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Dolphin Club was founded in 1877, and today is a nonprofit,
public-access athletic organization with a diverse membership
of about 900 women and men.
members swim in the waters of Aquatic Park, row in the Bay
and on Lake Merced, play in handball
tournaments, work out in our bay-view weight room, and participate
in the annual Escape
from Alcatraz Triathlon.
have great parties, from casual Friday potlucks to our annual
Old-Timers' Dinner and Swimmer/Pilot Appreciation Dinner.
And everyone turns out when Santa puts in an appearance
at our annual holiday party.
Dolphin Club and South
End Club buildings are owned by the S.F. Recreation
and Parks Department and leased to the clubs. Both facilities
are open to the public on alternate days each month, Tuesday
through Saturday, for a daily fee of just $6.50. Guests
and members of the public must sign a waiver and an attendance
log. Or take the plunge and become a
Boathouses for rowboats and kayaks
Men's and women's locker rooms with showers and saunas
upstairs lounge areas
toilet and shower facilities
inflatable motor craft to maintain safety during Club swims
room with free weights, pulleys, leg-press machines, exercise
bikes, Stairmasters...and the best view in town.
flat-water rowing facility at beautiful Lake Merced, on
the western edge of San Francisco in the Golden Gate National
Club has an exterior ramp for handicap access.
Alternating days with the South
End Club, next door.
Please deposit $6.50 in the box at the entrance and sign
the log book. Ring doorbell for access.
The Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month at
7:00 p.m. in the Staib Room. The Building Committee meets
on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the
Sancimino Room. The Boat Committee meets on the first Tuesday
of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Sancimino Room.
All members are welcome to attend any and all of these meetings.
The Dolphin Club is a nonprofit organization open to