 
6:45pm Social Center 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Movies Saturday

This volunteer chooses current movies to show and hosts the event.

 
2nd Saturday - 7:00 PM - GCR WDL 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Musicians Guild

The Musicians Guild is a group of residents who are interested in the future Music Studios at the Tribby Arts Center. Guild membership is open to all Shell Point residents interested in using the Tribby Music Studios for music practice and learning either as individuals or in an ensemble. There is no musical skill level requirement. Monthly group meetings will begin with reports on the status of the music studios and ongoing projects to enhance those spaces, followed by a discussion of ideas for programs of interest to musicians. Following the meetings, there will be an opportunity to socialize with fellow musicians.

 
Monthly as scheduled 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Paddlers Club

This group meets weekly to canoe and kayak along the shoreline and river.

 
Thursday 8:30 AM 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Painters Guild

Artist of all levels meet and work with all types of painting media, offers classes, trips, and workshops.

 
 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Photo Club

All aspects of photography is shared, yearly show and contest sponsored.

 
 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Pickleball

Play at Center Court at the Woodlands & Island Pickle Ball court.

 
Monday - Saturday Mornings 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Pinochle

Weekly pinochle games

 
Thursday 6:30 PM - Library Lounge/IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Plant-Based Eating Group

To learn and explore a plant based diet, while joining for fellowship.

 
2nd Sat The Cove 5-7 pm and 2nd Wed from 3-5 in the Social Center.  
Dawn Boren
Phone: (239) 454-8244
Email: [email protected]

Pottery

The Pottery Studio provides assistance to new potters and support to experienced ones.

 
Monday 9:15 AM 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Program Advisory Board

Residents advise program staff with comments and suggestion on activities, events and trips.

 
3rd Monday at 9:00 AM - Social Center/IS 
Dawn Boren, Resident Programming
Phone: (239) 454-8244
Email: [email protected]

Quilters

Avid quilters meet weekly and exhibit their creations every two years.

 
Friday 1:15 PM - Osprey / IS 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Resident Computer Center/IS Creativity Center (Tunnel)

Help fellow residents with computer challenges in fully functional computer lab.

 
Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Resident Computer Center/WDL

Help fellow residents with computer challenges in fully functional computer lab located in the Woodlands Commons.

 
Monday -Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM for center volunteers. Clinics as scheduled in Academy brochure. 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Samba

Residents who gather weekly to play Samba in the Island Commons.

 
Monday 1:00 PM - IS / Wednesday 1:00 PM -IS / Thursday 1:00 PM -IS / Friday 9:00 AM-IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Scrapbooking & Card Making

This group meets to recycle used cards and scrapbooking materials to create personalized keepsakes.

 
Wednesday 9:15 AM - Tarpon/IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Shell Point Model Yacht Club

Weekly regattas at the Woodlands with RC Victoria model sailboats.

 
Wednesday 10:15 AM / Friday 10:15 AM 

Shell Point Singers

This un-auditioned secular chorus practices once a week and performs musical programs twice a year for the enjoyment of residents.

 
Practice Monday at 3:15 PM at TVC 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Shell Point Strings

Residents who play string instruments and perform for groups on and off Shell Point campus.

 
 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Shell Point Writer’s Guild

Encourages Shell Point Residents to produce original writings to include essarys, poetry, short stories, etc.

 
 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Table Tennis (Ping Pong)

The ping pong table is located in the Tarpon Room on the Island and Oak Room at the Woodlands for social play several times a week.

 
Thursday 12:30 PM-IS / Friday 10:15AM -IS;Friday 10:15 AM -WDL and Saturday 12:30 PM -IS 
Michelle Emmett, Events Coordinator
Phone: (239) 454-2257
Email: [email protected]

Tennis (Men’s)

Matches are scheduled weekly at the Woodlands Center Court

 
Monday - Saturday - early morning 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Tennis (Women’s)

Matches are scheduled weekly at the Woodlands Center Court

 
Monday - Saturday - early morning 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

The Republican Club

Republicans meet to hear speakers and enjoy fellowship.

 
2nd Thursday 6:00 PM - Grand Cypress WDL 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: JonathanHig[email protected]

Tone Chimes

This group practices hand chimes weekly on the Island and performs throughout the year in our health care venues.

 
September - May - 1:15 PM Osprey Room - IS 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Veterans Group

Resident Veterans meet monthly for fellowship and support. Hosts special events around national holidays.

 
 
Laura Slack, Resident Operations
Phone: (239) 454-2289
Email: [email protected]

Walking Club

This group meets monthly to walk different trails around SW Florida.

 
Seasonal on Saturday mornings 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Water Volleyball

Weekly water volley ball matches at the LifeQuest Aquatic Center.

 
Friday 2:00 PM - Resident Lounge WDL 
Jon High, Wellness and Education Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2254
Email: [email protected]

Watercolor Group

Watercolors painters meet to paint and share tips and techniques.

 
Wednesday 9:00 AM / IS 
Michael Weiss, Tribby Manager
Phone: (239) 454-2256
Email: [email protected]

Woodshop

Woodworking with all the necessary tools in the Creativity Tunnel on the Island

 
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Laura Slack, Resident Operations
Phone: (239) 454-2289
Email: [email protected]

Marina/Kayak Slips

For dock and kayak slips, please contact Capt. Russell Spence at (239) 308-8242 for details. There is no fee for dock or kayak slips.