Become A Member

Join Us – we’ll be stronger if you do.

Every member counts in preserving Boston’s Charles River Esplanade. With the collective contributions of everyone who cares deeply about this special park, we can transform the Esplanade into the park we know it can be, the park that it must be to serve the community that relies on it.

If you are interested in becoming a member you can enroll online by visiting our Donate Now page and selecting your desired membership level.

Member Benefits

Members will receive The Esplanade Association informational newsletters, invitations to member-only events, early notification of upcoming special events,  as well as discounts at local Boston businesses – email us at for the most current list of participating businesses.

Individual Membership

There are different levels of membership. To learn more about membership benefits visit our Donate Now page.

 Student $15
 Member $45
 Friend $100
 Associate $250
 Steward $500
 Leader $1,000
 Supporter $2,000
 Patron $5,000
 Maria Hatch Society $10,000
 Arthur Shurcliff Society $15,000
 Charles W. Eliot Society $25,000

Corporate Membership

For information about Corporate Membership visit our Corporate Giving page.


  • Healthy, Fit & Fun

    Healthy, Fit & Fun classes will begin July 7th and will be held every week, Monday through Thursday, until mid-September.

  • July 4th Update!

    We are seeking volunteers to help out at our Esplanade Summer Dock Party on Thursday, July 17th.

  • A Special Gift for Dad

    This Father’s Day surprise your dad by having flowers planted on the Charles River Esplanade in his honor.

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