Club Policies

  • General
      1. Members in good standing may bring guests to the Club. They are responsible for the conduct of their guests and for any indebtedness to the Club that may be incurred by the guests.
      2. Any property of the Club damaged or removed by a member, or by any person introduced by him, shall be paid for by the member.
      3. The Club will not be responsible for any loss of property sustained by members or their guests in the Clubhouse or elsewhere on Club premises.
      4. At the Country Club, all members are required to register their guests for golf in the Golf Shop, for tennis at the courts, for paddle tennis at the gatehouse and for swimming at the pool. It is the duty of the member to accompany or play with, or to have another member accompany or play with such member's guest.
      5. All purchases made by members at either Club and in any area of the Clubs, must be signed for on a Club check. This rule does not include purchases made in the Pro Shops.
      6. Monthly billings are due and payable within ten days after the date of mailing. Accounts more than 60 days past due, will be subject to a finance charge of 1½ percent per month on all delinquent amounts.
      7. Criticism of employees or of service rendered by employees must not be made to employees. Such complaints and suggestions shall be directed to the Department Head or General Manager.
      8. No notices, advertisements, subscription lists or petitions, except those relating to Club affairs, shall be posted or circulated; and then only with approval of the Board or the Committee in charge of the subject matter. Use of the Club Roster as a mailing list is prohibited either by surface mail or e-mail.
      9. Members are required to park their automobiles in designated parking spaces. Parking in fire lanes, no parking areas, or unloading zones is prohibited and violations will be brought to the attention of the Board.
      10. With the exception of Service Animals as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, animals are not allowed in The Club at any time.
      11. The University Club is committed to maintaining a safe  environment.  As a result, the possession  or use of firearms or other weapons on either property is prohibited.
      12. All Members and employees of The University Club of Milwaukee are required to be familiar with and comply with the Club policy prohibiting harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability or sexual orientation in the Club. Harassment of all forms is prohibited, including verbal harassment (epithets, derogatory statements, slurs) physical harassment (assault, physical interference with normal activities, unwelcome physical contact), visual harassment (posters, cartoons, drawings), sexual harassment (unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment) and innuendo. Charges of harassment of Club staff will be promptly and thoroughly investigated. The University Club understands that these matters can be extremely sensitive, and so far as possible, will keep all complaints and all communications, such as interviews and witness statements, in strict confidence. Disclosure will be made only when necessary to investigate and resolve the matter. Any Club Member found after an appropriate investigation to have engaged in harassment of an employee will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, including termination of Membership, depending on the circumstances.


      Harassment Policy

      All Members and employees of The University Club of Milwaukee are required to be familiar with and comply with the Club policy prohibiting harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability or sexual orientation in the Club. Harassment of all forms is prohibited, including verbal harassment (epithets, derogatory statements, slurs) physical harassment (assault, physical interference with normal activities, unwelcome physical contact), visual harassment (posters, cartoons, drawings), sexual harassment (unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment) and innuendo. Charges of harassment of Club staff will be promptly and thoroughly investigated. The University Club understands that these matters can be extremely sensitive, and so far as possible, will keep all complaints and all communications, such as interviews and witness statements, in strict confidence. Disclosure will be made only when necessary to investigate and resolve the matter. Any Club Member found after an appropriate investigation to have engaged in harassment of an employee will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, including termination of Membership, depending on the circumstances.

      Weapons Policy
      The University Club is committed to maintaining a safe environment. As a result, the possession or use of firearms or other weapons on either property is prohibited.

  • Country Club Policies
      1. The Club expects to meet all food and beverage needs during hours of operation. Bringing food and beverage from outside is both prohibited by Club policy and contrary to licensing laws.
      2. Children of members may play golf under their family membership until they reach the age of 21 or 25 if they are enrolled in school.
      3. As a courtesy to others, cell phones should be set to vibrate or silent mode in bar and dining areas. Please exit Club dining rooms for the duration of your call.
      4. Wednesday is Ladies' Day at the Country Club.  The Terrace Room is for Ladies only until 2:00 p.m.
      5. Ladies Night is the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 
      6. Thursday is Men's Day. Service is available for both men and women.
      7. Smoking is not permitted in the club or clubhouse, on the pool deck or in any building.
      8. A charge of 50% of the cost of the event per person shall be made for not honoring or not canceling a reservation at least 24 hours before a special event, such as a dinner dance, golf and social events, etc.
      9. Ours is a family Club; therefore, children are welcome. Parents are responsible for the conduct of their children and for observance of all rules affecting children.  Children age 10 and over will be allowed in the Windmill Tap Bar, accompanied by their parents, except on Fridays after 6:00 p.m. The bar is reserved for adults and children 17+ as long as they are accompanied by their parents. Children will not be allowed to sit at the bar.  They may only sit at the tables. At the Country Club, children under 12 are not permitted anywhere in the clubhouse (including locker rooms) unless accompanied by an adult. Children under 12 are not permitted on the golf course unless accompanied by a golfing Member. Children must never be allowed to play on the greens, in sand traps, or on fairways adjacent to the clubhouse, for their own safety as well as for the proper maintenance of the course.
      10. Interior furniture shall not be moved from the clubhouse to places exposed to weather.
      11. No one shall appear in a swimming suit in any part of the clubhouse except the locker rooms.
      12. Caddies are not permitted to enter the clubhouse or pool area.
  • City Club Policies
      1. The use of the City Club is restricted to University Club members and their guests.
      2. Only a member or properly registered out-of-town guests may sign for services at the club.
      3. A member arranging a party at the club must be present at the party, and is responsible for all charges involved.
      4. The club conforms to the law in the state of Wisconsin prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors.
      5. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the club, per statute 101.123 of Wisconsin act 12. There are designated smoking areas outside of each entrance to the building.
      6. Tipping policy: tipping is not required, but is acceptable. A 20% service charge is automatically added to all food and beverage bills.
      7. Parking policy: Parking at the University Club is reserved for members and guests who are using the club for meetings, dining, events/programming and hotel stays.  If the Club Car is utilized during this process, parking in the garage is also permitted.  Parking is not permitted for members and guests who are not using the club while their car is parked. All vehicle information must be registered with the university club front desk staff, and a permit must be displayed on the dash of your vehicle. If you do not have a University Club parking permit displayed in your vehicle, it will be ticketed and/or towed.
  • Dress Code
    • In keeping with the private club atmosphere of The University Club of Milwaukee, we ask that members and their guests wear appropriate clothing in good taste.  All members should know the Dress Code of the Club as established by the Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Member to inform his or her guests of the Dress Code and to enforce it when it is not followed. Appropriate country club attire is required throughout the Country Club, on the golf course, tennis courts, at the pool and on the grounds. The University Club dress code applies to all members, guests, and children six years of age and older.

      In the City Club - We want everyone to be comfortable in our club. We encourage business casual attire in all areas of the club, except for in 1898, which welcomes fashionably casual dress at all times. Please avoid shorts, sweatshirts, tee shirts and tennis shoes. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, a more relaxed dress code including walking shorts, sandals, and non-collared shirts are welcomed. Certain club events or special dining events may request that members and their guests dress differently than generally acceptable. In those cases, this information would be provided in the event notice.

      In the Country Club Clubhouse – Gentlemen must wear shirts with a designed collar; collarless vests may be worn with an approved shirt. Shirts are to be tucked in unless they are clearly designed to be worn out (i.e. Bahaman style). Shirts must be, at a minimum, country-club casual or appropriate golf attire. Men's hats are not permitted in dining areas and must be worn as designed with bill forward. Jeans or denim attire that is clean, hole-free, hemmed, worn as designed (no "sagging" or visible undergarments) is permitted in the clubhouse.  Women may wear sweaters, sleeveless shirts or approved golf shirts. No bare-midriff. Shoes shall be worn as designed (tied or Velcro) at all times. Beach style flip-flops and bare feet are not permitted. Inappropriate attire in the clubhouse includes, but is not limited to: swimming attire, gym shorts, tube tops, t-shirts, team uniforms, nylon "track suits" or sweat pants.

      On the Golf Course – Gentlemen must wear shirts with a designed collar. Collarless vests may be worn with an approved shirt. Shirts are to be tucked in. Shirts must be appropriate golf attire. At no time can jeans or denim be worn on the golf course or practice areas. Women must wear blouses, sweaters, sleeveless shirts or approved golf shirts. No bare-midriff and no tank tops on the golf course or practice areas. Shoes shall be worn as designed (tied or Velcro) at all times. No tennis attire is permitted for golf play.

      On the Tennis Courts – Proper attire designed for tennis must be worn when playing or practicing on the courts. Men must wear shirts. Bathing attire is prohibited. Standard tennis shoes or sneakers with full soled non-marking rubber bottoms and no heels must be worn by all players. 

      At the Swimming Pool – Only proper swimming attire is permitted in the pool area. Children not yet toilet trained must wear swim diapers. 

      Club Management reserves the right to refuse privileges and to request departure from Club property to anyone they determine to be in violation of the Dress Code or in attire not specifically listed that is deemed inappropriate.

      There will be seasonal allowances for attire when appropriate, for example, sledding and
      platform tennis.

  • Golf Etiquette
      1. If players fail to keep their pace on the course and lose in distance one clear hole on those in front, they must permit following players to play through. Failure to allow this courtesy will be reported to the Golf Committee for further action.
      2. No player, caddie or onlooker should stand close to or directly behind the ball, move or talk, when a player is making a stroke.
      3. Players looking for a lost ball should allow other matches coming up to pass them; they should signal to the players following them to pass, and having given such a signal, they should not continue their play until these players have passed and are out of range. Violation of this rule is subject to Golf Committee action.
      4. No player should play from the tee until the players in front have played their second strokes and are out of range; nor play up to the putting green until the players in front have holed out and moved away.
      5. On the putting green no one should stand beyond the hole in the line of the player's stroke.
      6. The player who has the honor should be allowed to play before his opponent tees his ball.
      7. Turf, cut or displaced by a player on fairway, tee or green, should be at once replaced and pressed down with foot.
      8. Ball marks should be repaired.
      9. Traps must be entered from the low side and left from the same point of entry. Please rake trap upon leaving it.
      10. Players should see that only one caddie is on the putting green and that he does not injure the hole by standing too close to it.
      11. Do not leave golf bag or cart in front of greens or pull cart over any part of green.
      12. A single player has no standing and must always give way promptly to a regularly constituted match.
      13. Players who have holed out should not try their putts over again when other players are following them.
  • Swimming General
      1. The Aquatics Director has complete jurisdiction over the pool and its rules and regulations. He/She has full authority to limit activities of children, members and guests, which are not in keeping with the proper use of the pool. Persons failing to comply with rules and regulations may be refused privileges of the pool.
      2. Children under 10 years of age will not be permitted at the pool unless accompanied by an adult. Children failing to comply with the rules and regulations may be refused privileges of the pool. Those unaccompanied by an adult will have their parents or guardians contacted and asked to leave the pool.
      3. Children must pass a swim test administered by a certified lifeguard to swim in the deep end of the pool, unless accompanied by an adult. The swim test includes swimming a full length of a stroke on the swimmer's front and full length of the pool on their back. This will be done as deemed necessary by lifeguard staff.
      4. Only one person at a time is permitted on the diving board. Anyone using the diving board must be sure that the water area is totally clear before diving. Divers must jump off the front end of the board and must swim to the nearest ladder to exit pool.
      5. Any child, regardless of age, who cannot swim with or without a flotation device must be accompanied in the immediate pool area (within the gated area of the pool) by an adult at all times, and this adult is responsible for his/her safety. Lifeguards will remove such unattended children from the pool.
      6. Infants or toddlers requiring diapers must wear swim diapers and be accompanied by an adult in either pool. There will be no changing of diapers or clothing on the pool deck by infants or toddlers.
      7. Babysitters may attend members' children at no charge. Any other children are subject to guest fees.
      8. Pool guest fees are $7.00 per guest.
      9. Grandchildren of members who have paid the pool fee may use the pool without charge. Grandchildren must be accompanied by a grandparent.
      10. All guests for swimming and/or sunbathing must be registered by a member with a pool attendant upon arrival. No guest may have extended to him or her the privileges of the pool more than five times in a calendar year, regardless of whether such guest is sponsored by the same member or by different members.
      11. Members may not sponsor more than 10 guests in the pool on any one day without first obtaining the approval to do so from the Aquatics Director.
      12. Persons wearing bathing suits must confine themselves to the pool area.
      13. No food or beverage is to be eaten in the pool.
      14. Absolutely no food, beverages, or other edible items may be carried onto Club property and will not be allowed in the pool environment. While in the pool area, all food and beverage items must be purchased at the Snack Bar.
      15. Children under 18 years old will be required to give their lounges to an adult when the attendance demand occurs. Children are not permitted to save lounges.
      16. All members and guests are asked to give up and clear lounges upon leaving the pool area.
      17. Towels will be provided for all persons using the pool. Showing consideration for others, all persons should refrain from using more than two (2) towels per visit. All used towels should be placed in the hampers and bins provided upon leaving.
      18. Swimming instruction is available to all members with pool privileges. Contact the Aquatics Director for information about lessons. Swim Team practice and competition is available to all members with pool privileges and their families. Pre-registration is required for safety reasons to participate with the swim team and in lessons.  During Swim Team practices, meets or other Swim Team events, the pool is not available for general use.
      19. Lockers are available in the pool house for a seasonal fee.
      20. Smoking is not permitted on the pool deck.
      21. Flotation devices are allowed in the large pool area at the discretion of pool staff.
      22. Running or playing tag around pool, pushing other bathers, or other activities which tend to disturb the enjoyment and safety of others are forbidden.  This includes the locker room area.
      23. Water guns are not permitted in the pool area.
      24. Everyone is expected to clean up after him or herself when in the pool area.  This relates to food items, towels and other pool items.
      25. Children cannot go off the diving blocks unless a guard or an adult member is teaching them (either diving or practice jumping in for the younger swimmers.)
      26. Swimmers cannot go off the diving board backwards, unless approved by the guard on duty. But back flips are not allowed at all.
      27. There will be adult swim every 45 mins where all swimmers ages 15 and under must exit the pool for 15 minutes every 2 hours. (12:45- 1:00, 2:45-4:00, etc.)
      28. Swimmers are not allowed to have mermaid tails at the pool.
      29. The television in the pool house will be kept to sports channels during pool operation hours. Only staff have access to the remote.
  • Tennis General
      1. The direct supervision of the tennis courts and the use thereof are under the control of the Tennis Professional acting under the jurisdiction and supervision of the General Manager. The specific rules and regulations must be followed by all members and guests.
      2. The rules of the U.S.T.A. shall govern play.
      3. Standard tennis shoes or sneakers with full soled non-marking rubber bottoms and no heels must be worn by all players. Children, as well as adults, must be properly attired. Men must wear shirts. Bathing attire is prohibited.
      4. There will be no charge to the Tennis Member for court times.
      5. Guest fees for tennis are $7.00.
      6. The same person may be a guest only five times in a calendar year, regardless of whether such guest is sponsored by the same member or by different members.
      7. Members may not sponsor more than three guests for tennis on any one day without first obtaining approval to do so from the Tennis Professional.
      8. Guests must be registered with the Tennis Professional.
      9. Children are encouraged to play. Their class and playing schedules will be approved by the Tennis Professional.
  • Tennis Reservations
      1. Reservations are required for court time. Courts may be reserved either by phone or in person.
      2. Only the Tennis Pro Shop attendant may take and record reservations.
      3. Children may not reserve courts for play after 4 p.m. or on weekends, but an adult may make a reservation to play with a child during these periods. (18 years old is considered an adult.) Children also may play if courts are not in use.
      4. The player who has made the reservation must check in at the Tennis Pro Shop before using the reserved court.
      5. If unable to keep a reservation, a player is asked to notify the Tennis Pro Shop at least 30 minutes before the reserved time.
      6. A ten-minute grace period will be allowed before reserved courts are given to another group. If players arrive after the ten-minute grace period, they are not assured of a court.
  • Paddle Tennis General
      1. Paddle Tennis season runs from October 1 through May 1 each year. However, the courts will be available for play on a year-round basis.
      2. The courts are open 7 days a week.  Please make reservations so that we may have the facilities open for your use.
      3. Reservations may be made by calling the Clubhouse.
      4. Each season, permanent court times may be booked so you may play at a desired time each week. Otherwise, court time is on a first-come, first-served, reservation system. Friday and Saturday evenings are available on a first-come, first served basis with no permanent times.
      5. Balls are for sale and paddles are for rent at the gate house.
      6. Paddle tennis guest fees are $7.00 per guest.
      7. Food and beverage items are available from the main clubhouse or by prior arrangement for parties.
      8. No outside Food & Beverage items may be brought into the Club when the Clubhouse is open.
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