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High Lane Club Membership Application

Please fill in each box below. 

When finished, click the button at the bottom of the page to submit form. 

To complete your application you must do the following:
1. Complete application above
2. Have your sponsor submit the applicant recommendation form

3. Read/scroll down to accept the Membership Rules, Bylaws, and full agreement:


 A check for your initiation fee (if applicable) and first month's dues must be submitted to the office at the time you submit your online application.

The Schedule of Monthly Fees per category is as follows:
Couple with Family              $179.50 monthly/ $2,154 yearly
Single with Family               $162.15 monthly/ $1,945.80 yearly
Couple no Children             $153.99 monthly/ $1,847.88 yearly
Single no Children              $137.77 monthly/ $1,653.24 yearly

Retired Couple               $100 monthly/ $1,200 yearly

          Retired Single               $85.68 monthly/ $1,028.16 yearly
*Rates are subject to change


To cover unexpected, emergent costs, High Lane may charge assessment fees, as determined by the Board of Directors.

A billing statement will be emailed to your primary email address on the first of each month. Monthly dues and/or any charges are late after the 15th of the month, and accounts will be charged a $25.00 late fee.


Any member wishing to resign from the club must send a written letter addressed to the Board 30 days in advance. Accounts must be paid in full before a resignation or leave of absence is approved.

Bylaws

Article I
Membership and fees

Section 1.  

Section I. Membership of the corporation shall be subdivided into two (2) classes: (A) Member Couple, each over eighteen (18) years of age; or (B) Member Single over eighteen (18) years of age (a "Member"). Within these classes a Member may hold membership in the following categories:

•    #40 Member Couple with Family
•    #41 Member Single with Family
•    #42 Member Couple No Children
•    #43 Member Single No Children
•    #44 Retired Member Couple
•    #45 Retired Member Single
•    #46 Honorary Member- after 35 years of membership - non-paying dues member

 

*Definition of the word "retired" as applied to a membership category is as follows:

Neither spouse shall be employed or engaged in a business or profession on a full or part time basis.

The spouse who was the primary wage earner has retired; and,

Such spouse is at least sixty-two (62) years of age.

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The Board of Governors, consisting of the Board Members of the Club, shall have power to limit the total membership and shall have the power to determine the amount of all dues and fees paid by each Member.

 

Section 2. A Member shall be the person who is over eighteen (18) years of age and who has been granted one of the categories of membership status listed in Section 1 and whose name appears on the current membership roster. Family members shall be the unmarried children of members living full time in their household. A membership shall consist of the member or members, together with the Family members who collectively form a single household.

 

Section 3. Only a Member over eighteen (18) years of age who is either part of a Member Couple or are a Member Single shall have voting power (a 'Voting Member”). Family members shall not have voting power, even if they are over eighteen (18) years old, and living full time with a member.

 

Section 4. Each Member desiring to transfer from one category of membership. to another shall make written application to the Board of Governors stating the category from which and the category to which he or she desires transfer, together with such other 

information as the Board of Governors may require. All transfers of membership shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Governors by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those present and voting, and subject to such terms and conditions as said Board may prescribe.
                                   

Section 5. All applications for membership shall be made in writing to the Board of Governors. Each application must list at least two (2) Members with separate memberships and be accompanied by two (2) letters of recommendation or have a single sponsor letter. Each application must be referred for acceptance to the Member Chair on the Board, or other designated Board Member, and once accepted.by the Board of Governors and payment has been made, added to the current membership roster.

 

Section 6.  The Board of Governors at its first regular meeting after an annual meeting of the corporation shall elect officers (the "Officers") for a term of two (2) years from the ensuing October 1st and continuing until they have been succeeded or until the Officers by a majority vote have extended any such terms for a one (1) year period. The Board of Governors shall comprise the Officers, to include a President, a Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer (together serving as the Executive Committee) and shall further be comprised of Committee Chairs, as designated by the President, as well as the former President, who shall act as Trustee on the Board, not to exceed eight (8) individual Voting Members, each a "Board Member". Each such Board Member, including Officers and Committee Chairs, must attend at least eight (8) board meetings per year, as recorded by the Secretary, to maintain their position on the Board of Governors or such Board Member will be immediately removed from the Board prior to the end of his or her term. Board Members are strongly encouraged to attend Club functions.

 

Section 7.  If a member is late in paying his or her account more than two (2) consecutive months, then the Board shall have authority to determine if that Member shall be entitled to utilize any of the facilities of the Club until such account is brought current. Further, that Member may be required to forfeit his or her membership subject to a majority vote of the Board of Governors. If so forfeited, then said Member can only be re-instated by a majority vote of the Board of Governors.

               

Section 8.  Children of Senior members who marry shall be eligible for immediate membership in the corporation upon due application, posting of the application and acceptance by the Board of Governors, notwithstanding any limitation on total number of members.

The Board of Governors may waive the admission fee with respect to the application for re-admission of any person who was formally a Member provided that the length of the periods during which such person was a Member exceeds the length of the period between the termination of the previous membership and the application for re­ admission.

                

Section 9.  Children of Voting Members who marry shall. be eligible for immediate membership in the corporation upon application and acceptance, pursuant to the procedure outlined herein, notwithstanding any limitation on total number of Members.

 

Section 10. Voting Members must provide at least thirty (30) days written notice to the Treasurer or other individual designated by the Treasurer (such as the Manager) of his or her intention to resign from the corporation, or such Member shall continue to be subject to all such obligations of a Voting Member, including, but not limited to, payment of all dues and fees.

Article II
Board of Governors

Section 1.  The management and control of all of the property and affairs of the corporation shall be in the hands of a Board of Governors (the "Board") chosen in accordance with this' Article.

 

Section 2. [Reserved].
Section 3. [Reserved].

 

Section 4.  A nominating committee shall be formed and comprised of at least three (3) individual Board Members that are existing Officers or Committee Chairs on the Board of Governors, and such committee will nominate at least one Voting Member for each vacancy on the Board. All such nominees' names shall be sent to the Voting Members of the corporation in writing in the form of a ballot at least thirty (30) days prior to the date of the annual meeting of the corporation. At the annual meeting, all such ballots returned to the corporation by the Voting Members shall be counted and the nominees with a majority vote shall become Board Members as of October 1st.

 

Section 5.  A majority of the Board of Governors shall constitute a quorum. In the absence of a quorum the Executive Committee, defined below in Article II, Section 6, may act by unanimous vote on behalf of the Board provided that at least three (3) Members of the committee are present and voting.

 

Section 6.  The Board of Governors, at its first regular meeting a.t\er an annual meeting of the corporation, shall elect officers of the corporation for a term of two (2) years from the ensuing October 1st. and until they have been succeeded. Such Officers shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer (the "Executive Committee"). The Officers shall be chosen from the membership of the Board, including newly elected Members. The office of Treasurer may be held by a person who also holds the office of Vice President or Secretary. 

 

Section 7.  The Board of Governors shall further have authority:

To appoint such committees as they may from time to time deem necessary.

To admit, suspend, or expel members. A unanimous vote of those present and voting at a meeting of the Board of Governors shall be required to suspend r expel a member, but a member shall be admitted unless one-third of such votes are adverse.

To prescribe rules for the admission of guests.

To make rules for the use of the corporation's premises by members, and others, and for their conduct on same.

To establish and enforce penalties for violation of rules not exceeding the statutory limits.

To set dues, assessments, and initiation fees and to notify members annually of the respective amounts.

To remit or compromise penalties, dues, or any other obligation to the corporation.

To call special meetings of the corporation.

To suspend or waive admission fees and annual dues.

To solicit subscriptions for such purposes as they deem in keeping with the general objects of this corporation 

To fill any vacancies in the offices or committees of the corporation including any vacancies in the Board of Governors, and the person thus chosen shall hold office until the October 1st. following the next annual meeting of the corporation, and until his successor is elected.  

To hold regular and special meetings at the call of the President or by its own vote.

 

Section 8.  At the annual meeting of the corporation, the President shall submit a general report of the affairs of the corporation and the Treasurer shall submit an accounting of the financial matters of the corporation.

               

Section 9.  Any Voting Member of the corporation shall be eligible for election to the Board of Governors, and any Voting Members of the corporation shall be eligible for membership on any committee of the corporation.

  

Article III
President

The President shall preside at meetings of the corporation and of the Board of Governors, shall appoint the chairperson of all standing committees; al committee appointments to be approved by the Board of Governors shall have general oversight and management of the affairs of the corporation.

Article IV
Vice-Presidents

The Vice-President shall, in the absence or inability of the President, assume the duties of the President.

 

Article V
Secretary

The Secretary shall make a report of all proceedings of the corporation at its meetings and shall at appropriate times read a report of same; he or she shall also keep records of the votes, doings and proceedings of the meetings of the Board of Governors, and of the members of the corporation; he or she, or an individual that is so designated (such as a Manager), shall have general charge of the correspondence of the corporation, shall send out notices of the regular meetings of the Board, which shall be held on the same day of every month at the same time, unless otherwise determined by the Officers. shall keep a list of the Members of the corporation, and perform such other duties properly belonging to his or her office, as the Board of Governors may from time to time direct.

 

Article VI
Treasurer

The Treasurer shall have sole charge of the finances of the corporation, subject to the direction of the Board of Governors. He or she, or an individual that is so designated, shall collect and disburse all the monies of the corporation, and shall perform such other duties pertaining to his or her office as the Board of Governors may from time.to time direct.

 

Article VII
Auditors

An Audit Committee, appointed by the Board, not members of the Board of Governors, shall periodically audit the Treasurer's accounts and report to the corporation at its annual meeting if the Board so requests.

 

Article VIII
Meetings

 Section 1. The annual meeting of the corporation shall be held at the Club House on the second Monday in June, in each year, or on such other date not more than ten (10) days after said date as the Board of Governors may prescribe. Notices of said meetings shall be mailed to the Members of the corporation at least thirty (30) days prior thereto, and like notice shall be posted on the bulletin board at the headquarters of the corporation by the Secretary, or such designated individual, at the time of such mailing.

 

Section 2.  Special meetings of the corporation may be called by the Board of Governors and shall be called, if requested in writing by not less than sixty (60) Voting Members of the corporation. Notice of the calling thereof shall be given in the same manner as the notice of the annual meeting, and these notices shall state the object of the meeting.

 

Section 3.  At all meetings of the corporation a quorum shall consist of not less than sixty Voting Members.    

 

Section 4.  At the annual meeting the reports of the President and the Treasurer shall be presented.

 

Article IX
Amendment to By-Laws

 (See Article VII of Articles of Association.)

 Section 1. By-laws for the government of the corporation shall be adopted. by a majority vote at the first meeting of the corporation and shall thereafter b subject to amendment and addition in the following manner. Such changes in the bylaws may be proposed at any regular meeting of the Board of Governors or other governing body of the corporation by any Member thereof. or at any special meeting the call for which shall include notice of the intention to introduce such change, and final action thereon shall be taken at the next following regular meeting of such governing body by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Members present and voting; provided, however, that prior to such final action notice in writing 9f the proposed change shall be given at least (5) days in advance of such final notice by sending by US mail or electronic form to each Member of the cotp0ration at his last known address a copy of the proposed change and a statement of the time and place at which such final action is to be taken. Any such proposed change shall be submitted to such governing body at its next regular meeting upon written request of forty (40) Members of the corporation which request may be submitted in parts. Final action upon such changes may also be taken by such governing body at any regular meeting, or at any special meeting called for the purpose, if a written consent to such final action has been signed by Members representing three fourths (3/4) of the total voting power of the corporation, which consent may be in parts.

 

These Amended and Restated Bylaws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated shall supersede all previous By-Laws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated as of the date first written herein. Motion made and passed on December 11, 2008, at the monthly Board of Governors meeting to accept these Amended and Restated By-Laws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated.


Article X
Intoxicating Liquors

[Reserved].

These Amended and Restated Bylaws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated shall supersede all previous By-Laws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated as of the date first written herein. Motion made and passed on December 11, 2008, at the monthly Board of Governors meeting to accept these Amended and Restated By-Laws of the High Lane Club, Incorporated.

Club Rules:

General Rules

  • Parents (or caregiver) MUST be on High Lane Club’s property if their children are under the age of twelve.

  • If your child is left unsupervised, you will be called to pick them up.

  • Please help to keep our grounds as clean as possible by picking up after yourself and your family throughout your visit and before you leave for the day.

  • Please make sure the office has your current home/work/emergency phone numbers.

  • All events are notified via email to the membership.

  • As a member of High Lane, you can also “rent” the facilities for a private party. Please check with the office for further details and information.

  • No dogs are allowed on High Lane property. 

Billing Rules

  • A billing statement will be emailed to your primary email address on the first of each month.  

    • If monthly dues and/or any charges are late after the 15th of the month, accounts will be charged a $25.00 late fee.

  • ​Any member wishing to resign from the club must send a written letter addressed to the Board 30 days in advance.  

    • Accounts must be paid in full before a resignation or leave of absence is approved. 

 

Guess Rules and Fees​

  • Tennis courts, pickle ball court and pool are for the use of members only.  All guests must be registered.*

  • Guests must be accompanied by a member of The High Lane Club at all times.  

    • Each member who sponsors a guest must register the guest before using the pool, pickle ball or tennis courts.

      • (See below for instructions) 

    • Members are required to register guests at all times throughout the entire year.

    • Any member who wishes to have a guest must sign guest in at the pool main entrance gate, tennis shed or clubhouse.

      • Guest must be signed in regardless if an employee is working at the desk.

      • Guest forms are available in the black binder located on the desk by the pool deck at main entrance gate.

    • A HLC family is limited to a maximum of 4 guests per visit.

    • Guests are limited to two visits per month, regardless of who signs them in. 

    • No member unit may sponsor more than 4 guests on any one occasion.

    • Guests are not eligible to participate in swimming or tennis teams or in members’ tournaments, but seasonal guests may take swimming and tennis lessons.

    • Any guest who is new to swimming or unable to swim (unassisted) MUST remain in the shallow end with an adult.

    • Babysitters/caregivers are not charged as guests and do not have a limit on the number of times they can attend but must be in the presence of membership children when a parent/guardian is not able.

    • No pool parties are allowed on the weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as we reserve these days for our HLC families.

    • A maximum number of non-member guests for a pool party during the weekday is 12 swimmers.

Guest Fees*

Guest Fees will be added to your HLC account/next monthly bill

  • Pool and tennis guest fee - $8.00 per guest

  • Pickle ball guest fee - $5.00 per guest

  • Family pool guest fee - $25.00

  • Combination tennis and pool day pass - $16 per guest, or $30 per family

    • On special events and holidays a fee of $15 per guest or $40 per family

Summer guest passes are available at the following rates.  Applications for a summer guest may be made through the office​

  • ​House guest weekly pass - $50.00 per person

  • House guest family weekly pass - $150.00

  • House guest monthly pass - $200.00 per person.

*There will be a charge of $25 levied against any member who does not register his/her guest.

 

Guest Sign In Procedures

Any member who wishes to have a guest must sign guest in at the pool main entrance gate, tennis shed or clubhouse.
Please note: Guest must be signed in regardless if an employee is working at the desk.

Tennis

  • All tennis guests must be signed in at the tennis pro shop.

    • Please fill out a guest form found in the tennis mailbox attached to the pro shop.

Pickle ball

  • All pickle ball guests must be signed in at the clubhouse.

    • Guest slips can be found on desk nearest the deck facing the tennis courts.

    • Please list the guest’s name in the “comments” section of the Team Reach app so potential players have an accurate count of participants.

Pool

  • All pool guests must be signed in at the pool main entrance gate.

    • ​Guest forms are available in the black binder located on the desk by the pool deck at main entrance gate.

 

Pool Rules​

Please be attentive to your children in the pool area. Parents/caretakers are responsible for their child’s safety and well-being.

  • You may not be on either pool deck without lifeguards on duty.

    • You leave yourself and the club open to liability.  

    • Lifeguards give all directives on the pool deck, please be respectful of their decisions.

  • No running on the pool decks.

  • During thunderstorms the deck and surrounding play areas will be closed and reopen 30 minutes after the last thunder.

    • The Senior Lifeguard on duty is responsible for reopening.

  • Any child using the main pool must be 3 years old and toilet trained for at least three months.

    • ​Children wearing disposable swim diapers are NOT allowed in the main pool.
    • Disposable diapers must be worn at all times in the kiddie pool.

    • This "diaper rule" will be strictly enforced. 

    • Violation of these rules will result in a $300 fine.

  • Children with any floatation devices must be accompanied by an adult.

  • No tubes, noodles, barbells, etc. in the main pool, these are only allowed in pool for lessons or with adult use in the lap lanes.

  • No diving from the black line to the shallow end wall, no jumping over the stairs or sliding down the railing on the shallow end stairs.

  • No sitting or hanging on the lane lines, pulling on the flags, jumping backwards off the wall, or sitting/standing on kickboards (they are only used for kicking in the lap lanes), no cartwheels into the pool, no jumping on others or pushing others into the pool, kids cannot go on each other’s shoulders.

  • No jumping off blocks (reserved for swim team) or climbing on Lifeguard chairs.

  • Lap lanes are reserved for swimming laps.

  • Bathing suit/Swim attire must be worn (no normal clothing – shirts/etc.)

  • No FOOD or GLASS of any kind allowed on the pool deck.

    • Plastic bottles are allowed.

  • Please clean up after yourself and your family when leaving the pool deck (towels, clothes, toys, etc).

  • Consult the posted rules on the pool deck.

Diving Board Rules

  • One person on the board at a time.

  • Make sure area is clear under the board.

  • Only one bounce at the end of the board.

  • Jump/Dive off the front of the board (not to the side of the board)

  • No hanging on the end of the board.

  • No standing on the railings or running on the board.

  • Wait until the person before you reaches the ladder before use.

  • Must jump a safe distance away from the board (especially when doing a flip, etc.)

  • No swimming in the diving well (unless the board is closed for “gator”).

  • Share the board and be courteous to others!

 

Tennis Rules​

Play

  • Court play is limited to 60 minutes, unless there is nobody waiting to play.  

    • You must sign in on Tennis board with your court's start time to secure court.  

    • People waiting to play should proceed to next available court.

Attire

  • Proper tennis attire and tennis shoes are required at all times on the tennis courts. Proper attire includes:

    • Tennis shorts, tennis skirts/dresses, and tee shirts.

      • Proper tennis attire does NOT include bathing suits, beach cover ups, long dress pants or jeans.

    • Tennis sneakers with flat soles are needed for all court play.

      • This rule applies to everyone including young children.

        • Flip Flops, work boots or casual flats may not be worn on the tennis courts.

Conduct

  • Please play in a courteous manner, no use of profanity.

  • Upon entering or leaving your court, wait until the ball is no longer in play on any adjoining court.  

    • If a tennis ball comes on your court, players should return it to the original court once that court has ended play.

Pickleball Procedure and Rules​

  • Any member interested in playing Pickleball should download the Team Reach app, and select HLCPB as your Group Code.

  • ​Each session of play is 90 minutes, and up to 6 people can receive court for that time period. Please consult Team Reach site for dates available.  

    • ​You can reserve time for an individual or a full court match

      • When reserving a time for a complete match, please have all participants reserve time on Team Reach application.

      • When reserving court as an individual you can see if any other members are interested/available for that time slot.

        • The Team Reach chat feature can be used to send message to the entire list of participants or DM a person directly.

      • Please provide playing ability when registering (beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate, etc.).

      • ​When you are playing with your children under 14, please note in the comments section on your reservation.

  • Soft soled sneakers or athletic shoes only.

    • Please be sure to note any cancellation on the Team Reach app as soon as it is known.  

      • Volunteers are opening and closing the court, so respect their time and commitment.

 

Lounge Rules

  • Parents are responsible for the actions, safety and well-being of their children.

    • 12 years old and under cannot be in lounge without direct parental/childcare supervision.

  • Individuals who use the lounge are expected to clean up after themselves.

  • Must be respectful of club property in the lounge, such as the pool table and furniture. All should only be used for intended purposes.

  • Do not push, run or roughhouse inside the clubhouse.

  • Please turn off lights and electronics when no one is in the lounge.

 

Kitchen Rules​

  • There is not a functioning kitchen. 

  • The refrigerator/freezer is for member use.

  • The kitchen is to be cleaned after each use.

    • Left over food must be thrown in the waste receptacles.

    • Dirty dishes and utensils must be washed and put away.

 

Duckpin Bowling Rules - currently unavailable

 

Any member who is found in violation of the Member Rules/Policies will be held accountable as deemed appropriate by the Board of Governors at the High Lane Club.

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