Monroe Harbor

Chicago's unparalleled skyline flanks Chicago Yacht Club's Monroe Station providing premier views of beautiful Lake Michigan. Anchored by the bustling Loop as well as Grant, Millennium and the new Maggie Daley Parks, the clubhouse is at the very center of lakefront cultural, educational, and sports activities. We offer free parking to members - a tremendous value in the downtown area, which makes a visit here easy and convenient.

Monroe Station

Breathtaking views of the lake can be seen from the club's main dining room or seasonal outdoor patio, while the informal Mac Bar and Captain's Cabin serve more casual fare. Members can relax with family or cast-on their own here, swapping boating stories or dining leisurely at the legendary member "round table."

Attire in the Main Dining Room at Monroe Station is business casual. The Mac Bar and patio at Monroe Station are suitable for casual attire.

Monroe station services

The Monroe Station has a number of potential places to enjoy a snack or feast. The Main Dining Room provides a feeling of luxury while overlooking magnificent Monroe Harbor. The Mackinac Bar and the seasonal Patio also have a great view of the harbor, but have a more casual feel. Chef Larry Asher produces a great variety of delicious choices sure to please everyone. Monroe Station also has great venues for private event dining.
A wide variety of beverages both alcoholic and non are served in all of our dining venues. A rich selection of wines are offered by the bottle as well as by the glass.  And, of course, some classic club cocktails will inspire you throughout the yachting season.
The Front Desk provides information about current activities at the Club. In addition the Front Desk also has the Dock Shop which features official logos, as well as helpful publications, and other helpful items.

Visiting yachtsmen should check in at the Front Desk to receive their credentials for club usage.

Monroe Station has numerous slips available to members. Each Slip is complimentary to members for the first 5 hours. After 5 hours the price for members is $1.25 a foot per day. Visiting yachtsmen prices are $3.25 a foot per day from the time of docking to the time of departure.
The docks are also available for overnight accommodations to members and visiting yachtsmen. Contact the Dockmaster, for details and availability.
The Club's Membership Director, Emily Giaimo, can provide information on becoming a member. You can also schedule a tour of the club's facilities with Emily.

There are a number of dinghy spaces and dock boxes available for CYC member use.  To request either of these items, please complete this form.
The club's main offices are located Monroe Station.  Monroe also houses the General Manager, Business Office, Communications, as well as the Human Resources are also available for job seekers.
Our Food and Beverage team is available to help members with meeting facilities or family celebrations. You can rest assure your event will receive expert attention from our professional  planning staff and service team. The club can accommodate functions ranging from meetings of a few people to full wedding ceremonies and receptions for 200 people. 

The Monroe Station hosts weekly, as well as, major nationally- ranked yacht racing. Weekly Beer Can Racing is featured every Wednesday during the sailing season. The Station is the venue for the Chicago NOOD, Chicago Race to Mackinac, Verve Cup Offshore, Great Lakes High School Championship, and Timme Angsten Regattas. Check the yacht racing calendar for more information.

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