Drop off your old eyeglasses for recycling

Become a Lion

Membership in the Newmarket Lions Club is open to women and men 19 years of age and over, who are in good standing in their community...

Our Meetings are:


The Newmarket Lions Club meets on the first and third Mondays of each month, except July and August.  The meetings are scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.


Community Centre and Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket. 



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About Us

The Newmarket Lions Club received its charter as a member of The International Association of Lions Clubs (Lions International) in March 1931. To be able to understand the Newmarket Lions Club, you must first understand a little about Lions International, the relation between the Newmarket Lions Club, Lions International and the Canadian Lions Foundation.


Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers throughout the world clean and store usable recycled eyeglasses.  

Volunteers at the recycling center carefully package the prepared glasses and store them until they are required for eyeglass dispensing missions. Glasses that are not suitable for reuse are recycled for scrap.  At the mission site, eye care professionals and trained Lion and Leo volunteers perform vision screenings and dispense the appropriate recycled glasses, free of charge, to children and adults in need.


Your Efforts Count!

Donate your used glasses, including sunglasses and reading glasses at the following Newmarket locations:  

  1. York optometric centre , 17215 Leslie St. , Unit 5, Newmarket L3Y8E4
  2. Dr.Karen Ho, 201-712 Davis Drive, Newmarket, L3Y8C3
  3. Costco, 18182 Yonge St. , East Gwillimbury, L9N0J2
  4. Dr. Landecker, Dixon Medical, 531 Davis Dr. Newmarket, L3Y6P5
  5. Newmarket Optical, Mandarin Plaza, 16635 Yonge St. , Newmarket, L3X1V6
  6. Newmaket, L3X1V6 Optical on Main, 165 Main St., Newmarket, L3Y3Y9
  7. Optical 38, 239 Earl Steward Dr. #1, Aurora, L4G7Y3
  8. Insight eyeworks, 446 Hollandview Trail, Aurora, L4G7Z9
  9. Eye care optical, 91 First Commerce Dr., Aurora, L4G0G2
  10. Town of Newmarket's Municipal Office, Reception, 395 Mulock Dr, Newmarket, ON L3Y 4Y9

To request a collection box, send us a message at newmarketlionsclub@sympatico.ca.