Our Story

Our vision is for the practice of therapeutic recreation to be understood, consistently practiced and valued. Therapeutic Recreation is a relatively young profession compared to other disciplines in the fields of healthcare and social services.

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For Employers

British Columbia is a competitive job market for recreation therapists. BCTRA provides your business with the platform to advertise your job posting directly to qualified therapeutic recreation practitioners with expertise in multiple practice areas across all regions of the province.

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Jobs in BC

BCTRA understands that it can be difficult to find therapeutic recreation jobs in British Columbia’s competitive job market. BCTRA provides our members access to therapeutic recreation specific job postings from employers across the province, connecting you with your future employer.

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BCTRA membership has its rewards!

As a member-driven organization, we advocate on behalf of our members to increase the profile of recreation therapy as a profession. BCTRA supports therapeutic recreation practitioners to grow and thrive in their practice by providing access to a community of like-minded professionals, mentorship opportunities and learning resources to boost professional competency.

Events & Networking
Thursday, June 30, 2022

Sound Off Headphones: Silent Disco, Loud Outcomes

Sound Off Headphones: Silent Discos, Loud Outcomes Thursday June 30th at 12pm          Presenters: Charlotte Jordan, CTRS and Rachelle Forster, CTRS This webinar focuses on the innovative […]

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Assessing for Strengths in Recreation Therapy Practice

Assessing for Strengths in Recreation Therapy Practice Wednesday May 25th  at 12:00pm PST                               Presenter: Dr. […]

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Flow Finders – The Life Changing Magic of True Engagement

Tuesday April 26th 12:00pm PST Webinar: Flow Finders – The Life Changing Magic of True Engagement : How to help others hack flow state and improve their well-being.   Presented […]

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BCTRA advocates on behalf of the profession of Therapeutic Recreation in BC.

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