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Student   -   $25
Any individual currently enrolled FULL-TIME in a college or university as a candidate for a degree in the leisure service field of study who does not qualify for a professional or associate membership.  Shall be entitled to all privileges of the Society except the right to vote, hold elective office, and chair a standing committee.

College & University   -   $115
College or University dedicated to educating students on the delivery of parks, recreation, and leisure services.  Benefits include free job bank and classifieds postings, as well as the full use of Members Only sections of  Includes one faculty member (benefits of professional membership).

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2019 Annual Conference

Student Opportunity - 2019 VRPS Annual Conference

Through a generous grant fro the Foundation of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society, FULL-TIME students who are not currently working in the field, may register for complimentary attendance to 2019 VRPS Annual Conference.
  • Students must be VRPS members and register before 6/30/2019.
  • Students may place a VRPS Student Membership ($25) in their shopping cart prior to adding the student conference registration in order to receive the complimentary $0 student rate.
  • Registration will be honored upon payment of the student membership.
  • Registration as a nonmember or after the 6/30/2019 deadline are subject to student rates as follows:
Full Student - VRPS Member:  $245
Full Student - VRPS Nonmember:  $270
Daily (Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday) - VRPS Member:  $85/each
Daily (Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday) - VRPS Nonmember:  $110/each