Please read all of the information provided below, then
fill out and submit your Membership Information Request Form to the
Venice Newcomers Club at the bottom of this
Who can join?
Membership is open to adult singles and couples who have moved to
Venice, Nokomis or Laurel and the communities of Islandwalk and Gran
Paradiso within the past 3 years and who reside locally
for at least 9 months per year. Just owning a home or having a Florida
driver's license is not sufficient to qualify you or your household for
How long can a member be in Venice Newcomers?
You can remain in the Club for three years. The Venice Newcomers Club
year begins in June and ends the following May. For those who join the
club between January 1 and May 31, their first club year begins on June 1
of that calendar year. At the end of your eligibility as a Newcomer you
can become a member of the Newcomers of Venice Alumni (NOVA) Club.
What is the size of the Club?
The club now has over 450 members.
When can new members join?
You can join the club at any time during the year.
What does it cost to join?
Dues are $50 yearly per household. The fiscal year begins on June 1.
If a new member joins between January 1 and May 31, the dues are $25.00
for the balance of the first fiscal year, then $50 per year thereafter.
Are there special events for singles or is
everything for couples?
All events are open to adult singles and couples. In addition, the
Newcomers Singles Group offers their own activities such as happy hours,
movies, and game nights. As part of the dues, a single member household
may bring a guest of their choice to any event (Members are responsible
for the conduct of their guests.).
How does the Newcomers Club introduce me to other
members and activities?
After joining Newcomers, you will be invited to attend a Welcome
Reception. Club officers and activity leaders will explain how to
participate in the various activities, and immediately get you involved
with other newcomers.
What is expected of me?
The Newcomers Club provides opportunities to join activities and make
new friends. The more you participate, the more people you will meet and
the more you will learn about the area, its restaurants, theaters, and
other areas of interest.
How do I join the Venice Newcomers Club Immediately?
Click on the “CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP NOW" link below and
complete the online application form. Your application will be sent by
e-mail directly to our Membership Co-Chairs. We respect your privacy and
will not give your information to anyone other than Newcomers Club
After you click the Application Submit button, you will be given
the opportunity to pay by Credit Card. You will not be considered a member
until payment is made. Please allow up to 5 business days to receive your
welcome letter and password.
( NOTE: Passwords are usually sent the same day, weekends and holidays may
slow things down. The VNC is entirely run by volunteer members).
After you hit the Application Submit button you will be given the opportunity to pay by Credit Card. You will not be considered a member until payment is made. Please allow up to 5 business days to receive your welcome letter and password.
( NOTE: Passwords are usually sent the same day, weekends and holidays may slow things down. The VNC is entirely run by volunteer members)
How do I join the Venice Newcomers Club by paper application?
Complete the short form below and advise us that you would like a
paper application and an interest sheet email to you. After we receive
your completed paper application and your check for the first year's
dues., one of the Membership Co-Chairs will call you.
What happens next?
After your application and dues are received by the Club you will be notified that your household is a member of the Club. You will have access to the Members Only Section of our website, where you will find a copy of the current membership directory, the by-laws of the Club and a current newsletter. You may then use the newsletter to immediately start participating in activities of your choice. You will also be invited to the next available Welcome Reception.
Want to join?
What if have a question before I join?
Just use the form below and send us your membership question. We will contact you as soon as we can.