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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

Beach Hazard Statement

3:38 PM CDT on May 24, 2017
7:00 PM CDT on May 25, 2017
Tomorrow is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as today.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 05/24 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers early. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 05/25 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 63F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of Rain
Friday 05/26 60%
Chance of Rain
Mostly cloudy early with showers developing later in the day. Thunder possible. High 63F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.


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