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Select your Membership Category

Since 1985, ATRA has represented the profession of Recreation Therapy in the province of Alberta. ATRA supports over 700 members in the delivery of competent, safe and ethical health care service to Albertans. If you are practicing, managing, instructing, enrolled as a therapeutic recreation student or would like to support the profession, ATRA welcomes your application for membership.

Please note:

Applications for the current Membership year [April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022 ] end December 31, 2021.

Membership Applications received and approved between January 1 and March 31, 2022 are in effect until March 31, 2023.

 

Applicants to the Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association can select from the following membership categories: 

Professional Membership

Apply for this category if you are a new graduate, new to ATRA, CTRS designate, currently practicing, supervising, teaching or returning to practice after a Leave of Absence (LOA) of 3 consecutive years or more and who meet academic and clinical placement requirements.

Professional Members transitioning to Alumni Membership

Retiring or moving from Alberta? You are entitled to member services

 

Supporting Membership

Apply for this category if you have completed a therapeutic recreation diploma after April 2021, and will not be pursuing a degree program to meet Professional Membership, and no longer meeting Student membership criteria and want to maintain support for the objectives of the TR profession.  

Supporting Members transitioning to Alumni Membership

Retiring or moving from Alberta? You are entitled to member services

 

Student Membership

Apply for this category if you are taking one or more courses towards the completion of a diploma, post graduate certificate, bachelors / masters / doctorate degree whose title contains Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation & Leisure Studies.  Note: ATRA professional members who continue to work in therapeutic recreation while taking courses are expected to maintain Professional Membership.

Graduating ATRA Student Members transitioning to Professional Membership

After graduation from your degree program, you are entitled to member services.

Graduating ATRA Student Members transitioning to Supporting Membership

After graduation from your diploma program, you are entitled to a member services.

 

Disclaimer:

Membership applications may be deferred, refused or conditions imposed if the renewal applicant does not meet membership criteria.

 

Contact Us:

Please email vicepresident@alberta-tr.ca if you have questions that are not answered in the FAQ section.