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The Crucible is a private club. To attend, you must be a member, or a guest of one.

Crucible Paid Memberships

NOTE: Important: When you charge your membership, your receipt will come from Southwest Social Scene. Do NOT initiate a charge back with your bank!

Crucible membership - $40 per person per year (starting Monday March 19th 2018)

Eligibility Criteria

Must be 18 years of age at the time of appliction.
Must support the general purposes of the club
Must pay annual dues

Must not be registered of the Cepartment of Justice Registered Sex Offender List

Membership to The Crucible is open to adults of any gender who:

Promote the practice of Safe Sane, and Consensual BDSM Activities and/or Risk Aware Consensual Kink activites
Are members of an alternative lifestyle, for example: leather, BDSM, polyamory, swinging, etc.
Have not found a welcoming environment in traditional social organizations due to gender, sexual orientation or lifestyle choice


The Crucible does not actively recruit new members. Individuals who are interested in learning more about the Crucible or the BDSM lifestyle in general may attend our monthly outreach event, Dungeon 101. Prospective members may attend Dungeon 101 without a membership or a member host.


Membership in The Crucible is considered confidential.
Only current managers and Bord of Directors of The Crucible have access to the membership records.

Application Process

Each applicant for membership shall apply on a form approved by the Board of Directors which shall provide that the applicant agrees to abide by the Bylaws of the Corporation and any other Rules or Regulations adopted by the Board of Directors.
The application shall state the legal name, birthdate and address of the applicant.

Use of false names, nicknames, scene names, etc. on applications is prohibited, and may result in a delay in processing your application, or a denial of membership.

All applicants for membership will be screened via the Department of Justice National Sex OffenderPublic Website ( At the time of application, the prospective member shall submit dues payable for the current year. Dues must be received before the use of the Crucible. Membership dues are $40 per person per year. Mamberships are valid for 364 days from the time of approval.

Each individual must complete an application and pay dues; there are no couples or other group memberships.

The Board of Directors of The Crucible will approve or deny all membership applications.

Memberships must be purchased online and cannot be purchased on premises at The Crucible.

At the time of aplication, individuals may choose to self-identify as kinky or a swinger by choosing a Crucible, OR Crucible Lifestyle membership. Both membership types are valid for member admission to all Crucible events.

Membership cards

Membership cards are only distributed in person at The Crucible; cards are never mailed. Please bring a current government issued photo ID in order to pick up your card. We also recommend that individuals bring a copy of their email receipt (a digital copy is sufficent) in case additional verification is needed.

Guest Policy

Members may bring up to 3 guests per event. Guests must pay the guest admission fee, fill out a guest waiver, and provide valid government issued photo ID, ande submit to being screened via the NSOPW.

Guests must be accompanied by a current member in good standing.

The Crucible Management reserves the right to linit the number of guests admitted to an event in order to prioritize admission of members.

Guests may visit two times in one calendar year before they will be asked to join as a member.

Membership FAQ

Do I have to be a member?
You must be a member or the guest of a member in order to attend events at The Crucible. The exception to this is our monthly Dungeon 101 outreach event.

Can I join at the door?
No. Memberhip application must be filled out online in advance

How much is a yearly membership, and how long are they good for?
Memberships are $40 per person per year. Memberhsips are valid for 364 days from the time your application is approved. The expiration date will be printed on your card.

Do you have couples or group memberships?
No. each individual must have their own membership, and will be assigned a unique membership ID number. CX for kinky, and LS for swinger.

Crucible memberships MUST be obtained BEFORE you come to the club.

Memberships must be applied for at our online merchant system: (click graphic)

Membership link