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The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions

Join as an Operating Member

Plenty Of Reasons To Join

As a BALPPA Member, you will belong to a group of like minded operators from all sectors of the Leisure Industry, including theme parks, animal attractions and family entertainment centres.

Running similar businesses, a big member benefit is being able to share common challenges and issues.

Grow your network

BALPPA opens many doors. As a BALPPA Member, you’ll have access to the named contacts for all operating Members, be able to meet fellow operators at numerous events and be able to ask the BALPPA Secretariat if you’d like a personal introduction.

Extend Your Team’s Knowledge

The BALPPA Event Seminars are going from strength to strength. Across the year specialist events are held for marketing to health and safety or even HR. The Seminars will ensure you and your staff are kept updated on industry developments.

Influence Your Sector

BALPPA is the voice of the Leisure, Park, Pier, Attraction and Indoor / Soft Play industry. Members can liaise directly with Industry Sub Groups and those involved in lobbying.

Obtain Critical Support

We all hope that our Members will never have any major disasters, however, should they occur you can feel rest assured knowing BALPPA is in your corner. Whether this is providing advice directly or putting you in touch with operators who have had similar issues, BALPPA will do everything to help.

Share Best Practice

Sharing knowledge and finding out best practice is a major advantage to being a BALPPA Member. If you want to find out how others in the industry solve their challenges, just ask the BALPPA team. They will either help you directly or put you in touch with a Member who can.

Free Advice Helplines

Have a legal issue? Every year, you can take advantage of our free advice legal, planning and accounting helplines.

Categories of Membership and Fees*

Membership fees vary upon the size and type of attraction. Please see a table of membership categories and fees* below. If you are unsure which category you belong to, please contact the BALPPA Secretariat – information@nullbalppa.org.

Attraction TypeMembership TypeNo. of Visitors p/aFee*
Theme ParkTheme Park Member 1Up to 250k£1567
Theme Park Member 2250k – 500k£1982
Theme Park Member 3Over 500k£2736
Animal AttractionsAnimal Attractions Member 1Up to 100k£350
Animal Attractions Member 2100k – 250k£713
Animal Attractions Member 3250k – 500k£906
Animal Attractions Member 4500k – 1m£1210
Animal Attractions Member 5Over 1m£1613
Family Entertainment CentreFECA Member£302
Additional FEC Locations£57
AttractionsAttractions Member 1Up to 100k£350
Attractions Member 2100k – 250k£713
Attractions Member 3250k – 500k£906
Attractions Member 4500k – 1m£1218
Attractions Member 5Over 1m£3883
PierPier Member 1Up to 100k£416
Pier Member 2100k – 250k£803
Pier Member 3250k – 500k£1218
Pier Member 4500k – 1m£2034
Pier Member 5Over 1m£3038
OverseasOverseas Member 1Up to 500k£371
Overseas Member 2Over 500k£584

*Please note: All fees listed in the above table are exclusive of VAT

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