ILRTA Illinois Recreational Therapy Association

Education & Internships

ILRTA supports Universities and Colleges throughout Illinois to promote internships, programs and educational opportunities in the field of Recreation Therapy (RT).

Find RT Internships

The ILRTA offers this resource for student and professional planning:
DOWNLOAD: ILRTA CTRS Eligible Internship Sites [Excel file]

If your agency offers CTRS-eligible internships, please take 3-5 minutes for:
SURVEY: CTRS Internship Sites

Recreation Therapy Programs

Aurora University

School of Education and Human Performance
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 844-5624

Chicago State University

Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation (CTRS - eligibility)
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department
9501 South King Drive / JDC 216
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
(773) 995-3650

Eastern Illinois University

Department of Recreation Administration
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-3018

Illinois State University

School of Kinesiology and Recreation
Recreation and Park Administration Program
Campus Box 5121, 101 McCormick Hall
Normal, IL 61790-5121
(309) 438-5608

Moraine Valley Community College

(Two-Year Institution)
Recreation Management and Recreation Therapy
10900 S. 88th Avenue
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-5227

Southern Illinois University

Department of Health Education and Recreation
307 Pulliam Hall
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-4331

University of St. Francis

College of Arts & Sciences
500 N. Wilcox
Joliet, IL 60435
(800) 735-7500

Western Illinois University

Dept. of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration
400 Currens Hall
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 298-1967


Contact ILRTA

For more information, send inquiries to:
PO Box 587
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Or Call: 708-687-4396

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