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Here are some things you should know before joining the Great Outdoors Palm Springs (GOPS) Chapter of the Great Outdoors (GO) club:

  • Your $25.00 yearly membership entitles you to join any outing of any chapter for the discounted member price, as well as join the social events the PS Chapter hosts throughout the year, often at no cost.  You'll be emailed a monthly club newsletter.
  • You must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Our Annual Membership rate (as of 10/1/2014) is - $25 Per Person.  Sorry, no discount for couples, seniors or handicapped.  Palm Springs Hike and Bike Leaders are eligible for a free, annual membership renewal after leading 5 or more events over the leader's current membership year.  Overnight Trip Leaders are not charged for trips they lead.  Membership rates cover the expenses of the club, supplies, discounted meals, pool party lunches, etc.
  • Although we are a non-profit organization, your membership dues are generally not tax deductible.  If you are joining as a business, your dues may be a valid business expense (check with your tax preparer).
  • We are governed by a set of Bylaws which you must agree to follow and abide by - click here - to read them.
  • We have a Code Of Conduct which you must follow - click here - to read it.
  • As a member, you agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions - click here - to read it.
  • You can join any one of our Chapters and you'll be considered as if you were a member of all Chapters.  You'll be able to register for events of all Chapters.  To join a different Chapter - click here.

Enter your email below. If you are renewing, enter the email you currently have on file with the Great Outdoors. If you need to change your email address, please contact our Membership Chair via email at:

Be assured, that your email will NEVER be distributed or sold to anyone, and will remain completely private.

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