What is Kiwanis?

Kiwanis is an international organization of service clubs with the objectives of helping people and worthwhile causes, of building better communities and of improving international relations.

Who Can Join?

By invitation, anyone 18 years of age or older.  We are blind to gender, race and creed.  Membership is approved by the Board of Directors, based upon the recommendation of two members and occurs through an induction ceremony.  Kiwanis looks for person who are interested in their community and other people and seek members who can contribute to club activities and projects.

How Do I Apply?

If you are interested in membership in Kiwanis, please fill out the membership application at the link listed below or if you have questions, please email us at

If you would like to attend a weekly meeting, please come as a guest on Tuesdays from 12Noon-1PM at the Speak Easy, Detroit Lakes.

Membership Initiation Fee - $35 (one-time fee) Quarterly Dues - $40 (supports local, district and international fees); Meals - $10.00 per meeting (even if you are not in attendance)


New Member Application
PO Box 398 ~ Detroit Lakes, MN 56502