Membership Rates

The Welcome Membership

Our fantastic Welcome Membership promotion is ending July 31! Encourage friends, family and colleagues to take advantage of this discounted rate before it ends. Exclusively for first-time members, this value-driven membership offers full benefits of the Club, including dining, special events, reciprocal club use, golfing privileges, and free and reduced room rates for meeting rooms, all for a significant discount.

Each month, members who join under this plan pay $75 in dues and have an additional $75 spending minimum, which can be used on food and beverage purchases and Club events. Membership benefits also include access to any of our meeting rooms for private functions, golfing privileges and reciprocal club usage, complimentary babysitting on Friday and Saturday nights and discounts at Sundara and Hilton Hotel. 

To become a member, simply fill out our membership application and submit to Krista Laubmeier, Membership Director: 

For more information, contact Krista Laubmeier at 608-255-4861 or 


Members under this plan enjoy full benefits of the Club, including dining, special events, reciprocal club use, golfing privileges and free and reduced rates for meeting rooms. Monthly dues are based on the member's age:

  • Age 21-29 years ($123 per month)
  • Age 30-40 years ($138 per month)
  • Age 41+ years ($180 per month)



Members who join under this plan have the same privileges as the Standard membership category above.

  • $120 per month, plus a $300 spending minimum per quarter


Standard Non-Resident Membership

Non-resident members have the same privileges as the Standard membership category above. To qualify for a non-resident membership, you must neither work or live in Dane County.

  • $128 per month


Affinity Plan Membership

For businesses with multiple Madison Club members. Members who join under this plan have the same privileges as the Standard membership category above.

  • Businesses with 2-5 members ($140 per month)
  • Businesses with 6+ members ($130 per month)


Social Membership

Perfect for those who primarily use the Club for dining & entertaining clients and friends. The Social Membership provides access to the dining rooms and all Madison Club special events, but does not include golfing privileges or reciprocal usage. Non-member meeting room rates apply.

Member pays $1100 upfront as their annual dues and an additional $1000, which is turned into dining credits for member's use throughout the year. Dining credits may not be used for banquets or room rental fees.

Charter Membership

A special one-year membership only available for the purposes of hosting a wedding reception

The Charter membership offers full benefits of the Club: access to dining, special events, reciprocal club use and reciprocal golfing privileges for a reduced rate of only $1,000. The $1,000 fee is paid up front, and all other charges (dining, events, banquets, etc.) will be billed to you monthly. There is no initiation fee for this membership.

At the end of the twelve-month period, Charter members can transfer their membership to another membership category or resign with no obligation.

Please note: The higher (non-member) meeting rates apply for this membership.

Non-profit Membership

For professionals who currently work for a non-profit organization.

  • $130 per month

Additional Fees

Additional fees:

  • Capital Fund: All members are also assessed the capital fund fee each July.  This fee, which assists with capital improvement projects, changes annually.  This year's fee was $284.
  • Parking Privileges: Members may purchase a parking pass allowing them to park in any of our forty reserved spaces in the adjacent Hilton Ramp. Parking privileges are optional, require a deposit, and are an additional $30 per month for one pass and $35 per month for two passes. 


Please note: A $350 initiation fee applies to all categories except the Charter. All memberships require a one year commitment.

Upcoming Events

Saturday Farmer's Market Brunch
Saturdays through September 
8 AM - 1 PM

Cooking Class: Breakfast with the Chef
Saturday, July 26 from 10 AM - 12 PM

Accessories Workshop
Tuesday, July 29 at 6 PM

Roundtable Luncheon
Monday, August 11 at 12 PM

Kids Patio Party
Thursday, August 14

Leadership Forum
Friday, August 15 at 8 AM

Four Brothers Beer Tasting
Friday, August 15

Villa Louis Informational Meeting
Thursday, August 21

Sardinian Wine Dinner 
Thursday, August 21 at 6 PM

Madison Club Annual Meeting 
Tuesday, August 26 at 11:30 AM

Sushi Making Class 
Wednesday, August 27 at 6 PM

Club Closed
Monday, September 1

WisPolitics Luncheon
Thursday, September 11

Furniture Painting 101
Thursday, September 11

Intro to Wine & Food Pairing
Wednesday, September 17

Cooking Class: 5 Ingredients or Less
Thursday, September 18

Business Professionals Happy Hour
Tuesday, September 23

Dr. Lew Harned Reception
Thursday, September 25

Wine Club
Thursday, October 9

Day Trip to Villa Louis
Thursday, October 9

Kids Halloween Party
Friday, October 24

View All Events with Details


Contact our Marketing and
Membership Director
Krista Laubmeier
for more information


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The Madison Club      5 East Wilson Street      Madison, WI 53703      ph: 608.255.4861      fx: 608.255-9401