Local Groups

ACT - Wilkes Barre, Scranton Area

Contact: Antoinette McConnell 570-346-7381 actnepa@yahoo.com

Bux/Mont Activity Professional" - Bucks and Montgomery Counties

Meet the second Thursday or Friday of every month for breakfast meeting

Contact: Sue Sidman ssidman@chs-adphila.org or ssid777@yahoo.com at 267-663-5455

ARSP (Association of Recreation for Special Populations) - Pittsburgh Area

Contact: Jane Langan 412-331-6060 or Jeanne Parker 412-221-1340

The Berks County Activity Director Association

Contact: - currently vacant

Central PA Activity/Recreation Professional Association - Blair and surrounding counties

Contact: Karen Rumberger at 814-684-0332

Crawford County Area Activity Professionals

Contact: Sherry Barzak, President at 814-763-2445

Lancaster Activity Directors Association (LADA)

Meets second Wednesday every month for lunch. 1.5 CE's each month

Contact: Jackie Holzel 717-625-7984

Lehigh Valley Activity Professionals Association www.lvapa.com

Contact: Carrie Shafer, Secretary/Treasurer at 570-977-7201

Our Mission

  • Promote quality or service with an emphasis on the geriatric population.
  • Increase public awareness and advocate for our profession and quality of life for the elderly on the state and national level.
  • Offer & promote educational opportunities for members to meet the ongoing challenges of activity services.
  • Foster the exchange of ideas, resources, knowledge and share experience throughout the organization.
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    Upcoming Events

    April 4, 2014


    New Cumberland Woods Village, Pittsburgh

    Registration Form

    April 11, 2014


    Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown

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    April 25, 2014


    Garvey Manor, Hollidaysburg

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    September 14 - 17, 2014

    2014 Annual Conference

    Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel