The Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association is a national association of practitioners in the field of Therapeutic Recreation – incorporated in 1996.

The Mission of the Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association is to advocate for the Therapeutic Recreation Profession and our Membership by:

  • Promoting and facilitating communication between and among members in Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Developing and implementing a plan which will lead to national certification of Therapeutic Recreation practitioners.
  • Promoting and advancing public awareness and understanding of Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Developing and promoting the adoption and implementation of Professional Standards for the delivery of Therapeutic Recreation Services.
  • Supporting excellence and advancement in Education and Research in Therapeutic Recreation.

About CTRA

The CTRA represents the interests and needs of Recreation Therapists across the country.

History of CTRA

CTRA was incorporated in 1996.


Meet the CTRA Board of Directors and Staff.

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