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The University Club of Grand Rapids is an exquisite first-class private club and event venue in the heart of the city. Our spacious athletic and dining facilities are centrally located in downtown Grand Rapids.

Explore The Club

Check Out All We Have To Offer

Take a tour of The Club with our Virtual Tour! From our Dining Halls to our Gym we’ve given you the ability to explore The Club without even having to leave your office or home. Like what you see? Join Us today! We would love to get to know you! Celebrate with us, work out with us, call The University Club your home.

Perks of the University Club

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Monthly Perks

Zero Initiation fees

Membership Includes spouse and kids under the age of 18

Month to Month Membership, no long term agreement

Corporation Perk

If a Corporation, University or Organization has ten or more members at the Club, each of their food & beverage minimums will be waived!

Reciprocal Clubs

The University Club has arranged for reciprocal privileges with more than 100 of the most prestigious private clubs across the country. Many of which offer overnight accommodations, golf, dining and other amenities.  Check out the clubs. 

Events & Meetings

Ideal Location for Events and Meetings.

  • No room rental fees
  • Professional staff who assist in the design of the event
  • Panoramic views to keep attendees inspired and refreshed
  • Convenient location to many downtown businesses
  • Easy highway access

24/7 Gym

24/7 access to our athletic facility and all group classes. The University Club features a state-of-the-art athletic facility with over 10,000 square feet of exercise and recreation space.  Whether you want to enjoy a solo workout or join one of our group fitness classes, the University Club offers exercise options to meet your needs.

Outside Events & Activities

“Dinner & A Show Package” – Receive 20% off your dinner entrees at the Club AND 10 – 20% off your show tickets.

*Ticket discount depends on the day of the show, seating preference, and production.  Call the Club to make dinner reservations.  To order show tickets, contact Susan Weiss at Broadway GR at 616-325-1343.  These promotions can not be combined with any other offer.  Dinner & show must be redeemed on the same night.

Parking Rates

Members receive discounted parking rates in the Fifth Third Parking Lots off Monroe Avenue & Ottawa Avenue. Obtain your discount coupons in the Athletic Club or on the 10th floor prior to departure.  Before 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday), the rate is $1.25 per half hour (discount of $0.75 per half hour).  After 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday), the rate is a flat $1.25 per car.  All day Saturday and Sunday are a flat $1.25 per car as well.

Shoe Shine

Mobile shoe shine and shoe repair. The Boss of Gloss, Dwayne Johnson, will shine or repair your shoes! Simply drop off your shoes in the Athletic Club, and he will take care of the rest!
Shone Shine: $8.00, Complete within 24 hours if dropped off by 3:00 pm
Shoe Repair: Price Varies on Repair, Complete within 3 days
Dwayne Johnson: 616-293-1927

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Monthly Perks

Zero initiation fees

Membership includes spouse and children under the age of 18

Month to month membership, no long term agreement

Corporation Perk

If a Corporation, University or Organization has ten or more members at the Club, each of their food & beverage minimums will be waived!

Current Members

In an effort to grow our Membership, Current Members can receive monthly due credits for recruiting New Members. If a Current Member recruits a New Member, he or she will receive a credit on his or her Club account that is equivalent to the first month’s dues of that New Member. For example:

–  If Member recruits a 50 year old Full Member, he or she will receive a $115 credit.
–  If Member recruits a Social Member, he or she will receive a $40 credit.
–  If Member recruits a 32 year old Full Member, he or she will receive a $75 credit.

Current Members can take advantage of these discounts by getting a friend, co-worker or family member to join the Club – it’s that easy!  Spread the word!  Contact the Club with questions.

Reciprocal Clubs

The University Club has arranged for reciprocal privileges with more than 100 of the most prestigious private clubs across the country, many of which offer overnight accommodations, golf, dining and other amenities.  Check out the clubs. 

Events & Meetings

Ideal Location for Events and Meetings.

  • No room rental fees
  • Professional staff who assist in the design of the event
  • Panoramic views to keep attendees inspired and refreshed
  • Convenient location to many downtown businesses
  • Easy highway access

24/7 Gym

24/7 access to our athletic facility and all group classes. The University Club features a state-of-the-art athletic facility with over 10,000 square feet of exercise and recreation space.  Whether you want to enjoy a solo workout or join one of our group fitness classes, the University Club offers exercise options to meet your needs.

Outside Events & Activities

“Dinner & A Show Package” Receive 20% off your dinner entrees at the Club AND 10 – 20% off your show tickets.  Ticket discount depends on the day of the show, seating preference, and production.  Call the Club to make dinner reservations.  To order show tickets, contact Susan Weiss at Broadway GR at 616-325-1343.  These promotions can not be combined with any other offer.  Dinner & show must be redeemed on the same night.

Parking Rates

Members receive discounted parking rates in the Fifth Third Parking Lots off Monroe Avenue & Ottawa Avenue. Obtain your discount coupons in the Athletic Club or on the 10th floor prior to departure.  Before 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday), the rate is $1.25 per half hour (discount of $0.75 per half hour).  After 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday), the rate is a flat $1.25 per car.  All day Saturday and Sunday are a flat $1.25 per car as well.

Shoe Shine

Mobile shoe shine and shoe repair. The Boss of Gloss, Dwayne Johnson, will shine or repair your shoes! Simply drop off your shoes in the Athletic Club, and he will take care of the rest!
Shone Shine: $8.00, Complete within 24 hours if dropped off by 3:00 pm
Shoe Repair: Price Varies on Repair, Complete within 3 days
Dwayne Johnson: 616-293-1927

Current Members

In an effort to grow our Membership, Current Members can receive monthly due credits for recruiting New Members. If a Current Member recruits a New Member, he or she will receive a credit on his or her Club account that is equivalent to the first month’s dues of that New Member.

For example:
–  If Member recruits a 50 year old Full Member, he or she will receive a $115 credit.
–  If Member recruits a Social Member, he or she will receive a $40 credit.
–  If Member recruits a 32 year old Full Member, he or she will receive a $75 credit.

Current Members can take advantage of these discounts by getting a friend, co-worker or family member to join the Club – it’s that easy!  Spread the word!  Contact the Club with questions.

RECIPROCAL CLUBS

TRAVEL WITH CONNECTIONS

The University Club has arranged for reciprocal privileges with more than 100 of the most prestigious private clubs across the country, many of which offer overnight accommodations, golf, dining and other amenities. Please see below for a complete list of clubs.

Membership Dues

The Club waives all initiation fees, so apply now!
Social Membership*
Monthly DuesFood and Beverage Minimum
Standard $40$480
Full Membership
Monthly DuesFood and Beverage Minimum
Junior – under 30 years $50$240
Young Adult – 31-35 years $75$300
Associate – 36- 40 years$100$380
Executive – 41+ years $115$480
Non-Resident Membership**Quarterly DuesFood and Beverage Minimum
Social Membership*$70
Full Membership $140

*Social Membership excludes access to the Athletic Club.

**Member must reside and work outside a 25-mile radius of the club.

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