General membership gives you access to our club activities including monthly meetings, presentations, socials, classes, field trips, committees, CRLC library, and drop-in sessions. Membership in the Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club automatically gives you membership in and access to events held by member clubs of the Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs and Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada.

For General Members, the studio and equipment can also be used for $5 per day during open sessions. Drop-in sessions are generally held on Tuesday & Thursday nights & Wednesday afternoons.  Check the calendar before you come.

General Membership Fees (Annual – January to December Calendar year, no GST):

For new members these fees are 50% off after July 1, but still expire in December.  For members renewing, there is no discount.

single couple
Adult [18 – 65] $ 30 $ 40
Senior [65 and over] $ 25 $ 30
Family Membership* $ 50

*Family is defined as: up to 2 accountable adults, plus however many dependents under 18. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Club Name Tags: $ 5.00


Members may access the studio equipment for a $5 fee during drop-in sessions.  See more information here.


For regular membership, you can apply and purchase memberships in the CRLC Shop or by mailing the application form.

The CRLC accepts payments by cash, e-transfer, or personal cheques (payable to “Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club” )

Payment/Application by mail should be sent to “Membership – Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club – #13, 3650 – 19th Street NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 6V2”

After payment is received, your application will be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval, but you may attend drop-in sessions and meetings right away. When approved, you will be notified and receive a Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club membership card as well as an Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs membership card. Please keep a copy of your application and payment.  It may take a while your application to be fully approved, particularly over the summer as the board does not meet.

For questions, please use our Contact form.