Individual Members


Membership in the Florida Recreation and Park Association offers a unique way to connect with other park and recreation professionals. Membership in your professional association shows your commitment to the profession and your desire to make your community stronger through recreation and parks. It also shows current and future employers that you care about your work and want to be the best you can be.  

Categories for Individual Members:

*Professional: Personnel employed by public or private agencies providing Recreation, Park, or Leisure Services in Florida, and persons employed as an educator of Recreation, Park, and/or Leisure Services by Florida universities and colleges.

*Retired Professional: Individuals who have retired from the profession with a minimum of seven years employment experience in Recreation, Parks, and/or Leisure Services.

Student: Any full time student (12 hours or more per semester) interested in the Parks, Recreation, and/or Leisure Services profession.  Individual cannot be working (in any capacity) in the field of parks and recreation.

Associate: Individuals residing outside the State of Florida and interested in the Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services profession.

Citizen: Individuals serving on Park, Recreation, and/or Leisure Services Advisory Boards, or individuals not employed in the Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services field, but interested in or involved in the promotion of the Parks, Recreation, and/or Leisure Services profession.

*Lifetime: An honorary membership given to an individual by the Awards Committee for outstanding service.

*The Professional, Retired Professional and Lifetime membership (as well as the Commercial Professional) categories are afforded voting privileges in the Association.


Download an Individual Membership Application