• Membership

    What is Great Lakes Bears - Chicago?

    The Great Lakes Bears - Chicago (GLB-C) is a not-for-profit organization serving the bear community in Chicagoland and surrounding areas. The Great Lakes Bears - Chicago were founded in 1989, making us one of the oldest bear clubs in the United States. We celebrate diversity and allow everyone to express their masculinity without fear of judgement. We Strive to welcome and respect all members.

    Members must be 21 years old or older.

  • What are the benefits?

    • Invitation to GLB-C member only events
    • Monthly GLB-C Newsletter
    • Bear Pride Discount
    • $1 discount on cocktails Bearnight at Touché
    • $5 dollars off admission at Steamworks
    • 10% of at Halsted's Restaurant
  • What is the cost?

    • Membership is ONLY $5 per person.
  • How do I join?

    Click "Pay Now" below amd you will then be redirected to a secure form to complete your transaction.

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