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We're at 93% capacity for the 2022 season. Join now to secure your Penthouse Pool membership!

Penthouse Pool Club Member Policies

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: [Session 1]  10:00 am – 2:00 pm, [Session 2]  2:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday & Saturday Evening Hours (U Street only):  7:00 pm – Midnight

Food & Beverage Service

Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: [Session 1]  11:00 am – 1:00 pm, [Session 2]  2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Friday & Saturday Evening Hours (U Street only): Kitchen Closes at 10:00 pm, Bar Closes at 11:00 pm

Penthouse Pool Club reserves the right to close early for both public and private events.

Season

May – September.  Actual opening and closing dates are weather dependent. Only Penthouse Pool Club members and their guests have access, so Join Now or Upgrade your VIDA Membership online.

Age

Penthouse Pool Club has a strict age limit of 21+ and all guests must present a valid, government-issued photo ID at the 1st Floor check-in station to gain entry.

Reservations

Penthouse Pool Club members must make their General Admission, Cabana, Day Bed, or Sun Bench reservation in the VIDA App (limit of 1 reservation per member, per day).  Reservations are available up to seven days in advance.  Members must arrive within 30 minutes of their reservation time on weekends & holidays, or we reserve the right to offer your spot to someone on the Waiting List.

Lounge Chairs are available on a first come, first served basis with a General Admission reservation.  You may also sit in the Bar & Firepit areas or place a towel on the pool deck.

The Penthouse Host will seat you and your guests when you arrive.  All members must remain in their designated seating area.  Moving Lounge Chairs, umbrellas, or any other furniture is strictly prohibited. Please note that we use the QR Code in your seating area for Food & Beverage service. This means that we will deliver all orders to your designated seat.

The Penthouse will charge a cancellation fee if the member cancels their reservation less than 4 hours prior to the start time or does not show up for their reservation.  The Late Cancellation/No Show Fees are as follows:

  • $25 – General Admission reservation
  • $25 – Sun Bench Reservation
  • $50 – Day Bed reservation
  • $100 – Cabana reservation

Guests

All Penthouse Pool Club members must use the guest passes on their account to have any guests accompany them.  If the member has an insufficient number of passes on their account, only the member may purchase additional guest passes at the Front Desk.  Non-members cannot purchase their own guest passes.

Penthouse Pool Club members must always accompany and remain with their guests.  Guests will not be admitted without the member present.

  • Weekend (Peak) Guest Passes ($29): (Saturday – Sunday) Penthouse members may use weekend guest passes on any day at any time, including holidays & special events.
  • Weekday & Evening (Off Peak) Guest Passes ($19): (Monday – Friday and Evenings) Penthouse Pool Club members may use weekday passes Monday – Friday ONLY, excluding holidays & special events. Evening guest passes may be used any evening, excluding special events, after 7:00 pm.  Weekday guest passes are not valid on the following holidays: Memorial Day – May 30th, Independence Day – July 4th, Labor Day – September 5th, and Pride Week.
  • Guest Behavior Policy: Penthouse Pool Club members are responsible for the conduct and financial obligations of their guests who accompany them. Guests are expected to follow all policies.  Any policy violation committed by the guest of a member may lead to the suspension and/or termination of membership.
  • Readmittance: Guests must keep their wristbands on at all times. If a guest leaves, they will need to show their wristband and a valid, government-issued photo ID at both check-in stations to gain entry.
  • Number of Guests: Penthouse Pool Club members may bring 1 guest with a General Admission reservation, 1 guest with a Sun Bench, 3 guests with a Day Bed reservation, or 7 guests with a Cabana reservation. Members must add their guest(s) when making their reservation in the VIDA App.

Cabana, Day Bed, & Sun Bench Food & Beverage Minimums

Penthouse Pool Club members reserving a Cabana, Day Bed, or Sun Bench agree to the Food & Beverage minimums below.  Guest passes are NOT included with ANY reservation and the cost of additional guest passes are not applied to the Food & Beverage minimum.  Guests joining the member must use a guest pass from the members’ account.

U Street Food & Beverage Minimums

  • Monday – Thursday: $50 for Cabanas, $50 for Day Beds, $25 for Sun Benches
  • Friday – Sunday, Holidays, Special Events: $300 for Cabanas, $150 for Day Beds, $75 for Sun Benches

Yards Food & Beverage Minimums

  • Monday – Thursday: $100 for Cabanas, $50 for Day Beds
  • Friday – Sunday, Holidays, Special Events: $300 for Cabanas, $150 for Day Beds

Cabana Openings

For the safety of our members and to facilitate service, the front curtain panels of all cabanas must remain open at all times, no exceptions.

Check-in Procedures

1st Floor Check-in: All Penthouse Pool Club members and their guests must check-in at the 1st Floor host stand located by the elevator.

Penthouse Level Check-in: All Penthouse Pool Club members and their guests must also check-in at the top floor check-in station.

No Beverages Permitted in the Pool

No beverages of any kind are permitted in or within 2 feet of the pool.  This also includes ice buckets.

Outside Food & Beverage

Any outside food or beverages (including alcohol) are strictly prohibited. No alcohol can leave the premises.  We reserve the right to inspect all bags. Violation of this policy is grounds for immediate membership termination. Any member or their guests that bring in outside alcohol will be immediately removed from the facility.  A second offense will result in membership termination.

Dress Code

Appropriate swimwear is required at all times. Management reserves the right to make decisions as to the appropriateness of any swim attire (or lack thereof).  If you have to ask yourself if what you’re wearing is appropriate, it probably is not.  Any member wearing attire deemed to be inappropriate by our staff must immediately leave the Penthouse Pool Club until wearing proper attire.  Repeated violations of this policy may result in membership termination.  All Penthouse Pool Club members and their guests must wear a shirt, shoes, and shorts/pants/skirt while inside any indoor area of VIDA Fitness.

Behavior Policy

All Penthouse Pool Club members and their guests must govern themselves in a courteous and respectful manner.  Members must always treat other members, guests, and staff with dignity and respect, and are not to abuse anyone, verbally or otherwise.  This also includes sexually suggestive or explicit behavior, excessively loud and foul language, and any behavior which is disrespectful to anyone.  Any suggestions or complaints regarding any aspect of the operation, individual employee performance, or action of fellow members should be directed to the Manager on Duty. Any inappropriate, abusive, or disrespectful behavior to members, guests, or staff will be grounds for removal, suspension, and/or termination of membership privileges.

Property Damage

Pool furniture (i.e., lounge chairs, umbrellas, tables, etc.) must remain in its designated area. Members and guests are not allowed to move any of the furniture. Damage or destruction of equipment, furnishings, or any property by members or guests will be charged to and payable by the member responsible.

No Smoking or Vaping

Penthouse Pool Club is a non-smoking, no vaping facility.  Violation of this policy is grounds for immediate membership termination.

Personal Speakers and Outside Music Strictly Prohibited

You may bring your headphones to listen to music on your laptop or smartphone, but the music volume should not be audible to other members.  Do not touch or otherwise tamper with the Penthouse Pool Club speakers.  Anyone who fails to comply with this rule will be subject to membership termination.

No Illegal or Recreational Drugs

The possession and/or consumption of illegal or recreational drugs is strictly prohibited.  Members and/or their guests suspected or observed in violation are subject to a search of their person and belongings.  Members and/or their guests found in violation will be removed from the premises with a loss of membership and possible police intervention.

Inclement Weather

Penthouse Pool Club may close the facility due to inclement weather (actual or forecasted). Please refer to our Website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for announcements.

  • In case of a weather event while open: Staff will immediately clear the Penthouse Pool Club of all members & guests.
  • If lightning has been sighted or thunder heard, it is the responsibility of the staff to minimize these hazards as a safety precaution. The Penthouse Pool Club will remain clear up to 30 minutes after the lightning is last seen or thunder is last heard.
  • All patrons at the Penthouse Pool Club (including the bar) may also be evacuated immediately depending on the severity of the weather event
  • In the event of an evacuation, members and guests are not allowed to huddle or congregate around the bar, in the fire pit lounge areas, foyer, or block entrances.
  • Penthouse Pool Club will determine all other weather-related closures at their sole discretion.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO UPDATE OUR MEMBER POLICIES AT ANY TIME.

Please speak to the Manager on Duty if you have any questions, or feel free to email us at info@penthousepoolclub.com.