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2019 ATRA / ARPA Symposium


October 24-26, 2019

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Join us at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise to celebrate the theme of
Growing Recreation Together!
The 2019 symposium program is tailored to address key, current topics identified by recreational therapists in the field. The Conference/Symposium includes sessions on community partnership programs for addiction and mental health, optimizing practices through Supportive Living Recreation Therapy Framework, community collaboration and using recreation therapy to help build resilience for individuals with health challenges. There will also be a diverse range of sessions on Indigenous topics, parks, community development, facilities, recreation, sport, current recreation research and more through a number of ARPA-facilitated streams.
This year's exciting line-up of social events includes the Wardens Trio and their Canadian mountain music, Indigenous Storytelling and Music around the Campfire, the tradeshow and silent auction and a Halloween Dance!
Venue & Accommodations
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Rooms are available at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. There is a block for ATRA members/delegates, with rooms still available.
Room Rates start at $185 plus fees and taxes for Fairmont Rooms.
You can reserve your room using the online process or by calling the Fairmont central reservations at 1-800-441-1414 and mentioning the group name “Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association”.
*Booking Policies - One night charge upon reservation and the entire stay will be charged 45 days prior to arrival. Only 1 room per delegate. If multiple rooms are required, we require the individuals name for that room. We reserve the right to cancel any duplicate reservations.
Lake Louise Inn
We also have a block of rooms at the Lake Louise Inn and are planning on running a daily shuttle between the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Inn. 
Rooms at the Lake Louise Inn start at $125 plus fees and taxes for a standard room.
Reserve online, by email at or by calling the inn at 1-800-661-9237.
Shuttle Bus
We will be running a daily shuttle bus between the Lake Louise Inn and the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on all three days of the Conference.