illinois recreation therapy association

Welcome to ILRTA

The Illinois Recreational Therapy Association (ILRTA) is a state membership organization representing the interests and needs of recreational therapists.

ILRTA is a chapter of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA)
and an affiliate member of the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA).

Save the Date!

2020 ILRTA Conference
November 9-10, 2020

DoubleTree Hotel Chicago/Alsip
Alsip, IL 60803

What is a Recreation Therapist?

Recreation therapists use recreational therapy interventions for improved functioning of individuals with illness or disabling conditions. A qualified recreation therapist is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC).

Job Listings in RT

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