Commonly asked questions about Cascade membership
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Why did the membership model change this year?
What is Basic membership and is it free?
What is a Premium membership?
What is a Champion membership?
What happened to the Supporter and Advocate levels of membership?
What are the benefits of becoming a Cascade member?
How do I become a Premium member of Cascade Bicycle Club or renew my existing membership?
When will my membership take effect and how long will it last?
Do you offer automatically renewing membership?
How can I check my membership status or see who is included on my Family membership?
What is a Premium family membership and how many people can join?
How do I upgrade my Premium individual membership to a family membership?
If you have an auto-renewing membership, or would like to upgrade to an auto-renewing membership, give us a call at 206-939-4336.
Can I share my membership with friends or other adult family members?
How do I register someone in my family for a ride?
Next, add two full-priced adult ride registrations to your cart. The check-out process will walk you through assigning your household members to each ride registration.
How do I add a family member to my Household?
When you add household members, you can either invite existing Basic members or you can create a new contact.
If you choose an existing Basic member, that means you are inviting someone who already has a password to their own cascade account. This person will be emailed an invitation to join your household. If they choose to do so, you can sign in to YOUR account to register them for rides AND they can register THEMSELVES for rides, using your member benefits, by signing in to their own account.
If you create a new contact, that person has not yet signed up for a free Basic membership and does not have a cascade.org account with a personal password yet. You will need to register them for any Cascade events.
Are Cascade memberships tax-deductible or refundable?
This new standard recognizes that the fair market value of the benefits that come with a purchase may not exceed the cost of the product for not-for-profit entities. Therefore the Premium memberships are not eligible for tax deductibility.
Champion $1,000 memberships are tax-deductible, less the fair market value of a Premium family membership of $70.
Unless paid in error membership dues are not eligible for refunds as described in Cascade's refund policies.