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Cypress Knee Online Newsletter
April 23, 2014

Motown Weekend
Apr 25 - 27

Motown Weekend

coming soon

Kentucky Derby Weekend
May 2 - 4

Classic Rock Weekend
May 9 - 11

Crazy Hat Party
May 17

Memorial Day Weekend
May 23 - 26

Co-Ed Triples Volleyball Tournament
May 24 & 25

Pirate Party Weekend
May 30 - Jun 1

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Motown Tribute

5:00 - 9:00 pm Nude Night (Free Glass of Wine w/ Dinner Entree
for Nude Diners) - Lakeside Restaurant
6:00 pm Live Flute w/ Susan - Lakeside Restaurant

7:00 am Tony Little Resistance Workout w/ Debi - Clubhouse
7:30 am Power Walk w/ Debi - Clubhouse
8:30 AM 3 Mile Power Walk - Gameroom
9:00 am Chinese Wand Exercise for Strength and Flexibility - Clubhouse
9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
10:00 am Yoga / Qigong w/ Terry - Clubhouse
10:30 am Water Exercise - East Pool
5:00 - 7:00 pm Happy Hour - Scuttlebutts
6:00 pm Bar Trivia - Scuttlebutts
7:00 pm Suicide Karaoke w/ DJ Xavier - Scuttlebutts
7:30 pm Open Table Tennis - Gameroom

8:00 am Walk Fit & Trim - Clubhouse
9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
10:30 am Ultra Beginners Line Dancing w/ Marilyn & Jean - Clubhouse
11:00 am Line Dancing w/ Marilyn & Jean - Clubhouse
12:00 pm Pool Party w/ DJ Xavier - West Pool
1:00 pm Open Tennis - Tennis Courts
2:00 pm The Naked Astronomer Presents, "Seeing Red : Mars" - Terrace
3:00 pm Open Golf - Golf Course
4:00 pm Crafts & Cocktails - Lakeside Restaurant
5:00 - 7:00 pm Happy Hour - Scuttlebutts
6:00 pm Super Mega Trivia 3000 - Scuttlebutts
7:00 pm Motown Dance w/ Live Music by Magic - Lakeside Restaurant
8:00 pm The Naked Astronomer Presents : Star Viewing Party - Lakefront Lawn

9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
12:00 pm Music by the Pool w/ Magic - Lakeside Restaurant
7:30 pm Open Table Tennis - Gameroom

News & Notes

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Motown Weekend Restaurant Specials

Join us at Lakeside Restaurant this weekend for delicious Dinner Specials.  Enjoy Ramon’s Baked Meatloaf, 4 piece Fried Chicken with corn fritters, or Char Grilled Filet Mignon with béarnaise sauce.

Cheeks Bar & Grill will be featuring Greek Gyros, & California Cobb Salad.

We look forward to seeing you,


Crafts & Cocktails
Saturday, April 26th

Crafts & CocktailsUse your imagination! Come to Crafts & Cocktails on the last Saturday of each month at 4:00 pm in Scuttlebutts. When you purchase a beverage from the bar, you will get to enjoy painting, gluing, or creating the craft of the month while sipping your favorite beverage. The craft is yours to take home! Bring a friend or two! The next one will be Motown Weekend, April 26th.

The Naked Astronomer
Saturday, April 26th

The Naked AstronomerNaked Astronomy brings the science of astronomy and the pleasure of stargazing to Florida’s most beautiful clothes-free resort.

Seeing Red: Mars at Opposition On the Terrace 2:00 pm

Star Party on the Sunning Lawn featuring a naked-eye constellation tour and telescope views of Mars, Jupiter, and the Beehive Cluster.
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Cypress Cove Video Filming
Sunday, April 27th

Video CameraWe have been working on a couple of videos for the Cove. One is a virtual tour of the resort for first time visitors and the other is testimonials. We have quite a bit of footage already, but there are a few holes. We need volunteers!

If you are available, we would like to set up a group shot in the pool around 4 pm on April 27th. After getting the group shot, we would like to conduct interviews with a few members at various locations around the pool.

We then need to stage a "dance" in the Lakeside Restaurant around 7 pm. We will provide a free beer or wine and a few snacks for those willing to participate. Remember, this will be online so you need to be comfortable with that.

The video will provide first time visitors with a consistent message letting them know what to expect and what will be expected of them. Your cooperation will be helpful and most appreciated!

Coupon Clippers Meeting
Thursday, May 1st

WSUNFor several years we have been collecting, cutting and shipping coupons to military bases so families can cut expenses when shopping at base commissaries. Families have been able to stretch their income using these coupons. Right now we could use a few more "cutters". If anyone can spare two hours, we will be meeting on the first Thursday of each month from 1 pm to 3 pm. Bring scissors and meet us in the Terrace, by the Cove office.

If you have any questions, please call Carolyn Strack at 407-932-0268.  THANK YOU.

WSUN Radio Show & Dance w/ Big Dan
Thursday, May 1st

WSUNW-Sun is on the air! Come on down to Lakeside Restaurant the first Thursday of the month for a fun night of Bringing the best of Pop, Early Rock & DooWop music of the 50’s & 60’s right to your table top.


Cinco De Mayo Dinner & Entertainment
Monday, May 5th

Cinco De Mayo

ANRL's Work Continues

ANRL's information booth at the Cove's 50th Anniversary Weekend was a success with many people coming in and getting information about the Library and then touring the Library.  The picture shows president Dave Graber and treasurer Roe Ostheim at the info table.

ANRL Booth

The American Nudist Research Library is celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year and the information booth was the first of our activities for this year.  We are now displaying our new 35th Anniversary banner on the front of the Library.

ANRL's board meeting on April 18 included options to upgrade our scanning cameras, changes to our operating procedures, and organization changes of Library material on shelves of the Library.  We are moving ahead with our scanning project and making improvements to our Database.

There is a lot of work to be done and we're moving ahead on many fronts.  Come in and visit the Library and consider helping us.

AANR Elections
Members on "No Mail" Can Still Vote!

AANRThe May issue of The Bulletin is mailing this week and will include candidate profiles and ballots for voting members. However, members who are on "No Mail" will not receive anything from the AANR office.

The good news is that those members are still eligible to vote. Simply ask the member to contact VR Election Services at 800/218-4026, Monday through Friday, 8:30-5:00 p.m. CT, or e-mail Members will need to provide their P number, located on their AANR membership card, to VR Election Services for a pin number that allows them to vote online.

Please call AANR at 800/TRY-NUDE if you have any questions or need additional information.

Vote - it's your right!

Daily Activities

Tennis Draw

TennisEvery day at 1:00 pm at the Tennis Pavilion


PetanqueDaily at the Courts at 9:30 am for Beginners & 2:00 pm

Daily Golf Game

Golf BagEvery day at 3:00 pm on our nine hole course


Pickleball PaddleEvery Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri & Sat at 9:00 am on the Pickleball Courts. Rules are available at the Tennis Court Bulletin Board and paddles & balls are available from the office.

American Nudist Research Library

ANRLOpen 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Wed-Sat

News from Ted

Ted This weekend is our Motown Tribute. We will have Live Flute w/ Susan on Thursday, a Suicide Karaoke Party w/ DJ Xavier on Friday night, a Pool Party on Saturday w/ DJ Xavier, and a Motown Dance w/ Live Music by Magic on Saturday night. Unwind with Live Music by the Pool w/ Magic on Sunday.

We are also pleased to welcome the Clothing Optional Social Club this weekend from South Florida Free Beaches. Perry brings a group up every year around this time. It's a pretty large group and we are very excited to see them again.


We are in the middle of a transition to Digital Cable. Unfortunately, we had no choice in the matter and the transition hasn't gone particularly smoothly. However, it does seem to be getting better.

It was no problem for the hotel rooms. We just had to install the Digital Tuning Adapters on every TV. But it is going to be less than convenient for our RV guests.

Our free cable TV hookups will no longer work without a Digital Tuning Adapter (DTA). That means that every camper who wants cable TV will have to sign for a box at check in. We are responsible for the replacement cost of the boxes, so we have to charge a $50 per DTA deposit when they are signed out. The deposit will be deleted when the DTA is returned.

The real problem is that TVs are mounted into the wall on many motorhomes. That is going to be difficult to install for some of our RV guests. It's a one time per season inconvenience for long term campers, but it's going to be a real pain for campers who are just here for the weekend. You may want to bring some DVDs or other entertainment if you choose not to bother with the DTAs.


We have made significant process with the Online services offered by our hotel software. We are now finally able to email monthly statements to residents and members with charge accounts every month. If you are not receiving your statement, check first to make sure it's not going into your SPAM or JUNK folder. If you still can't find it, call and let Tiki know (407-933-5870). She can verify your email address or even mail you a paper copy of your statement.

Our Online Reservations and Members Portal are almost ready to go live. We currently accept online reservations through a third party service, but they are not booked "live" and we have to pay a commission on every reservation. The new Online Reservations system will be "live", meaning it's pulling directly from our list of available rooms and booking right into our hotel software, commission free.

Members & returning visitors will be prompted to "Log In" using their Member # or Email Address and a Password. I'll go over how to get your password when it's ready. Once logged in, it will pull in your contact info and rates based on your membership level. It's pretty slick.

First time visitors will be able to book online as well. In that case, the software will create a Membership Record for the new guest. Future reservations will be booked using the new login.

The Members Portal will allow members with charge accounts to log into their account to manage reservations, view & pay statements, review old newsletters, and alter their contact information.


AANR is looking for a new editor for the Bulletin. Any takers?

Bulletin Editor Needed


Remember this one? This is probably one of our most recognizable designs. Newest Retro T-Shirts are in to celebrate Cypress Cove's 50th Anniversary. Available now in the Office.

People T-Shirt


Around the Cove this week:

Anniversary Banner by the West Pool, still there if you want to sign it!

DJ Xavier
DJ Xavier in the Music Cabana

Impromptu Car Show
We had an impromptu Car Show of sorts

Easter Egg Decorating
Easter Egg Decorating on Saturday

Easter Egg Hunt  Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt
Just a few of our next generation at Sunday's Easter Egg Hunt
(photos courtesy of Dan Erwin)


Anniversary Pic of the Week:

1987 Aerial of Cypress Cove
1987 Aerial - In 1984, we purchased an additional 200 acres which included 40 developable acres and all of the land around the lake. In this picture you can see the "back" section of the residential park being developed.


We've got our "Ask Me About Cypress Cove" T-shirts back in stock!

They are priced at just $5 each, so we are not making any money on the shirts. We are just hoping to spark some word of mouth marketing. Wear it to town, to the grocery store, just wear it while you are out and about.

So if you are a proud Cypress Cove member and want to help spread the word, please come pick up your new t-shirt today! - Thank you

Ask Me About
One of our lovely residents under the Eiffel Tower!

Where have you worn your "Ask Me About Cypress Cove" T-shirt?
Send us a pic!


Someone suggested that we create a page on our website going into a bit more detail on our various classes and activities. If you are responsible for one of the scheduled classes or activities, please email me a brief description. One sentence would be okay, more if needed, but just a summary for new visitors. I'm thinking of everything from bingo to exercises to petanque. Thank you in advance!


Regis handles activities, but I put together the weekly newsletter. I'm always looking for content. If you have anything that you would like to see in the newsletter, please email submissions to


We received some very nice new reviews on TripAdvisor. Thank you! If you would like to help spread the word, you can review us using the link below.

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Kentucky Derby Weekend

Classic Rock Weekend

Crazy Hat Party

Memorial Day Weekend

Special Offers

Most special offers may not be combined. Cypress Cove is a family nudist resort catering to couples and families. Single males must have nudist experience or membership to visit according to our singles policy. Call us at 407-933-5870 for details and information.

First Time VisitorFirst Time Visitor Coupon
First time visitors to Cypress Cove are invited to a complimentary tour and half price day visit, or stay 2 nights in the Villas and get the 3rd night FREE. Guest must present this coupon at the time of visit.

Young Nudist Discount
Young Nudist RateIf you're a nudist between the ages of 18 and 35, just show your ID at the gate to receive admission for the day for just $5 per person! And for young families, remember children always get in free. Spread the word!

Dine & Dip
Looking for a nice place to have dinner? Have you tried the Lakeside Restaurant recently? Now you can come to the Cove after 5 pm and the full cost of your gate fees (which are 1/2 price after 5 pm) will be applied to dinner at the Lakeside Restaurant or Cheeks Bar & Grill. After dinner, head over to the pool area for a dip in the pool or a delightful hot tub. You can't do that at Outback!
Lakeside Restaurant food available Mon, Thu-Sat until 9 pm. Cheeks food available Sun-Thu until 9 pm, Fri-Sat until 10 pm. Offer available after 5 pm, same night only. Credit may be applied towards food only, not alcohol.

7th Night FREE
For weekly visitors, every 7th night is FREE! Browse rates for Villas and Camping here.

3rd Week FREE
Want to stay a little longer this season? Rent a Villa Room or Apartment for two weeks and get the 3rd week FREE! Offer available during the low season only (May-Jan) and good for one free week only. Guests staying longer should inquire about monthly rates.

1/2 Price Admission Daily after 5 pm
All visitors to Cypress Cove receive 1/2 price Daily Membership fees after 5 pm. "After 5" members are admitted free after 5 pm. Perfect for dinner and a hot tub!

Two Week Day Pass
We have a lot of visitors who stay in the area but not actually at Cypress Cove. For those visitors, we have created a new Special Offer, come as often as you like for up to two weeks for just $50 per person. This can be a huge savings if you visit often. Offer applies to day visits only, provides no discount on overnight stays; two weeks may not be split, must be consecutive.

Free Wireless Internet
Cypress Cove now offers free wireless internet throughout the hotel, campground and pool area. Signal quality may vary by location.

Celebrate Your Birthday or Anniversary at Cypress Cove
Let us know it's your Birthday or Anniversary when you book a Villa Apartment or Hotel Room at Cypress Cove and receive a small gift in your room when you arrive.

Group Discount
Book 5 or more rooms with a 2 night minimum and receive 15% off lodging rates for each room. Or, organize a group and take a 15% commission. The choice is yours. Offer based upon availability. Not available during holidays and special event weekends.

Monthly Rates for Villas
Some guests have the opportunity to stay with us in the Villas for an extended vacation. For those guests, we offer special Monthly Rates. In addition, a full membership pays for itself after the first month of stay and therefore gives an even greater discount for the remainder of the stay.


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