What is IAPA?


Illinois Activity Professionals Association is a statewide organization providing educational and networking opportunities for Activity Professionals in the State of Illinois.


Mission Statement 

We believe in compassionate care, outstanding service and the power to enhance lives through excellence in leisure programming. For those we serve it is our goal to provide: Fulfillment; Socialization; Physical Activity; Pleasure; Quality Events; Active Participation; Mental, Physical and Emotional Stimulation; Conversation; Companionship and Much More.


Save the Date!

Our Annual Conference Will Be Held October 2nd – 4th, at the Parke Regency in Bloomington.


Make a difference. Join a committee and contribute your time and talent to the important mission of IAPA.


IAPA is proud to offer six annual awards for Activity Professionals, Volunteers, and Administrators/Executive Directors.


IAPA offers voluntary profesional certification to both Illinois Activity Professionals and Consultants.


IAPA has representatives in six regions throughout the state. Each region consists of a number of local associations.

Why Join?


Discount on annual educational conference


Quarterly newsletter of up-to-date information and resources


Networking opportunities


Opportunity for certification


Annual recognition awards


Informative website

Quarterly Meetings

We value your input and opinion and all IAPA members are encouraged to attend Board meetings. We need those of you who are willing and able to help us set goals and stay on target for the future success and effectiveness of IAPA.

Next Board Meeting

April 26th, 2019 at 9:30AM

Parke Regency

1413 Leslie Drive

Bloomington, IL 61704