Membership

The ARI NSW is a member-based organisation and the voice of the Aquatic & Recreation Industry in New South Wales. We aim to:

  • Represent the industry as stakeholders on relevant advisory committees.
  • Provide networking opportunities for members.
  • Provide members the opportunity to engage with industry commercial suppliers.
  • Host NSW Aquatic & Recreation industry awards.
  • Advocate for the industry at a state and national level.
  • Communicate industry changes.

Membership is valid each year (July to June). To be part of and to support the aquatic and recreation industry, you can choose from the following membership categories to suit your professional needs.

Full Member

Any person who is currently employed in an aquatic or recreation Centre, or with qualifications that are acceptable to the Board which would allow that person to be employed in an aquatic or recreation Centre. Full members may hold any position on the Board and shall have full voting rights, provided that such person has been a member for at least twelve calendar months.

Associate Member

Any person with a proven interest in the aquatic or other recreation field and holding a current accreditation issued by a relevant Industry Body acceptable to the Board. Associate members may not hold a Board position but, provided that such person has been a member for at least three calendar months, they may hold a position on any sub-Board. They will not have voting rights.

Corporate Member

 

Any corporation, company, or other like body, with a proven interest in the management of aquatic or recreation establishments and/or providing goods and/or services to aquatic and recreation establishments.

 

Membership Categories 2021 - 2022

 

CATEGORY A - ORGANISATIONAL MEMBERSHIP - $660
  • Defined as a Corporate Member of ARI.
  • Includes 4 full memberships for 4 delegated staff.
  • Delegated staff can nominate for any vacant Board positions.
  • Elect 1 venue as their nominated award category venue.
  • Ability to submit for awards in all individual categories.
  • Ability to submit for awards for their nominated venue.
  • Opportunity to participate in sub-committees and groups.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Free Australasian Leisure Management Magazine.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
  • Continued advocacy on behalf of the industry.
  • Member discount on professional development opportunities.
  • Member discounts to a variety of partners.
  • Member discounts to attend future ARI NSW events.
  • Access to members only offers from sponsors and partners.
  • Complementary promotion of any events, promotions and programs through the website news section and social media if information is provided to ARI.
  • 5 x free job features on organisational vacancies, includes website posting and social media posting.
  • Access to Category B and Category E memberships.
CATEGORY B - VENUE MEMBERSHIP - $220

For Category B membership, an organisational membership (Category A) needs to be purchased first.  This membership is applicable for organisations with multiple venues.   By purchasing multiple venue memberships allows the venue staff to become members and makes the venue eligible for awards.

The benefits are the same as an organisational membership.

 

CATEGORY C - INDVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP - $160
  • Defined as a Full Member of ARI.
  • 1 x voting rights.
  • Ability to submit for awards in individual categories only.
  • The ability to nominate for any vacant Board position if a member for over 12 months.
  • Opportunity to participate in sub-committees and groups.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Free Australasian Leisure Management Magazine.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
  • Member discount on professional development opportunities.
  • Member discounts to a variety of partners.
  • Member discounts to attend future ARI NSW events.
  • Access to members only offers from sponsors and partners.
CATEGORY D - ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - $80
  • Defined as an Associate Member of ARI.
  • Available for people holding a current industry accreditation issued by an ARI Partner Organisation.
  • Ability to submit for awards in individual categories only
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
CATEGORY E - FREE MEMBERSHIP
  • Only available for employees of Organisational or Venue membership (A & B) or Tier 3 trade membership categories.
  • Available to employees of organisational or venue members who are not part of the 4 delegates.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
TRADE MEMBERSHIP - TIER 1 - $220
  • Defined as a Corporate Member of ARI.
  • Only available for sole traders.
  • Includes 1 full membership for 1 delegated staff.
  • 1 x voting rights.
  • Listed as Preferred Supplier.
  • Listed on Directory of goods and services.
  • Provide information to ARI for 1 x featured story per year.
  • Ability to submit for awards in trade individual categories.
  • Opportunity to participate in sub-committees and groups.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
TRADE MEMBERSHIP - TIER 2 - $440
  • Defined as a Corporate Member of ARI.

  • Only available for companies with less than 10 employees.
  • Includes 4 full memberships for 4 delegated staff.
  • Delegated staff can nominate for any vacant Board position.
  • Listed as Preferred Supplier.
  • Listed on Directory of goods and services (image, text & link to website).
  • Provide information for 2 x featured stories per year.
  • Provide information for profile to be shared on ARI NSW social media annually.
  • Ability to submit for awards in trade categories.
  • Opportunity to participate in sub-committees and groups.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
TRADE MEMBERSHIP - TIER 3 - $660
  • Defined as a Corporate Member of ARI.
  • Available for any trade organisation.
  • Includes 4 full memberships for 4 delegated staff.
  • Delegated staff can nominate for any vacant Board position.
  • Listed as Preferred Supplier with Products & Service offerings listed.
  • Highlighted profile listed on Directory of goods and services (images, videos, text, social links).
  • Provide information for 3 x featured stories per year.
  • Provide information for profile to be shared on ARI NSW social media twice a year.
  • Advertising opportunities in ARI newsletter.
  • Advertising opportunity during a roadshow or online event.
  • Ability to submit for awards in trade and individual categories.
  • Opportunity to participate in sub-committees and groups.
  • The opportunity to network and build relationships across the aquatic and recreation industry.
  • Free Australasian Leisure Management Magazine.
  • Continued updates and industry news.
  • 5 x free job features on organisational vacancies, includes website posting and social media posting.
  • Access to Category E memberships.

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

The following memberships can be purchased online using Credit card, paypal or invoice selection:

Or alternatively click here to complete the membership form and email it to us.

For Category E - Free membership - this is only available to organisational and Trade Tier 3 members.  Our member delegate will go through this option with you upon confirmation of your membership.

For more information contact us on -  memberships@arinsw.com.au

 

 

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