Membership Fee Schedule

2023 Quick Guide - Membership Renewal

2023 fees

  • Practicing & Non-practicing Membership - no change -
  • Practicing Members who renew early (between November 15th and December 15th, 2022), will receive a $50 discount on their annual membership dues.
  • Academic Membership Dues - $30 + GST (Effective for renewal and new memberships as of November 15th, 2021)
  • Practicing Membership Late Renewal Fee - $100 + GST (Effective for late renewal of Practicing membership completed on or after January 1st, 2022) - in addition to the applicable Practicing Membership dues
  • Practicing Membership Reinstatement Fee - $200 + GST (Effective for reinstatement of Practicing membership completed on or after February 1st, 2022) - in addition to the applicable Practicing Membership dues

The annual membership period is January 1st through December 31st of each calendar year.

Annual Membership Fees

Practicing Member ------------------ **$300 plus GST

Non-Practicing Member ------------ $175 plus GST

Academic (incl. Student) ------------ $30 plus GST

All membership fees paid to the BCAK are non-refundable and mid-term refunds are not available.

* *The membership fee listed above is the BCAK fee only and does not include;

  • application processing, late renewal or reinstatement fees (as applicable),
  • professional insurance coverage premiums (Applies to Practicing members only),
  • Canadian Kinesiology Alliance "CKA" (national kinesiology association) dues, collected during the insurance purchase process through the group insurance provider. CKA fees for 2023 are $47.25 for an annual affiliation, with prorating after July 1st of each year. (Applies to Practicing members only, beginning in 2023 the fee will be applicable to Practicing and Non-practicing members)

If you are approved for BCAK membership with 'Other' insurance (non CKA/BCAK member group program) you have the option of affiliating directly through the CKA, and will need to contact the CKA directly and provide the CKA with a copy of your current BCAK membership purchase receipt. Email: info@cka.ca


Are you joining BCAK as a new Practicing Member part way through the Year?

Membership dues for new Practicing Members are adjusted (reduced) based on when membership purchase is completed. New members joining during the first 6 months of the calendar year (January through June) pay the annual rate, while those joining between July 1st to to November 15th pay a reduced rate of $170 plus GST (Note: New memberships taken out between November 15th and December 31st of the current year, pay the full annual fee for the following year, with no additional fee for the time remaining in the current year. This adjustment is based on the date at which membership renewal begins for the following year. Please contact the BCAK office if you require further explanation.

Current BCAK Academic (Student) members who apply for and are accepted for Practicing membership will have the academic-student membership fee credited towards their Practicing Membership application fee for the current calendar year.


Other Fees

Corporate Affiliate ------------------------------- $185 plus GST

Note: For full details on corporate affiliation please contact the BCAK office at: office@bcak.bc.ca

Practicing/Non-Practicing Membership Application Processing Fee

  • A fee of $75.00 + GST for applicants graduating from a Canadian Post-Secondary Institution within the last 5 years, or
  • A fee of $150.00 + GST for all other applicants applies and must be paid in advance of the application review process.

Application/Applicant Terms & Conditions

  1. Applications remain active (open) for one year from the date of initiation or fee payment (provided fee payment is received within 1 year of initiation), unless the BCAK has received a written request for extension within the 1-year period and the request has been approved. The BCAK reserves the right to approve or decline an extension request.
  2. Applications not completed within one year, where the applicant has not requested an extension in writing within 1 year, will have their application status amended to "expired" and will need to pay another application fee to re-initiate the process (should they return at some time in the future). The BCAK reserves the right to approve or decline an extension request.
  3. Approved applicants must activate (pay the applicable membership dues) within 30 days of approval. Requests for extension of this period will be considered on a case-by-case basis. After 30 days and before 1 year expires, the membership may be approved for activation upon payment of a re-activation fee.
  4. Personal information (including documents and correspondence) received from applicants whose applications have expired will be retained in accordance with provincial privacy legislation (PIPA-BC) and the BCAK's Privacy Policy.

Practicing Membership Late Renewal and Reinstatement Fees

Practicing members are subject to an additional late renewal or reinstatement fee based on the following terms:

  1. Late renewal fee - $100 + GST (in additional to the annual renewal fee)
  2. Reinstatement fee - $200 + GST (in additional to the annual renewal fee) when membership is not renewed during the regular or late renewal period (greater than 31 days following the date which you were last a Practicing member in good standing) OR you are a lapsed member from previous year(s) who wishes to reinstate (see below for additional details)

Practicing/Non-Practicing Members who have resigned, lapsed or otherwise not renewed their membership qualify for and may request reinstatement within 3 years (36 months) from when they were last a member in good standing. Click here to read the full Reinstatement Policy and requirements.

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