MEMBER INFORMATION UPDATE

To correct member directory information, please submit the Member Data Form.

MEMBERSHIP CLASSIFICATION

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FamilyA Family Membership is available to a single parent with dependent children, or to a couple with or without dependent children, all residing at the same address. [see Note 1]
SingleAn individual, 26 years or older, must acquire his/her own membership, whether or not they reside with people who maintain a family membership.
SeniorAn individual 65 years or older, or couple where one member is 65 years or older, who has been a member of the Eel River Beach Club for at least 10 years.
LifeAn individual 80 years or older, or couple where one member is 80 years or older, who has been a member of the Eel River Beach Club for the previous 10 years.
Seasonal YouthAny member in good standing may sponsor a child (under 21), not residing with them, to use the club facilities and participate in club children’s programs for a single season. This membership must be reapplied for each season, and the number of such memberships is at the discretion of the board. There is no initiation fee for this membership.

Seasonal youth members are subject to the rules and regulations of the Eel River Beach Club. The sponsoring members and the youth's parents are jointly responsible for the youth member. However the sponsoring members fulfill the role of parent when the youth is in attendance at the club.

Seasonal Youth Membership is intended to encourage participation by older children in tennis and swimming, to provide a way for non- member friends to participate in the club beyond the guest policy, and to address unusual family situations.
SustainingAn active member who would like to reserve his/her membership status. Sustaining members may utilize club facilities in conjunction with the guidelines established by the Guest Rules.

Any requests for sustaining memberships must be set forth in writing and addressed to the Board of Governors, at or before the time of the initial billing for the current season.

Requests for sustaining memberships will be granted at the discretion of the Board of Governors.
Notes1. To encourage members to continue their membership in the Club:
  • adult children of Family members who have been in good standing for the previous 5 years, or parents of Family members who have been in good standing for the previous 5 years, are eligible to join the club immediately with the initiation fee waived.
  • adult children of Senior members who have been in good standing for at least 10 years, or parents of Senior members who have been in good standing for at least 10 years, are eligible to join the club immediately with the initiation fee waived.
2. If you drop your membership or your membership is terminated due to a delinquency, you will only be eligible for readmission under the New Member Procedure and the initiation fee or sustaining fees for the hiatus, (whichever is less) will apply.

2018 DUES

Deposit$300
Family$1495
Single$1060
Senior$615
Seasonal Youth$915
LifeFREE
Sustaining$415
Initiation Fee$2990

DUES PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Dues invoices are mailed according to the following schedule:

BILLMAIL DATEDUE DATE
BILLMAIL DATEDUE DATE
Deposit Jan. 15Feb. 15
Balance Mar. 1Apr. 1

A late fee of $40 will be charged on payments not received by the above due dates. If a Deposit is not received by March 1, it will be assumed that the membership is resigned.

Any member having a balance remaining by the opening date of the Club will have their name posted and all membership privileges will be suspended until payment in full is received.

We offer an installment plan for a nominal fee. Please contact the Treasurer for more information. Note that under the installment plan, full payment will be due by August 1 or club privileges will be suspended.

Any request for a variance from the above schedule MUST BE IN WRITING and is subject to approval by the Board of Governors.

SEASONAL YOUTH MEMBERSHIP PROCEDURE

Any member in good standing may sponsor a child (under 21), not residing with them, to use the club facilities and participate in club children’s programs for a single season. This membership must be reapplied for each season, and the number of such memberships is at the discretion of the board. There is no initiation fee for this membership.

Seasonal Youth members are subject to the rules and regulations of the Eel River Beach Club. The sponsoring members and the youth’s parents are jointly responsible for the Seasonal Youth member. However the sponsoring members fulfill the role of parent when the youth is in attendance at the club. It is the responsibility of the sponsoring member to ensure that the Seasonl Youth understands Club policy and operation.

Seasonal Youth Membership is intended to encourage participation by older children in tennis and swimming, to provide a way for non-member friends to participate in the club beyond the guest policy, and to address unique family situations.

To sponsor a child, submit the Seasonal Youth Sponsor Form.

NEW MEMBER PROCEDURE

Adult members who have been members for at least two years may propose one new member each year.

To enter a new member on our waiting list:

  • Two New Member Recommendation Forms must be completed (each new member must be sponsored by two current members).
  • A Member Data Form for the proposed new member must be completed
  • A $100, non-refundable* application fee must be mailed to:New MembersERBCP.O. Box 1706Plymouth, MA 02362

Recommendations and data forms may be completed on-line, but application fee letters must be postmarked. Hand-delivered application fees or forms will not be accepted. Completed applications are kept in order upon receipt of completed application (two letters of recommendation, Member Data Form and $100 application fee).

Prospective members will be notified in late spring of their membership status. New members will receive all privileges associated with membership except they shall not be permitted to sponsor a new member for two years.

When a prospective new member is offered membership, he/she will be given the opportunity to defer the membership for a period of one year. When the prospective member is offered the membership for a second time, the prospective member must accept or decline. If membership is declined the prospective member must reapply in order to again be considered for membership.

Both sponsoring members are expected to attend a new member orientation and to introduce their sponsorees at the Opening Cocktail Party. Sponsoring members are also listed in the member handbook.

If you have any questions regarding the new member procedure, please contact the Treasurer.

*Application fee will be applied to first year’s dues upon acceptance. Fee is not refundable if proposed member declines membership.