OLCA Works for Ohio's Lawn Care Professionals

The Ohio Lawn Care Association (OLCA) is a trade organization that WORKS FOR YOU. Built to serve lawn care professionals by providing essential, invaluable business tools and resources for growth, safety and success.

Business Growth

The acquisition of new clients and retaining current clients is challenging in today's competitive market. OLCA helps members differentiate themselves from the competition; explore opportunities for growth and enhance the quality of services offered.

Business Tools

With OLCA, you'll find running a successful lawn care business is a different kind of hard work. You'll have access to the business education and the tools needed to work smarter not harder. Offerings such as seminars, webinars, online resources and more that will sharpen business skills and knowledge to run a reputable and successful lawn care business.

Make OLCA your resource to improve your bottom line. IT PAYS TO BE GREEN.

It's easy to join or renew.

New Members

To apply for membership in OLCA, select one of the following options.

Renewing Members

To renew your membership, Sign In and "Manage Profile", then click the "Membership Info" link in the "My Profile" menu on the right side of the screen. You can also print an application form using the button above if you prefer to mail your renewal.

Membership Options

Academic- $25

Any individual involved in teaching turfgrass management, lawn care, landscape, horticulture or other related fields. Benefits limited to newsletters, mailings, OLCA function discounts & consideration for the Scholarship Fund. No voting rights apply.

Affiliate/Allied - $50

Related organizations and others involved in the green industry but not directly in the business of providing services for a profit. Subject to review. Benefits limited to newsletters, mailings & OLCA function discounts only. No voting rights apply.

Branch - $25

Available to any person working for a company with a current Regular Membership. You will receive confirmation of membership once Regular Membership has been verified.

Regular - $125

Individuals or businesses who are actively involved in providing lawn care services. All benefits of membership apply.

Supplier - $150

Businesses that provide products or services to be used in the lawn care industry. All benefits of membership apply.

Student - FREE

Full-time student of a college or university within a related field of study. Benefits limited to newsletters, mailings, OLCA function discounts and consideration for the Scholarship Fund. No voting rights apply. Please submit copy of school ID via fax, mail or email.


Available to any person wishing to register for an event at non-member pricing and added to OLCA emails and mailings to be informed on upcoming events/news. We're sorry, there are no member benefits as a prospective member. We hope you'll consider membership!


I cannot imagine running my lawn care business without having the resources and business education OLCA offers.

— Andrew Smith, OLCA Member