This is a copy of the rules and regulations of the Peter Pan Woodland Club from 1931. The Club was a world class resort built by Guy Maltby. Located in Big Bear City, remnants of the original stone fence can be seen around the Verizon Station between Rainbow and Sherwood Rd.
Peter Pan Woodland Club, Ltd.
OFFICER AND ADVISORY BOARD
House Rules And RULES and REGULATIONS
OFFICERS AND AVISORY BOARD
HON. CHARLES S. BURNELL
DALEY G. BEVIS HARRY A. HOLLISTER
HON. SAMUEL R. BLAKE RUPERT HUGHES
JACK BOAZ WM. G. LACY
MILTON BRYAN JOHN OSTERMAN
HON. CHAS S. BUNELL GEORGE LESLIE SMITH
B.H. DYAS HON. WM. G. VAN HORNE
W.A. FARIS WALTER HORNE
General Counsel—–CHARLES A. BANK
JOHN DUNCAN DUNN—Golf
MAJOR W. JACKSON—Target Practice, Rifle Range and Trap Shooting
ERNEST E. EKDALE—Blinds and Duck Shooting
CHARLES S. ALMB—Playgrounds
Peter Pan Woodland Club, Ltd.
House rules and Rules and Regulations
The clubhouse opens at 7:00 A.M. and closes at 12:00 Midnight.
The Main Dining Room shall be open on week days fro breakfast from 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.; for luncheon from 12 noon to 1:30 P.M.; for Dinner from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. On Sundays and Holidays from 7 A.M. to 9 A.M.; 12 noon to 2:30 P.M.; and from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
The Fountain Room shall be open daily from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M.
The Card Rooms shall be the only place in the Clubhouse where card games shall be played. No game for wager of money shall be allowed in the club. The game of Poker is strictly prohibited.
The Main Dining Room shall not be given up to the use of any Club or Society or persons not members of the Club except by special permission of the Board of Governors. Where such permission is granted the service shall not be less than $2.00 per plate for dinner and $1.50 per plate for luncheon.
Members using the Pool or Billiard Tables must secure balls and cues from the attendant in charge. Sitting on the tables is prohibited. The time allotted for the use of tables shall be governed by the number waiting to play.
At no time shall any member or other person enter the Fireproof Projection Booth or converse with the operator, particularly during any showing of motion pictures in the club Theatre.
During any presentation in the Club theatre only those taking part shall be permitted back-stage or in the dressing rooms.
Minors may attend dances or social gatherings in the Ball Room when accompanied by their parents.
Special Radio Equipment installed in the Radio Room and throughout the Clubhouse is under the supervision of the Radio electrician. When reception of any particular station program is wanted refer to attendant.
The Club invites inspection of its modern Kitchen and Equipment. Arrangements for inspection must be made with the manager in order not to interfere with the routine of kitchen employees.
The heating of the clubhouse and Swimming Pools is electrically automatic in operation. The temperature of the Clubhouse is controlled by a thermostat which governs the oil-burning heating plant in the basement. No person is permitted to touch or attempt to adjust any of the equipment except the attendant in charge.
Pipe smoke is permitted in the Men’s Lounge and Billiards Rooms only.
Gentlemen will not wear their hats in any part of the Clubhouse.
Piano, Radio and other instrument playing, singing, or noise making is not permitted in the Clubhouse or Lodge after 12 midnight. At all times the comfort of others must be considered.
No beverage of any kind will be served in the Lounge Rooms or Billiard Rooms.
No alcoholic beverages or liquors will be permitted in the Club Buildings or on the Club property.
The Club will assume responsibility only for articles of value when checked with the Manager and placed in the safe provided for that purpose.
No dogs or other pets are permitted in the Club buildings or on the Club grounds.
Mixed groups of unmarried persons must be properly chaperoned.
No member, guest or visitor shall take away from the Club any article belonging to the Club; nor mutilate, deface or destroy any article belonging to the Club.
No Subscriptions shall be solicited, nor any article displayed for sale, nor advertising permitted, except for the benefit of the Club; neither shall the name ’Peter Pan Woodland Club, Ltd.’ Be used as an address in advertising; nor shall the Club stationery, nor private stationery carrying the Club name be used for advertising purposes. No member shall use the club roster for any solicitation.
It is required that the employees of the Club serve each and every member impartially. It is expressly forbidden that any member, guest or visitor shall give or offer to give any money or other gratuity to any employee of the Club. Any person so giving or offering to give a gratuity shall be subject to suspension, according to the decision of the Board of governors, and any employee accepting any gratuity shall likewise be subject to immediate dismissal.
Members are especially requested to aid in securing efficient service by treating all employees with proper consideration and by reporting any inattention or incivility immediately to the Manager. Members shall not reprimand any employee of the Club, but shall make all complaints in writing to the Manager.
No member shall be permitted to send any employee of the Club away from the Club quarters for any purpose, or to call on him for any service that takes him away from his duties.
No housing facilities are provided at the Clubhouse, but, through the courtesy of the Club Members owning private lodges, such lodges are made available to the Club Membership for accommodations. Rules governing conduct in the Clubhouse apply to such private lodges when occupied by Members of the Club registered at the Clubhouse. Lodges shall be charged to their registered occupants until cancellation at the office.
The Clubhouse and all Club facilities are for the sole use of the members, and on occasion, their guests. Both members and guests are required to register upon visiting the Club and shall exhibit membership or guest cards whenever requested to do so.
Members are not permitted to allow anyone outside their immediate family to use membership cards without first securing written permission from the Board of Governors. Anyone violating this rule is subject to expulsion.
Members must register each guest introduced by them in the Club Records, giving his name, address and business occupation. No member shall take exception should his attention be called to this rule.
Except by special permission of the Board of Governors: no member shall be entitled to the issue of more than five guest cards at any one time, nor to issuance to anyone residing within 25 miles of Big Bear City, nor shall more than two guest cards be issued to any one person within one year, nor shall guest cards be issued to minors under 21 years of age. Any violations of the By-laws, House Rules or other rules or regulations of the Club shall operate to suspend or cancel the privileges extended by this rule.
Swimming Pools and Locker Rooms are open daily form 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A shower must be taken before entering the pools. The water in the pools is automatically and constantly filtered and heated to suitable temperature. Persons using the pools must, at all times, exercise every care and precaution in the upkeep of the sanitary measures installed or adopted for proper protection.
A Special Pool is provided for children. Adults must not use the Children’s Pool nor permit small children to enter the deeper pool.
The Golf Course is available to early morning players. Rules governing the use of the course are posted at the Caddy House and must be strictly observed.
The Tennis and Hand-Ball Courts, due to the extreme variation in winter and summer temperatures, have been constructed with a special concrete structure and receive regular attention to keep them in the best playable condition for fast courts. Care must be exercised at all times to avoid injury to the surfaces. Tennis rules must be strictly observed.
Privately owned boats of members may be docked or stored at the Club Boathouse, and may be used in connection with the boating facilities only after inspection and approval for use by the attendant in charge.
All persons using the facilities of the Riding Academy are required to confine riding to the Practice ring or to the four miles of Bridle Paths specially constructed for the pleasure and safety of the rider. Bridle Trails, while numerous at Big Bear City, are not encouraged for use except by the veteran equestrian and permission for their use must first be obtained from the Riding Master.
Toboggan Slides and Ski-ways may be used only under the supervision of the attendant in charge. Skating at Big Bear Lake and Lake Baldwin is not safe. The Club’s special skating lakes, built for such purpose, may be used with all factors of safety and enjoyment. More than sufficient area is provided for the pleasure of the skater.
In the hunting and fishing season Members must secure the proper licenses required by the Fish and Game Commission. Rules of good sportsmanship coupled with the rules of the Club, as posted, must be observed. Absolutely no fun loading or unloading is permitted at the Clubhouse or grounds. All guns must be unloaded before leaving the shooting grounds. The use of pump guns is forbidden on the Club’s private preserves.
The Club’s Flying Field, privileged to the use of Club Members, is the only landing field in the San Bernardino Mountains and is recognized by the U.S. Government as set forth in Govt. Bulletin No. 907. Safety rules governing the field must be observed, particularly with regard to planes taking off and landing. Flyers must give due consideration to the altitude of the field and the rarefied air. Information as to the Field and weather conditions can be obtained from the Los Angels office of the Club.
All employees of the Club are trained in regular fire drills and in the use of the modern fire fighting equipment at the Clubhouse and prompt response to all alarms is made by the Fire Department. Members should not participate in any fire alarm calls except upon the request of the Fire Chief.
The Laws of Big Bear City, in which the club is located, must be obeyed by all Club Members and their guests. The 15-mile speed limit in Big Bear City must be strictly observed.
The Big Bear City water system supplies the Club. Inspection of this system is invited, however inspection should be made only under the supervision of the proper guide or attendant, and all persons shall exercise care to prevent any pollution or defiling of the water supply.
The beautiful landscaping of the Clubhouse grounds includes many artistic beds of flowers and shrubs, imported from Eastern and Northern regions and selected for individual appearance and adaptability to the high altitude of the mountains. Some seventy-six different varieties of flowers and shrubs are represented—some of them irreplaceable. All persons are expressly forbidden to pick, deface or destroy any growing plant, flower or shrub.
The wilderness charm of the Club is enhanced by the surrounding wild-animal life. These harmless wild animals, whether caged or free, must not be fed, molested or annoyed at any time. Big Bear City being located in both state and government preserves the hunting of animals protected in this manner is prohibited.
It shall be the duty of the Manager to report any violation of these rules to the Board of Governors who shall notify the Club Member of such violation and the subsequent penalty.
These rules may be repealed, amended and new rules and regulations may be adopted at any time by the Board of Governors and take effect immediately upon adoption.
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