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What Optimists Do

Optimist Clubs participate in community service programs that are dedicated to bringing out the best in youth. Since each Club is autonomous and run by members in their community, Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the youth of their area in any way they see fit. To learn more, click here.

Start a New Optimist Club

An Optimist Club is made up of men and women who want to impact their community positively. If there is no Club in your area, we can help you establish a new group. To learn more, click here.

Club Locator

Find a Club in an area near you. Choose from more than 2,500 Clubs, all dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in our Youth." Or view the Club Directory.

To change the map location options, click the open arrow icon located next to "Club Locator" on the upper left corner of the map. Once open, you can check the field box, and it will update the map locator automatically.

- Optimist Club (definite location) - Optimist Club (undisclosed location) - JOI club
- College club - Sports club