Become a Member

ERCA welcomes new membership applications from individuals, companies and organisations involved in the installation, operation, management and inspection of ropes courses, as well as the facilitation of ropes courses programmes in Europe.

New members joining in the first six months of the year (until 30 June) pay the full annual membership fees. New members joining in the second half of the year pay 50% of the annual charges. A one-off joining fee of € 30 to cover administrative costs is payable upon registration. For paying membership or enrolment fees please wait until you receive an invoice with payment details. You can find out more about the association's rules in our bylaws.

Benefits of ERCA membership include the following:
 

  Profit Entities Non-Profit Entities Natural Persons Students Supporting Members
(+ Instructors, Rescuers, ...)
Cost per year EUR 400
(from 1.1.2017)
EUR 300
(from 1.1.2017)
EUR 150
(from 1.1.2017)
EUR 75
(from 1.1.2017)
EUR 50
(from 1.1.2017)
Advertise your Company Name at your Profile Page YES, full
Company Name
YES, full
Company Name
NO, only
First & Last Name
NO, only
First & Last Name
NO, only
First & Last Name
Allowed to become a certified training/ inspection body YES YES NO NO NO
Voting Rights YES YES YES YES NO
Marketing: Public Member Profile Page YES YES YES YES NO
Marketing: Usage of the ERCA Logo YES YES YES YES NO
Geomarkers at the public ropes course map unlimited unlimited 1 max 1 max NO
Discounts for ERCA events/ trainings for all members of staff for all members of staff for 1 person max for 1 person max for 1 person max
Internal & external newsletters YES YES YES YES YES
Safety information & alerts YES YES YES YES YES
Access standards & recommendation docs YES YES YES YES YES
Online services (forum, advertising, groups) YES YES YES YES YES
Consulation in a case of crisis YES YES YES YES YES
Representation in all relevent committees YES YES YES YES YES

Applicable to following entities / persons ...
e.g. legal forms: AS, APS, TIC., STI., S.A.R.L., SIA, OY, S.R.L., AB, Profit Trusts, OHG, Lds., B.V.B.A., GmbH, GbR, AG, BV, d.o.o., Ltd., A.S., UG, s.r.o., asbl, SAS, … and comparable types e.g. legal forms: Charitable clubs/ trusts/ foundations, Scout organisations, Project Adventure Associations, Council Education Centres, Schools, Universities, Hospitals, Psychological Clinics, Child Aid, Youth Welfare, ecclesiastical institutions, sports clubs, organisations registered as a charity in the UK, … and comparable entities As the title states, you subscribe personally as individuum. You must hold a valid student identity card and at the age of 27 or younger For holders of an ERCA training award and other people willing to support ERCA's work.