Lifestyle clubs: it's a living

For Eric and Angie, owners of Club Elite in New Port Richey, swinging is not just a lifestyle; it's a way of life.  The two have been together as a swinging couple for more than 10 years. Their commitment to honesty and integrity in the lifestyle has helped their club become a popular swingers destination both week nights and weekends for Bay area residence.

Club Elite wasn't Eric and Angie's first love or their first home.  Each held other jobs and spent weekends as customers of the now closed Pleasure Palace.  After getting to know many in the swinger community, Eric and Angie were asked to become a host couple (someone who is familiar in the club and organizes parties) at the Pleasure Palace.  Their popularity led to a job working the front desk and later managing the clubs day to day operations.

Eric was a seasoned swinger when he met Angie, who ironically was brand new to the swinger scene.  This combination helped the two to understand the fears and uncertaintity others felt the first visit to a swingers club.  "We decided when we saw so many scared people who didn't know anything about the lifestyle we thought this should be a fun adventure - something that doesn't feel forced, we need to help" Angie said recently.  Their desire to help newbies along has blossomed into a wonderful place that is not just about swapping partners and sex, but also somewhere to meet open minded people who are non-judgemental and fun.

I recall meeting Eric and Angie years ago at the Pleasure Palace.  Both sat at the front desk warm and welcoming as we walked through the door.  My husband and I were new to the swinging scene and were struggling with meeting another new couple at the club.  Eric took us literally by the hand and introduced us to another young couple.  He helped break the ice which made all of us feel at ease.  The feelings felt that evening have transcended into our swinging style today.

After several years of good times at the Pleasure Palace, the owner of the club decided to go a different route in management and released the the couple from the their club management obligations.  Eric and Angie were not ready to give up their dreams of running a swinger club.  The release from Pleasure Palace brought about new dreams and ambitions.  Club Elite was opened in September 2007.  This was an opportunity to create an atmosphere of their own making and share with the swinging community.

primarily serves the greater Tampa Bay area but welcomes guests from all over the world.  This is a private club and each person must become a member to enter and agree to follow all rules.  Membership gives couples and singles use of the bottle club, social areas, and private areas.

Eric and Angie have a vast knowledge of the swinging scene and operate a swingers club that stands out as a classy place to visit.

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