That’s Entertainment!

What other social club on Lake Hopatcong has entertainment every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day?  The GSYC has cabaret singers straight from Broadway, world-class classical musicians straight from the Julliard School, Performers from the Metropolitan Opera, plus can't-sit-still dance bands, running the gamut from ... More

A Brief History of the GSYC

The Garden State Yacht Club was born for boating and sociability in 1948 at the home of Harry and Laura Lynn. With the acquisition of the Lambert estate on Ingram Cove, our club came to its present location in 1949. Over the years a series of physical changes ensued, including installation of the concrete patio at the ... More

“Lake Hopatcong for All” Guidelines

The Lake Hopatcong Foundation facilitated the creation of common courtesy guidelines in conjunction with the input and agreement of a volunteer group of lake users, including homeowners, boaters, and anglers. Courtesy and respect for all groups of people who use  or live on the lake is IMPORTANT.  Because the Garden ... More


The GSYC offers the most complete schedule of entertainment during the summer season, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Off season events are held both at the GSYC or off-premise.... More


Situated on the west shore of Lake Hopatcong, the GSYC offers a variety of boating experiences. Our members have a variety of lake toys, including bow riders, pontoon boats, personal watercraft, sail boats, kayaks and pedal boats. Don’t have a boat? No problem. You will be invited out on the lake by a member who does. ... More


Our private Marina can accommodate 55 boats up to 24’ feet in length for Associate and Full Equity members. The well-lit dockside area is easily accessible, just a short tram ride from the Clubhouse and Pool, or a few steps from dockside drop off lot. Our dock master assigns member dock slips for the season. The ... More


Members of the GSYC enjoy a range of dining experiences throughout the year. During the summer season our in-house chef prepares Friday and Saturday evenings dinners. Weekend dinner reservations are made several days in advance. Midday Dining on the deck is offered on Saturdays, Sundays and on summer holidays. Members ... More

Swimming Pool

Members and their guests truly enjoy our over-sized heated swimming pool during the summer season. Whether you want to swim laps or just splash around, the pool is a great place to be on a sunny day. A roped-off area for toddlers makes the pool especially family friendly. The pool deck area has an restful shaded area with chaise lounges and chairs next to umbrellas tables.... More

GSYC Ladies

The GSYC Ladies has always had an important role at the Garden State Yacht Club. Whether having a fundraiser or just relaxing with friends, the GSYC Ladies go all out to present fun and thought-provoking events!... More


The GSYC has two tennis courts with shaded bleachers for observers.  Instruction and supervised play for both youth and adults is available with a certified instructor.  Weekday and weekend pickup games are available. More