Membership Discounts for Military, First Responders, etc

May 27th, 2021

Does your facility offer membership discounts for military or first responders? How much of a discount should you offer? These are questions that get asked by facilities but also a question that not all potential members would think to ask before signing up with your facility.

Here is a breakdown of some discounts offered:

  • Waive annual maintenance fee
  • Corporate rates
  • 10-15% discount for military (active/retired)
  • 10% discount for first responders
    • A facility let us know that they offer a whopping 40% discount!!
    • Another facility offers a 25% discount to law enforcement and EMT while fire fighters enjoy a 100% discount!!

We cannot recommend enough that if you are going to offer a discount of any kind that you have a written policy.

  • What type of membership is required to receive the discount ( single/family, annual membership, paid in full membership, daily rates discounted?)?
  • Do family members get to enjoy the discount as well?
  • When you offer a military discount include who the discount applies to; such as all military, only active duty, not including Guard, or if leave paperwork is required to receive a daily discount.
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