Imagine It. Design It. Make It.

Brookings Area Makerspace



Membership Benefits

The MAKERSPACE is a shared workshop and creative space designed to support a community of innovators, designer, engineers, entrepreneurs and creators in the Brookings, SD region.

Imagine what you could do with access to the right equipment!

Join today to start creating new and exciting products, testing concepts, sharing your talents and turning your ideas into opportunities!

Join/Renew Today!

Community Membership - $25/mo
College Student Membership - $15/mo
(3 month minimum)

As a MAKERSPACE member, you will enjoy full access to a 2,475 square foot workshop with tools, equipment and resources you can use to make just about anything! Membership includes:
  • Hours: 6 am to midnight, seven days a week
  • Access to tools, equipment and space
  • Attend and/or host classes and workshops
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities  

Entrepreneur Focused Innovation, Development & Growth


To empower people to see themselves as inventors, builders and creators by offering an affordable shared space where entrepreneurs have access to proper equipment that will help advance the development of their products, provide resources to turn ideas into marketplace opportunities, and an environment to meet, collaborate, test and learn.


To offer a gathering place that fosters innovation and creativity which builds the pipeline of entrepreneurs and increases the number of business start-ups in the Brookings, SD community. New and experienced makers and idea generators can meet, work on projects, cultivate and grow ideas as well as collaborate to help advance their product and idea.

Membership Process

Please note: Must be 18 or over to be a member. The application process includes:
  • Complete the application form and liability waiver. These forms are available at the BEDC office located in the Innovation Center at the Research Park, 2301 Research Park Way, Ste 113.
  • Membership options include quarterly, semi-annual or annual.
  • Payment (cash, check, debit or credit cards accepted). Payments can be made online or in person at the BEDC office. Electric payments are NOT automated and membership renewals will need to be renewed based on your selected membership cycle.
  • Basic training session - duration is about 30 minutes, sessions are topically scheduled on Wednesdays and are scheduled on an individual basis.
  • Key card is issued following completion of training and receipt of payment.
Please review the Rules and Policies.

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2301 Research Park Way Ste 113   |   Brookings, SD 57006   |   (605) 697-8103
© 2017 Brookings Economic Development Corporation. BEDC is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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