Attention: Given the future redevelopment of the area, the University Club will permanently cease operations on December 9th, 2018. Until closure, we will continue to honor your membership and events, and continue to provide great programs, special dinners, holiday functions, and private restaurant service. New memberships will still be accepted. We look forward to this final year with you. We remain committed to providing the quality customer service and exceptional hospitality you have come to know at the University Club.
Due to these changes, our membership payment structure for new members will be adjusted. Our current new membership fees are as follows:
New Membership Rates Starting on May 1st, 2018:
NO Initiation Fees for All New Members
May 1st - September 3rd (Labor Day): $700
May 1st - December 9th: $750
June 1st - September 3rd (Labor Day): $600
June 1st - December 9th: $650
All new memberships will be paid upfront and in full at the time of signing for the membership. NO refunds will be given after payment is made in full.
If you wish to start your membership earlier than May 1st, please contact us for more information about membership rates and potential extra months.We will no longer include membership packages for new memberships with Finkbine Golf Course starting March 1st, 2018.
Departmental Membership: UI departments with memberships are afforded free banquet and event space as well as dining privileges for their designated members.
Why become a member?
The University Club offers numerous member benefits. As the Iowa City area's premier swim and tennis club, the University Club is the perfect place to relax with your family in the summer. Heat up with a tennis match or take a dip in the six-lane pool. Our prime location next to Finkbine Golf Course makes the Club the ideal place to add dinner or drinks to a day of golf.
During the rest of the year, the University Club provides members with numerous events, entertainment, and special holiday and themed meals. Come for a meal in the Dining Room and Lounge and enjoy personalized, attentive service. Hawkeye athletic fans enjoy free game parking year-round. Members may use banquet and meeting rooms for no charge.
Dining at the Club
The Dining Room and Lounge serve lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday, Sunday brunch, and special gourmet meals throughout the year.
- During the summer, the snack bar is open during pool hours for relaxed poolside dining
- Kids eat FREE on Saturdays in the Dining Room and Lounge
Free event spaces for members
Planning an event? Members can reserve banquet and meeting spaces at the Club for business and/or personal events. Whether planning a graduation party, family reunion, wedding, or business meeting, members may reserve any of the Club's banquet rooms at no charge.
Special holiday and gourmet meals are offered year-round. Examples include Valentine’s Day Dinner, Easter and Mother’s Day Brunch, Father’s Day BBQ, Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day cookouts, Thanksgiving Dinner, and Holiday Parties for adults and children.
Throughout the year members can participate in other events such as wine and beer pairing dinners, live music and more. Regular events are also available for kids such as movie nights, summer pool parties, and holiday activities.
Swimming and tennis
The Club offers an olympic-style pool with diving board, wading pool, and tennis courts. Swimming and tennis lessons are offered for children and adults and sports camps are available for children in the summer.
The pool is open daily from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day Weekend and the tennis courts are available April to October.
Free game parking is offered to members during Hawkeye football and basketball games. Shuttles to Kinnick Stadium are also available. A pre-game buffet is offered for every home football game.
University Club reciprocal memberships give members access to other Clubs in Iowa and across the U.SIndividual membership dues
If your company wants to provide a special perk to your executives, a UC corporate membership is a winner. Corporate memberships may offer either free event space and dining privileges only or full Club privileges including pool and tennis to the corporation and their designated members. Please contact Bobbi Houselog at email@example.com for more information.