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Dress Code & Club Courtesies

DRESS CODE: In establishing acceptable dress within the Club, the Board has attempted to balance contemporary norms in business attire with the traditions of the Club.   

In this context, conventional business attire (jacket and tie for men) is always acceptable. In addition, Members and guests are permitted to wear smart casual attire, as defined below, throughout the club house, except when attending an event where the dress has been specified (eg. black tie). 

For gentlemen, smart casual attire means that a jacket and tie need not be worn so long as the Member or guest is wearing tailored trousers or dressy jeans and a shirt with a collar and sleeves or a turtleneck sweater.  

Neither ladies nor gentlemen may wear ripped, faded or torn clothing within the Club.  Shorts, T-shirts, sweatshirts, athletic shoes or casual sandals, or any clothing with bold political or commercial messages are likewise unacceptable. 

Athletic wear may only be worn when going directly to or from the Sports and Fitness Centre or by Members or guests who are entering or leaving the Club. 

Members and guests are asked to deposit outerwear (coats, hats, etc.) in the appropriate cloakroom (or for overnight guests in their bedrooms). These items may not be left elsewhere in the club house. Any headwear with a religious or official significance is acceptable in the Club.

ELECTRONIC DEVICES:  As a courtesy to others, Members and guests are requested to mute their devices within the Club. Devices may be used without restriction in the bedrooms and in other private rooms within the club house. Elsewhere, they may only be used in accordance with this policy and in a manner that does not interfere with the quiet enjoyment of the Club by others.

Cell phones: Cell phone conversations are permitted only in designated areas of the club house: the telephone booths off the Main Hallway, the lower lobby, the Sports Lounge and in private rooms. They are not permitted in areas of the Club where they may disturb other Club users.

Laptops and tablets: Laptops, tablets and similar devices may be used in silent mode in the public areas of the Club, subject to the following restrictions:
Bar - No restriction
Lounge and Main Hallway - Permitted for Reading Only   
Library & Main Dining Room - Not Permitted

STAFF & GRATUITIES: Staff are absolutely prohibited from accepting gifts or gratuities directly from Members or guests.

COMPLAINTS: Members and guests may not direct or reprimand any employee of the Club. Any complaint, comment or suggestion may be directed to the General Manager or to the President.

MEDIA: Media are permitted in privately rented function rooms. Please note however that artworks may not to be photographed.