Become a Member
If clean water, abundant wildlife and protecting our natural resources are important to you, then you belong in the James River Association. JRA is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the health of the James River and its tributaries.
JRA Members now receive discounts of up to 20% on paddlecraft, river trips and more
The James River Association wants to help you get out and enjoy the James. As a JRA member you are now eligible for discounts of up to 20% from the JRA partners listed below. Simply show your valid JRA Member Card to receive your discount. (Cards are valid for one year from the date of issue.) If you can’t find your card, contact JRA and we’ll replace it. If you need to renew your membership, you can do that here!
- Albemarle Angler: 10% discount on merchandise or local trips
- Appomattox River Company: 10% regular priced items
- Black Dog Paddle: $10 off basic SUP classes and $5 off SUP Yoga or Monday Night Pack Paddle
- Kayak Richmond: 10% off rentals and classes
- Knot the Reel World Fly Fishing: 10% off fly fishing lessons
- Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel: 10% off published room rates
- Riverside Outfitters: $5 off kayak, SUP or bike rentals at Browns Island Outpost (one-time use per customer)
- RVA paddle Sports: 10% off all courses
- Twin River Outfitters: 10% off an rental river trip or shuttle service
- Virginia Fishing Adventures: 10% discount on guided fishing trips or weekend kids' trips
Additional JRA membership benefits include:
- An exclusive JRA member decal for your car or home
- Tidings, JRA’s informative newsletter
- Invitations to events including our Annual Meeting and Westover Lawn Party
- Monthly email updates from RiverWatch, our e-newsletter
- River updates, news about volunteer opportunities, and river-related events,
- The personal satisfaction of knowing that you’re helping protect America’s Founding River
Plus, if you live in the James River watershed you can become a certified JRA River Hero Home and receive addition discounts from nurseries and lawn and garden centers in your area!
To join or renew your membership online, select the appropriate level and click "donate." Our online donations are through PayPal's secure payment system. You do not have to have a PayPal account to donate.
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