Becoming a Member

Step 1: Choose your Membership

Every membership includes a $45 class voucher for new members, plus access to purchase storage, materials, and consumables in our store!

Memberships are billed monthly; you can cancel any time through your account page online or by emailing

All members must be 18+ to work in the shop unattended, or aged 16+ if supervised by a parent or legal guardian.
Holiday access depends on volunteer availability and is not guaranteed.
We close 30 minutes early if no members call ahead or are in the shop.

General ($115)

Access the shop 10am-10pm, 7 days a week

Weekend ($65)

Access the shop 10am-10pm on Saturdays and Sundays

Weeknight ($65)

Access the shop during the week, 5pm-10pm Monday through Friday

Company & Nonprofit

24/7 access for organizations seeking 2 or more seats for their staff, artists, and other representatives. An EIN must be provided.

Additional Family Memberships

Add a discounted membership for up to 3 additional family members! The new memberships share the same hours as your current membership. Must have an active General, Weekend, or Weeknight membership.

Access to Making Program (AMP)

To ensure Protohaven is accessible to all members of the community, we provide discounted membership and class rates for those who qualify based on CDBG and HOME FY 2022 Income Limits.

Step 2: Pick your Tools

Pick 2-3 tools you’d like to use during your first month:

You must be cleared on a tool before using it – for your safety, the safety of other members, and the quality of shared tools in the shop. Clearances come from scheduled group classes and our clearance process, where an instructor sees you use the tool safely and properly.

Step 3: Sign Up!

Start your membership and get cleared on your tools all at once:

You can also:

Contact Us with questions, or to set up company and nonprofit memberships

Sign up Online if you’re already cleared on tools

Apply for AMP rates