Professional Membership

NJRPA's 300+ agencies provide community services to over 7 million New Jersey residents.

The many benefits of becoming a professional member include:

  • Access to resources including a 500+ member directory of professionals, citizen advocates and commercial members.
  • Access to the online “Knowledge Center” of best practices, sample documents and advice from professionals.
  • Access to Federal, State, County and private grant sources.
  • Legislative advocacy on Parks, Recreation and Conservation efforts.
  • Local district educational workshops on key issues facing Parks, Recreation and Conservation.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) toward professional certifications.
  • A savings on admission to the annual NJRPA Conference and Trade Show in Atlantic City, NJ as well as other educational opportunties.
  • Award recognition for outstanding accomplishments.

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2017-2018 NJRPA Membership Application - Renew by email/mail/FAX to

Fillable pdf 2017-2018 NJRPA Professional Membership Application

Membership categories are:

  • Full-Time Professionals
  • Part-Time Professionals
  • Student (Not-Employed Full Time in the Profession)
  • Friend, Citizen or Retired Professional
  • Group Memberships
  • Policy/Commission/Council/Committee/Advisory
  • University/College