The Lions Club of Pittsburgh is the FIRST Lions Club of Pennsylvania and was chartered on November 27, 1920.  To learn more of our club read our interesting history CLICK HERE

Some interesting news articles about our Lions —

Den of Lions Formed (Pittsburgh Press November 23, 1920) *** First Annual Dinner (Pittsburgh Press March 26, 1922)

Lion Honored ***  Will Rogers Helps Pittsburgh Lions ***  Pittsburgh Lions Sponsors Club *** Lions Week 1946

International Convention in Pittsburgh 1939

Welcome Lions ! *** 15,000 Lions and NO Circus *** Lions Show Stops *** International Convention ***

Lions Roar Gurgles *** Lions President Flies Here *** Numa the Lion Arrives Here *** Just About Everyone at Parade

Pennsylvania Lions State Convention 1955

Lions Have Nuclear Dinner ***  Lions Wind Up Convention Here


Lions Clubs International is a  volunteer organization dedicated to leadership development through community  service. Lions are an international network of 1.4 million men and women in 206  countries who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities  around the world. They are known for working to end preventable blindness. Lions  participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities.

If you have an interest in SERVING your community through various service  projects and fund-raisers please feel free to contact any of the officers or members for an invitation to visit us at one of our meetings.  Membership is  by invitation only.

You may also contact any of the Club Officers if you have any questions  to address us.


As a Lions Club member, you can:

  • make a difference everyday in your community
  • provide support locally or reach out internationally
  • grow personally and professionally by participating in our programs, community service projects and events
  • have an impact on local and international humanitarian issues
  • develop relationships with both local and international community and business leaders
  • have access to membership discounts and services.


Membership in a Lions Club is by invitation from a local club. If you are interested in membership, use the club locator to contact a local Lions Club. Tell them you are considering membership and want to attend a meeting to learn more. Then, ask a member for a membership application.

Visit Lions International for information on how to become a member!