Customs & Traditions

General

It is the responsibility of each Member to know the rules and procedures observed at Mountain Lake. Members are responsible for their own actions and the actions of their family members and guests. 

Cell Phones

Talking on cell phones is not permitted inside or outside any club structure   at Mountain Lake with the exception of Colony House guest rooms, personal vehicles and the changing rooms by the swimming pool. This includes, but   is not limited to, the Colony House, Pool House, Golf House, Tennis Shop, Fitness Center, Airebis, Golf Course, Tennis Courts, and Croquet Courts. Cell phones should be placed on silent mode at all times. Non-intrusive texting and camera use of a cell phone is permitted anywhere in the Park.

Smoking

All indoor facilities at Mountain Lake are non-smoking environments.

Treatment of Staff

Staff employees are to be treated with dignity, courtesy and respect.  Complaints about staff performance should be brought to the attention of the General Manager.

Colony House

Denim and cargo pants are considered inappropriate attire anywhere at Mountain Lake. For gentlemen, hats are to be removed inside the Colony House and Pool House. Wearing a hat backwards is prohibited anywhere in the Park.

Casual Attire is defined as follows: Gentlemen shall wear collared shirts tucked in and slacks. Ladies shall wear blouses, sport shirts, sweaters, or collarless shirts with appropriate necklines and dress slacks, skirts or dresses.
 

Golf Course and Driving Range Attire

Only shoes with soft spikes are allowed. Acceptable attire for ladies: Blouses, sport shirts, sweaters, or collarless shirts with appropriate necklines; golf slacks or Bermuda shorts (No Cargo Shorts) with a maximum of 3 inches above the knee. Acceptable attire for men: Sport shirts with collar, shirts tucked in; slacks or Bermuda shorts with a maximum of 3 inches above the knee. 

Tennis Attire

White clothing only, color trim allowed. Only tennis shoes with correct soles may be worn to protect the clay court surface. 

Croquet Attire

Clothing must be white. Skirts or shorts can be a maximum of 3 inches above the knee. Only white shoes with soft soles are permitted.

1916 & Palm Court Attire

Casual

Casual Attire is defined as follows: Gentlemen shall wear collared shirts tucked in and slacks. Ladies shall wear blouses, sport shirts, sweaters, or collarless shirts with appropriate necklines and dress slacks, skirts or dresses.

Pool House & Terrace Attire

Casual and Bermuda length shorts

Casual Attire is defined as follows: Gentlemen shall wear collared shirts tucked in and slacks. Ladies shall wear blouses, sport shirts, sweaters, or collarless shirts with appropriate necklines and dress slacks, skirts or dresses.
 

Olmsted Dining & Chef's Table Attire

Traditional  (Jacket and Tie)

Special Events Attire

See specified communication per event
  • Traditional Attire: Jacket & Tie
  • Club Attire: Jacket only
  • Casual Attire: Shirt & Slacks