Membership Information

Boundaries

In accordance with the pool’s bylaws, Full Memberships are available to those applicants residing in the area encompassed by the Capital Crescent Trail, the Potomac River, Goldsboro Road, and River Road, or in the Town of Glen Echo. Individuals living outside of this zone may apply for late summer only memberships.

Becoming a Full Member

The Mohican Swimming Pool Association is a non-profit organization operating a swimming pool and related facilities for the exclusive use of its members and their guests. Full members of the pool are allowed access to the grounds and pool upon payment of annual dues and assessments, if any, and are given full voting rights for the MSPA Board of Directors elections, the Annual Budget, and other matters of pool business as they arise.

  • The cost of purchasing a Full Membership is currently $3,000.   In addition, annual dues and assessments are set by the Board of Directors and due no later than March 1 of each year.  New memberships are offered in January and February before the swim season opens.
  • A membership may be returned to the Association at any time for the prevailing sales price (currently $1,200).  Pursuant to our bylaws, the sale will be processed once the Association has received payment from the new member who is purchasing the membership.
  • A membership may also be transferred to an adult descendant living within the boundaries, or to the new owner of the member’s house at the time of sale upon payment of the appropriate transfer fee by the buyer (currently $1,200) as well as all current season dues.
  • When your name reaches the top of the list to buy a Full Membership you will have 2 weeks to purchase the  membership or be dropped from the wait list.  Typically most offers are made in January or February of the current season year but there are opportunities for membership at other times of the year as we receive sale requests.
  • You may reapply to the current Full Membership wait list for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 but return to the bottom of the wait list.

The current wait list for memberships runs several years and memberships are offered to those on the wait list, in order of their position on the list.  You may find your placement on the waitlist in your account.

If you decline your offer of full membership, you may reapply to the current wait list for a non-refundable fee of $50.00. You will be placed at the bottom of the wait list.

In bounds individuals interested in a Full Membership must complete the form below and submit and pay the appropriate application fee ($50 currently).

Temporary Full Summer Memberships

MSPA maintains a wait list for membership. To increase access to the facilities for those on the wait list, MSPA allows families and individuals to pay a summer fee to use the facilities. The Board grants Temporary Full Summer privileges at MSPA to families/individuals on the wait list, as spots open up.  Temporary Full Memberships are allowed to use the facilities at MSPA as well as join the swim and dive teams, which have separate fees from membership.

Temporary Memberships for a single summer at the Mohican Swimming Pool become available as current Full Members elect not to use their membership for that season. Temporary Full Summer Memberships are offered only to applicants on the in bounds wait list.  Individuals on the wait list will remain on the list as long as they continue to accept Temporary Membership offers or notify the MSPA that they wish to remain if an offer of a Temporary Membership is declined. There is no guarantee of an offer of Temporary Membership in any given year. Offers for Temporary memberships, with the applicable fees, are mailed in March and April of each year after Full Members have paid their dues.

If you are on the In Bounds Wait List, and you are offered a temporary membership, you have the option to select a full summer or late summer only (Aug-Oct).

When a temporary membership is offered and declined for either a full summer or late summer offer, applicants are placed back on the wait list. It is not necessary to reapply to the wait list each year. You will not be removed from the wait list unless you request, in writing, to be removed

If the individual/family on the wait list moves from the MSPA boundaries, they are no longer eligible for full membership and will be removed from the In Bounds Wait List and placed on the Out of Bounds Wait List.

Individuals interested in a temporary summer membership must submit the form below and pay the appropriate fee (currently $50).

Late Summer Memberships

As many of our Full Members do not use the the pool during the month of August, Mohican offers Late Summer Memberships at a reduced rate (currently $400).  If you are on the In Bounds Wait List, you will have the option to apply for either the full summer or late summer only.  This will allow your family to use the pool from August 1 to closing day, typically in early October.

Those who are on our Out of Bounds Wait List are eligible for Late Summer Memberships only but must still join the waitlist for a full membership

Late summer members are not eligible to participate in the swim and dive teams.

When a temporary membership is offered and declined for either a full summer or late summer offer, applicants are placed back on the wait list. It is not necessary to reapply to the wait list each year. You will not be removed from the wait list unless you request, in writing, to be removed

Individuals interested in a Late Summer Membership must submit the form below and pay the appropriate fee (currently $50).

Non-Payment of Summer Dues and/or Fees

Full Members:

Summer dues are payable within 30 days of receiving notice.  All dues must be paid by March 1 and late fees apply as of April 1.

The late fee for non-payment of dues is $100. Summer dues not paid by April 15 will result in the sale of the membership with all dues and fees deducted from the current value of the membership.

If a full member intends to sell their home and transfer their membership to the new buyer, they must maintain a paid status on their account to have a membership to transfer to a new buyer.

Any outstanding balance in guest credits at the end of the season must be paid in full.

Temporary Members:

If there is any outstanding balance on the account at the end of the season, you will be removed from the wait list and will not receive an offer for the next season.

No members will be admitted to the pool if their fees are not current.

Membership dues are neither pro-rated nor refundable.

Guests

All full or temporary members must remain on the pool grounds with their guests. The current guest fee is

  • $5 per guest (one guest credit) on weekdays, per visit regardless of age or use of the facilities.
  • $10 per guest (two guest credits) on weekends,  per visit regardless of age or use of the facilities.

The guest policy is discussed here.

Renters

Members who rent their homes may transfer the use of the membership to the tenants for the season.

Transfer of Membership

Due to the length of the wait list, all memberships must be sold back to the pool or transferred to the buyer with the sale of the house. The bylaws do not allow for the private sale of memberships.

MO Sale-Transfer form

Selling Your Membership

MO Sale-Transfer form

Apply for Membership

Join Our Waitlist

Questions?

Contact membership@mohicanpool.org