Membership

This page has been updated for 2016. Contact our business office by email by emailing lbcbusiness@comcast.net.

Eligibility

Eligibility for Beach Club Membership shall be strictly limited to the following:

Any person owning and residing on real property zoned as a “Single Family Residence” (SFR) as of January 1, 2013, and which real property is located within the boundaries set forth on the map attached hereto (collectively, the “Boundary”), which map is by this reference incorporated herein; Further, membership shall be limited to only one membership per tax parcel within the Boundary; Membership applications for any tax parcel within the Boundary that has been modified, altered or changed (including without limitation subdivided SFR lots, and approved changes to the existing parcel zoning designation) after January 1, 2013 (collectively, “Altered Parcels”), shall be separately reviewed by the Board, and approval of membership for such Altered Parcels within the Boundary shall be granted at the sole discretion of the Board.

Click to view the Laurelhurst Beach Club Boundary Map

Membership & Dues

Home-owning residents who reside within the beach club boundaries are eligible for membership in the Beach Club. The cost of membership is $3,000.00 (one time, nonrefundable initiation fee) plus annual dues, which are currently $465.00 per year (senior dues, 65 and older, are $155.00 year).

The membership entitles all of the immediate family residing at your home address to all the privileges of the Beach Club. Your application together with a check in the amount of $3465.00 ($3155.00 for Seniors) should be mailed to the Laurelhurst Beach Club, P.O.Box 51107, Seattle, WA 98115. Please make your check payable to the Laurelhurst Beach Club. Annual dues must be paid by June 1st each year.

  • Dues paid after June 1st will be assessed a late fee of $50.
  • Members who do not pay dues by June 30th will be removed from our membership roster without further notice.

Renters

If a rental house is located with in the boundaries of Laurelhurst Beach Club as determined by the Board of Trustees, the renter shall be eligible to apply for a seasonal membership at the annual fee of one and one half (1 1/2) times the standard membership rate. The membership carries no voting privileges.  $700 for 2017.

Guest Privileges

Club members may host non-members as guests. Members must meet their guests at the front gate in order for the guest to be able to enter the club. Members will be held responsible for the conduct of the guest during their stay at the club. A junior member present at the LBC is allowed to accompany a maximum of 2 guests during each visit.

Non-Member Residents of Laurelhurst

Residents living within the Beach Club boundaries who are not club members may be a guest, but on not more than one occasion per year.

Married Sons & Daughters

Members’ sons and daughters who have established their own homes will be treated strictly as guests. If they live within the beach club boundaries and have not joined the Club, they may be a guest not more than one time per season. If they are a guest at the club they must be accompanied by a member.

Honorary Members

Members who have lived in the neighborhood and paid dues to the beach club for 50 years or more and entitled to receive Honorary membership status. Honorary members no longer pay dues, but do receive all of the privileges of the beach club. Please contact us if you are eligible for Honorary membership status, and would like to apply.

Emeritus Members

Seniors who have enjoyed being members at the beach for many years and move from the neighborhood can become Emeritus members. The means that they can enjoy the privileges of the beach club without still living in the neighborhood. Please contact us if you are eligible for Honorary membership status, and would like to apply.