Membership 2016

Parkour UK are pleased to open the 2016 membership applications and renewals, detailed below are the membership packages:

Associate Membership (FREE)

  • No subscription fee
  • Able to attend Congress and/or Special Congress
  • Professional support, advice and guidance of the NGB
  • Part of the recognised NGB for Parkour/Freerunning in the UK
  • Organisation development advice
  • Access to exclusive Parkour/Freerunning specific insurance for individuals via the Parkour Professionals Register
  • Access to eDBS checking system
  • Discounts on Parkour UK Awards, CPD & Qualifications
  • Advice & Guidance on facility development and funding opportunities
  • Organisation Facebook page like, Twitter and Instagram follow – which we also use to promote your organisation
  • Full listing on the Parkour UK website
  • Use of Parkour UK Associate logo

Affiliate Membership (subscription + optional insurances) – in addition to the above receive:

  • Voting Member of 1 vote at Congress and/or Special Congress
  • £100+VAT subscription fee
  • Optional organisational insurance @ £400 ​p.a​ – Parkour/Freerunning specific Combined Liability Insurance (Public Liability Insurance @ £10m, Employers Liability @ £10m, Directors & Officers @ £5m & Legal Defence Costs @ £250,000) for the organisation of Parkour/Freerunning events and activities in accordance with Parkour UK guidelines and recognised and designated environments. Insurance is valid up to 31st Dec 2015 & the premium is pro-rata from the date of membership.
  • FREE use of RunAClub (A cloud-based, easy to use, administration system for people who run community clubs and groups, usually costs £200+VAT & £149+VAT annual subscription fee) – see attached information
  • Utilisation of Participant UK (A on-line registration, payments and customer management system)
  • Increased discounts on Parkour UK Awards, CPD & Qualifications
  • Support to progress to Accredited Membership via PK Mark (see info in Accredited membership below)
  • Use of Parkour UK Affiliate logo

Accredited Membership (subscription + mandatory insurances) – in addition to the above receive:

  • Only available to members that have previously held an Affiliate membership for 1 year or more and have successfully applied for and attained PK Mark
  • Achievement of PK Mark – an accreditation scheme for member organisations, based on criteria which must be supported by specific evidence. Based on four key areas of organisational development:
    • Activity Programmes – e.g coaching qualifications required, insurance and coach to participant ratios, women & girls, disability, older people etc.
    • Duty of care and welfare – e.g appropriate risk assessments, health and safety policies, training, compliance and safeguarding policies.
    • Knowing your organisation and your community – this ensures that your organisation is committed to fairness and equity in respect of the way in seeks to attract and retain participants from your local community.
    • Organisational management – covers issues to do with governance and structures and the general running of the organisation.
  • Voting Member of 2 votes at Congress and/or Special Congress
  • £100+VAT subscription fee
  • Mandatory Organisational Insurance @ £400 ​p.a​ – Parkour/Freerunning specific Combined Liability Insurance (Public Liability Insurance @ £10m, Employers Liability @ £10m, Directors & Officers @ £5m & Legal Defence Costs @ £250,000) for the organisation of Parkour/Freerunning events and activities in accordance with Parkour UK guidelines and recognised and designated environments. Insurance is valid up to 31st Dec 2015 & the premium is pro-rata from the date of membership.
  • Enhanced discounts on Parkour UK Awards, CPD & Qualifications
  • Use of Parkour UK Accredited logo, a sign of quality & high performing organisation

Organisations are encouraged to apply or renew their membership with Parkour UK using our website.

Please do feel free to encourage other Parkour/Freerunning teams/groups/organisations to join Parkour UK. 

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