Halifax's Private Golf Membership

Two courses: one in the heart of the city, another an escape to the country. Ashburn Golf Club recognizes there is no single type of golfer and offers a variety of membership options for any age.

Click on the cover of our booklet below to learn more about membership at Ashburn.

Membership Categories

Gold Membership

Gold members have full access to all of Ashburn’s facilities at its two courses, as well as access to its extensive club reciprocal program.

Gold Spousal Members: Partners of existing members who at one time paid a full playing entrance fee, can join as a Gold member for a reduced entrance fee of $2,500. Gold member's partners are entitled to all playing privileges of the Club. New couples who join together in the Gold category enjoy a reduced entrance fee of $7,500 (savings of $2,500). Please note we are using CRA's definition of Spouse and Common-law partner to define Partner.

Junior Program

Ashburn has a very active program for golfers between the ages of 10 and 18, with more than 200 golfers in this age group participating at the Club. Ashburn has been engaged with junior and amateur golf throughout the history of the Club, and provides significant teaching and training opportunities for new golfers, as well as those playing competitively. The program is led by Jeff MacDonald and Kyle Scott, of MacDonald Scott Golf.

Juniors may play at the following times:

• Both Courses—weekdays after 9 am
• Old Course—weekends and holidays after 1 pm
• New Course—weekends and holidays after 2 pm
• Practice facilities both courses—weekends and holidays after 1 pm
• Juniors age 7 to 9 must play with a parent/grandparent who is an existing playing member after 5 p.m., 7 days a week at both courses

Intermediate Membership

Our Intermediate category offers those between the age of 19 and 40 who are new to the game or the working into their careers the opportunity to join one of Canada’s most prestigious private clubs for a significantly reduced initiation fee that can be paid over three years.

Social and Non-Resident Members

Social and Non-resident members have unrestricted access to the clubhouse facilities for social and business purposes, as well as to social functions hosted by the Club. Social membership is available to those who reside in Nova Scotia, non-resident membership is only available to individuals who live outside Nova Scotia.


Ashburn has reciprocal agreements with 10 golf courses that offer exceptional value for full playing members who wish to golf while travelling. Ashburn playing members play for free, and can bring guests who will pay the Club’s guest rate.

The Riverside Golf and Country Club (New Brunswick)

Beaconsfield Golf Club (Montreal)

Point Grey Golf and Country Club (Vancouver)

The Glencoe Golf and Country Club (Calgary)

The Royal Ottawa Golf Club (Gatineau)

The Ladies Golf Club of Toronto (Ontario)

The Mad River Golf Club (Ontario)

The London Hunt & Country Club (Ontario)

Royal Colwood (Victoria)

Victoria Golf Club (Victoria)

Bayview Golf & Country Club (Toronto)

Download a membership application.

Our membership is currently full, please contact the office to inquire about our waitlist.

For more information on membership, contact, Lauren Thomander – Communications Manager at lthomander@ashburngolfclub.com

2021 Membership Pricing

Membership CategoryAnnual DuesEntrance Fees Full PaymentEntrance Fee – Two Year OptionEntrance Fee – Three Year Option
GOLD – No restrictions on play$2,874$5,000$2,500 – See note 1$1,666.67 – See note 1
GOLD COUPLE – No restrictions on play$5,748$7,500$3,750 – See note 1$2,500 – See note 1
INTERMEDIATE A (19-24 yrs) – No play during 1st crossover on weekends/holidays at the New Course – See note 2$1,270$1,500$750 – See note 1$500 – See note 1
INTERMEDIATE B (25-30 yrs) – No play during 1st crossover on weekends/holidays at the New Course – See note 2$1,694$2,000$1,000 – See note 1$667 – See note 1
INTERMEDIATE C (31-35 yrs) – No play during 1st crossover on weekends/holidays at the New Course – See note 3$2,117$2,500$1,250 – See note 1$834 – See note 1
INTERMEDIATE D (36-40 yrs) No play during 1st crossover on weekends/holidays at the New Course$2,540$3,000$1,500 – See note 1$1000 – See note 1
MEMBER’S PARTNER – Restriction by category Must reside at the same address.See note 3See note 3
JUNIOR (10-18 yrs) – Restricted before 9 a.m. weekends & holidays: New Course after 2 p.m., Old Course after 1 p.m.$691$525
PRE-JUNIOR (7-9 yrs) – Child of existing playing member, no play before 5 p.m., 7 days a week at both courses. Must play with parent/grandparent.$345See note 4
SOCIAL$443 – See note 8$525
SOCIAL PARTNER – Partners of Gold members. Must reside at the same address.$443 – See notes 5/8
SOCIAL (30 yrs and under)$237 – See note 8$525
NON-RESIDENT – Must reside outside of N.S.$237 – See note 8$5,000$2,500 – See note 1$1,666.67 – See note 1

NOTES: All prices quoted are subject to 15% HST.

1. Entrance fees are to be paid in full, or you may choose to spread the payments over two to three years. If you leave the Club before your obligation is complete you will be required to pay the remaining portion(s).

2. Golfers in the Intermediate categories who wish to play in the 1st crossover on weekends/holidays
may pay the Gold dues rate.

3. Partners of playing members who join a playing category will be charged half of the entrance fee associated
with that category. The reduced entrance fee is to be paid in full. Partners will pay the yearly dues rate of the
category that they join.

4. Pre-Juniors who choose to stay with the Club will be charged the Junior entrance fee once they attain the
age of ten by March 1st.

5. Partners of Gold members may join as Social with no entrance fee. Should they choose to join
as a full playing member, the appropriate entrance fee and yearly dues will be charged. Partners may play six
times per year paying a green fee each time. For reduced priced green fees you can pre-purchase your six
for $450 + HST. This package also includes access to the practice facilities, restricted to after 12 p.m.
on weekends and holidays.

6. There is a minimum food and beverage spend requirement (before tax & gratuity) for the following categories:
Gold/Partner $450 each, Gold Couple $450 each, Intermediate A $150, Intermediate B $300,
Intermediate C $350, Intermediate D $400, and $100 for all Social members over 30.
All minimums must be charged to your account annually between November 1 and October 31.
Any remaining balance will be invoiced.

7. The practice facility, club cleaning and storage, and pull cart privileges are included in your dues
for the playing categories. Electronic caddies and personal pull carts can be stored for a fee at either
Pro Shop, based on availability.

8. Social/Non-Resident members are entitled to play six times per year paying a green fee each
time. For reduced priced green fees you can pre-purchase your six for $450 + HST.

9. There is a $15 compulsory fee for all playing ladies for the Women’s Division operating expenses.