Become a WRPA Member

Find the Right Membership for You

WRPA is dedicated to providing advocacy, networking, education, training, and industry news opportunities for park and recreation professionals and building a stronger industry in the state of Washington. We strive to provide inclusive and equitable membership levels for agencies of any size. Find the right membership level for your organization below.

Current WRPA Agency Members

Agency Membership Levels

Agency Memberships are for any organization that delivers recreation services. Agency members pay one flat rate annually to have all of their employees as WRPA members. Your agency's unique membership cost is based on your Operating & Management budget. This membership provides all of your full-time staff members and all of your Council, Board, and Commissioners access to all of WRPA's membership benefits.

Level and Dues Amount Operating Budget Range
Level 1 | $315 Under $199,999
Level 2 | $615 $200,000 - $499,000
Level 3 | $875 $500,000 - $999,999
Level 4 | $1,250 $1m - $2.5m
Level 5 | $2,520 $2.6m - $10m
Level 6 | $3,600 $10.1m - $25m
Level 7 | $5,145 $25.1m - $50m
Level 8 | $7,500 Over $50m

 

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For additional information, review our membership frequently asked questions page.

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Professional Membership Levels

Professional Memberships are an alternative to a full agency membership. This membership level offers just one staff member access to all of WRPA's membership benefits. The membership cost is based on past membership status and/or the gross salary of the individual.

Level and Dues Amount Requirements/Salary Range
Emerging Professional | $85 For New Members and Recent Graduates Only
Level 2 | $125 Under $50,000
Level 3 | $172 More Than $50,000

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Other Individual Memberships Levels

WRPA also offers the following Individual Membership levels as an alternative to a full agency membership. This membership level offers just one staff member access to all of WRPA's membership benefits

Individual Memberships Levels Cost
Affiliate Membership
Any agency that provides recreation services as a secondary function; these include institutions, social service organizations, hospitals, nursing homes, military installations, and academic institutions.  


$162
 

Associate Membership
For individuals who live out of state, or who are not currently employed in the field but who wish to keep informed through section affiliation and receipt of publications.

$51
Emeritus Membership
For individuals who have retired and wish to remain involved and informed about the association.

$45
Student Membership
For individuals attending school and wishing to learn more about the profession through section affiliation and receipt of publications.

$25
 
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For additional information, review our membership frequently asked questions page.

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Commercial Memberships

Commercial Memberships are an alternative to agency membership. This membership type is for industry partners who are looking to connect with WRPA members. This membership is included with the purchase of a WRPA Platinum or WRPA Silver Annual Sponsorship. However, it can be purchased separately and it can be added to other sponsorship or exhibit opportunities. A full list of benefits can be found below.

  • Company employee profiles with contact information and company description in the vendor directory
  • Receive member discounts on WRPA events and training programs
  • Access to WRPA Resources (WRPA newsletter, member directory, and WRPA membership app)
  • Opportunity to submit a proposal to provide a specialized training
  • Complimentary WRPA Job Board postings
About Cost
Commercial Membership
As a commercial member, your company supports the activities of the Washington Recreation & Park Association.

$500

 

Join as a Commercial Member Today

For additional information, review our membership frequently asked questions page

 

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