864-443-3000 | 864-443-3004

Plum Branch Yacht Club

Plum Branch Yacht Club

The Perfect Weekend Vacation or Forever Home

Learn more by calling 864-443-3000 (Office) or 864-443-3004 (Lakeside Grill).

Plum Branch Yacht Club, Inc. is a lake paradise with pristine waters for all things aquatic, a vacation get-away spot for families, and a safe-haven with acres for children to enjoy childhood-wanderings, activities and explorations.

History of Plum Branch Yacht Club, Inc.

Plum Branch Yacht Club, Inc was established on March 2, 1996 by George Selfridge and Bea McClain of Atlanta who were selected by the Corps of Engineers to operate the business now known as Plum Branch Yacht Club at Lake J Strom Thurmond (aka Clarks Hill Lake).

FIREWORKS - Crazy Craig will begin fireworks as soon as it is dark enough after 9 p.m. on July 7th

Lakeside Amenities

At Plum Branch Yacht Club, Inc, we have permanent summer homes, RV camping sites along the shore, a marina, and Lakeside Grill (a renowned seafood restaurant – now also serving homemade pizza and it is accessible by boat, car, golf cart or by foot), with fabulous sunsets enjoyed from our deck overlooking the lake—perfect for those who enjoy nature and dining out. 

For more information, please contact us by calling:   864-443-3000 (Plum Branch Yacht Club) or 864-443-3004 (Lakeside Grill).


YOGA outdoors - Join us every Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. for sunset Yoga.  This is for all levels.  We meet at the Pavilion where we can watch the sun set as we exercise.  Bring a mat or a beach towel, wear comfortable clothes so you can stretch, and bring $5 for the instructor.  We have a certified Yoga Instructor.

You can also join us every Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. for Yoga at the Pavilion.

June 30th - 

Summer Concert Series - Ronnie Goldman and the Deacons of Swing Band will perform on the Saturday (June 30th) prior to Independence Day - all concerts are at the Pavilion and start at 8 p.m., end at midnight, gates open at 7 p.m. You may bring a cooler if you don't bring any glass. Cover charge is $10 for adults. Kids, 12 and under, when accompanied by paying adults, are free. Food and beverages will be sold to concert goers by Lakeside Grill under the small pavilion. The restaurant will be open as usual. Patrons of the restaurant must pay the cover charge IF they wish to attend the concert. No cover charge to eat inside.  Please park in the designated parking area and not close to the restaurant if you are not eating inside the restaurant.   See the last page of this website for a list of all bands as they are announced.  

July 4th - 

Lakeside Grill's little red caboose will be serving a limited lunch menu at the Pavilions from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 7th - 

The Lake Thurmond Sail and Power Squadron, The McCormick Chamber, Plum Branch Yacht Club and Lakeside Grill will sponsor a Boat Parade on July 7th.  Please pre-register your boat by calling Dave Kelley at: 540.220.6006.  No entry fee.  Boat participants are to gather at Buoy 62 at 12:30 p.m. on the 7th.  From 1-2:30 boats will parade in front of Judges stand at Sunset Point Courtesy dock , the Pavilion and the dock in front of Lakeside Grill.  Please be creative and decorate your boat in a patriotic theme and costumes for the crew.  Cash prizes will be awarded near the small pavilion between 2:30 and 3:30.   1st place  is $100, 2nd place is $75 and 3rd place is $50.  Patriotism is supporting your country.  Come out, show your support and let's make some memories.

Games and Entertainment - Near the Pavilions and Plum Beach we will have games available and entertainment from 3:30 to 6 p.m.  WKSX 92.7 and Tony B will be broadcasting live from PBYC through out the day.  This will be for children and adults!  From 4:30 to 6 p.m. DJ Lee Stickdorn will be playing Karaoke music to sing along with.  From 6 p.m. until the fireworks start we will have live music at the Pavilion by Forest.

FIREWORKS - Crazy Craig to begin as soon as it is dark enough after 9 p.m.  on July 7th.  Sponsored by Wesley Commons, The McCormick Chamber, The Furniture Doctor, Riegel, Savannah Lakes Village, Lee Builders, Smart Printing, Red Rooster, McCormick Oil, by donations from our customers, Plum Branch Yacht Club and Lakeside Grill.  Fireworks may be viewed by boat from the area 100 yards away from the courtesy dock at Lakeside Grill all the way out to Buoy 62.  If you come by car, please park in the fields designated by Parking signs.

FOOD - Lakeside Grill will have plenty of food and drinks for you all day long on July 7th.


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