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Pool Rules

Summertime is right around the corner and as the weather heats up, the pool gets an increase of traffic. Please familiarize yourself with the Pool Rules & help with FRIENDLY enforcement.

  1. Persons use the pool at their own risk.
  2. The pool is for the use of Elks, their Families and a reasonable number of guests.
  3. Pool will be closed during Lodge Sessions. (Every first and third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.)
  4. No running or boisterous play in pool areas.
  5. Glass bottles, glasses or jars are NOT permitted in the pool area.
  6. Children under the age of 18 MUST be supervised by a member or spouse at all times.
  7. Bathing attire is not allowed in the clubhouse and will be strictly enforced.
  8. The management shall not be responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  9. Visiting Elks and their families may use the pool.
  10. Children under the age 3 MAY NOT USE the main pool under any conditions. No child, no matter what their age, may use the main pool under any circumstances if they use a swim diaper.
  11. Children who are not toilet trained MUST wear swim diapers.
  12. Only small pool toys are allowed in the pool area.
  13. Animals are not allowed within the pool enclosure, with the exception of service animals.
  14. All persons including members, spouses, family and guests utilizing the pool must register the names of all the users in the registration book at the entrance each and every visit upon entering the pool area.


These rules will be enforced and members causing infractions will be notified. Please, don’t spoil the fun by abusing your Lodge privileges. Let’s have fun and stay safe!


From The Exalted Ruler

I can't believe that Summertime is almost over and the kiddos are heading back to school in a few weeks. I hope that everyone took some time to sit back and relax, spend some quality time with the family and enjoy adventures outdoors in the last few months. If you missed out on some fun-in-the-sun, no
stress, you still have time to enjoy the wonderful area we live in cause heck,- this place is amazing through October!

The Grand Lodge National Convention in St. Louis, Missouri was fabulous, hot but fabulous! My First Dude and I attended some educational and informative seminars and spend some quality time with other Exalted Rulers and Dignitaries from our District as well as Exalted Rulers from all over the entire Country. Upon my return we had a top notch 4th of July PER Pool Party and seven Past Exalted Rulers showed up to help with the event! It was wonderful to see everyone that came out and I am thankful to all the members who attended.

August brings with it our first ever End of Summer Adult-Only Luau! The Chairs of the event have been working closely with the Office Staff, the Bar Staff, the Party Planning Committee and the House Committee in order to make this event great. We are really looking forward to it- don’t miss out, get your tickets now before they are gone!

The Party Planning Committee has been working diligently to bring back small plates at Ladies Night on Thursdays and so far things are going well. The Committee members are really looking forward to growing this night and are always open to suggestions and new members. Please remember that there are multiple volunteer opportunities throughout SLO322. Log on to, check out the bulletin boards or stop by the Office to see where you can help out your Lodge!

With Fidelity,
Teresa Lara, PER
Exalted Ruler



Membership has its privileges! We hear that all the time and maybe sometimes we forget about the responsibilities associated with membership, but we are all here in the same boat by becoming members of this great lodge of Elks! BPOE has sometimes been defined as the Best People On Earth! Let’s stay that way by practicing the basics of using the Elks Lodge Membership Card to enter the Lodge.

Maybe it would help to think of it the same way you may think of your Costco membership card. When you shop at Costco, the first thing you do is show your membership card. You can’t get into Costco without it, you can’t purchase your items without it! Likewise, when you come to the Lodge you need to use your membership card to get inside the building and also you need to show it to the bartender to purchase your beverage. Another thing that is sometimes forgotten is that your guests cannot purchase their own beverages, only the member can purchase beverages. You are also responsible for the behavior of your guests. When you go to another Elks Lodge, the same rules apply. You can’t get in without your card.

Recently, there has been a problem with non-members gaining access to the lodge by using the buzzer and someone lets them in. Sometimes it has been an RV camper checking in, other times it has been an unsavory vagrant that may have been putting our members and staff at risk. If you see someone wanting to get in without using their membership card, let’s be sure to ask that person if they need assistance, and ask for them to show their membership card or direct them to the bartender to verify their membership card. If they say, “Oh, it’s in the car,” tell them, “I’m sorry, but you will have to show your membership card to get in.” Just like at Costco.

Cyndee Lee Spence
Esteemed Lecturing Knight


Volunteers Needed

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! We are a large Lodge, nearly 2,400 strong! When you become an Elk, it is suggested you offer 12 volunteer hours each year to any of the many events and causes where we give service. What you may not realize is that these hours are calculated and reported to the National Elks. And, with our volunteer hours, our Lodge is acknowledged and awarded opportunities to apply for a variety of grants and scholarships. The monies that are awarded are allocated in OUR community.


Please note that all activities needing volunteer support are available for you to view on SignUpGenius. We ask you to look at SignUpGenius in the months ahead as a means of securing an hour or two toward your yearly goal of 12 hours. After all, so much goodness awaits, when we embrace the benevolent aspect of our membership here at SLO322. 


Elks Donor Program

Any age is the right age to share the gift of life. In your 50s, 60s, 70s, or older? You’ve already made a big difference in the world— but we still need your help. Regardless of your age or health status, you can save and improve lives by signing up as an organ, eye, and tissue donor. Join more than 100 million registered donors and sign up today.

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Bingo Night!

Games are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Doors open at 5pm. Earlybirds start at 6pm. Bring a friend or family member!

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(Dates subject to change please check the monthly calendar.)


Water Report

The 2018 Consumer Confidence Water Report is now available.  This is an annual report regarding the condition of on site drinking water quality.


Subscribe to the Elks Calendar on your Smartphone

You can now subscribe to the Elks #322 calendar with your smartphone. Follow the instructions below to get started.

Calendar Subscription Link:

iPhone Instructions

  1. Copy the Calendar Subscription Link above.
  2. Tap on the Settings icon from the iPhone's home screen.
  3. Tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars from the list of device settings.
  4. Tap the Add Account button and select Other in the list of account types.
  5. Choose the Add Subscribed Calendar option at the bottom of the screen.
  6. Enter the Calendar Subscription link above in the Server field. Tap the Next button.
  7. Enter a custom description for the calendar and tap Next once more to finish adding it to your iPhone.

Android/Google Instructions

  1. Copy the Calendar Subscription Link above.
  2. Log into your Google Calendar account in a web browser and click the down-arrow next to Other calendars.
  3. Select Add by URL from the menu.
  4. Enter the paste the Calendar Subscription link in the field provided.
  5. Click the Add Calendar button. The calendar will appear in the Other Calendars section of the calendar list to the left.
  6. The new calendar will now be synced to your Android phone



A lodge only prospers with the support and participation of its members. Follow the link below to view volunteer opportunities.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot


About the Lodge

We are open daily from 10am until 10pm.

(805) 543-0322

Lodge 322 meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays @ 7:00 PM

Map of Elks Lodge

Please check our News page for the latest happenings at Lodge 322.

Wireless Internet Available

You can now bring your personal computer into the lodge to check your emails or google any information you may need all while dining, enjoying a libation or visiting Lodge 322.

Elks RV Storage

Our brand new SLO RV storage facility is open to ALL Elks Members as well as the general public! Rent your spot now! Call (805) 543-0322. Elks Lodge #322 offers a clean, safe and secure location for RV & Boat Storage. This is a popular service with a current 2-year wait list so reserve your spot in our SLO RV Storage Facility for your recreational vehicles today.


About San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo (Spanish for St. Louis, the Bishop of Toulouse) is located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast of California. Founded in 1772 by Spanish Fr. Junípero Serra, San Luis Obispo is one of California's oldest communities. The city, locally referred to as San Luis or SLO is the county seat of San Luis Obispo County and is adjacent to California Polytechnic State University.

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