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Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Courses

Please contact individual schools from the ones listed on the Post-Secondary TR Programs page to find the right fit for you. Be sure to consult with the Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Application package for the formal education requirements.


Educational Opportunities

Annual TRO Conference:

Each year this is a TRO Sponsored event many TR practitioners in the province look forward to in order to learn new innovate program ideas, stay current on the latest TR trends and research, earn Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) and connect with other TR professionals during the social networking opportunities.


Recorded Sessions: 

Didn’t get to conference? Miss a session or want to see it again? Looking to earn more PCCs? To support our members in their professional development, TRO has recorded several conference sessions. Thank you to all of the presenters and delegates from these sessions for your cooperation! 

2017 TRO Conference Recordings NOW AVAILABLE!

2016 CTRA/TRO Conference

CLICK HERE for Conference Recording Details


2017-2018 Webinar Series 

2017-2017 TRO Webinar SeriesTherapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) is planning for our next annual webinar series. We are hoping to provide five more sensational TRO Sponsored webinars to offer in our 2017-2018 webinar series. Look for the series to be posted later this summer. Be sure to also visit our Facebook 2017-2018 Webinar Series event page!





2016-2017 Webinar Series 

Session #1 Chair Yoga in your 70s, 80s and beyond

Session #2. Registration designation: applying with TRO

Session #3: Conceptions of Suffering & Supporting Persons through Life Review

Session #4: The Journey to TR Publication...the good, the bad and the ugly

Session #5: Therapeutic Recreation & A Strengths-Based Approach

2016-2017 Webinar Recordings

Members click HERE to access all of the webinar recordings & post-tests for free!  

PCC Transcript for Webinar Recordings: Purchase a PCC Transcript (up to 5 points) applicable toward your Registration designation. Click on this link "PCC Transcript for 2016-2017 Webinar RECORDINGS" to purchase a PCC Transcript outlining all of the 2016-2017 TRO Webinar Recordings that you logged into and successfully completed the post-test for (one transcript will be mailed upon request).

Non-Members are welcome to purchase a single webinar for $25 (incl. HST), or all five webinars in our 2016-2017 series for $75 (incl. HST). Please contact our Communications Coordinator for details

Upcoming Events Webpage:

Continuous learning is essential in order to grow as a professional and to stay up-to-date with current research and trends related to the practice of Therapeutic Recreation. TRO members, be sure to login and view our "Upcoming Events" webpage for a list of various educational opportunities. Collecting Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) for your R/TRO Application or Maintenance package? Any session listed as a "TRO Sponsored Event" on our Upcoming Events page has been pre-approved for PCCs. See below for more details about TRO Sponsored Events. Do you know about an upcoming event that may be of interest to TRO Members? Please let us know by Submitting an Event!  


PCC Application to Become a TRO Sponsored Event:

If you are organizing an educational opportunity, Therapeutic Recreation Ontario is now offering PCC points for members who attend educational opportunities made available by/to regional groups or facilities. Attendees will be awarded 1 PCC point for every 1 hour of education sessions they attend. Only attendees who purchase PCC points will be able to submit the education session along with PCC transcript for points in their Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) application / maintenance packages. The organizing individual/group must complete the PCC application form and send along with an abstract/brochure (click link above for application form).


TRO Sponsored Events

Collecting Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) for your Registration (R/TRO, R/TRO DIP) Application or Maintenance package? Any session listed as a "TRO Sponsored Event" on our Upcoming Events page has been pre-approved for PCCs. Please note: in order to receive your PCC Transcript, you will need to purchase PCCs for the event you are attending and follow the PCC procedures as outlined for the event. 

TRO members have indicated that they want more TRO sponsored educational opportunities in addition to our Annual TRO Conference. One of the ways TRO is addressing this request is by sharing details below for the following PCC-approved opportunities.

Niagara College -SafeTALK Training

Purchase an official PCC Transcript (3 points) for this TRO Sponsored Event "SafeTALK Training" for Niagara College Students. Please be sure to also register to attend this event (if required). After purchasing, check your inbox for an electronic receipt. Final processing of the PCC transcript will be completed by the TRO Office and will be mailed to you about 3-4 weeks after the final session.

Purchase a PCC Transcript (3 points)