INITIATION FEE (assessed to NEW memberships and memberships which have expired due to non-payment of dues for previous years or other reasons):

  • All membership types (Family and Couples/Individual) - $450

ANNUAL DUES (assessed yearly to each membership, whether it be a Family or Couples/Individual membership.  Dues are less if you pay earlier in the season (see the schedule below).  If your Annual Dues remain unpaid by the close of business on the last day of the pool season, and you have not requested a ONE TIME fee waiver due to extenuation circumstances IN WRITING by this deadline, then your membership is forfeited, and you will required to pay the Initiation Fee again, should you wish to rejoin at a later time.


  • $425 if paid or postmarked 3/01/2016 - 5/01/2016
  • $475 if paid or postmarked 5/02/2016 - 5/25/2016
  • $525 if paid or postmarked AFTER 5/25/2015

Additional fee of $75 required to add a NON-DEPENDENT household member,
such as an aunt, uncle, in-law, etc. (proof of residency REQUIRED!) 



  • $275 if paid or postmarked 3/01/2016 - 5/01/2016
  • $325 if paid or postmarked 5/02/2016 - 5/25/2016
  • $375 if paid or postmarked AFTER 5/25/2015

* This membership class provides the use of all pool, tennis, and other recreational facilities and events at CORA at a discounted rate.  It is available ONLY to individuals or couples (couples are defined as two persons BOTH of whom are over the age of 18 and living in the same house).  The dues and fees are the same for individuals and couples.  The individual or couple named on the application form are the ONLY people who may use CORA facilities under the membership.  All other persons regardless of age or relationship to the member(s), including their minor children living in the same house, are considered guests and may be admitted upon payment of the guest fee or use of a guest pass.


Guest Fees:

  • Cash Guest Fees - $5 daily, payable at the gate.
  • BUY A GUEST CARD!! Only $20 for 5 visits. Pay when you join or buy one at the gate. (Unused visits will not be refunded or carried over to the next season.)


Babysitter Passes:

  • $75 per babysitter
  • Enables regular caretakers of members' children to bring them to the pool. Rules apply.
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Membership forms are available on the MEMBERSHIP dropdown menu at the top of the page.

Download and mail your completed application with your check for the total amount due to:

Chestnut Oaks Recreation Association
P.O. Box 70464, Richmond, VA 23255-0464

Applications submitted without ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION AND PROPER PAYMENT (including Initiation Fee if for a NEW membership) will not be processed and will be returned.  Resubmitted applications will be subject to the originally published deadlines.

Checks returned unpaid by the bank will result in an additional $35 fee being assessed, and which must be paid before the membership will be activated for the season.