Purchase or Renew a Conservancy Membership

Central Park Conservancy is responsible for the management, restoration, and enhancement of Central Park, and we rely on private donations to fund that work. In fact, 75% of the budget needed to keep the Park beautiful and vibrant comes from individual donors.

As a member of Central Park Conservancy you're doing your part to maintain this vital and beloved New York resource.

Membership also comes with great benefits, including your own canvas Conservancy tote bag and exclusive access to private tours, events, and more. Every membership level is 100% tax deductible.


Select a membership level to see benefits for that level.

Gardener Membership

  • Fold-out pocket map of Central Park*
  • Central Park Conservancy canvas tote bag*
  • Discounted tickets for Official Central Park Tours
  • Subscription to our seasonal print newsletter
  • Access to members-only programs
  • 10% discount on all items at our gift shop and online store
  • Special discounts at select in-Park vendors
  • Membership card
*First time members only

Arborist Membership

Same as Gardener, plus:

  • Central Park Conservancy baseball cap*
*First time members only

Family Membership

Same as Arborist, plus:

  • Additional membership card
  • Invitation to our exclusive members-only event at Victorian Gardens Amusement Park

Protector Membership

Same as Arborist, plus:

  • Invitations to special behind-the-scenes tours with Park professionals
  • Invitation to our Annual Skating Party at Wollman Rink for you and three guests

Contributor Membership

Same as Protector, plus:

  • Seeing Central Park: The Official Guide to the World’s Greatest Urban Park — a hardcover, coffee table book by Sara Cedar Miller, photographer and historian of Central Park Conservancy*
*First time members only

Belvedere Knight Membership

Same as Contributor, plus:

  • Invitations to Conversations on the Park: behind-the-scenes tours, and cocktail parties with Park professionals
  • Invitation to the annual Conservatory Garden Cocktail Party and Walking Tour
  • Preferred seating at the Central Park Film Festival and Great Jazz on the Great Hill
  • Invitation to our New York City Marathon Breakfast
  • Large Central Park Conservancy tote bag*
  • Four color, frame-able Central Park Map*
  • 20% discount on all Central Park Conservancy merchandise at our gift shop and online store
  • Listing in Central Park Conservancy’s Annual Report
*First time members only

Bethesda Angel Membership

Same as Belvedere Knight, plus:

  • Invitations to Speakers Series: distinguished experts on a variety of topics
  • Preferred seating for select Central Park events, including the New York Philharmonic

Patron's Circle Membership

Same as Bethesda Angel, plus:

  • Private tour of Central Park given by Conservancy staff or docents
  • Family photo in Central Park taken by our professional photographer (friends and pets are welcome), or choose a framed photograph of a favorite Central Park site
  • Cocktail reception for the New York Philharmonic concert

President's Circle Membership

Same as Patron's Circle, plus:

  • Cocktail reception and reserved seats for a Shakespeare in the Park performance
  • Breakfast or lunch with the President at Loeb Boathouse and private tour of Central Park

Chairman's Circle Membership

Same as President's Circle, plus:

  • Invitations to Salon Series — intimate evenings in the homes of New York's prominent business, civic, and philanthropic leaders, featuring notable public figures, including writers, artists, architects, musicians, critics, historians, economists, scientists, and chefs
  • Invitation to Chairman's Holiday Celebration, hosted by Conservancy Chairman Thomas L. Kempner, Jr.


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