Membership Information

children at a preschool class

The Play Area Association is open to families employed by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, their affiliate institutions, and alumni of these training programs. Annual membership is $230/family. All memberships are annual and due to be renewed on July 1. A discounted membership is available for graduate and medical students of the above institutions (degree programs only; post-graduate medical training does not qualify for the discount).

To become a member, please fill out the membership application. If you have any questions, please email

A copy of your hospital/affiliate ID MUST accompany your COMPLETED application in order for your membership to be processed. Once verified, you will be directed by email to an online dues invoice where you can submit a payment online. We will forward your membership badge and key to the Payson playroom and Woodchips play areas after receiving payment. Please allow about one week for your application to be processed.