Become a Member: Membership Matters

With over 100,000 visitors, 500 members and more than 1000 active volunteers, it takes full participation to make a community treasure like RRA flourish. By becoming a member, you support our core operations and education programs, enabling us to build and maintain our award-winning collections and historic gardens while providing enriching experiences to all who pass through our gates.

Basic Member Benefits include:

  • Free admission to the Arboretum
  • Free admission to all RRA signature events held on the grounds (summer camps and all fundraising events excluded)
  • Limited rental privileges at RRA
  • Members-only exhibition previews and events
  • Discounts at select nurseries and businesses
  • Discounts on RRA education classes, workshops, and trips (note discounts to summer camps only available at the Family Member level)
  • Reciprocal benefits at more than 200 conservatories and arboreta nationwide


  • Basic Membership Benefits
  • 65 and over
  • Basic Membership Benefits, plus:
  • Discounts on RRA educational classes (including the Elephant Tree Camp), horticultural workshops, trips and excursions.
  • Advance notice and registration for educational programs and workshops, including Elephant Tree Nature Camp.
  • Rental of RRA Discovery Center for Children’s Birthday Parties (fees will apply).
  • RRA water bottle (may be picked up at RRA).
  • Family Membership Benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the Holiday House Boutique Shop First preview.
  • RRA canvas tote bag (may be picked up at RRA).
  • Patron Membership Benefits, plus:
  • Full rental privileges at RRA.
  • Free gift of Membership at the Dual level – introduce friends or donate this membership to your favorite charity.
  • Invitation to annual Landscape Design workshop.
  • Invitation to trustee event for premier members.
  • Sustainer Membership Benefits, plus:
  • 20% discount on one private rental at the Arboretum.
  • Free Gift of Membership at the Family level – introduce friends or donate this membership to your favorite charity.
  • Free Pass to one RRA educational class or horticultural workshop.
  • Copy of The Clearing On The Hill, The Story of the Reeves-Reed Arboretum, by Betty McAndrews.

Members at this level are committed to the mission of Reeves-Reed Arboretum and provide critical operational funding through a gift at a leadership level.

  • Conservation Circle Membership Benefits, plus:
  • Membership to Arboretum Society Circle, an honorary advisory committee to the Board of Trustees.
  • Invitation to private reception with guest speaker.
  • One on one personal landscape/plant consultation with RRA horticulturist.
  • A gift of a professionally crafted Holiday Wreath.
  • 15% discount on Individual, Dual and Family level memberships for your employees and members.
  • Rental privileges at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Please call our rental manager, Joyce Zemsky at (908)273-8787 x 1414 or email at j.zemsky@reeves-reedarboretum.org for more details and rate information.
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Reeves-Reed Arboretum - An Invitation to Explore...nature defined
908-273-8787
165 Hobart Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
Grounds Open Dawn to Dusk | Office Hours Tues - Fri 10am - 4pm