Westleigh Recreation Club
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I am only interested in tennis or pickleball. Can I join for a lesser fee?
A: Yes, we do offer a Courts only membership.
Q: Do I have to be a member of the Westleigh subdivision to join the club?
A: All are welcome regardless of where you reside.
Q: I live in the Westleigh subdivision. Am I automatically a member of the club and don’t have to pay the initiation fee?
A: WRC is not an HOA pool membership and initiation is not included in any HOA fees. The initiation fee is to cover the costs of repairs and maintenance of the property and the dues are to help cover the current year’s operating costs.
Q: I don’t want to join the club, but just want swim lessons for my child/want my child to join the swim team. Can I do this without becoming a member?
A: In order to join the swim team and/or take lessons, you must become a member of Westleigh Recreation Club and pay annual membership dues. It is not possible to just take swim lessons or join the swim team without current membership. By joining, you benefit from full access to everything WRC offers (Swim, Tennis, Picnics, Socials, Clubhouse Rentals, etc.)
Q: I’m going to be traveling a bit this summer (or my kids will be in camp), can I renew for only part of the season?
A: In order to be fair and consistent to the entire membership, renewals are not prorated or based on usage. We encourage Members to consider the many benefits such as discounted camp costs, member picnics, pool, MCSL swim team, MCDL dive team, clubhouse rental, tennis, pickleball, volleyball, disc golf, basketball, gaga pit, Root Beer Float Day, social events, noodle and float nights, and much more.
Q: I would like to renew my membership, but I haven’t been a member in a few years. Do I have to pay the initiation fee again?
A: The initiation fee is a one time fee.
Q: Who can be on my membership?
A: A family membership includes any adult person and his/her spouse/partner their children or step-children.
Q: I purchased my home from a WRC member. Is the membership automatically transferable?
A: WRC membership is not by address, but by individual or family.
Q: Is my initiation fee refundable if I decide not to renew or if I move?
A: The initiation fee is for the maintenance of the property and is therefore not refundable.
Q: I would like to join the club for the first time. Do I have to pay the initiation fee?
A: Yes. Westleigh Recreation Club is a small, community club. The membership fee income is used to operate the club from year to year, and the initiation fees are allocated by the board for improvements, upgrades, maintenance, repairs and emergency repairs. We do allow you to split the initiation fee.
EXCEPTION: THE INITIATION FEE IS WAIVED FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY MEMBERS WHO WISH TO JOIN THE CLUB DURING A DUTY ROTATION.
Q: I would like to join the club for the first time, but it is the middle of the summer. Do you prorate the membership fee?
A: Yes. Westleigh does prorate the membership fee for NEW members only. New members will pay the initiation fee and a prorated membership fee based on the date of joining.
Q: Can I pay my fees in installments?
A: Yes. Subject to advance notice and approval, both renewing and new members may pay their fees in installments, provided the full annual membership fee is paid by April 1st.
Q: I have a nanny/babysitter for my children. Can I put them on my membership?
A: Yes. Nanny and babysitter’s can be added to your account for an additional fee of $25.
Q: At what age may children be left unsupervised at the club?
A: Children must be 12 years of age or older to be left alone at WRC, and must be at least 15 years of age to be supervising underage children.
Q: Can I bring guests to the pool?
A: Yes, guest passes are available for purchase. They are 10 for $50 or $7 at pool check in. Guest pass credits do not expire. (NOTE: Guests are limited to 2 visits to the club per season, as guest passes are not to be used to replace membership in the club. Special circumstances that exist that would require more than 2 visits will be evaluated on an individual basis by Membership. Please contact Membership Manager.)
Q: I have guests joining me from another country for the summer. Do I have to purchase guest passes for each visit?
A: Yes, however please contact the Membership Manager.
Q: Can children bring rafts and “noodles” to the pool?
A: No. However, WRC periodically hosts “Noodle Night” parties for children. On these special nights, kids can bring rafts, flotation toys and “noodles” to the pool.
Q: Can I bring food and drink to the pool?
A: Food and drink may be enjoyed on all grassy areas of the club, patio area and at the tables. You are responsible for cleaning up. PLEASE NO FOOD ON THE CONCRETE DECK. The picnic tables and patio area are available on a first-come, first-served basis. While WRC does not have a formal snack bar, many area restaurants deliver to the club.