Are you an established professional wanting to connect with other professionals and make positive changes in your community and around the world?

As the oldest service club in the world, Rotary club members represent a cross-section of our community’s executives and professionals as well as political and philanthropic leaders – people who make decisions and influence policy.  The Rotary Club of Seattle is a non-political and non-religious organization that values diversity and is open to all cultures, races, and creeds.  We invite you to join us and check out the benefits of membership. 
 

Weekly Club Meetings

  • Connect and network with fellow members each Wednesday while engaging with thought-leaders from our community and beyond who are guest speakers
  • Enjoy a two or three-course lunch at the Westin Hotel or the Rainier Club three times per month at in-person meetings
  • Access meetings on Zoom and through our YouTube channel archive when you are unable to attend in-person
  • Automatic membership in Rotary International and the ability to attend meetings of more than 35,000 clubs in more than 200 countries throughout the world

Service and Leadership Opportunities

  • Join member-led service committees, ranging from peacebuilding to the arts and the environment.  Help design service projects and distribute more than $200,000 of grants each year to local and international organizations
  • Participate in hands-on service projects at local non-profits such as the Rotary Boys & Girls Club, Wellspring Family Services, and Tiny Home builds
  • Opportunity to join more than 25 international Rotary Action Groups ranging from preserving endangered species to eradicating malaria to fighting sex trafficking
  • Build leadership skills by chairing a committee or serving on the club or foundation board of directors

Members Only Events

  • Special members only fellowship and networking events offered throughout the year
  • Option to join our club's Diplomacy Roundtable and connect with diplomats from around the world
  • Opportunity to join the Seattle Rotary Mariners and invitations to parties at the Queen City Yacht Club
  • Connect with Rotarians from more than 50 clubs through our Rotary district 5030 for more projects and events
  • Weekly newsletter highlighting all club activities 

 

We Offer Three Types of Membership

Individual  ($160 per month - includes three lunches)

The traditional Rotary membership. These members gain all the privileges, opportunities, and responsibilities that come with being a Rotarian listed above including three in-person lunches a month. 

Retired  ($60 per month - pay-as- you-go for lunches, currently $40 per lunch)

The Rotary membership for retirees. These members gain all the privileges, opportunities, and responsibilities that come with being a Rotarian listed above and can pay-as-you-go for meeting lunches. 

Young Rotary Leader ($130 per month - includes three lunches)

The Young Rotary Leaders (YRL) membership program is for those 35 and under who strive to become leaders in the years ahead. YRLs must demonstrate leadership in their profession and meet all the qualifications of Rotary membership. Young Rotary Leaders pay reduced fees for their first five years of membership. 
 
In addition to dues, members are expected to contribute an amount that is meaningful to them to the Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and The Rotary Foundation.  Suggested amounts are $400 and $100 per year, or $150 and $50 for Young Rotary Leaders.  Contact Membership Manager, Mary Goldie, for more information about our dues structure.