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All new members who join after October 3rd will receive free membership through the end of 2022. 
Membership will be valid through Dec 31, 2023 

Select the membership below that is right for you. 
Questions? Contact us at 708-588-2280 or [email protected]

Now more than ever, the Illinois Park & Recreation Association is essential to the park and recreation professional community. As you work to meet today's unprecedented challenges, IPRA is here to support you!  

Membership Benefit include:


Professional Membership

Illinois professionals in the field of parks, recreation or conservation within the Chicago Metro Counties of: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake & Will.  Members must join at the highest level of eligibility.
$279.00 

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Professional Membership Non Metro

Illinois professionals in the field of parks, recreation or conservation outside of the Chicago Metro Counties of:  Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake & Will.  Members must join at the highest level of eligibility.
$259.00

Professional Non Metro - Join Member Benefits

Advocate Membership

Advocate membership is perfect for park & recreation professionals working outside of Illinois, a person representing an association or foundation related to the field, a part-time or retired professional, or those seeking employment in the field.  
$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 to pre-professionals. Members must join at the highest level of eligibility.
FREE

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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. 
$499.00


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Faculty Membership

 Are you a college or university professional working in a program related to parks and recreation? You can become a member of IPRA for free!
To join, contact us at [email protected] or 708-588-2286.