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To show that use of the associated facility may require membership. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: properties
Used on these elements
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Useful combination
Status: in use

Many facilities may only be available to those who join a membership scheme. Alternatively, non-members may use the facilities, but may have more restricted rights. Typical examples are:

  • Membership Stores: most typically, so called  Warehouse Clubs, such as  Costco,  Sam's Club, which are common in the USA. Some cash and carry stores in Europe also work with membership schemes: e.g.,  Makro.
  • Fitness facilities. Often referred to as "gyms" or health clubs in english-speaking countries. Examples include:  David Lloyd Leisure. The tag may be appropriate to separate leisure=fitness_centre facilities which are only available to members.
  • Social Clubs. Social clubs which may act as pubs may require membership, although this may be in the form of temporary membership.
  • Sports Clubs. Most regular sports clubs are membership organisations, and in general the tag is not needed.


Used in association with the following tags:

The predominant usage values is:

  • yes
  • required

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