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Blue water, white sails and friends.  Clear Lake at it's finest!

Facility Rental

The Clear Lake Yacht Club is a member’s-only facility located downtown at the end of main street across the street from the Band Shell in City Park and next to the outdoor splash pad. In addition to the facility being available to the Club’s members, it is also available to non-members as described below. The Yacht Club has a magnificent view of Clear Lake and is within walking distance of all the downtown shopping and parks and restaurants.

The Yacht Club’s main floor consists of a large seating room with couch and two over sized chairs, a large dining table, television with cable, sound system with music, DVD, CD, and phone docking capability. The building is also set up for wireless internet. A fully functional kitchen is included with refrigerator/freezer, sink, stove/oven, ice machine and many other kitchen related amenities. Also on this floor there is a small classroom. The second floor loft area can also be used for seating. There are eight 9’ folding tables with up to 60 chairs for your use. You are responsible for setting up and taking down tables and chairs. The room capacity is about 100 people with no tables set up and approximately 65 adults at tables.

Usage Request:
Due to the building being seasonal, it is available between May 1 through September 30 each year.  Please contact the rental manager at to request a reservation form and additional documents that detail rates and clean-up procedures.  These documents can also be found on the Club’s website,, under the Our Club menu item.  All rentals are on an approval basis and will be on a first come, first serve basis. All usages will end at midnight of the approved rental date at the latest. Outdoor music off by 11 pm.

Fees for rental (due by the rental date):
Youth/Church/Educational/Class Reunions and Nonprofit Groups:
0-4 hours  $175
4-8 hours  $300


Businesses, private gatherings and non-educational groups:
0-4 hours
-CLYC Member  $250
-Non-Member  $350

4-8 hours
-CLYC Member  $500
-Non-Member  $600

An additional $50 will be charged if alcohol is served

Damage/Cleaning Fee:
PLEASE—no confetti!!
A reservation fee of $50 is mandatory to hold your date and is required upon the approval of the rental request. This fee is a part of the fees listed above.  There will be no damage deposit required, but ALL damages will be paid for by the renter and the amount of damage liability will be determined by the building manager.

Alcoholic Beverages:
Beer and Wine are allowed, but no kegs or hard liquor. Additional $50 added to rental fee as above.

Please Note:
There are special events in downtown Clear Lake frequently, which may affect access to the facility due to street closings and may include noise in the park or band shell. Please check all available schedules prior to making a commitment to renting the Yacht Club building.