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The Burnham Park Yacht Club welcomes all membership inquiries. There are several membership categories available ranging from Regular memberships to and including Social memberships. One does not have to be a boat owner in order to qualify for membership in the club.

Membership in the Burnham Park Yacht Club entitlements include:

  • Dining Room Service
  • Full Bar Service
  • Patio Service
  • Catering and Food Delivery to your Boat
  • Ice Delivery Service
  • Complimentary Tender Service
  • 24-hour shower and restroom access
  • Club Directory Listing
  • Club Burgee
  • Club Directory Advertising Opportunities
  • Monthly Club Newsletter
  • Meeting Space with complete AV Service for Weddings, Showers, Business Functions
  • Educational Seminars
  • Sailboat Fleet Racing
  • Junior and Adult SailingSchools
  • Power Fleet Cruising and Rendezvous
  • Women’s Auxiliary
  • Crew Opportunities
  • Discounted Mast Stepping
  • Bar, Galley and Patio Theme Parties
  • Central Location to the Museum Campus, Soldier Field and the Firstmerit Pavilion.
  • Reciprocity with other yacht clubs all over the world.

You do not need to have a boat in Chicago or even own a boat to become a member of the Burnham Park Yacht Club.

Membership applications are handled expeditiously and the process is not intimidating.  Naturally, there are fees associated with Club Membership.  Fees consist of an initiation fee, annual dues and monthly minimum spending.

Come on over and visit the club or attend our open houses to for an introduction to the club and enjoy  hors d’oeuvres and a drink at our bar.  This year we have planned open houses on:

Saturday May 7

Sunday May 21

Saturday June 11

Please contact us at (312) 427-4664 we would be pleased to discuss our membership opportunities with you.

Download a Membership Application Here



Weather Forecast

Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday. Afternoon thunderstorms developing, windy.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 06/28 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mostly cloudy in the morning then windy with a few scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 81F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 06/29 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 87F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 06/30 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 81F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 60%.


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