The San Francisco Fil-Am Lions Club, like all other Lions Clubs throughout the world, offers membership by invitation only. Potential members must be sponsored by a current member of the club in good standing.

As a Lions Club Member, you’ll join a local group of service-minded people who volunteer to support your community every day. You’ll also become a member of Lions Clubs International – a respected international organization, a leader in your local community, and a friend to people in need.

Becoming a Lion

Step 1: Attend one of our regular meetings or service activities to experience what Lionism is all about.

Step 2: Be sponsored by one of our active members

Step 3: Fill out the Lions Clubs International membership application

Step 4: Get inducted as a new member at our annual Installation of Officers and Induction of New Members event, or at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

Membership Types

Membership Dues


The regular membership dues of the San Francisco Fil-Am Lions Club is $90/year, payable to the San Francisco Fil-Am Lions Club and mailed to the Club Treasurer.

Discounted dues of $70/year are offered to:

There are additional special criteria for reduced dues, which can be found in the LCI Membership Opportunities document (me105). Generally, former Leos (Leo-Lions), students

SF Fil-Am Lions Fees

Lions Onboarding

As a Lion member, you join a larger community of fellow Lions and clubs spread throughout the world. The San Francisco Fil-Am Lions Club is a member of District 4-C4, which comprises of all Lions clubs in the San Francisco County, San Mateo County, and the city of Palo Alto. This is all under the overarching umbrella of Lions Clubs International, our global service organization.

There are many ways to get involved in the many levels of Lions Clubs.

Opportunities for Members: How To Get Involved

Club Level

The San Francisco Fil-Am Lion Club

District Level

District 4-C4 is San Francisco and San Mateo Counties and the City of Palo Alto

Multiple District 4 Level

Multiple District 4 is the Lions of California

International Level

Lions Clubs International, our global organization