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
Friday, November 4, 2022

Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Education Day!

Please join us VIRTUALLY for the 2022 Education Day & AGM. The schedule of the day will be: 12:15pm – Welcome & overview of the afternoon 12:30pm – BCTRA’s new Strategic Plan 2022-24 (CEU credit approval pending) […]

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Sunday, October 2, 2022

BCTRA Face Mask for purchase!

Our previous BCTRA face masks were such a hit we’ve restocked some more just in time for TR month! They’re currently available at 2 face masks for $20! Purchase them […]

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Maximizing independence and improved function through adaptive fitness for individuals with physical disabilities

Maximizing independence and improved function through adaptive fitness for individuals with physical disabilities. Date: September 22nd, 2022 at 12pm Presented by: Megan Williamson, BA, NASM, CPT, Adaptive Fitness Specialist This […]

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

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