When you become a member of the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes you join a community of friends conserving a natural area, connecting people with nature and inspiring environmental stewardship. We have six levels of membership, each with its own benefits, all of which you'll find listed below. To become a member, click the link below or contact Patty Albrecht, our Membership and Annual Fund Manager, at (216) 321-5935 ext 232, or via email

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Nature Center Member


Shaker Lakes Membership


-Membership card and decal
-Free admission and/or benefits to more than 150 nature centers in the U.S. & Canada, including 9 nature centers in Ohio!
-Discounted rates on programs and events
-10% discount at the Duck Pond Gift Shop
-Subscription to our quarterly publication and our month digital newsletter
-Invitation to exclusive member events

Family Nature Center Membership


-All of the benefits of the individual, PLUS...
-Discounts extended to all members of the household
-Early registration and discounted prices for all sessions of Outdoor Adventure Camps
-$40 discount on B’Earthday party celebrations
-A discount on building and facility rentals

Shaker Lakes Membership


-All of the benefits of the individual AND household memberships, PLUS....
-Recognition in our Annual Report that is sent to our community
-A voucher for a special Nature Center gift redeemable at the Duck Pond Gift Shop

Nature Center Stewardship


-All of the benefits of the above three levels, PLUS...
-Donor wall recognition inside the Nature Center
-An Individual gift membership to give to a friend or family member

Nature Center Membership


-All of the benefits of the first four levels, PLUS...
-An exclusive invitation to our select private event, Gather by the Gardens

Nature Center Membership


-All of the benefits of each level combined, PLUS...
-Access to exclusive events and behind-the scenes opportunities not available to the general public
-For more Heron Society benefits, click here.

Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by the law. Memberships are not refundable or transferable. Member benefits subject to change without notice.