Newport Shores is a luxurious and unique community located along the southeast shore of Lake Washington in the city of Bellevue, Washington. It is a family oriented community on over 170 acres with more than 340 homes. Over 100 of the homes in the community are located on Lake Washington and canal waterfront. The winding streets within the community are great for biking, rollerblading, and walking; with quick convenient access to the Lake Washington bike trail, Newcastle Park, Mercer Slough and I-405. Shopping is just minutes away in Factoria and downtown Bellevue.
Newport Yacht Club
Newport Yacht Club is a member’s only facility located within the prestigious Newport Shores community. The Clubhouse offers a wide array of activities, socials, and events for members of all ages. A monthly newsletter, Facebook page and website keep the members informed of the activities for the community. The Yacht Club facilities include three regulation size tennis courts, half-court basketball, kids playground, sand volleyball court, seasonal heated outdoor pool and a marina. The Club is available for private rentals for both members and non-members. The rental space includes a 1,700 square foot banquet space, 30×30 outdoor deck that overlooks the scenic Lake Washington and a full size catering kitchen.
Banquet Room Rental
The event space is available for rent to the public and to Members, and includes a full kitchen with a buffet serving counter, commercial refrigerator and freezer and sink, stove, oven, dishwasher and commercial coffee maker. Round and rectangle tables are available for use as well as folding chairs; however dishes, glassware and linens are not provided.
The Clubhouse has ample parking and is wheelchair-accessible with ramps to the building entrance and an elevator. In accordance with City of Bellevue noise ordinances, the Club and Bellevue Police enforce a 10:00 PM ending time for all music on weeknights and 11:00 PM on weekends.
Renters are responsible for set up and tear down of the event within the time reserved. No rental period can extend past 12 midnight. Phone reservations or appointments to tour the Clubhouse may be made with the Membership Services Director at 425-747-3291.
Reservations are held for 72 hours, at which time the signed rental agreement and refundable security deposit are due. Final room rental charges are due no later than 30 days prior to the event date.
Check availability and request a rental by emailing us.
All homeowners in Newport Shores are Resident Members of the Newport Yacht Club, which means they are members of the homeowner’s’ association. This class of membership has yearly dues of $200 billed in January. Members in this class are not granted use of the Clubhouse facilities or participation in Club activities unless they are Active Members.
As of January 1, 2005, any purchaser of a home in the Newport Shores community is required to become and maintain their status as an Active Member of the Newport Yacht Club.
Most homeowners in Newport Shores are Active Resident Members of the Newport Yacht Club. Once acquired, membership may be kept even after moving out of Newport Shores, by continuing to pay monthly dues, which are billed quarterly. Membership entitles the homeowner and their immediate family to use all facilities and to participate in all activities of the Newport Yacht Club.
Owners of marina slip licenses are required to become Active Associate Members of the Club. Associate Members are required to pay an initial initiation fee and active monthly dues which are billed quarterly. Associate Members also have use of the Clubhouse facilities and may participate in all the Club’s activities.
Home Renters of Active Resident Member homes in the Newport Shores community may have Active Associate Member status through their landlord agreement and Board approval. Dues for Home Renters of Active Resident Member homes are the responsibility of the homeowner and/or agreement of Homeowner and tenant.
Marina slip renters may choose to become Active Associate Members with payment of an initiation fee and active monthly dues and only for the time they occupy a home or slip.
All Members (Resident, Active Resident, Active Associate) receive the monthly newsletter and have access to the Member’s website. Resident Members may also attend certain special events such as the Fourth of July celebration and Commodore’s Ball.
The Newport Yacht Club Marina is located south of the I-90 Bridge on Lake Washington in Bellevue, Washington. (Our exact position is latitude 47.574 degrees North and longitude 122.189 degrees West.)
The Marina has 109 slips ranging in length from 26 to 50 feet and all are equipped with 30-amp power and water. There is a public boat launch just north of the community at SE 40th street as well as easy access to a gasoline dock and repair facility next door. (Visitors please be aware that the boat ramp is only accessible from Lake Washington Boulevard, not from within our community.)
Newport Yacht Club leases out approximately 50 slips a year. Slip leases are available on annual and some 6 month contracts. Slip renters are eligible to become Active Associate Members with payment of an initiation fee and active monthly dues and only for the time they occupy a slip.