Recreation Membership

Do you enjoy riding your bike but don’t take it too seriously? Whether you commute to work Monday-Friday or hit your local trails every weekend, this membership will have you covered.
Receive 24/7 Public Liability & Personal Accident insurance cover whenever you are riding recreationally and on any type of bike.
If you decide you want to race, we’ll upgrade your membership at any time, you only have to pay the difference (pro-rata)!
You can sign-up to an MTBA Recreation Membership with or without joining a club.
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Membership Options Available

 1 Year
with a
Club Membership
3 Months
with a
Club Membership
1 Year
without a
Club Membership
3 Months
without a
Club Membership
Junior Recreation 3 – 18 years *From $40.00 *From $20.00 $69.00 $39.00
Senior Recreation 19+ years *From $60.00 *From $30.00 $99.00 $59.00
Master 7+ Recreation 60+ years *From $40.00 *From $20.00  $69.00  $39.00

* Prices are for MTBA Membership Fee only & does not include fees charged by a club.

Member Benefits

  • Personal Accident Insurance – 24/7 cover whenever you’re on your bike (excludes racing*), including non-medicare medical expenses and income protection.
  • Public Liability Insurance – 24/7 world wide cover whenever you’re on your bike (excludes racing*) up to a maximum of $20,000,000.
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance – provided to accredited coaches & officials to a maximum of $5,000,000.
  • Participate in any MTB event in Australia – Recreation members are insured to race in all recreation/social mountain bike events nationwide, regardless of whether it is a MTBA sanctioned event or not. 
  • Access to discounted Race Day Licences for participation in MTB Race Events. 
  • Rolling licences – Enjoy the full benefit of your 3-month or 12-month membership, valid from the date of purchase. Renew your membership before it expires and it will commence from the current expiry date – never lose out for being ahead of the game!
  • Skill, Coach & Commissaire Courses – Only MTBA members have access to Nationally Accredited Coaching and Commissaire (Officiating) courses.
  • Access to purchase Bike Insurance – Exclusive to MTBA members – ride knowing both you and your bike are protected! Visit the insurance webpage for more information or the web store to make your purchase.
  • Access to legal support through Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
  • MTBA Monthly Members e-Newsletter direct to your inbox.
  • Access to MTBA Partner Benefits.
  • Be a part of the National body for mountain biking – MTBA is a member run organisation and your financial membership provides you the ability to make a difference in the sport of mountain biking.

*Racing is defined as any event which includes one or more of the following elements: timing, placings, prizes and/or awards.


Membership Inclusions Summary

Please note: With the introduction of the 2017/2018 Insurance Program which commenced 14 December 2017, income protection is no longer provided for Free Trial members and Day Licence holders.

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