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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have a legal issue? Every year, you can take advantage of our free advice legal, planning and accounting helplines.
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Attraction Type||Membership Type||No. of Visitors p/a||Fee*|
|Theme Park||Theme Park Member 1||Up to 250k||£1598|
|Theme Park Member 2||250k – 500k||£2022|
|Theme Park Member 3||Over 500k||£2791|
|Animal Attractions||Animal Attractions Member 1||Up to 100k||£350|
|Animal Attractions Member 2||100k – 250k||£727|
|Animal Attractions Member 3||250k – 500k||£924|
|Animal Attractions Member 4||500k – 1m||£1234|
|Animal Attractions Member 5||Over 1m||£1645|
|Family Entertainment Centre||FEC Member 1||Up to 50k||£153|
|FEC Member 2||50k – 150k||£307|
|FEC Member 3||150k – 250k||£410|
|FEC Member 4||250k – 500k||£665|
|FEC Member 5||over 500k||£869|
|Pier||Pier Member 1||Up to 100k||£424|
|Pier Member 2||100k – 250k||£819|
|Pier Member 3||250k – 500k||£1242|
|Pier Member 4||500k – 1m||£2075|
|Pier Member 5||Over 1m||£3099|
|Attraction / Farm Parks||Attraction / Farm Park Member 1||Up to 100k||£357|
|Attraction / Farm Park Member 2||100k – 250k||£727|
|Attraction / Farm Park Member 3||250k – 500k||£924|
|Attraction / Farm Park Member 4||500k – 1m||£1242|
|Attraction / Farm Park Member 5||Over 1m||£3961|
|Overseas Operators||Overseas Operating Member 1||Up to 500k||£378|
|Overseas Operating Member 2||Over 500k||£596|
*Please note: All fees listed in the above table are exclusive of VAT
Simply complete the below form to obtain a full Membership Application Pack.