Ottawa Outdoor Club

Membership Report: Membership Secretary, Bonnie Lalonde - 2018 AGM

This year, we have 218 members, an increase over 2014 and a 9% decline in membership from 2017.  The largest category of members falls within the 49-to-56-years age group (25%) with a cumulative 30% of members at or younger than 40 years of age and 54% of members older than 48 years of age. The majority of members (96%) registered online and approximately 92% paid via PayPal. A complete breakdown of membership statistics from 2014 to 2018 is found in the tables below.

  2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Number of Members
New 83 117 136 103 92
Renewing 126 108 129 137 126
Total 209 225 265 240 218
2018 compared to... 4.3% -3.1% -17.7% -9.2%  
Membership Method
paper 41 20 34 15 8
% paper 19.6% 8.9% 12.8% 6.3% 3.7%
web form 168 205 231 225 210
% webform 80.4% 91.1% 87.2% 93.8% 96.3%
Payment Method
cheque 45 37 40 25 18
% cheque 21.5% 16.4% 15.1% 10.5% 8.3%
PayPal 164 188 225 215 200
% PayPal 78.5% 84.6% 84.9% 89.5% 91.7%

 

# of Members By Age Range
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
18 to 24 6 9 9 16 12
25 to 32 29 25 32 27 27
33 to 40 30 34 39 30 22
41 to 48 29 32 39 27 31
49 to 56 46 45 50 44 50
57 to 64 30 40 40 31 24
65 or older 13 17 21 34 35
Grand total 183 202 230 209 201

Note: Not all members provide their age range. 

 

% of Members By Age Range
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
18 to 24 3.3% 4.5% 3.9% 7.7% 6.0%
25 to 32 15.8% 12.4% 13.9% 12.9% 13.4%
33 to 40 16.4% 16.8% 17.0% 14.4% 11.0%
41 to 48 15.8% 15.8% 17.0% 12.9% 15.4%
49 to 56 25.1% 22.3% 21.7% 21.1% 24.9%
57 to 64 16.4% 19.8% 17.4% 14.8% 11.9%
65 or older 7.1% 8.4% 9.1% 16.3% 17.4%

 

Cumulative % of Members By Age Range
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
18 to 24 3.3% 4.5% 3.9% 7.7% 6.0%
18 to 32 19.1% 16.8% 17.8% 20.6% 19.4%
18 to 40 35.5% 33.7% 34.8% 34.9% 30.4%
18 to 48 51.4% 49.5% 51.7% 47.8% 45.8%
18 to 56 76.5% 71.8% 73.5% 68.9% 70.7%
18 to 64 92.9% 91.6% 90.9% 83.7% 82.6%
18+ 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%