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Anyone who wants to regularly spend time at Alder Commons should consider becoming a Member! Some Members are only around twice a month, and others come most days of the week. Members can join AC as a household, as an organization (email us), or individually. We do not currently offer drop-off childcare, but Members 13 years or older may be present without a caretaker.

Membership Benefits

All Members gain access to…

  • Unlimited Alder Commons classes, workshops, and clubs.
  • Amenities
    • Workshop with woodworking tools, art supplies, and room to make a creative mess
    • Community Kitchen
    • Library with books galore
    • Coworking room
    • Play and Imagination Room
    • Outdoor loose-parts playground
    • Reservable rooms
    • On-site bike and car parking
  • Community Events
    • Speaker Series
    • Movie Screenings
    • Trainings on Equity & Social Justice
    • Craft Markets
    • Other Pop-up Events
  • A community of Members who align with our core values

Sliding Scale Pricing

In order to ensure access for all community members, our price suggestions are set to a sliding scale. You can use the widget below to see the suggested membership price for you or your family. Note: reserved desks and space come with additional costs.

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However, we recognize that household income is unable to capture a wide variety of financial situations that may affect your ability to pay. We are committed to making Alder Commons open to potential Members regardless of their ability to pay. If our suggested price is beyond your means, please come and talk to us!

Background Checks

Alder Commons is an all-ages community center, which means that we have adults and young people alike in many shared spaces. To ensure a safe environment for our younger members, we require that all Members who are 18 years or older complete a background check.

Next Steps

If you’re interested in becoming a Member, fill out the Interest Form below! We can schedule a meeting to show you the space, share more about our long-term vision, and answer any questions you may have.

Interest Form

Alder Commons is not a Membership Corporation. Alder Commons Members do not have official voting or governing duties.