The World Leisure Organization promotes leisure as integral to social, cultural and economic development. We are committed to enlarging choice, arming and enriching cultural identities, and promoting sustainable and well distributed economic growth through leisure.

The World Leisure Organization draws members from all parts of the world and from diverse areas of interest including tourism, parks and recreation services, the arts and culture, sport, tness and exercise, theme and entertainment centers and children’s play. Memberships are available on an individual basis and for a liate organizations such as education institutions, non-pro t agencies, government agencies, and businesses and corporations.

Membership in the World Leisure Organization provides networking opportunities for academics, professionals, colleagues and citizens on a worldwide basis.

WLO Membership Benefits

International Network: get involved!
  • Be a member of the main worldwide organization related to leisure field and industry
  • Join others from around the world in common interest areas focused on advancing specific aspects of leisure through research, education, programs and advocacy.
  • Access to a network of more than 200 key agents.
  • Get involved and take part in World Leisure Special Interest Groups
  • Get to know more about WL Programmes:
    • -    World Leisure Centers of Excellence
    • -    World Leisure Community of Excellence
    • -    WL Chapters
    • -    WL Academy
    • -    WL Honors and Awards
    • -    WL Affiliates
World Leisure Journal and other publications: free access and reduced rates
  • Get World Leisure Journal 4 printed issues - indexed into Scopus
  • Electronic access to World Leisure Journal
  • 20% off in Routledge Books
  • News and Jobs, Newsletters, and other important items.
World Leisure Congresses & Events
  • Unique educational opportunities including participation in congresses, conferences, forums, expos and workshops
  • Reduced registration fees for World Leisure Congress and other World Leisure events

Other opportunities:
  • Collaborate with the United Nations and other international advocacy programs

WLO Membership Annual Types & Fees
  • Student Member $25
  • Individual Member $50
  • Retired Member $35
  • Member of Affiliated Organization $45
  • Educational Institutions and Non-Profit Agencies $100
  • Government Departments and Agencies $150
  • Life Membership $1000
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