Guests

Baltimore Country Club is a conservative social Club, steeped in customs and traditions.


All guests are asked to defer to this culture in both behavior and attire when visiting the Five Farms and Roland Park facilities. Prior to coming to our Club, we encourage you to review our policies and traditions, as we want to ensure that you enjoy your stay with us. We look forward to your visit.

Directions

Five Farms Clubhouse: 11500 Mays Chapel Road, Lutherville, MD 21093, 410.252.6505

From points South:

Take I-95 North to I-695 West (Baltimore Beltway) towards Towson. Exit at Falls Road - Exit 23B. At third traffic light, turn right onto Seminary Avenue. Go 1/4 mile and turn left onto Mays Chapel Road. Go 1.1 miles. The Five Farms Clubhouse will be on your left.

From points North:

Take I-95 South to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) towards Towson. Exit at Falls Road - Exit 23B. At third traffic light, turn right onto Seminary Avenue. Go 1/4 mile and turn left onto Mays Chapel Road. Go 1.1 miles. The Five Farms Clubhouse will be on your left.

From downtown Baltimore:

Take I-83 North. Stay left at I-695 exits and continue toward Falls Road. At third traffic light, turn right onto Seminary Avenue. Go 1/4 mile and turn left onto Mays Chapel Road. Go 1.1 miles. The Five Farms Clubhouse will be on your left.

Roland Park Clubhouse: 4712 Club Road, Baltimore, MD 21210, 410.889.4400

From points South:

Take I-95 North to I-695 West (Baltimore Beltway) towards Towson. From I-695, take I-83 South--Exit 23A. Go 3 miles along Southbound I-83 to Exit 10A (Northern Parkway). Turn left at the end of the ramp. At second traffic light, turn right onto Roland Avenue. Proceed .9 mile, then turn Right onto Club Road. The Roland Park Clubhouse is on the left, just after a STOP sign.

From points North:

Take I-95 South to I-695 West (Baltimore Beltway) towards Towson. From I-695, take I-83 South - Exit 23A. Go 3 miles along Southbound I-83 to Exit 10A (Northern Parkway). Turn left at the end of the ramp. At second traffic light, turn right onto Roland Avenue. Proceed .9 mile, then turn Right onto Club Road. The Roland Park Clubhouse is on the left, just after a STOP sign.

From downtown Baltimore:

Take I-83 North to Exit 9, Eastbound Cold Spring Lane. At the third traffic light, turn left onto Roland Avenue. Go North for .4 mile and make a left onto Club Road. The Roland Park Clubhouse is on the left, just after a STOP sign.

Dress Code

Baltimore Country Club observes a conservative dress code and the members’ attire at all times should be modest and traditional.


Country Club Casual

Country Club Casual dress is acceptable at all times in both Clubhouses except for the Baltimore Country Club holiday season at Roland Park which begins the Monday after Thanksgiving through December 31. During this time, semiformal dress is required in the main dining rooms, excluding the 1898 Grille. Gentlemen’s and boy’s shirts must be tucked in at all times without exception. Baseball and golf hats may not be worn inside or on the porches; when worn outside, the bill must always be facing forward. This dress code will apply unless otherwise noted for a special or private event.

Gentlemen: Collared dress shirts or collared polo-style shirts, sweaters, dress slacks, which include cotton chinos and dress shorts. Collared shirts are required to be worn underneath sweaters.
Acceptable: Denim jeans that are “dressy” in nature with finished hems. Dress conforming to the Club’s Golf and Tennis Dress policies are permitted in the Tap Room, Terrace Room and on the Tap Porch, on the Tilly Porch, and on the Patios at Five Farms. Squash and Paddle Tennis attire are permitted on the Grille Porch and in the Maryland Room at Roland Park.
It is recommended for gentlemen wearing appropriate denim to wear a blazer or sport coat

Ladies:
Dresses, blouses, dress tops, collarless dress shirts, collared shirts, sweaters, skirts, dress slacks, and dress shorts. All dresses, rompers, skirts, and shorts must reach a minimum of mid-thigh in length. Dresses, rompers, and tops must be modest with no plunging neckline. 
Acceptable: Dress sandals, open-toed shoes, dress hats, colored dress denim–except for blue–that has a finished hem and without rips, frays, or tears is now permitted. Dress conforming to the Club's Golf dress policy. Dress conforming to the Club’s Golf and Tennis Dress policies are permitted in the Tap Room and on the Tap Porch, on the Tilly Porch, and on the Patio at Five Farms. Squash and Paddle Tennis attire are permitted on the Grille Porch and in the Maryland Room at Roland Park. 
 



Semi-Formal/Holiday Attire

Gentlemen (Over 8 years of age): Jacket and tie required. Shirts must remain tucked in at all times.
Ladies: Dresses, skirts, rompers, pants, jacket suits, tops, and sweaters. Dresses, skirts, and rompers must reach a minimum of mid-thigh in length. All dresses, tops, and sweaters must be modest with no plunging neckline. 

Any clothing or footwear not permitted in other guidelines are assumed to be not acceptable for holiday dress.
 



Golf

Gentlemen: Pants, conservative-length shorts, tucked in collared shirts, and foul weather suits. 
Ladies: Pants, pull on pant with back pockets, skirts, skorts, shorts, and dresses must reach a minimum of mid-thigh in length. Sleeved or sleeveless collared or performance crew neck shirts. Collared racerback or tapered back tops are now permitted provided they have collars and undergarments do not show.

It is strongly recommended that golf shoes be changed in either the gentlemen’s or ladies’ locker room, not the Club parking lot.
 



Fitness

Appropriate shorts, shirts, workout clothing, and athletic shoes
 


Paddle

Paddle attire may be worn in the Paddle Tennis areas, on the Grille Porch, and in the Maryland Room only. Paddle Tennis players must adhere to the Club’s posted dress code when entering or using the Club’s other facilities. Paddle Tennis players dressed in Paddle attire must use the athletic entrance only. 
 



Squash

Attire must be predominately (at least 85%) white. White gym shorts, lacrosse shorts, and collared or performance crew neck shirts. Some colored trim or logos on all white attire is acceptable. Non-marking or gum rubber-soled shoes. Squash players must adhere to the Club’s posted dress code when entering the Clubhouse or using the Club’s other facilities. Squash attire may be worn in the Squash areas, on the Grille Porch, and in the Maryland Room only. Squash players dressed in Squash attire must use the athletic entrance only.
 



Tennis & Pickleball

Gentlemen: Tennis whites required. Must be predominately (at least 85%) white. Some colored trim is acceptable. Collared shirts, performance crew neck shirt, and flat-soled tennis shoes are required. Appropriate non-white jackets and pullovers are acceptable for warming up.
Ladies: Tennis whites required. Must be predominately (at least 85%) white. Some colored trim is acceptable. Sleeved or sleeveless collared or crew neck shirts. Racerback or tapered back tops are permitted provided undergarments do not show. Flat-soled tennis shoes are required. Tennis skirts, skorts, shorts, and dresses must reach a minimum of mid-thigh in length. Appropriate non-white jackets and pullovers are acceptable for warming up.

Tennis Facility
Clothing at the tennis facility includes tennis whites, fitness attire, shorts, shirt, workout clothing, athletic shoes, and flipflops.

Tennis Whites at the Clubhouse
Tennis whites may be worn to the Five Farms Clubhouse. All tennis players must remove Har-Tru material from shoes prior to entering the building.

Access for Five Farms
Blue denim and athletic shoes are only permitted when directly entering and exiting the locker rooms located in the main Clubhouse and Tennis and Fitness facilities. 
 



Pool

Swimsuits with proper body coverage are required. Shoes, sandals or flip flops must be worn when walking outside of the Pool Complex and in the parking lot. All caps must be worn with the bill facing forward. A shirt or coverup is required for dining on the patio or inside the screened porch
Not Acceptable: Bathing suits worn outside of the Pool Complex area. Cheeky, Brazil/French-cut, thong style and/or revealing swimwear, cut-offs, gym shorts, blue denim apparel of any kind (including jeans, dresses, skirts, shirts, jackets), overalls, cargo-style pants, athletic gear with team logos or numeric jerseys (except for children’s school and club team uniforms), camouflage patterns, apparel decorated with multiple letters, characters or symbols. Men are not permitted to wear sleeveless shirts.

Electronic Device Policy

Electronic Device Policy

Effective September 15, 2020

All electronic device usage must be brief, discreet, and respectful and not impede the enjoyment of the Club by other members.

Electronic devices are defined as cell phones, smartphones, tablets, earbuds, watches, laptops, and similar devices.

  • Phone calls or video conferences of any kind are prohibited on Club property except in private meeting rooms, locker rooms, restrooms, and inside personal vehicles.
  • Electronic devices, while discouraged, may be used for non-verbal activity (includes texting) throughout the Club, golf courses, and Practice Facilities on silent or vibrate mode only.
  • Laptop use is only permitted in the Card Room at Five Farms or the Maryland Room at Roland Park and is not required to be brief. Tablet use is only permitted inside the Pool Complex, the Card Room, and the Maryland Room and is not required to be brief.
  • When devices are not in use, they must be kept out of view.
  • No pictures or videos of any kind are permitted to be taken in any restroom, changing area or locker room at any time. Photos or videos in the Fitness Center for use as part of a routine or work out are permitted only when the individual(s) being filmed or photographed have provided their permission. Any violation of this portion of the Electronic Device Policy will result in a formal disciplinary action, including the possibility of suspension or expulsion from membership.


It is the member’s responsibility to monitor and regulate their guest’s and child/children’s electronic device usage in accordance with this policy. For your convenience, courtesy phones are located throughout the Club on both campuses and the Pool Complex.

A member or guest in violation of the Electronic Device Policy will be asked to comply immediately. A violation of the Electronic Device Policy above may result in a meeting with the Traditions and Membership Experience Committee and could result in a suspension or a fine up to $500.