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APPROVED MAY 2024

 

Article IX. Rules and Regulations

  1. GUEST POLICY

    1. Members may have guests at Prestwood Country Club provided that the guests reside 10 miles from Prestwood Country Club.  These guests must be declared beforehand to management.  843-332-9391

    2. Non-member guests residing within 10 miles of Prestwood Country Club are not allowed.

    3. Guests must be with members at all times.

    4. Facility rentals do not apply when visiting Prestwood Country Club as a guest of a member.

    5. Adult children: If an adult child is living with the parent and remains a dependent for federal tax purposes, the adult child is then considered a member.

  1. USE OF PRESTWOOD COUNTRY CLUB FACILITIES

    1. The Prestwood Country Club facilities are for the use of members of Prestwood Country Club, Inc and will be made available in a fair and equitable manner.  Availability will be maintained by the manager on a first-come, first-served bases for the following areas:

      1. Ballroom, Pub Area, and Lake Lounge, including kitchen and service bar

      2. Lake Lounge & Lake Lounge Dock

      3. Prestwood Room

      4. Pool Gazebo

      5. Picnic Areas

      6. Tennis Courts

    1. Rules Regarding Facilities:

      1. A schedule of rental fees is determined by the Board of Governors.  Rentals are required to abide by the rental agreement approved by the Board of Governors.

      2. Reservations shall be made for facility rentals in advance.

        1. Ballroom, Pub Area, and Lake Lounge rental maximum occupancy – 450 people

        2. Lake Lounge and Lake Lounge Dock rental maximum occupancy – 50 people

        3. Prestwood Room rental maximum occupancy – 75 people

      3. Rearrangement of any furniture or equipment for a function must be declared to the manager when rental application is submitted.  The reserving member will be responsible for any fees associated with furniture placement/removal.

      4. Furniture, furnishings, equipment, linens, etc. cannot be loaned.

      5. Decorations are limited to those that can be used without attaching to walls, posts, ceiling, or other surface using staples, nails, tacks, tape, etc.

 

  1. BOAT RULES

    1. Boat slip assignments will be determined on an annual basis at the Annual Meeting.

    2. Boat owners must provide proof of insurance, boat motor location, and be current with Prestwood Country Club dues to be eligible.

    3. Boat slip assignments are valid from April 1 – March 31, annually.  Boats will be left at owner’s risk.

    4. Any boat with tags expired more than six months will be considered abandoned property.  The manager will contact the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) to determine owner information.  The owner will be contacted and have 10 days to remove the boat.  Any fees assessed to the Club by the SCDNR will be borne by owner/member, who will forfeit boat storage privileges.

    5. Boat operators must abide by the SCDNR rules of operation and registration.  A “NO WAKE” zone of 200ft of Prestwood Country Club shoreline is observed.

    6. Non-member guests (inside the 10-mile radius) usage of a member’s boat is not allowed.

    7. Members must be present at all times for non-member guests (outside the 10-mile radius) usage of a member’s boat.

    8. Overnight boat trailer storage is not allowed.

 

  1. COURT RULES

    1. The courts are for Prestwood Country Club members.  The appropriate Code of Conduct for play and all posted Prestwood Country Club rules will be followed by all players

    2. All players must wear smooth bottom tennis shoes and wear shirts at all times.

    3. The courts are for use of playing tennis and pickleball only.

    4. Lights may be used every night and must be turned off by 10:30pm.  The last player(s) on the courts are responsible for turning off the lights.

    5. Adult club members 18 and older in good standing may use the tennis ball machine on Court #1.  Members age of 17 and under may use the machine only with proper supervision by an adult member.  The club manager will provide the lock’s combination to members wishing to use the ball machine.

    6. Children under 12 years of age must be supervised by a parent, guardian, or adult.

    7. Wheeled vehicles, pets, dogs, and other animals are strictly prohibited in the court area.

 

  1. SWIMMING POOL

    1. Opening and closing dates and pool hours will be determined annually by the Board of Governors in consultation with the club manager and posted by April 1.

    2. Parents, guardians, and others responsible for children using the pool are responsible for those children and ensuring posted DHEC regulations, pool safety rules, and Prestwood Country Club rules are followed to ensure the pool is enjoyable and safe for all.

    3. No children under 12 years old are allowed in the pool or pool area without a parent or guardian present in the enclosed pool area.

    4. Do not enter the pool area if you have a contagious disease, open sores, foot infection, or any infectious condition.

    5. Members must shower before entering the pool, especially if they have been in the lake prior to the pool.

    6. No glass bottles or containers are permitted in the enclosed swimming pool area.

    7. No pets, dogs, or other animals are permitted in the pool area.

    8. No bicycles, skateboards, or other vehicles are permitted inside the pool’s enclosure.

    9. Diving from the pool edge is prohibited.

    10. Members should introduce non-member guests to the manager, or the lifeguard on duty if the manager is not on duty.

    11. When sending a childcare provider (who is a non-member) in your place as the caregiver, a sitter pass will be needed.

 

  1. GENERAL

    1. The Board of Governors may suspend and revoke membership for a member’s violation of the Constitution, Bylaws, Rules & Regulations or any posted rule.

    2. Prestwood Country Club is not responsible for loss of personal property.

    3. Dogs are allowed on Prestwood Country Club grounds on a leash or under voice command by their owner.  If another member requests an owner to leash their pet, the owner will comply.  Pet owners will also clean-up after their pet(s).

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