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New London Elks Lodge 360

Whaling City Lodge


The New London Elks is a social and charitable fraternal organization composed of men and women from the towns of New London, Montville, Waterford, and East Lyme. We are always looking for new members to help us in our mission to aid Veterans and Children in our communities. For membership information, email our lodge secretary – click here.

Erika Russo, Lodge Secretary

Welcome to New London Lodge’s Website!  We are active in our support of Veterans and Youth Activities in New London, Waterford, East Lyme, and Montville. If you’re interested in learning more send me an email or stop down to the lodge.

Melvin Rivera, 127th Exalted Ruler

Membership & Friendship for over 125 years

Velvette Royal (Lodge Tiler) and Torrance Jennings, Past Exalted Ruler

We are always looking for new members who are interested in making the New London community a nice place to live. For a tour and introduction, send an email to elks360@gmail.com with your name and number and we would be happy to show you around. Don’t know anyone? We’ll introduce you and make you feel welcome.

Benefits of Membership

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (the Elks, for short) is a combination of a social club and charitable organization open to men and women aged 21 and over who are American citizens that believe in God. 

A beautiful lodge in the heart of New London's historic district

Our lodge features a full bar with special members prices, a dining lounge, two full commercial kitchens, a large banquet facility that can host nearly 200 individuals, two pool tables, and a shuffleboard table. Monthly social activities include special dinners and activities. Members are welcome to use the abudnant spaces, which include room for game nights, get-togethers with friends, and other activities.

Charity is a cornerstone of the Elks

The Elks are known for our community service, especially for children and veterans. We feature annual youth contests in free throw shooting and soccer skills, an annual Lids for Kids Safety event in which neighborhood children receive free bicycle helmets and learn about bike safety, an annual Trunk or Treat event at Halloween, and much more.  New London is the proud home of Whaling Helping Whalers, a 501c3 organization that feeds the needy in New London.  

Access to nearly 2,000 lodges throughout the United States

With membership to the New London Elks, you gain access to not only our lodge in downtown New London, but also the nearly 2,000 other Elks lodges including nearby Westbrook with their pristine beach on the Long Island Sound and our sister lodge in Groton, featuring spectacular views of the water from Long Point. Park at the lodge and you’re within walking distance to downtown and the Garde Theater; we’re just one block away from Star Street.

Monthly activities including dinners, outings, games, and more!

Each month a variety of events are offered including dinners, karaoke nights, game nights, and more.  You get to choose how involved you are in the activities of the lodge.  

Membership Details

Membership is just $130 per year, a little more than $10 a month, paid yearly on April 1st.  Members may bring guests to the lodge as well. Your membership and patronage of the lodge helps us support our community through our many events, fundraisers, and donations to our community.  To join the lodge, first email our Secretary and she will guide you through the process which includes an interview and orientation.  

Lodge Hours

Lodge Hours

Tuesday:  (closed except for bingo, opens at 5 pm)
Wednesday:  5-9 pm
Thursday:  5-9 pm
Friday:  5-9* pm
Saturday:  5-9* pm

*may stay open later consistent with CT law at discretion of management.

Lodge Meetings

The business meetings of the lodge are held on the second Thursday of each month.  In February, March, April, September, and October, an additional meeting is held on the fourth Thursday of the month.  Meetings are held at 7 pm and are open to any member.

Directors Meetings

The lodge directors meeting is held on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.  This meeting is open to all members.

New London Elks Lodge No. 360



(860) 442-0325

860-629-8371 (reservation line – leave a message)



81 Washington St., New London, CT 06320