Bay View Rental Information and Rules
Welcome to Bay View! We hope that you will have an enjoyable stay
with us and experience everything Bay View has to offer. Bay View is
a peaceful, family oriented community and we ask that you respect
your neighbors and the overall rules of the community. See Rules on
Information about events during your stay is available from the
Summer Program book, the Town Crier newsletter, or at
www.bayviewassociation.org. Maps are available at the Administration
Office in Wade Hall. Please join us in taking advantage of all that
Bay View has to offer.
As a Chautauqua, Bay View offers programs in four areas: Worship,
Performing Arts, Education, and Recreation.
Sunday worship service is conducted at 10:45 a.m. in Hall
Religion and Life lectures are Monday thru Thursday at 10:00 in
Vespers: Sunday Night Concerts are held at 8 p.m. in Hall
Faculty Artist Series Wednesday Concerts are held at 8 p.m. in
Each season we present a musical and an opera
Educational classes, including cooking, arts, and crafts, are
scheduled throughout the season. Consult the Program Book for
International films are shown Mondays at 8 p.m. in Voorhies Hall
A library is available. Hours are M-Th 9:30-noon and 1:30-4:30.
Friday 9:30-noon. 231-347-6393
The Bay View Woods are open for your walking pleasure
Our museum is open Sundays after worship until 1 p.m., and Mon/Wed
The waterfront is open for swimming each afternoon, with
lifeguards on duty from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tennis courts are available, when not being used for lessons
Tennis and sailing lessons are available for your children
The Boys and Girls Club is available on a daily or weekly basis;
the Fawns and Tot Lot are available on a weekly basis
The Box Office is your source for tickets to concerts, the
musical, and the opera. It is also the place to register and pay
fees for classes, lessons, tennis court fees, and Club/Fawns/Tot
Lot. It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday and
Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bay View is a peaceful, family oriented community and we ask that
you respect your neighbors and the overall rules of the Association.
See the next page for our rules.
Administrative Offices: (231)347-6225 Box Office: (231)348-9551
Buildings and Grounds (Russell Hall): (231)347-1240 Security:
Bay View Rental Rules
**These policies and rules are strictly enforced by Bay View staff,
daily security monitoring, and the police department, if
Maintenance of Leasehold- Cottages, buildings, and grounds are to
be kept in a neat and sanitary condition. Garbage should be in
designated receptacles. No littering is permitted. Trash in red bags
must be out by 8 am Monday. Recycle items in green bins by 8 am
Fires- Open fires are not permitted in Bay View.
Noise- Bay View maintains a quiet and peaceful environment. Many
cottages have open windows without air conditioning and noise
travels. Please make every effort to keep noise at a minimum. Quiet
hours begin at 10PM and extend until 8AM.
Controlled Substances & Alcoholic Beverages- controlled substances
are not permitted anywhere in Bay View except in accordance with the
Controlled Substance Act. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in
any of the public buildings or on the Associationís public grounds.
Weapons, Firearms, and Fireworks shall not be used in Bay View.
This includes Chinese Lanterns.
Breach of Peace- No person shall cause any disturbance, noise, or
otherwise conduct themselves in such a way as to create a breach of
Pets- Dogs or other pets shall be allowed on the grounds if they
are kept on a leash or confined within an enclosed building or area.
They shall be kept in such a manner as not to disturb neighbors. You
must clean up after your dog.
Sunday- Sunday is regarded as a day of rest. Organized programs,
waterfront activities, and activities other than religious services
or activities shall not be carried out between 7:00 a.m. and Noon.
Traffic and Vehicle Regulations- the Association has adopted the
Uniform Traffic Code of the State of Michigan, as amended, as the
traffic regulations governing all streets, lanes, and alleys in Bay
View. The posted speed limit of Bay View is 15 miles per hour.
Drivers shall take special precautions for children, whether riding
bicycles or on foot. Stop signs are to be observed. Gasoline-fueled
motorcycles, mopeds, motorbikes or motor scooters are not allowed.
No Smoking- There shall be no smoking in public buildings and
Boats, motor homes, trailers, vans, or recreational vehicles
containing sleeping accommodations shall not be permitted on the
grounds for more than 24 hours per season except at an approved
parking area designated by the Superintendent.
Parking- Renters are encouraged to park within the designated
parking spaces on the lot and block of your rental, or adjacent to
the street directly in front of or behind your rental. There is an
overflow parking lot open for your use by Russell Hall on Water
Recycling- Curbside recycling is every Thursday. Totes must be
outside by 8:00 A.M. Totes should not be put out on any day other
than Wednesday or Thursday morning by 8AM.