mParks Membership

mParks - Michigan Recreation and Park Association - is the leading advocacy organization in Michigan dedicated to the advancement of public spaces, recreation and natural resources. We are committed to providing resources and professional development opportunities for park and recreation agencies, professionals, citizen advocates and industry suppliers, to increase the value of our industry within the State of Michigan. 

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Agency Memberships

Agency Memberships are an excellent value for organizations that provide parks, recreation and leisure services to communities of all sizes. Agencies can add up to 10 Board and Commission Members and additional staff members to their membership. There are two types of agency memberships:

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships provide a multitude of benefits for supporters or those in the parks and recreation industry whose department or employer is not a mParks agency member. Each professional membership type includes one professional membership and basic membership benefits.

Vendor Membership

A Vendor Membership with mParks  provides businesses many opportunities to interact and connect with over 2,500 Parks & Recreation Departments, community decision-makers, students, senior centers, health & fitness centers, and tour groups. Other benefits of a Vendor Membership include discounts for promotional events, networking opportunities, professional development courses and educational programing, the ability to stay up to date with parks and recreation industry research and information, and the eligibility to serve on mParks Board of Directors, Focus Groups and/or Committees. Vendor memberships start at $320.

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Benefits of Membership

Complete Benefits Chart


An easy way to pay renewal dues is to respond to renewal email notifications you may have received.
These notifications include links to directly pay your dues invoices online, a PDF invoice document, and/or other instructions on how to send payment.
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Need to add or change members on your account? Click here for Additional Member Form

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For more information about membership, contact Aja Jenks at or 517.485.9888.

Membership Pricing

Premier Agency Membership
Price includes employees and up to 10 Board and Commission Members
1 employee $510
2 to 4 employees $785
5 to 7 employees $1,135
8 to 13 employees $1,695
14 to 20 employees $2,230
21 or more employees $2,835

Basic Agency Membership
Base fee for 1 employee $330
Additional employees $100 each
Add up to 10 Board and Commission Members $135

Affiliate Membership
One affiliate member $295

Individual Membership
Individual Membership $135
Associate Membership $50
Retired Professional $50
Student Membership $35

Vendor Membership
Base fee for 1 employee $320
Additional Staff Members $95 each
If you are joining outside of the July Renewal Cycle, please contact Aja Jeks at for an adjusted rate.