Membership

We would love to welcome you to Southern Lakes Credit Union as our newest Member/Owner!

At Southern Lakes Credit Union, we have been helping members reach their financial dreams since 1935. We are dedicated to upholding the Credit Union Movement philosophy of “People Helping People” by offering affordable financial products and services. Our team members are determined to make a positive difference in the communities we serve.

As a member-owned financial cooperative, Southern Lakes Credit Union is here to serve and benefit its members. Membership is your ownership share in the Credit Union and allows you access to the benefits we offer. Establishing membership in Southern Lakes is quick and easy.

You are eligible to join Southern Lakes if you live and/or work in the following Wisconsin counties: Kenosha, Walworth, Milwaukee, Racine, Rock, and Waukesha or in the following Illinois counties: Lake and McHenry. Additionally any member of the immediate family of any existing member may become a member of the Credit Union

Opening a membership account is a simple process. Please bring your non-expired, government issued ID, proof of current address (if not on your ID), your Social Security Number (or a TIN/EIN/ITIN), and a $5.00 minimum deposit to establish your membership account.

From our History as a select membership group Credit Union you may also qualify for membership if you meet any of the following criteria:

  • Employees of the following businesses/organizations:
    • Kenosha Unified School District
    • Gateway Technical College
    • Carthage College’s Kenosha Campus
    • Kenosha News
    • United Communications Corporation’s Kenosha based employees
    • Modine Manufacturing Company
    • Pioneer Products, Inc.
    • Petersen Machine
    • US Competition Arms, Inc.
    • Letsch Mfg., Inc.
    • Kolar Arms, Inc.
    • St. Edward’s Church, Racine
    • St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, Racine
  • Members of the following churches:
    • St. Charles Borromeo Church, Burlington
    • Immaculate Conception (St. Mary) Parish, Burlington
    • St. Louis Catholic Church, Caledonia
    • St. Edward’s Church, Racine
    • St. John Nepomuk Church, Racine
    • St. Joseph Parish, Racine
    • St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, Racine
    • St. Mary by the Lake Church, Racine
    • St. Patrick Church, Racine
    • St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Racine
    • St. Richard Church, Racine
    • St. Rita Parish, Racine
    • Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Racine
    • St.  Sebastian Catholic Church, Sturtevant
    • St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Union Grove
    • St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Union Grove
    • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Waterford
    • St. Clare Catholic Church, Wind Lake