Guest Cards are required for unaccompanied member-sponsored guests and reciprocal club members who wish to use the athletic or dining facilities. Guest Cards are issued by the Front Desk at the City Clubhouse and at Lakeside. There is a per-day charge for Guest Cards. Guest Cards for Bay Area residents are valid only one (1) day per month. Guests from outside of the Bay Area or reciprocal club members may use the Club facilities a maximum of seven (7) consecutive days per visit; a maximum of thirty (30) days per calendar year.
Guests must check in with the Front Desk staff or the Sutter Street Security Desk prior to entering the clubhouse. Guests waiting for their sponsoring member will be requested to wait in the Lobby area or Security Desk area.
Guests waiting for their sponsoring member may do so only in the clubhouse lobby or in the Golf and Tennis Shops.
Animals are not allowed on Club property except for service animals (dogs) accompanied by their handler. Emotional support animals are not allowed.
Mobile electronic devices without physical keyboards may be used (on silent mode only) in all Club facilities except the Junior Locker Room.
- All parking areas and garages
- Meeting rooms during scheduled meetings
- All Adult Locker Room Lounges only (not at or around lockers)
- Junior Activity Room (for educational purposes only) at City Clubhouse
Voice calls on mobile electronic devices may be taken in the following locations only:
- All parking areas and garages
- Outside the front door of City Clubhouse
Complimentary wifi access is available at both clubhouses. Please see the front desk staff for the network connectivity and password.
The Olympic Club is a smoke-free facility. Smoking, including smokeless electronic cigarettes or any alternative smoking product, is prohibited in any building on Club property and within 15 feet of Club entrances.
- Smoking is not permitted within 15 feet of any area where food or beverage are being sold, served or consumed.
- Smoking is allowed elsewhere on the grounds but smokers shall not expose fellow members to unwanted secondhand smoke and must dispose of all smoking waste safely in receptacles.
The Olympic Club is a cannabis-free facility. Smoking, using, ingesting, consuming, possessing or gifting cannabis in any form or concentration on Club property is prohibited, as is smoking cannabis within 15 feet of Club entrances.
Women: Skirt or Pants with Jacket, Dress, Suit or Coordinated Ensemble.
Men: Slacks with Collared Shirt, Turtleneck or Mock Turtleneck. No Sport Coat required. Shirts must be tucked in.
Women: Slacks or Skirt with Blouse, Turtleneck or Mock Turtleneck, Sleeveless Shirt or Sweater and Dress Hats when part of an ensemble.
NOTE: The following is not acceptable for Business Attire or Business Casual:
- Athletic Attire
Collarless Shirts (men)
Denim of any color and sort to include skirts, pants, shirts and jackets (excluding exceptions at City Clubhouse).
Men: Denim allowed with a collared shirt. Shirts are not required to be tucked in. No sneakers or sandals.
Women: Denim allowed, no printed tee shirts. No sneakers.
Men: Collared Shirts with Sleeves, Turtleneck, Mock Turtleneck, Sweaters, Jackets. Traditional (shoe top) tailored length Trousers, Plus Fours (knickers) or Golf Shorts (shorts more than 2” above the knee or cargo shorts are not permitted). Shirts must be tucked in. T-shirts are not acceptable.
Women: Collared or Crew Shirts with or without Sleeves, Turtleneck or Mock Turtlenecks, Sweaters, Jackets. Slacks, Sport Dresses, Skirts, Culottes, Plus Fours (knickers), Golf Shorts (shorts more than 4” above the knee are not permitted). Shirts with a finished hem designed to be worn loose need not be tucked into slacks or skirts. Tights may only be worn under Skirts or Golf Shorts. T-shirts are not acceptable. Hats, caps or visors may be worn on the Lakeside property only with the bill facing forward.
Men: Collared shirts with sleeves, turtlenecks, mock turtlenecks and long sleeve crew neck athletic warm up shirts are permitted with tennis shorts or warm-up pants. Collared quarter zip pullovers and sweatshirts may be worn over collared shirts, turtlenecks and mock turtlenecks. T-shirts are not acceptable.
Women: Collared or crew shirts with or without sleeves, turtleneck or mock turtlenecks and racerback* tennis shirts are permitted with tennis skirts, skorts, shorts, or warm-up pants in addition to tennis dresses. Sweatshirts may be worn over tennis shirts. T-shirts are not acceptable. *Please note, racerback tennis shirts are not approved attire anywhere else at Lakeside.
Men and Women: Only footwear appropriate for Tennis Courts may be worn.
Appropriate clothing and footwear is required as it relates to the sporting activity. Members and guests must wear appropriate athletic attire when going to and from the fitness areas and when in the corridors and elevators of the clubhouse.
Shirts must be worn in the Fitness areas. Cutoffs are not acceptable Athletic attire. Swimsuits must be worn in the swimming pools and spa.
Footwear is required in all areas. For a specific sport activity closed toe shoes are required. Non-marking shoes must be worn when using the squash, handball, basketball and tennis courts. Sandals and slippers are required in the steam rooms, shower rooms and sauna. Bare feet are only allowed while in the swimming pools or spa or yoga areas.
Hats, caps or visors may be worn on the Sun Deck of the City Clubhouse and on the Lakeside property only with the bill facing forward.
Swim suits or towels must be worn while in the steam rooms, shower rooms, sauna.
Application of Dress Code: City Clubhouse
The following are minimum standards for attire:
Post Street and Sutter Street Entrances, Main Lobby, and All Other Areas – Casual and Athletic Attire permitted at all times
The Overlook – Athletic Attire, swimwear and robes permitted
Article III Bar and Article III Express (AIII) – Athletic Attire. Swimwear and robes are not permitted.
Hall of Fame and 1860 – Business Casual Attire
Main Dining Room and Third Floor Meeting Rooms*
- Wednesday and Thursday Dinner – Business Casual Attire *unless otherwise advertised
Application of Dress Code: Lakeside Clubhouse & Property
The following are minimum standards for attire:
Business Casual attire may be worn throughout the clubhouse except during special events on the main floor.
Denim, cargo shorts/pants and cutoffs are not permitted anywhere on Lakeside property. Except as defined under Business Casual attire for women, hats, caps or visors may not be worn in the clubhouse. When worn outside the clubhouse, caps must have the bill facing forward. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
Golf attire (including shorts and soft spikes) is permitted on the Main Floor of the Lakeside Clubhouse during golf events with the exception of the Main Bar and Main Dining Room during normally scheduled dining hours. Metal spikes are not allowed on the Main Floor of the Lakeside Clubhouse at any time.
Members and guests are not allowed to change their clothing or shoes in the Lakeside valet area. Shoes may be changed in the parking lot.
Pants: Denim, cutoffs, fatigue or cargo style trousers or cargo shorts, yoga pants and/or athletic tights are not allowed anywhere on the Lakeside property, including the parking lots and snack bars.
Footwear: Shoes are required. Sneakers are not acceptable for Business Casual attire; sandals are not acceptable for Golf or Tennis Attire. Soft spikes are permitted on the Main Floor of the Lakeside Clubhouse during golf events with the exception of the Main Bar and Main Dining Room during normally scheduled dining hours; metal spikes are not allowed on the Main Floor of the Lakeside Clubhouse at any time.
Main Floor and Main Dining Room/Bar
- Business Casual, Golf and Tennis Attire (no shorts)
- After 5pm on Friday – Business Casual (Golf and Tennis Attire are not permitted)
- After 4pm on Sunday – Business Casual (Golf and Tennis Attire are not permitted)
Grill Room/Bar, Domino Room, Snack Bar – Golf and Tennis Attire
Golf Courses, Driving Range & Golf Practice Areas – Golf Attire and during Pacific Standard Time (PST), metal spikes are optional.
Tennis Courts – Tennis Attire
Club Events – Business Attire unless otherwise noted