Are Nudist clubs slowly killing of naturism?

Many peoples first steps after being naked at home,would be attending a club but with all the security, membership and disapproval of certain groups of people are they making the life style a little painful and hard to enjoy with all these rules and reg?

We need new nudists or the lifestyle will die out and with the current young generation being alot more open minded should our clubs be stuck in the past

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This topic was brought up in the past and my response was disagreed on but I still stand by my words. You have a two part question to answer.
In the past people gathered at what was called nudist colonies or nudist clubs. The founders opened the places in order for friends and fellow nudists to gather and enjoy being nude. The people volunteered to improve on the places. Time goes by and it's decided that this venture can be about making money moreso and the nudism becomes the tool. The names are changed to resorts. Resorts as we know cover a great range of areas where most all are big business. My wife and I pay close to 800 bucks a year to belong to one such resort that we only use about four months a year. Once inside its about big money. Food is mostly unordinary meals and expensive too. People "DRESS" +in their finest at the nude resort for the dinners and dances that generally are repeat entertainment. It's all a lavish lifestyle and the clientel are not as we believe to be non judgemental. Far from the truth anymore.
so, why do we do it? Because like everyone else. It's a place we can be nude, we as humans like a pampered lifestyle. There we get it. So we will pay it if we can afford to. Problem is, many can't. And that I feel hurts the lifestyle.
As far as today's generation, that too I responded to in the past. Friends of our children in their 30s that have knowledge or suspicion of my wifes and my enjoyment of being nudists have been ridiculed for our decision. Yet these same people think nothing of weekend bar hopping, finding a new sex partner damn near every weekend, extra marital affairs and even swapping with one another. Yet they say it's private not public and can accept that over being nude in public. They would never attend a nude venue or even a nude beach.

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RE:Are Nudist clubs slowly killing of naturism?

Many peoples first steps after being naked at home,would be attending a club but with all the security, membership and disapproval of certain groups of people are they making the life style a little painful and hard to enjoy with all these rules and reg?We need new nudists or the lifestyle will die out and with the current young generation being alot more open minded should our clubs be stuck in the past

Which clubs have asked to be admitted to?

If youve been refused what was the reason they gave you?

Which group of people do you belong to that is so undesirable?

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In the past people gathered at what was called nudist colonies or nudist clubs. The founders opened the places in order for friends and fellow nudists to gather and enjoy being nude. The people volunteered to improve on the places.

This was exactly the attitude of the first people with whom I engaged in social nudity. They were building this getaway in western Pennsylvania that they hoped to turn into a landed club. It was all very unstructured, very casual, and very open and welcoming. Fool that I was, I never pursued it ... I was getting ready to move to another state. But I do wonder what happened to them and whether they were able to make a go of it.

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RE:Are Nudist clubs slowly killing of naturism?

Many peoples first steps after being naked at home,would be attending a club but with all the security, membership and disapproval of certain groups of people are they making the life style a little painful and hard to enjoy with all these rules and reg?We need new nudists or the lifestyle will die out and with the current young generation being alot more open minded should our clubs be stuck in the past

Having no rules or regulations in nudist clubs is not going to contribute to any better nudist life style. Just behave appropriately and no one will refuse you.

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Having no rules or regulations in nudist clubs is not going to contribute to any better nudist life style. Just behave appropriately and no one will refuse you.

I wish it were that simple. Non-landed clubs may be open, but landed clubs and resorts often refuse single men simply because they are single men. They have their reasons, I'm sure, but the fact remains.

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RE:Are Nudist clubs slowly killing of naturism?

Having no rules or regulations in nudist clubs is not going to contribute to any better nudist life style. Just behave appropriately and no one will refuse you.I wish it were that simple. Non-landed clubs may be open, but landed clubs and resorts often refuse single men simply because they are single men. They have their reasons, I'm sure, but the fact remains.

There is an old saying "Birds of a feather flock together". The rules are in place to keep undesirables out of the group, I admit some good people may get blocked in the process. In some of the groups here on TN we are faced with frequent swingers, perv's, sugar babies looking for sugar daddies, Hookers under the guise of professional escorts openly offering sex for money.... The rules have no meaning to those people. Of coarse society has been changing for awhile now, The criminals are often portrait as the victim, and groups like the Boy Scouts, YMCA, various men's clubs.... Have been infiltrated and brought to their knees. People no longer look for a group they can fit into, they feel they have the "right" to invade a group and take it over by changing the core values.

Most young people don't want to join a club to hangout with a bunch of old farts ;-) The clubs need to be diverse with something of interest to all rather than just being naked in the sun or pool.

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There is an old saying "Birds of a feather flock together". The rules are in place to keep undesirables out of the group, I admit some good people may get blocked in the process. In some of the groups here on TN we are faced with frequent swingers, perv's, sugar babies looking for sugar daddies, Hookers under the guise of professional escorts openly offering sex for money.... The rules have no meaning to those people.

I agree that there's really no filter here on TN. But it may be more workable for non-virtual groups. I'd suggest that if people wanted to filter out the bad lot, the clubs should require membership in AANR or TNS to be admitted. I doubt that the pervs and the hookers and the riffraff would spring for a membership. At least it might act as a deterrent.

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I agree. Single men are targeted for being "Single". Not everyone is lucky enough to have a partner. I recently contacted a nudist camp about their much higher rates for single men and the indignent response I received was "well you then ought to own your own club and try and manage all of these single men". I was flabbergasted. What the hell does that mean?? I have been single most of my life so you are going to stick it to single men by limiting access , refusing access and having higher entrance fee? I don't think so. To me this is plain discrimination....who would someone report this too? Possible AANR? Reporting to the nudist camp itself did me no good.

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The fact that you are a single male is not the fault of the club.

Running a naturist club is not all about your needs. If this club wont accept single men find one that will.

Or start one for single men.

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The fact that you are a single male is not the fault of the club.Running a naturist club is not all about your needs. If this club wont accept single men find one that will.Or start one for single men.

It seems that that would amount to discrimination on the basis of sex. I don't know if anybody's taken it up in a court of law. If a single woman is welcome, but a single man is not, I think a guy would have a case.

But it's probably a moot point, anyway. Would you even want to join a club that has a hostile attitude toward you? I'd find another club.

Starting a club isn't easy, though. I've seen lots of "groups" on this site that have one member and no activity at all. This tells me something.

I have a question, though. I hear that clubs affiliated with TNS are a lot more sympathetic to single men than AANR clubs. Is this true?

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