25 May 2017

Club Hosts Tokyo 2020 Committee

The Club's band of badminton enthusiasts recently welcomed members of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee for an evening of friendly games.

The group played a series of casual matches in the Gymnasium.

"We had former Olympians Kimiko Jinnai and Kumiko Ogura play on our TAC team and they partnered with our Members for some fun and good competition," said Member JoAnn Yoneyama.

Jinnai represented Japan in the women's doubles at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, while Ogura won bronze in the women's doubles at the 2007 world championships and competed at the 2008 Beijing Games.

The Club's shuttlers meet each Tuesday evening.


27 Apr 2017

Cellar to Be Renovated

A new-look Cellar, the Club's B1 shop, wine cellar and DVD library, will be unveiled on May 29.

The space will combine casual, café-style seating, complete with a range of drinks, sandwiches, pastries and snacks, with an updated selection of Club-branded merchandise, gifts, apparel and wines.

The Cellar will close for renovations from May 8, while the Prestia ATM will be closed from May 9 and reopen on May 17.

During this period, The Cellar's services will be housed in the nearby Beate Sirota Gordon Classroom.

The B1 Member Services area will also undergo changes, with the front desk repositioned. The desk will close on May 8 and reopen on May 16.

10 Apr 2017

Club Rooftop Café Set for Summer

The Club opens Splash!, its rooftop café, for another season of outdoor eats and drinks on April 29.

A perennially popular space for a post-swim drink or relaxing alfresco lunch, Splash! has expanded its offerings this season to include the likes of low 'n' slow chili, grilled summer veggies and new flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream.

This fifth-floor patio, near the glass-domed Sky Pool, also regularly hosts private barbecue parties during the warmer months.

With its views of Tokyo Tower, Splash! is an ideal spot for office team-building get-togethers and celebrations with friends and family alike.

Contact the Club's event planners to book your rooftop bash.

08 Mar 2017

220° Expands Offerings

The Club's intimate teppanyaki restaurant, 220° [Modern Teppan], has augmented its menu to include an impressive selection of appetizers, vegetable dishes and mains. 

These new à la carte offerings complement 220°'s popular contemporary set menu, while allowing Members the chance to enjoy many of CHOP Steakhouse's signature dishes and steaks in a unique space, where ingredients are grilled directly in front of diners.

Located in a cozy corner of CHOP, on the third floor, 220° is also now open five days a week.

Reservations are recommended.

21 Feb 2017

Toastmasters Winner Crowned

Member Makoto Ishiwata (pictured) triumphed at the recent TAC Toastmasters Club speech contest.

He will now compete at the Toastmasters area contest, which will be held at the Club on March 26.

If successful there, Ishiwata would progress to the regional competition, with the chance of competing on the national and international stages.

At the Club competition, Member Mika Yamada finished in second place.
Established in 2013, the TAC Toastmasters Club (one of more than 15,000 similar clubs in 135 countries) draws people looking to improve their public speaking and leadership skills at twice-monthly meetings.