The Value of Membership

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and its 50,000 members work every day to advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people. Our work draws national focus to the impact and benefits of parks and recreation at a local level.

Whether you're a concerned citizen in a small suburban community or a park and recreation professional in a large urban environment, NRPA membership ensures access to benefits and services designed with your specific experience and needs in mind. From education to networking, advocacy to grant programs, and so much more, NRPA supports you so that you can better support your community.

Membership Options

This all-inclusive membership package provides your entire agency with maximum value and convenience to NRPA’s exceptional tools and resources.

This group package includes three professional members working in an agency or other related field.

These specific options are setup to suit different individual needs, including Professionals, Young Professionals, Citizens, Retired or Students.

NRPA offers Exhibiting and Non-Exhibiting Supplier Packages for vendors of park and recreation related products and services.

See a full list of Membership Benefits here.

Have questions? Contact our customer service team:

703.858.0784 (local)
800.626.NRPA (6772)






What Our Members Say

“NRPA membership is the one essential piece of the equation in maintaining that bridge between the day-to-day of parks and recreation work and the larger world out there. Membership in NRPA allows you to network, share, learn, and further commit yourself to the field that truly makes a difference to the quality of life of everyone in the fine communities you live and work.”

Seve Ghose, CPRE
Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation