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WANT TO JOIN PARK SLOPE PARENTS? Here's HOW!

Are you thinking about joining Park Slope Parents?  Here you'll find out what the benefits are of being a PSP member are & how to get signed up!

Want to join the Park Slope Parents?

Park Slope Parents is open to expectant parents and parents with children of all ages in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York and the surrounding neighborhoods. Park Slope Parents maintains several members-only online groups including our Advice and Classifieds Groups as well as pregnancy, baby groups, specialty groups and a publicly accessible web site. For a full list of all the groups available to Park Slope Parents members, go HERE.

We also help organize local family events such as the Spring Fling, an Easter Egg Hunt, clothing swaps, the Halloween Parade and also parent evenings like career networking nights.

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Benefits of being a Park Slope Parents Member:

 

The key benefit is that you have access to parents who have pledged to support one another.  We are a large and diverse group of parents with many different experiences.  If you have a question or issue, chances are that many other member s of our group have dealt with the same or similar issues before you.  We are here to help each other by providing information, support, and suggestions.  In addition, membership gives you:

- Access to Park Slope Parents archives, where you can find discussions on many topics.
- Access to our over 90 groups, including pregnancy, baby, advice, classifieds, language groups and more.
- The PSP Perks Program,  which gives special deals, discounts & offers with businesses around Park Slope.  PSP offers 500 discounts and more are added bi-monthly.  You can see a list of participating businesses HERE.

 

Ready to Sign Up?  Here's How to Join:

1. Sign up as a new member on our membership site and be sure to tell us which groups you want to join.

         - The Parenting/Advice group is where to find advice on everything from parenting to plumbing.
         - The Classifieds is our buy/sell/trade/stoop sales/nannies/housecleaners/rentals group. 
         - The Career Networking group can help you with your floundering or flourishing career.

Want to join one of our Pregnancy or New Parent groups?  Once you sign up and get approved go to "GROUPS" and find the group(s) you want to join based on date of birth/ due date and you'll be joined.  Questions? email .
We also have Specialty groups such as Language groups, fertility groups, Dads' groups, SAHMs, and more! HERE is a full list of our groups.

2. We'll review your application within 24 hours.

3.Once accepted, you'll receive an email asking you to pay your dues.  Our annual membership fee is $40 and includes access to the three lists as well as all the other perks of membership.  Discounts are available for multi-year memberships.

4. Once you PAY your membership fee (which includes discounts at over 900 local businesses and services), you'll receive invitations or be added to the groups you requested.  Please check your spam/junk folder as many systems block these messages. (At this point it's not an automatic process-- but we're working on it!).

THERE ARE ALSO OTHER WAYS TO STAY CONNECTED

1.  Follow us on Twitter!

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2.  Like us on Facebook!

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READY TO BECOME A MEMBER OF PSP? GET STARTED BY CLICKING HERE! 

 

Give the Gift of PSP!

With a one year $40 gift membership to Park Slope Parents, you're giving:

- Access to over 5,000 families to get useful, important advice on anything from how to get your child to give up a pacifier to recommendations for plumbers!

- Access to our classifieds list for buying, selling, and trading goods locally

- The chance for pregnant and new parents to join our smaller, intimate baby and pregnancy groups

- A membership discount card with discounts on over 600 local businesses including restaurants, kids’ stores and pampered parent resources!

- Peace of mind knowing that in the sometimes roller coaster ride that is the parenting journey there are others there to help.

Follow these easy steps:

1) Send us an email ( ) letting us know that you are going to buy a membership.  Include:

  • Your Name
  • Name and Email of the gift membership recipient
  • Information about how you'd like to give them the membership (via email OR a gift membership certificate)
  • Your address (to send the gift membership certificate- where applicable)
  • Whether you're giving a one-year membership ($40), multiple year membership ($40 times number of years).

2) Pay quickly, securely, and easily through PayPal, if you have a paypal account.  Go to www.paypal.com to access your account or set one up.  Paypal the membership fee to and put "Gift Membership" and the name of the recipient in the comments field. 

If you'd prefer to pay by check, make it out to Park Slope Parents and send it to:

Park Slope Parents
438 12th Street, Ph C
Brooklyn, NY 11215

3) Once the purchase is logged we will send you a confirmation and mail you the certificate OR send the recipient an email announcing the gift.

4) If you give the gift by email, we'll send the gift recipient instructions on how to sign up through our membership website. If you give them the certificate, the instructions will be printed on the back.  They'll need to fill out an online application, providing their preferred contact information and telling us which lists they'd like to subscribe to.  We'll approve their application and get them on board!

Please contact us if you have any questions by emailing  ,

Thank you so much for giving the gift of a supportive community!  Your friend will thank you, too.

Sincerely,

Rachel Maurer

PSP Gift Membership Coordinator