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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! 

CLICK HERE for Conference Recording Details

TRO Education Day: February 21, 2018 ~Toronto

A focus on Long Term Care for TR Practitioners                        

SAVE THE DATE TRO Education Day: A focus on Long Term Care for TR Practitioners

The first TRO Education Day was a great success! Thanks to all of the participants, presenters, exhibitors and the TRO Education Day planning committee! 


2018-2019 Webinar Series 

TRO Webinar Series 2018-2019

Are you interested in contributing to the field? Do you have a unique TR assessment, are you conducting research in TR or gaining positive results through an innovative program? Consider sharing your success in the comfort of your own home/office as a TRO webinar presenter.

Download the Call for Presenters

Call for Presenters due: June 8, 2018

Webinar Recordings

2017-2018 Webinar Series

Session #1 Active tool for rehabilitation

Session #2 A comparison and contrast of the Registration designation and the CTRS credential

Session #3 It takes the  lonliness  away!: An innovative program for social isolation

Session #4 Utilization of the Leisure Well-Being Model into the Circle of Practice

Session #5 Evaluating and Implementing Meaningful TR Programs through Calendar Evaluation

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

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 for each TRO Webinar series. 

Non-Members are welcome to purchase a single webinar for $25 (incl. HST), or all five webinars in the 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 to learn more).

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.