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At Hobe Lake Ski Club, our mission is “waterskiing the way it should be.” To us, this means providing a welcoming atmosphere, a pristine private lake, a brand-new Ski Nautique boat, and professional coaching for skiers of all ages and abilities.

Members receive coaching from professional water skier and 12-time Belgium National Champion, Wim Decree; and national champion, Megan Lambert. We teach new skiers how to get up on two skis for the first time, introduce skiers to the slalom course, and provide coaching for advanced skiers.

To join, skiers must fill out a membership form, sign the required waivers, and pay an initial fee of $75. Joining as a Member provides access to the weekly calendar to sign up for ski sets. The initial fee is transferred to the skier account and is applied as credit towards the first ski set.

Click on the “Apply” tab to sign up for a membership and we look forward to seeing you out at the lake!

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is Hobe Lake?

    Hobe Lake

    Hobe Lake is a man-made lake designed specifically for slalom water skiing. The lake is oriented north-south and is 2,250 feet long and 260 feet wide. It is surrounded by beautiful natural vegetation and landscaping.

  • Where is Hobe Lake Ski Club?

    Hobe Lake Ski Club Location

    The Club is located in Hobe Sound, Florida, an historic “Old Florida” town located just 30 minutes north of the West Palm Beach airport. The site is located on the south side of County Road 708 (Bridge Road) about 3.5 miles east of I-95 and 2.5 miles west of US-1. Our private gated entrance is at 5878 SE Bridge Road. Get directions »

  • Who can ski at Hobe Lake Ski Club?

    Skier Eligibility

    We welcome skiers of all ages and abilities. Anyone who purchases a membership, signs the waiver forms, and schedules ski sets on the calendar is able to ski.

  • How does membership work?

    Hobe Lake Membership

    The cost of membership is a one-time payment of $75. To become a Member, we require all skiers to fill out a membership form, sign the required waivers, and pay the $75 initial fee. This initial fee is transferred to the skier's account and is applied as a credit towards the first ski set.

  • After I sign up for a membership, how do I schedule a ski set?

    Scheduling Ski Sets

    To schedule ski sets, click on the “Members” tab at the top of the page and sign into your account with your username and password. Choose the time you would like to ski and the corresponding Driver/Coach name. Then, click on the “Cart” at the top of the page and fill out the form with your payment method. Finally, confirm that your name is shown on the Ski Calendar at the desired time and date.

  • What amenities does the Club provide for skiers?

    Hobe Lake Amenities

    In addition to being totally private and for the exclusive use only of members, the Club provides parking, a large covered viewing area, and a covered dock.

  • When is the ideal skiing season?

    Seasonal Weather

    The weather is mild to warm all year. Winter months are mild and dry, while summer months can be humid and prone to afternoon thunderstorms that are usually short in duration. Our unique location at the top of Florida’s gulfstream make the area ideal for year-round skiing.

  • Why Join Hobe Lake Ski Club?

    Benefits of Membership

    • Access to beautiful Hobe Lake and its amenities
    • Use of the all-new 2019 Correct Craft Ski Nautique 6.2L
    • Member access to club reservations: reserve your ski set by date and time
    • Individual instruction or coaching for all skill levels with Coach Wim Decree
    • Opportunity to learn to slalom ski or work on your form and timing any month of the year
    • Ideal vacation and getaway location on south Florida’s Treasure Coast

    Ski a couple of sets in the morning. Play a round of golf or hit the beach in the afternoon. Explore the cycling and kayaking. All year-long. It doesn’t get any better than this!

  • What other attractions are nearby?

    Local Attractions

    The area abounds with eco-adventures that include hiking, bird watching, and kayaking. There are quiet sand beaches ideal for relaxing, swimming and surfing. There are numerous accessible golf courses in the immediate area. Some of Florida’s best offshore and intracoastal fishing is nearby. Innovative local restaurants and eclectic shopping experiences abound. See Area Attractions »

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