Life Well Played

The Lakes is a beautiful Palm Desert golf and country club with 902 homes that have unique views of the golf course, water features and surrounding Santa Rosa mountains. We’re a private club dedicated to creating an ideal community, whether you’re a full time or part-time Member. Our development has an abundance of great amenities designed for each lifestyle of our social Members. Breathtaking views, endless recreation and fun beyond your wildest dreams. Official SneakPeek! 

This is Loving Life at The Lakes

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Lakes Membership Benefits
  • Season packed full of social events to choose from.
  • Dining venues to include our Racquet Bistro or Grab 'n Go from Charlie's. 
  • Merchandise discounts in the Golf and Racquet Center shops.
  • All Memberships are immediate family Memberships; children under 25 years of age.
  • Guests and family are welcome to most all of our events and on the course when accompanied by a Member.

Resident Social Membership

Included with residence is a Social Membership within The Lakes Country Club. Members benefit from use of the Clubhouse, pools, Racquet Center, Fitness Center and Spa.

Initiation Fee: $0 Monthly Dues: $245; included in monthly HOA dues

Additional options include the Introductory or Summer Golf Membership. Please view above brochure link for additional details.

Resident Golf Membership

The Resident Golf Membership is for those residing within The Lakes community who wish to receive playing privileges and access to the practice facilities. Eligible to join the Lakes Ladies Golf Association, Lakes Men's Golf Association and/or the Hole-in-One Club.

Initiation Fee: $10,000 Monthly Dues: $640

Annual Golf Cart Trail Fee: $650
Initiation Fee is payable either in full or in five equal annual installments of $2,100.

Non-Resident Golf Membership

The Non-Resident Golf Membership is for those residing outside The Lakes Country Club community who wish to receive playing and access privileges to dining and social events. Eligible to join our Lakes Ladies Golf Association, Lakes Men's Golf Association and/or the Hole-in-One Club.
Initiation Fee: $10,000 Annual Dues: $9,500 
Annual Golf Cart Trail Fee: $650; included in annual dues.
A two-year deferment is available upon request.

Introductory Golf Membership

The Introductory Golf Membership is for current Social Members, who have never held our Resident or Nonresident Golf Membership. They receive limited playing privileges (16 rounds November - May & unlimited June - September) and ulimited access to the practice facilities. The introductory period is limited to three years or you may convert to a Resident Golf Membership at any time. Applicable guest fees are $85 for 18 holes and $50 for 9 holes.

Initiation Fee: $10,000 Annual Dues: $100
Initiation Fee is automated to be paid in five annual $2,100 installments.

Summer Golf Membership

The Summer Golf Program is for Lakes' Residents who are currently non-Golf Members. Course use from June 1 - October 4 with same guest policies as regular Golf Members. ForeTees access available to make own tee times. Restrictions and eligibility applies.

Initiation Fee: $0 Personal Cart Fee: $1,200 Club Cart Fee: $1,400

Tenant Golf Membership

Offered to occupants who are tenants of a Lakes' Golf Member. Members benefit same as Non-Resident Golf Member with unlimited playing privileges.

Initiation Fee: $0 Packages: $1,800 monthly or $4,500 for three months | Includes Golf Cart Trail Fee and use of cart.

To inquire on a Membership, please complete the fields below or you may contact our Director of Membership, Alisa Ramirez at or 760.610.8106.

Membership Inquiry Form