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Social Club

A place to connect and belong


Beyond the Bar

Offering a community-focused social environment as an alternative to traditional nightlife, forging meaningful partnerships and building a vibrant community



Providing Ample Amenities

Heated Garden Terrace with fire pits

Discounted private event rentals

Discounts & perks with local merchants

Complimentary WiFi

Comfortable lounge seating

Full bar with complimentary house beverages*

Intriguing Programming

On-site barbershop with complimentary or discounted services

Expansive games & activities



Uniquely Meaningful

The only brick and mortar institution of its kind, focusing on promoting awareness of LGBTQ+ culture and history while welcoming all genders, backgrounds, and orientations


Finding Solidarity

Recognizing the necessity of friendship and community during challenging times, while always keeping the safety of Members and guests top of mind



Memorable Experiences with Memorable People

As a Member of The Academy, here a few examples of the community you will become a part of. We look forward to meeting you.

Welcome to your

home away from home

The Academy values diversity; in fact, it is one of the cornerstones of our mission. When choosing our members, we actively seek out a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. We know that your race, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, occupation, income, and even marital status are all important parts of who you are, so they are important to us too, but they will never be factors standing in the way of your membership at The Academy.

*alcoholic beverage availability subject to final issuance of new private club liquor license, est. spring 2021

2166 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94114  |  415-624-3429

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