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 seasonal newsletters, early notification of upcoming special events,  as well as discounts at more than 40 local Boston businesses – you can find the full list of member discounts on our Business Perks page.

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.


  • Give 5% for Earth Day

    Join us for the 5% for Earth Day campaign on Saturday, April 26th. Your purchase from a select list of retailers will benefit our work to make life better on the Esplanade..

  • Welcome Kate Fichter!

    The Esplanade Association is pleased to welcome Kate Fichter as our new Executive Director. We are very excited to have Kate join us and know that she will help us to continue our mission to make life better on the Esplanade.

  • Happening Now on the Esplanade

    It may seem quiet on the Charles River Esplanade but The Esplanade Association has been busier than ever caring for the park and we wanted to highlight some of the important work that we are doing right now.

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