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Membership Dues are renewable on January 1 each year. New memberships received July 1 to September 30 pay 50% of the annual dues, which will be reflected in the shopping cart. New memberships received after September 30 begin immediately and do not expire until the end of the following year.

Professional Membership


Individuals engaged in full-time recreation and park work.  $120

Discounted per person rates for organizations enrolling 3 or more Professional Members:

  • Groups of 3-10 professional members: $100 each
  • Groups of 11-25 professional members: $85 each
  • Groups of 26 or more professional members: Contact PRPS for special large group pricing

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Associate Membership


Individuals or organization members including part-time or seasonal employees, volunteers, local government officials, and individual board or commission members.

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Corporate Membership


Those business firms offering products or services to the park, recreation and leisure services field. Includes complimentary listing in Annual Membership Directory and Buyers Guide.

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Board or Commission Member


Individual members of recreation and/or park boards of political subdivisions of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or board of directors of non-profit recreation related organizations. Member benefits will be provided via email and internet.

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Lifetime Membership


Indivdiuals desiring a lifetime membership.

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Retired Membership


Individuals having been employed full-time in recreation and parks whose employment was terminated due to retirement.

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Friend Membership


Individuals that wish to support the Society in advancing recreation and parks in Pennsylvania. All member benefits will be provided via email and internet. Open to individuals that do not qualify for other categories.

*Individuals seeking eligibility to join the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU) may purchase a Friend Membership for only $10 by selecting to join the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society when opening a new account at PSECU will contribute $10 towards your $20 PRPS membership dues when you join during the PSECU online application process. Click here to join:

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Patron Membership


Individuals or organizations interested in assisting the Society in the attainment of its aims and objectives by making an annual contribution of $300 or more.

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Student/Future Professional/Faculty Membership


Open only to students attending educational institutions on a full-time basis preparing for any phase of recreation and park work, and park and recreation faculty. All member benefits will be provided via email and internet.

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Large Group Membership

For groups larger than 26, contact us for current rates.

Contact Us

PRPS is registered with the Pennsylvania Commission on Charitable Organizations.  A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1(800)732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.