MEMBERSHIP TYPE

Anyone can join MPRA!

There are six (6) classes of membership in the Association.

Agency Membership consists of any public agency on the municipal, county, or state level providing parks and recreation services. An agency membership includes three categories:

  1. Agency Professional Membership consists of any full-time employee holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures. Membership includes the right to vote, the right to hold office, Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications.
  2. Agency Affiliate Membership consists of any full-time employee of an agency who does not meet the qualifications of an "Agency Professional Membership" as listed above. Membership includes Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications.
  3. Agency Board/Commission Membership consists of up to nine (9) officially elected and/or appointed lay park and recreation board/commission members. Membership includes discounts on registration and Association publications.

b. Individual Professional Membership consists of any full-time employee holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and/or a professional certification as defined in the Manual of Procedures. Membership includes the right to vote, the right to hold office, Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications. This membership type is limited to three (3) employees of the same agency.

c. Organizational Membership consists of academic institutions, military installations, hospitals, nonprofit agencies, and other organizations providing parks, recreation and leisure services not covered under agency or corporate memberships. Up to five (5) employees who qualify as "Individual Professional Members" shall receive the right to vote, the right to hold office, Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration and Association publications.

d. Corporate Membership consists of for-profit corporations, partnerships, and firms that support and encourage the purposes of the Association. Up to five (5) employees who qualify as "Individual Professional Members" shall receive the right to vote, the right to hold office, Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications.

e. Associate/Retiree/Student Membership consists of: individuals employed part-time, retired from or students pursuing a degree in the parks and recreation field; individuals not principally employed in the field who are interested in the Association's objectives and services and the advancement of the parks and recreation movement. Membership includes Region and Section affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications.

f. Honorary Membership may be granted to individuals at the discretion of the Board. These memberships include those who have made outstanding contributions to the park and/or recreation field(s), who have expressed/demonstrated support for the parks and/or recreation movement, or are members of the Missouri Recreation and Parks Hall of Fame. They shall enjoy complimentary membership privileges for life, including Section and Region affiliation, discounts on registration, and Association publications.

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Copyright © 2013 Missouri Park & Recreation Association. All rights reserved. 
info@mopark.org | 1-573-636-3828

Online transactions are charged at the end of the business day. Fax/mail transactions are charged at the end of the business day it is received. All transactions are made in US Dollars ($)