Become a Member
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Fill out the form below to become a sustaining member — your gift will renew automatically each month. Or, choose the one-time gift tab to renew a membership or make a one-time donation to the James River Association.
Join our effort to protect and restore America’s Founding River.
If clean water, abundant wildlife and protecting our natural resources are important to you, then you belong in the James River Association.
More than one-third of all Virginians rely on the James River and its tributaries for water, commerce and recreation. Help us provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources.
The James River Association is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the health of the James River and its tributaries.
We are the only organization devoted solely to the protection of the James River. Your generous support make our efforts possible.
We want to help you get out and enjoy the James. As a member you are now eligible for discounts of up to 20% from our partners. Simply show your valid James River Association 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 us and we’ll replace it.
- Albemarle Angler: 10% discount on merchandise or local trips
- Appomattox River Company: 10% off 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
- 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 a rental river trip or shuttle service
- Virginia Fishing Adventures: 10% discount on guided fishing trips or weekend kids’ trips
James River Association Extras
- An exclusive member decal for your car or home
- 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 River Hero Home and receive additional discounts from nurseries and lawn and garden centers in your area!