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Category: BDSM 101 Articles

Friendly Rules Reminder: “Street Legal” areas.

This is just a friendly reminder that nudity is ONLY allowed in the two dungeon areas. This is not a flexible rule. You MUST be “street legal” to be in either the old or new office spaces, or to go outside. That means you MUST be covered. Even if going from one side to the…


August 3-5, 2018: Schedule of Events

It’s August already!! We’ve got events Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Friday, 8/3/2018: 8pm – 1am: FemDom First Friday – https://fetlife.com/events/686637 Cost: $10 members OR $25 to join It’s FemDom Friday here at the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club. This is a specialty event, so please read the deets carefully before you plan to attend. This is…


Quick video tour of our facility.

We get a lot of questions about our facility, if we have private rooms (no), things like that. So we forced asked our web wench to make a quick video. Enjoy!


BDSM101: Am I “required” to play?

We get this question a LOT. Am I required to play? Short Answer: NO. Long Answer: NO. Not being a smart-ass, but NO is a complete sentence requiring no explanations or justifications. You are NEVER required to play when you come to the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club. PERIOD. We have many members who come just…


Fifty Shades of Reality in the Tampa Bay Area…

It’s that time again! Another Fifty Shades of Grey movie is about to hit the theaters. Whether you’ve read the books or seen the movies, if you’re interested in learning more about the reality of the lifestyle, check out our event schedule and make plans to come by. We always welcome new members, regardless of…


BDSM 101: Implement camouflage.

One of the things some kinksters have trouble with is hiding their implements. Sure, a rolling suitcase or duffel bag is great for floggers, paddles, and other short items, but what about canes and crops? Storing them in a closet is one thing, but what if you want to take them to a party or club?…


BDSM101: Collars

What is a collar? There’s a meme circulating on Facebook showing “kinds” of collars, and frankly, it’s mostly BS. About the only “kind” of collar it got right was a posture collar, and that’s because a posture collar is designed to hold someone’s head in a very high position. A collar can be ANYTHING you…


BDSM101: I’ve never been to a BDSM club before. What can I expect?

We frequently get e-mails or FetLife messages from people who’ve never been to a BDSM club before, asking what they can expect. We can’t speak for other clubs, only for the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club, so let’s start there. We can never guarantee how many people will be present on any given night, or what…


Ask the Manager: I’m new to the lifestyle. Can I attend ______ event? #BDSM101

Q: I’m new to the lifestyle. Can I attend _____________ event? A: (Short answer.) YES. (Long answer.) YES. 🙂 (See how easy that is?) While we do have some specialty nights, yes, you can attend. Just make sure you’re 18 or older, and bring your vaild photo ID that also has your date of birth…


BDSM 101: Dungeon/Event Etiquette.

I am on the DM staff at the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club. After helping DM at a large fetish event that I have attended multiple times in the past as a guest, I realized that there are a LOT of people out there who consider themselves fetishists, but who are totally clueless (or worse, who…