The Best Membership Management Software For Your Club


Using Membership Management Software to help run your club can save you hours a week and vastly improve your club. However, choosing the right membership management system can be a challenging task. So many options are available, all offering unique features and advantages. 

Here at Member Jungle, we have been helping clubs run better for years, and we're great at what we do, but we're not the only game in town. It's only natural that you would want to weigh all your options before deciding. 

At Member Jungle, we are all members or admins of our own clubs; this is something that we feel very passionately about. We will always be honest and transparent with you, even if it means you sign up with someone else because we love our clubs and want the best for yours. 

Some people ask us if we don't sign up with Member Jungle, who would you recommend? To answer that, we have compiled a list and a short summary of the best membership management systems that aren't ours.

5 Best Membership Management Software 

  • JoinIt
  • Wild Apricot 
  • Club Express
  • Membes
  • Bond Software


Founded: 2019

Location: Maryland, USA

Capterra Rating: 4.7/5

JoinIt is a membership management software that helps small businesses and organisations manage their membership and subscription-based services. It offers membership tracking, payment processing, recurring billing, and reporting features. JoinIt is on the more affordable end of the spectrum. 

JoinIt Benefits

JoinIt is a limited service that focuses solely on membership management. However they do offer integration with other services for those who are looking for more advanced features, like data reporting and email and event management. They are a great option for very small clubs just dipping their toes into the membership management pool. 

Wild Apricot 

Founded: 2006

Location: Ontario, Canada 

Capterra Rating: 4.5/5

Wild Apricot is a cloud-based membership management software for small associations, nonprofits, and clubs. They provide a range of features to help organisations manage their members, events, website, email communications and payments. 

Wild Apricot Benefits 

Wild Apricot's benefits include a user-friendly interface, customisable website templates, and affordable pricing options. It also offers a mobile app for members to access their accounts and register for events. Wild Apricot also offers integrations with popular payment gateways and third-party apps, such as Mailchimp and Zapier, to streamline processes and save time for users.

Club Express

Founded: 2004

Location: Chicago, USA

Capterra Rating: 4.2/5

ClubExpress is a comprehensive membership management software for clubs, associations, and nonprofits. It offers a range of features, including membership management, event management, website management, communication tools, and fundraising tools.

Club Express Benefits

Some benefits of ClubExpress include its all-in-one platform, customisable website templates, a mobile app for members, and reporting capabilities. ClubExpress’s prices are available on their website, their pricing is based on how many members your club has. They offer a user-friendly interface that requires no programming knowledge, and their own payment gateway and email system. 

Membership Management Software For Your Club 

Membership Management Software For Large Associations

Here are two high-end membership software companies specifically tailored to meet the needs of large associations. 


Founded: 2001

Location: Melbourne, Australia 

Capterra Rating: 4/5

Membes is a cloud-based membership management software that caters specifically to associations. Membes specialises in large formal associations as opposed to social or hobby clubs. The software offers a range of features to help organisations manage their members, events, website, email communications, payments, and reporting.

Membes Benefits

One main benefit of Membes is that it caters to large associations, often with thousands of members. Other benefits include a user-friendly interface, custom implementation and options for branding and design. Membes integrates with popular payment gateways such as Stripe and PayPal and offers reporting capabilities, including member activity reports, financial reports, and event reports. 

Bond Software

Founded: 2002

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Capterra Rating: Not Listed

Bond Software is designed to cater to the needs of larger associations, councils, and sporting organisations. This premium solution offers highly adaptable, scalable, and easily integrated software for large associations with thousands of members. It is probably not the best bet for your average social or hobby club. 

Bond Software Benefits

Bond Software also provides an app and key feature for organisations looking to stay connected with their members on the go. Bond Software is an enterprise-level solution that can help organisations of all sizes as they custom configure each instance to suit the specific organisations needs. If you're looking for high-end software to help with the management of your association, then Bond is a good bet. 

Choosing The Best Membership Management Software For Your Club

Those are five great membership management systems that you should definitely consider choosing if you decide not to choose Member Jungle. 

If you want to know more about how Member Jungles stacks up compared to these services, have a look at Wild Apricot vs Member Jungle - how we compare. Or reach and chat with a member of our team directly. 


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