Anyone can join MPRA!
Take our quiz to Find Your Membership Type.
Associate – Associate membership shall consist of retirees and individuals employed part-time in the parks and recreation field and individuals not principally employed in the field who are interested in the Association’s objectives and services and the advancement of parks and recreation.
Student – Student membership shall consist of students. Anyone meeting the criteria for professional membership shall be ineligible for student membership. Any student enrolled in a Missouri college or university whose parks and recreation department is an organizational member of MPRA may choose to deduct 20 percent from his/her student membership fee.
Public Agency – Any public agency on the municipal, county, or state level providing parks and recreation services. The public agency’s director automatically becomes a professional member of MPRA, at no extra charge. This form acts as the individual membership form for the director. No additional membership forms need be completed for the director. Staff of a member public agency may join at a reduced individual rate and must submit a separate individual membership form for each staff member. Public agency boards/commissions: A maximum of nine (9) lay park and recreation board/commission members are included in the membership.
Professional (working for MPRA Public Agency) – Professional membership for individuals employed full-time by a parks and recreation agency or organization that is a group member of MPRA. The corporate / organization / public agency group membership application and fee must accompany or precede your individual professional membership application.
Professional (not working for MPRA Public Agency) –
1. Individuals engaged full-time in the delivery of professional parks, recreation, and leisure services.
2. Individuals with a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation, and leisure services from an accredited university and five years of full-time employment in the field of parks, recreation and leisure but not currently employed full-time in the field.
3. Individuals with ten years of continuous full-time employment in the field of parks, recreation, and leisure services, but not currently employed full-time in the field.
Organizational – Any academic institution, military installation, hospital, commercial agency, non-profit agency, or other organization providing parks, recreation, and/or leisure services not covered under public agency membership. Professional staff members may join individually at a reduced rate and receive full professional membership privileges. Local therapeutic recreation associations may also join MPRA at the organizational rate. Individual members of an MPRA member local therapeutic recreation association may join individually at the reduced rate and receive full professional membership privileges.
Corporate - Any corporation, partnership, or firm that supports and encourages the purposes of MPRA.
Copyright © 2013 Missouri Park & Recreation Association. All rights reserved.
firstname.lastname@example.org | 1-573-636-3828
Online transactions are charged at the end of the business day. Fax/mail transactions will be charged at the end of the business day it is received. All transactions are made in US Dollars ($)