Which type of membership is right for you?

Join Today and take advantage of our Year End Membership Special!  Members joining October-December receive membership throughout 2017 and all of 2018! 

Are you renewing your membership?  Go to your profile link located at the upper right corner of the page!  Membership renewal is available from your membership profile. 

Professional Membership

Individual employed full time or part time in Illinois, in the field of parks, recreation or conservation. Members must join at the highest level of eligibility. 

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Professional Membership Non Metro

Professionals outside of the Chicago Metro Counties of: Cook, DuPage, Lake & Will.  Individual employed full time or part time in Illinois, in the field of parks, recreation or conservation.

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Advocate Membership

Advocate membership is perfect for full time educator or university employee in the field of parks and recreation, professionals working outside of Illinois, a person representing an association or foundation related to the field, and our part-time and retired professionals or those seeking employment.  $97

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Student Membership

Complimentary student membership is offered to anyone currently a full time student in the park and recreation field.  IPRA  offers mentoring, scholarships, and professional development opportunities  pre-professionals.

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Interested in Commercial Membership?

Illinois park and recreation agencies spend operationally nearly $350 million dollars with local businesses, contractors and suppliers each year, and support businesses that support their professional association. Our members are responsible for the day-to-day operations at park and recreation agencies, they manage multi-million dollar facilities and make buying decisions and recommendations. Get your products and services into the hands of our members by joining the IPRA as a Commercial Member today. $459

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