The Club welcomes male and female members from the age of 6 years in several age groups and full members from 28+ years, with a discounted subscription for a spouse or family junior members. A temporary membership for a maximum of 3 months is also available. Two proposers known to the candidate must sign an application form which can be obtained from the Club Membership office, Sports Centre Reception or downloaded from the website. The application goes before the Membership Committee for vetting and approval at their monthly meeting and is then posted on the Club notice board for two weeks in terms of the Constitution. There is no waiting list for membership at present.
Cricket, hockey, lawn bowls, squash and tennis as well as cycling, a running section and a gym are available for members at the Club in Ave de Mist, Rondebosch and more than a quarter of members are active in these sports. If you wish to represent the Club in any of these sporting codes, there is a section levy payable in addition to the annual subscription.
All members are able to watch cricket from the Members Pavilion at the famous Newlands Cricket Ground, rated one of the greatest Test Match venues in the world. Members are also able to use facilities 7 days a week. Plum Café serves good food and the Bar with its large screen TV is a friendly meeting place for members.
The ground floor houses the ladies’ and men’s change rooms – complete with a sauna in the Men’s change room, a kiosk and a swimming pool with braai facilities, the indoor centre, squash courts and sports shop. The first floor accommodates the Members Bar and Lounge, Chairman’s View and Captain’s Cabin meeting rooms and the Club’s very own Plum Café restaurant.
As a member of the Western Province Cricket Club you are entitled to use the facilities at Newlands and at the Club on Ave De Mist.