Membership Categories

The Nevada Recreation and Parks Society (NRPS) is a non-profit, professional organization, founded in 1958. Its main purpose is to promote the growth and development of Nevada recreation and parks. NPRS is affiliated with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

NPRS has several levels of membership to meet the needs of all parks and recreation professionals, students, retirees, agencies, and affiliates.

This category includes persons who are or have been employed full time in an executive, leadership or supportive staff capacity within a public or private agency or department of recreation or parks or educational institution. ($30)

This category includes any persons over 45 years of age, who has been a Professional Member of NRPS, NRPA, or an NRPA Affiliate for a minimum of ten (10) years and has officially retired from a qualified professional position. ($15)

This category includes persons who are employed part time or volunteers within the recreation and parks field, and who subscribe and agree to the aims and objectives of this society. ($15)

This category includes persons who are enrolled full time in high school, colleges or universities with an interest in parks and recreation or an allied field. ($10)

This category includes the Agency Director and members of the policy or advisory board or commission. Dues are based on full time employee (FTE) equivalent. ($250 – 20 FTE’s or more; $150 – under 20 FTE’s)

This category includes national, state, and local organizations, hospitals, colleges, universities, clubs, and local, state or regional societies and organizations. ($50)

This category includes all vendors, commercial and for-profit organizations who subscribe and agree to the aims and objectives of this society. ($50)

May be bestowed upon those persons approved by this society’s Executive Board.