Become A Member

Become A Member

Special Auxiliary Memberships (SAM)

Special Auxiliary Memberships enjoy the use of the lake but will not have voting rights and will not be able to hold a BOD position. A limited number of Community SAMs are available to people living outside of Ringling Manor Estates.

$550 Yearly Family Membership (May to May) – this allows for additional use of the lake after beach season for activities such as boating, fishing, ice fishing, ice skating, etc.

SAM Membership Application

If you have questions regarding SAM memberships, please contact

Covenant Membership

Homeowners with properties that border Lake Swannanoa and properties incorporated in the Ringling Manor Estates Maps as filed in the Morris County Clerk’s Office are eligible for membership.

Covenant members and their families are granted full use of the facilities, including the lake, beaches, docks, and pump house. They can enjoy swimming, boating, sailing, summer and winter fishing, ice skating, hockey, playgrounds, horseshoes, and social events. Eligible property owners not already covered by the existing covenant may acquire covenant (voting) rights by signing the covenant and paying any costs and transfer fees, in addition to their annual dues.

The lake is maintained and controlled by covenant members. All covenant members’ sign a “covenant agreement,” pay fees and annual dues, contribute work hours and have voting benefits associated with membership.

Annual dues are payable in two installments due January 30th and June 30th each year. The dues pay for annual operating expenses (weeding, insurance, security, taxes, etc.). Additional fees may be applicable.

For information and the current cost of this membership, please contact the BOD.

Interested in a Covenant Membership? Please contact us at for more information.