A Career in Therapeutic Recreation

The rapidly growing number of older adults is expected to spur job growth for recreational therapy professionals and paraprofessionals.

Employment opportunities in the therapeutic recreation field will be available in a variety of settings, including:

  • Adult Day Care Centers
  • Assisted Living Residences
  • Community Recreation Departments
  • Continuing Care Communities
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Group Homes
  • Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Senior Centers

On the Web

These websites provide additional information on careers in therapeutic recreation: