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Welcome to the Encinitas Lions Club!

"Friend" the Encinitas Lions Club on Facebook to see our latest photos and announcements. Please visit our Youtube page, Encinitas Lions Club Media, to see videos and interviews with members of our club and our partners.

The Encinitas Lions Club was chartered in December 1991 and is part of Lions Clubs International.

Upcoming events, fundraisers, community projects and meetings are on our Calendar and Club Events Archives tab!

Our Mission Statement:  To create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.

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2019 - 2020 Board Instillation Dinner & Social

June 22, 2019 @ 3pm

The Encinitas Lions Club will hold our 2019-2020 Board instillation on June 22 at 3pm.

The event will have a happy hour starting at 3pm and will swear in the new board followed by dinner and desert.

COST: $25.00 per person (PayPay link above, please note your name and number of guest you are paying for)









​2019 Lions National Speaker Contest, Club Level... WOW!


Thank you to our Judges: Pat Launer, San Diego Theater Critic; Elizabeth Warren lifelong journalist and community activist and Mikey Adam Cohan, TV Personality/Influencer. and Photo Journalist.

Thank you to our competitors:

David Detweiler, San Dieguito Academy, Joshua Tashoff, San Dieguito Academy (WINNER) & Sissy Sugarman, Dehesa Charter School

We celebrate you and all you will do!

Thank you to San Diego County Library, Encintias Branch for being our location sponsor!


Gift of Sight Day: Free Vision Screening

For many years, California Lions Clubs and Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation have sponsored dozens of “Gift of Sight” events throughout Southern California.

At these one day events, free vision screenings are provided by volunteer Ophthalmologists and Optometrists.  All equipment and supplies have been provided by generous donors.

Encinitas Lions is privileged to be able to host a Gift of Sight day scheduled for Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 8 AM to 2 PM, at the San Dieguito United Methodist Church, 170 Calle Magdalena, Encinitas, CA 92024.  We served over 250 attendees today with the wonderful help of nursing students from UCSD, California State University, San Marcos and Mira Costa College.


Lions Club International 2018 Peace Poster Contest was a Picture Perfect Success!

Thank you to everyone who made this wonderful event possible! Encinitas Friends of the Arts, Friends of the Encinitas Library, Artist - Karla Mulry, Encinitas Historical Society and 1883 Schoolhouse, Dupty Mayor of Encinitas Joe Mosca, Students from OakCrest Middle school who participated. Thank you to Leucadia 101 Main Street Association for your mentorship.


Encinitas Lions Club 23rd Annual Blind Surf Event.. was a Raging Success!






This event is never a disappointment. A young family arrived all the way from Phoenix, AZ to let their 8-year-old blind son try surfing for the first time. The mom was excited and worried and shared their wonderful story of bring their son to CA to experience the ocean.

Some of our blind guest return year after year and share how they look forward to this day, and that they will be back next year! Our first time surfers standing up and asking, “did you get me standing up?!” “Yes”, the photographer would respond. This answer is always followed with the biggest smile.

The Encinitas Lions Club truly care out our mission to serve our community in multiple ways… as with all we do, it is with heart and to set the example that that greatest joys come from serving and surfing with your neighbors! Please visit the Encinitas Lions Club Facebook page to see the day captured in pictures! 



We meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at:

Borelli's, 285 N El Camino Real, Encinitas CA 92024

12:00 pm and conclude at 1:00 pm

Please call 442-777-3252 or email

for more information.

The meetings are open to the community, members and invited friends to socialize, listen to guest speakers and learn more about Lions as we review club business.

Please send us a message you would like to join us, and you will be our guest for lunch!




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