Membership

Thank you for your interest in Avalon Recreation Association!

Joining Avalon

Avalon accepts applications as they are submitted.  To apply for membership, download and complete the Application for Membership (Adobe PDF), then send two copies to:

Avalon Recreation Association

ATTN: Membership
P.O. Box 29533
Henrico, VA 23242-0533

If you have any questions about Avalon membership, please feel free to call our Membership Line at (804) 719-1386 or fill out this online form.

If you just want to talk to someone… we can do that too. Call Linse Henley at 804-380-1948 or drop her an email at linhenley@comcast.net

Membership Categories & Current Fee Schedule

Initiation Fees Membership Category Description of Initiation Fee
$470 Social The social membership initiation fee is $470.
$1400 Others ONE-TIME Initiation Fee: The fee can be split over three payments (subject to the terms and conditions of the Avalon Initiation Fee Agreement). The first payment of $500 is due upon acceptance. The second payment of $500 is due on June 1st. The final payment of $400 is due August 1st. NOTE: A new member cannot use the facilities until the entire yearly dues (see categories below) are paid and the Initiation Fee Agreement has been signed by all parties.
Annual Dues Membership Category Description of Membership Category
$725 Family The family category includes husband, wife and any unmarried children (limited to age 23 if in college) living at home. This also includes single parents with unmarried children living at home. A full description of the Family Membership is found in the Bylaws.
$435 Single The single category includes a person between the ages of 18 and 59. A full description of the Single Membership is found in the Bylaws.
$520 Empty Nester The empty nester category includes a person forty-seven years of age or older with a spouse. One member must be forty-seven years of age by March 1 of the applicable dues year and proof of age must be submitted to Avalon. Generally speaking, an Empty Nester means no dependent children living in the household on a full-time basis. A full description of the Empty Nester Membership is found in the Bylaws.
$380 Senior Couple The senior couple category includes a person sixty years of age or older with a spouse. One member must be sixty years of age by March 1 of the applicable dues year. A full description of the Senior Couple Membership is found in the Bylaws.
$285 Senior Single The senior single category includes a person sixty years of age or older without a spouse. The member must be sixty years of age by March 1 of the applicable dues year. A full description of the Senior Single Membership is found in the Bylaws.
$180 Inactive The inactive category does not have any membership rights. A member that moves to the inactive status cannot use the facility for any purposes and the inactive person, couple or family cannot be on any Avalon team (swim, dive or tennis). A full description of the Inactive Category is found in the Bylaws.
Matches Category Social A social membership unit shall be defined as one of the above categories: Full Family, Adult Single, Empty Nester, Senior Couple or Senior Single Membership. However, a Social Membership solely grants attendance to all Association social events and use of Association tennis facilities. Social members do not have voting rights. Social members do not have access to Associations’ swimming pools and clubhouse facilities (unless attending an Association social event).

The social membership initiation fee is $470.

The annual dues of the social membership unit shall be the full annual dues of the appropriate corresponding membership category (i.e. full family, adult single, etc). Social Membership can be converted to Full Membership by payment of 66.67% of initiation fee in effect at the time of conversion.

Our facilities include:

  • Upper Pool with two one-meter Olympic quality diving boards

  • Lower Pool with 25-meter lap lanes

  • “Kiddie Pool” fenced-in for our youngest members

  • Pool Basketball Hoop

  • Pool Slide ( Approved by Avalon Board January 2017. Installation TBA)

  • Eight lighted Tennis Courts

  • Clubhouse with Snack Bar

  • Party Room Rental