LSA membership Entitlements


Since 1975, the LSA has been promoting the study of the field of leisure through its world leading journals, conferences and community of acclaimed academics. By joining the LSA you will be supporting the continued growth of leisure related teaching, research and scholarship within the academic sector across the UK and beyond.

Membership of LSA provides the following benefits:
  • Heavily discounted member rates at LSA Conference and Seminar events. Click here for information on upcoming events.
  • Privileged access to news, information and events from across the leisure studies field. 
  • Significant reductions on LSA Publications, one of the most substantial collections of Leisure Studies resources available.
  • Access to a community of emerging and established scholars from over 14 countries, which provides invaluable opportunities to meet and share ideas within a supportive setting with others in the field. 
  • Preferential membership terms for students and unwaged.
  • Exclusive access to a members-only JISCMAIL email forum.
  • Affiliation to a prestigious organisation representing the interests of Leisure scholars on issues of national and international importance. 
  • Opportunities to contribute news, commentary, personal blog entries to the LSA Research Blog
  • Opportunity to attend a new programme of 1 day regional events to be held regularly across the UK aimed at both academics and practitioners (More details TBA). 
  • Eligibility to apply for NEW Research and Knowledge Exchange Grants (More details TBA).