Royal Canadian Legion
Branch 52 Kamloops BC
Free, 0ne-year Legion membership to welcome Veterans to the Legion
Are you a serving or retired CAF or RCMP member who has not been a member of The Royal Canadian Legion? Join our Veteran Welcome Program and simply transfer your Legion membership to your local branch to get involved! You can help improve the lives of those who served, remember the Fallen, support your community and add your voice to our advocacy efforts.
The Legion is pleased to offer currently serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP members with a free one-year Legion membership, including a subscription to Legion Magazine and access to the Member Benefit programs. Our Veteran Welcome Program, available to all Veterans who have not yet joined the Legion, is a great way to get to know the organization.
Being a Legion member offers opportunities to improve the lives of those who served, remember the Fallen and support your community — and every member makes a difference. To get more involved with Legion activities in your community and to add your voice to our advocacy efforts and the future of the Legion, apply through Dominion Command’s Veteran Welcome Program and bring your membership card to any Legion Branch to request a transfer to that Branch.
To apply, please complete the Veteran Welcome Program Registration Form and return:
By mail to: Member Services
Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command
86 Aird Place
Ottawa, ON K2L 0A1
New Members Information
Did you know that we welcome all Canadians at the Legion?
Did you know that you don't have to be a veteran or ex-military or a descendent of a veteran to become a member of the Legion?
Contact the Membership Chairperson at the Kamloops Legion:
Membership can be rewarding and fulfilling.
At Branch 52 we offer suppers, dances, celebration of birthdays, anniversaries and other social events.
In recent years legion membership has expanded to include members of the public from all walks of life who are invited to socialize and participate.
Some of the benefits of becoming a member of Kamloops Legion Branch 52 include:
Download Your Kamloops Legion Membership Application form by clicking on the link below.
WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
By joining The Royal Canadian Legion you will have the opportunity to make new friends, become involved with your community and to develop and share your leadership skills. You will help to perpetuate the Remembrance of those who gave so much for the freedom and prosperity we enjoy today. The proud heritage of this great Canadian organization will be enriched by the enthusiasm, energy and new ideas that you bring to it.
Here are just some of the many benefits membership in The Royal Canadian Legion brings:SOCIAL ACTIVITIES - Most branches have recreational facilities and may have licensed lounges. Members can enjoy a wide variety of social events such as dances, barbeques, entertainment and a host of other special events.
MEMBER SPORTS - The Legion has sporting events such as darts and cribbage with competitions ranging from local, provincial to national levels.
MEMBER BENEFITS PACKAGE - The Legion has developed a relationship with a number of corporate partners to provide products and services to its members. Some of the partners include a home and auto insurance company, health care services, a credit card company, and an auto club to name a few. Only Legion members are entitled to the benefits offered.
COMMUNITY SERVICE - You can serve your community by assisting with the many Legion programs in support of youth, seniors, the disabled and others. The Legion also provides bursaries and scholarships to students from Secondary School to the University level and is the largest single supporter of Scouts and Guides in Canada. It is also a major supporter of sea, army and air cadets.
LEADERSHIP - You will have the opportunity to grow within this great organization. The Legion needs members who can take on the Leadership challenge. If this is where your interest lies you can become involved by serving on the branch executive. You may even wish to go to higher levels such as zone, district or provincial. You may even aspire to the national level. Every Dominion President who has served in this capacity started out as a branch member. You, too, could one day be President of the largest community service organization in Canada.
SERVICE - As Canada's largest volunteer organization, tremendous intangible benefits are gained through the commitment of members to fulfill the mandate of remembrance, service to the community and our country. Our fallen comrades served in battle, you have"another way to serve" by joining The Royal Canadian Legion.
LEGION MAGAZINE - Your membership includes a subscription to the Legion Magazine which is published six times a year. It contains articles on various topics including history, current events and general interest stories, as well as keeping members up-to-date on the many and varied Legion activities. It also contains a section dedicated to the recognition of those who served their country.
The Royal Canadian Legion was formed in 1926 with a membership of 50,000. The Legion's commitment to the Remembrance of those who gave their lives for peace and freedom is as valid today as it was then.
Today the Legion is one of the largest community service organizations in Canada with more than 360,000 members and approximately 1,500 branches in Canada, the USA and Europe.
As well as service to veterans and the community, the Legion has a strong and continuing commitment in promoting Canada's contribution to world peace, the protection of Canadian sovereignty and the preservation of national unity.
As the years take their toll on Canada's veteran population, the Legion needs the infusion of new blood in order to maintain the many services provided by The Royal Canadian Legion to communities across Canada.
Membership was originally restricted to those who had served in Canada's Armed Forces and Merchant Navy. The Royal Canadian Legion is proud of its military heritage and still maintains close ties with the Armed Forces today; however, over the years, categories of membership have evolved to include other members of the community.
Find out how you can join!
Service Officer available by appointment
OPEN 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Monday & Tuesday
OPEN 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday & Thursday
Open 2:00 pm - 11 pm
Friday Hours:Lounge opens at 2 pm
Hours vary depending on events
Closed Most Stat Holidays
(check for exceptions)
Darts and Crib
every Thursday at 7:30pm
every Saturday and Sunday 2:30pm
4th Sunday of every month at 12:00 pm (No general meetings in December, July & August)
3rd Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm