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There are several different OYC membership levels at Oakmont Yacht Club as explained below. If you are interested in becoming a member or have questions, please contact the Membership Chairman at 412-828-9847 or send a message to  Remember, you do not have to own a boat to become a member of the club. 

Membership Levels

SOCIAL Members
To become a Social Member, the person must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Social Members shall not have voting or credit privileges and may not hold office. You must be a Social Member for one (1) year before applying for Active Membership. They are encouraged to serve on committees. 

ACTIVE Members

To become an Active Member, the Social Member must be at least twenty-two (22) years of age, in good standing, for at least one (1) year. 

LIFE Members 
To become a Life Member you must have been a Social member any person with thirty (30) consecutive years as an Active Member and who makes application to, and is verified and approved by the Board of Governors may become a Life Member with all the privileges of Active Membership without the payment of annual dues.

Joining the Oakmont Yacht Club


Steps to become a Social member:

If you would like to apply for Social Membership to the Oakmont Yacht Club, please complete the following: 

  1. Review the attached House Rules of the club and sign at the bottom of the house rules to acknowledge and accept them as a condition for membership. 

  2. Fill out the Social Membership Application Form. Drop it off, or mail it to The OYC at 11 Washington Avenue, Oakmont, PA 15139. You can also complete and email both your completed application and your acknowledgement and acceptance of the House Rules to

  3. You will be contacted by Andy Gentlicore, OYC Membership Chairman, to schedule an in-person interview and orientation/tour of the club. 

  4. Upon payment of the initiation fee and prorated yearly dues, as well as the completion of your in-person interview, your completed application will be submitted to the next upcoming OYC Board meeting. Board meetings occur on the second Tuesday of every month. 

  5. Please note: You will need the signatures of two current, ACTIVE members (meaning not social members but ACTIVE members) of the OYC for consideration by the OYC Board for membership.


Note: By-law Change


Social Members who want to become Active Members.

Article 1, Section 3, Paragraph a: A Social member, after one year, may make application for Active membership by petitioning 5 Active/Life members in good standing as sponsors. The applicant must also have served on a club committee prior to approval for Active membership.

Applications can be downloaded here or you can stop in the club and speak with the Membership Chair or the Office Manager. Questions can be directed to the club office.



House Rules



Download the Membership Form, complete it and bring to the club.

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