Attire Definitions & Conduct
The Club dress code is in effect at all times on Club property. It is intended to preserve the dignity and decorum of the membership. The Club dress code is also provided on the OC Mobile App.
Men: Suit & Tie or Slacks with Sport Coat and Tie. Shirts must be tucked in.
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
- Cargo pants
- Collarless Shirts (men)
- Denim of any color and sort to include skirts, pants, shirts and jackets (excluding exceptions at City Clubhouse).
- Sandals (men)
- Tee shirts
- Yoga pants and/or athletic tights
Men: Denim allowed with a collared shirt. Shirts are not required to be tucked in. No sandals.
Women: Denim allowed, no printed tee shirts.
THEMED APPROPRIATE Attire
To be clarified for special events by the event organizer.
Men and Boys: Long trousers must be neat in appearance. Plus Fours are permitted. Golf shorts or Bermuda-style shorts must be neat in appearance and must be mid-thigh or longer. Cargo shorts are not allowed. Collared shirts, short and long-sleeved mock turtleneck shirts must be tucked in. Other noncollared shirts are not permitted. Tennis attire, inappropriately tight garments, or any clothing worn for workouts and is considered more gym wear than golf wear is not permitted. Caps or visors must be worn bill forward. Shoes appropriate for golf must be worn. Denim is not allowed.
Women and Girls: Long trousers and capri pants must be neat in appearance. Golf shorts, skorts, and dresses must be neat in appearance and must be midthigh or longer. Leggings or yoga pants are only allowed under skirts and dresses. Cargo shorts are not allowed. Collared, crew, short and long-sleeved mock turtleneck shirts are permitted and may be untucked if they are conservatively tailored. Haltertops, racer backs, bare midriffs and non-hemmed shirts of any type are not allowed. Tennis attire, inappropriately tight garments, or any clothing worn for workouts and is considered more gym wear than golf wear is not permitted. Caps or visors must be worn bill forward. Shoes appropriate for golf must be worn. Denim is not allowed.
Men: Collared shirts with sleeves, turtlenecks, mock turtlenecks and long sleeve crew neck athletic warm up shirts are permitted with tennis shorts or warmup pants. Collared quarter zip pullovers and sweatshirts may be worn over collared shirts, turtlenecks and mock turtlenecks.
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. *Please note, racerback tennis shirts are not approved attire anywhere else at Lakeside.
Men and Women: Proper Tennis attire and court etiquette are required at all times. Collarless shirts designed as Tennis attire may be worn only at the Tennis facility and must be appropriately covered to be worn in all other areas of the Lakeside property.
Only footwear appropriate for tennis courts may be worn.
Appropriate clothing and footwear 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 City Clubhouse and on Lakeside property only with the bill facing forward.
Except for Casual and Athletic attire, shirts must be tucked into trousers or shorts. T-shirts are not acceptable for Casual, Business Casual, Golf, or Tennis attire.
Applications of Dress Code
The following are the 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. Shoes must be worn at all times.
Article III Bar and Article III Express – Athletic Attire. Swimwear and robes are not permitted.
Hall of Fame Game Room and 1860 – Casual Attire.
Main Dining Room, Second Floor and Meeting Rooms – Business Casual Attire, no denim. *unless otherwise advertised
Lakeside Clubhouse & Property
The following are the minimum standards for attire:
Business Casual attire may be worn throughout the clubhouse except during special events on the main floor. Athletic attire may only be worn in the Fitness Room and when proceeding directly to/from the locker room or parking lot. Athletic attire is not permitted anywhere else in the clubhouse, including the Main Floor and main entrance.
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 (with the exception of athletic attire in the Fitness Room and when proceeding directly to/from the locker room or parking lot) 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.
During COVID-19, the Dress Code at Lakeside has been temporarily modified to allow athletic attire for purposes of using the exercise equipment in the Grill Room with social distancing as mandated and/or until further notice.
Main Floor, Main Bar and The Lakeview
- Business Casual, Golf and Tennis Attire (no shorts)
- After 5pm – Business Casual (Golf and Tennis Attire are not permitted)
Champions Bar – Golf and Tennis Attire (Athletic Attire not permitted)
Garden Court Patio Area – Golf and Tennis Attire (Athletic Attire not permitted)
Golf Courses, Driving Range and Golf Practice Areas – Golf Attire and during Pacific Standard Time (PST), metal spikes are optional.
Tennis Courts – Tennis Attire
Fitness Areas – Athletic Attire
Club Events – Business or Themed Appropriate Attire as noted.