Reciprocal Clubs

Social Register Association members must be current and in good standing on their membership dues in order to enjoy Reciprocal Club benefits.  In addition, there is an instituted Reciprocal Process to follow with all of the Clubs as noted below.

Reciprocity Process

1. SR member should first review clubs in the SR reciprocity program, listed below. 

2. SR member should email or call Alexandra Hoyle, Director of Membership & Events at (646) 612-7323 with the following information:

  • Your name and accompanying family members

  • Desired club

  • Date of visit

  • Activities 

3. Your request for a reservation will be made to the appropriate reciprocal club membership officer along with a Social Register Letter of Introduction, copying you.

4. The reciprocal club membership officer will respond directly to you, copying the Social Register.

5. Social Register members must follow this process each time they wish to enjoy the benefits of a reciprocal club.

List of Reciprocal Clubs and Associations

Explorers Club

46 East 70th Street

New York, NY 10021

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Use of Club premises throughout its beautiful townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

  • Full-service Explorers Club Bar.

  • Invitations to Explorers Club events, such as EC Annual Dinner and Lowell Thomas Dinner, expedition seminars and talks (usually 2-3 per week), as well as events at the Club’s 30 Chapters around the world.

  • See Club’s website for further details.

The Hope Club

6 Benevolent Street

Providence, RI  02906

Reciprocal Privileges:.

  • Fine dining in either a formal or casual setting.

  • Overnight stays in luxurious rooms with all amenities, including room service, exercise room, valet, limousine service, and 24-hour front desk concierge. 

  • Squash court.

  • Complimentary continental breakfast on weekends and holidays.

  • Elegant ballroom, perfect for weddings and large gatherings.

  • Private second-floor rooms, great for smaller dinners and receptions.

  • Ames Court, a delightful open space, which can be enjoyed during the warmer months or tented during cooler weather.

Hillsboro Club

901 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, FL  33062

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Overnight accommodations are required and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.

  • Family-centric atmosphere, with children's programs and babysitting services.

  • Fully supervised playground, and activities are scheduled daily for children and teens.

  • Private beach.
  • 10 Har-Tru tennis courts.

  • Regulation size croquet lawn.

  • 9 hole pitch-n-putt golf course.

  • Sailboats, deep-sea fishing, surfing, other water activities.

  • Spa and Fitness center.

  • SR members may stay at the club 3 times total and during the winter season (from late November to mid-April).

  • Gentleman ages 13 years and older are required to wear jacket and tie and ladies similar attire after 6:00 p.m.

  • White attire is regulated on tennis and croquet courts.

  • Guests are permitted, however, the SR member is required to be present at the Club with the guest(s).

Mountain Lake

2300 N Scenic H'way

Lake Wales, FL 33898

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Overnight accommodations at the Colony House. Breakfast and dinner are included.

  • Gorgeous sports facilities:

    • Golf Course

    • Five outdoor Har-Tru Tennis Courts

    • Two championship croquet courts

    • Swimming pool, kayaking, fitness center, and nature hiking

  • Dining and bar privileges

  • Family-friendly

  • SR Members may bring up to three guests (ask for further details).

  • While in residence, SR members may participate in Mountain Lake’s social engagements and select special events.

  • Open from November 1st to April 30th.

The River Club

447 East 52nd Street

New York, NY 10022

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Use of Club accommodations.

  • Invitations to select River Club events and receptions.

  • Use of the gym and pool if utilizing overnight accommodations.

  • Reciprocal members may stay up to two weeks in any six months or one week in any three months. Rates will be provided in advance and are based on availability.

  • SR members, who are not overnight guests, are limited to dining no more than six times per calendar year.

  • Please note: members residing within a 50-mile radius of the River Club may only use their privileges once in a 12 month period.

  • All charges must be settled at the time of the visit.

  • SR Members do not have access to the golf simulator, squash or tennis courts.

  • A strict dress code of coat and tie is applicable.

Town and Country Club

218 Stockton Street

San Francisco, CA 94108

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Lunch Dining and the Club Room bar. 

  • Reservations for dining required.

  • Invitations to Town and Country Club events.  

  • Use of the Library for reading and literary camaraderie.

  • All charges must be settled at the time of the visit by check.

  • Men are welcome.

  • Coat and tie are suggested.

Villa Taverna Club

27 Hotaling Place 

San Francisco, CA 94111

Reciprocal Privileges:

  • Lunch service in the Main Dining Room or the Club Room.

  • Invitations to Villa Taverna events and receptions.

  • Dress Code

    • The Main Dining Room requires a jacket for gentlemen (including Special​ Dinner/Club Events and Lunch Forums). 

    • The Club Room is business casual. No jacket is required. 

  • All charges must be settled at the time of the visit. 

  • Please note: members residing within a 50-mile radius of Villa Taverna Club may use their privileges 4 times within a 12-month period.