U Street Member Policies

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 10:00am – 7:00pm

  • Thursday: 10:00am – 11:00pm

  • Friday – Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00am

Season:

  • May – September

Age:

  • The Penthouse has a strict age limit of 21+ and guests will need to present a photo ID at the 1st Floor check-in station before they will be granted access

Guest Passes

  • Weekend Guest Passes – Can be used Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Can also be used during the weekday.

  • Weekday Guest Passes – Can be used ONLY Monday through Friday.

Weekday guest passes are not valid on Holidays: Memorial Day – May 30, Independence Day – July 4, Labor Day-September 5 and Special Events

All Guest must be over the age of 21 with valid ID

Guest Policy & Admission Charges:

  • Saturday, Sundays & Holidays before 7:00pm:
    $29 admission charge (or Weekend Guest Pass) Saturday, Sunday & Holidays*
  • Monday – Friday before 7:00pm:
    $19 admission charge (or Weekday Guest Pass) Monday – Friday (excluding Holidays and Special Events)*
  • Thursday – Saturday after 7:00pm:  guests are free of charge during these times**

Weekend Guest Admission rates will be charged on the following holidays: Memorial Day – May 29, Independence Day – July 4, Labor Day-September 4)

*Any Penthouse members wanting to bring more than 3 guests during daytime hours (10:00am to 7:00pm) must have a written notice from Penthouse Management that arrangements have been made (subject to capacity constraints).

**Penthouse members may bring up to 7 guests during evening hours (Thursday-Saturday after 7:00). More than 7 guests will require arrangements with Penthouse Management (subject to capacity constraints).

No guest passes will be redeemed or issued after capacity reaches 250

Cabana Rentals

Saturday, Sundays, Holidays & Special Events

  • $250 Food & Beverage Minimum*
    A $50 Service fee will be charged to the members account if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the rental date.
  • 7 paid guests maximum may accompany the Penthouse Member with a Cabana reservation

    Monday – Friday (Excluding Holidays & Special Events)

  • Unreserved Cabanas are available free of charge on a first come basis Monday – Friday. (Excluding Holidays & Special Events)

    Weekend Cabana Food and Beverage Minimums will be in effect on the following holidays: Memorial Day – May 29, Independence Day – July 4, Labor Day-September 4)

Day Bed Rentals

Saturday, Sundays, Holidays & Special Events

  • $150 Food & Beverage Minimum *
    A $50 Service fee will be charged to the members account if the reservation is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the rental date.
  • 3 paid guests maximum may accompany the Penthouse Member with a Day Bed reservation
    Monday – Friday (Excluding Holidays & Special Events)
  • Unreserved Day Beds are available free of charge on a first come basis Monday – Friday. (Excluding Holidays & Special Events)

Weekend Day Bed Food and Beverage Minimums will be in effect on the following holidays: Memorial Day – May 29, Independence Day – July 4, Labor Day-September 4)

*Failure to show within the first 3 hours of your reservation (1:00pm) will be considered as a cancellation and the reserved cabana will become available to other members. It will result in the forfeiture of the reservation fee and the full food and beverage minimum value fee for late cancellation

Check-in Procedures:

Fridays, Saturday, Sundays, Holidays & Special Events

  • 1st Floor Check-in:  All Penthouse members and their guests must check-in at the 1st Floor entrance Penthouse Pool check-in station located near the elevator.
  • Penthouse Check-in:  All Penthouse members and their guests must also check-in at the 5th Floor entrance to gain access to the Penthouse.  5th Floor check-in is located at the Penthouse entrance.

Monday – Thursday

  • 1st Floor Check-in:  All Penthouse members and their guests must check-in at the 1st Floor VIDA front desk from Monday – Thursday.
  • Penthouse Check-in:  All Penthouse members and their guests must also check-in at the 5th Floor entrance to gain access to the Penthouse.  5th Floor check-in is located at the Penthouse entrance.

Re-admittance: Guests must keep their wristband on at all times. If guests leave the Penthouse, they will need to show their wristband at both check-in stations in order to gain entry.

Penthouse members must accompany their guests into the facility whenever possible.  Penthouse members may also leave guest names at the 1st Floor check-in desk. Any guests not listed on the Penthouse member’s guest list will be denied access.

If a “plus one” is listed on the guest list, the Penthouse member will be required to accompany their guest or go down to the 1st Floor check-in station to meet their guest and pay the admission charge if applicable.

Food & Beverage Service:

  • Food and Beverage Service begins daily at 11:00am. Kitchen finishes service 6:00pm Sunday – Wednesday; and 10:00pm Thurs-Saturday. The Bar finishes service 6:00pm Sunday – Wednesday, 11:00pm Thurs and 12:00am Friday and Saturday.

Outside Food & Beverage:

  • We do not allow members or guests to bring outside food or beverages (including alcohol) to the Penthouse. Violation of this policy is grounds for immediate membership termination.

Gym/Indoor areas of VIDA Fitness:

  • All Penthouse members and their guests must wear a shirt, shoes, and shorts/pants/skirt while inside any indoor area of VIDA Fitness

Smoking:

  • The bar and the pool area of Penthouse Pool and Lounge U St. is a smoke-free environment. Please ask your server for the designated smoking area. Cigar and pipe smoking are strictly prohibited

Weather:

  • Upon visual observation of lightning or if thunder is heard:
    • Penthouse staff will immediately clear the Pool & Pool Deck of all members & guests, explaining that lightning has been sighted (or thunder heard) and it is the responsibility of the Penthouse to minimize these hazards.
    • Patrons at the Penthouse Bar must also evacuate immediately.
    • The Penthouse will remain cleared up to 30 minutes after the lightning is last seen or thunder is last heard.
  • The Penthouse General Manager will determine all other weather-related closures at his discretion

VIDA Member Policies

  • VIDA members may access the Penthouse on Thursday, Friday and Saturday after 7:00pm. VIDA members do not have access at any other time unless they are the guest of a Penthouse member.
  • VIDA members may bring up to 7 guests per person on Thursday, Friday and Saturday after 7:00pm, subject to capacity.
    • VIDA members must accompany their guests into the facility whenever possible.  VIDA members may also leave guest names at the 1st Floor check-in desk. Any guests not listed on the VIDA member’s guest list will be denied access.
    • If a “plus one” is listed on the guest list, the VIDA member will be required to accompany their guest or go down to the 1st Floor check-in station to meet their guest and pay the guest fee if applicable.
  • VIDA members may not reserve cabanas or Day Beds in advance, but may make a day of reservation on-site, subject to availability.