Epping Forest Yacht Club members enjoying a drink, overlooking the marina.

Membership at Epping-Forest

Epping-Forest Yacht & Country Club has evolved from an historic estate into one of the most exquisite Yacht & Country Clubs in the South.

Blending the active lifestyle of today with yesterday's elegance, Epping-Forest is a world-class Yacht & Country Club providing an array of the finest amenities for its members and their guests


  • Gate Governors City Club Membership
    • A Gate Governors City Club Membership provides privileges to both Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club and The River Club. This level of Membership provides Members full social and dining privileges at both Clubs and also allows you to host private events and business functions in each Club’s private dining rooms with no rental or banquet set up fees. In addition, Members receive access to our world-class marina, pool, tennis, fitness, family recreational activities. Additional benefits include travel reciprocal relationships to more than 100 Clubs and hotels worldwide.
  • Captain Membership
    • A Captain Membership provides Members full social and dining privileges in both a formal and casual dining rooms. This level of Membership also allows you to host private events and business functions in our private dining rooms with no rental or banquet set up. Membership benefits include pool, tennis, fitness, cub’s den, and a variety of family recreational activities. Additional benefits include travel reciprocal relationships to more than 100 Clubs and hotels worldwide.
  • Young Executive Commander Membership
    • A Young Executive Commander Membership provides Members with the same benefits as our Captain Club Membership above. However, individuals under the age of 35 receive a preferred monthly Membership dues reduction. There are several other Club Membership options available, such as Non Resident and additional Gate Governors Club Combinations that might be a better fit for you. Governors Club Memberships make it possible to gain access to any combination of two, three, or four Gate properties. Club Combinations are conveniently packaged and attractively priced creating a tremendous value.
  • Full Gate Governors Club Membership
    • Our Gate Governors Club Membership provides privileges to all of the Gate Properties throughout Jacksonville. These properties include The River Club, Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club. This level of Membership provides Members the diverse offerings of a world-class marina, beach access, and a la carte championship golf, tennis, fitness, a luxury spa, along with an array of exquisite casual and formal dining opportunities. Additional benefits include travel reciprocal relationships to Clubs and hotels worldwide. 

      *Ponte Vedra Inn & Club included in our Full Gate Governors Club Membership has additional Membership categories you may add to your Social membership, including Fitness, Tennis, and Golf. There is also an All Sports Category.

      Prices above are subject to change without notice. Initiation fees and dues are subject to sales tax.

Membership Application

To fill out an application, please click here.  This membership application may be completed and submitted to the membership office along with the appropriate initiation fee. 

Membership Inquiry

Click Here to submit an inquiry for additional information regarding initiation fee and dues pricing and your membership options. If you have further questions, please contact Membership Director, Sarah Small, at ssmall@gatehospitality.com or (904) 421-2236.