New Website

Easily access events, journals, educational materials, etc. Highlights our Sponsors, Member Spotlight, Awards, Events, Career Listings and all the happenings on Social Media.

Career Center

Find and post aquatic physical therapy employment opportunities.



The APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy is represented on a national level through the APTA.


Questions can be submitted via email and will be answered by a highly qualified therapist or directed to the proper resource. As a smaller section, we are a better interconnected community of therapists.

Making Waves

Share photos and videos via social media of techniques, equipment, special populations, etc., being used with aquatic therapy. Find us on social: 
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The APTA Aquatics is the subject matter expert on everything pertaining to aquatic physical therapy. You will find a wide array of webinars, the learning path to earning a certificate of competency in aquatic physical therapy, booklets, and more! We offer courses that teach you how to become a physical therapist who specializes in aquatics as well as honing in more advanced aquatic physical therapy skills. Login to our Education Center for exclusive member pricing.

The Certificate of Clinical Competency provides an industry standard related to aquatic physical therapy.

Earn your CEUs at the annual CSM Conference where specific APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy courses are offered. Also attend the Annual Business Meeting and Big Splash reception while you’re there.


Payment Resources

Aquatic Billing and Documentation was updated at the end of 2020 and has everything you need to know about defensible, auditable documenation and related billing for aquatic services in a variety of settings. Primary focus area includes an overview of critical documentaton components, validation of medical necessity, and billing nuances related to successful reimbursment for aquatic physical therapy services.

Pay Chair and Practice Chair Consultations 

Get one-on-one consultations with our pay chair and practice chair to help answer any questions you may have! Whether it is a question referring to payment or starting your own practice, our consultations are here to help make sure you get the best resources and information. 



Getting Started

We’ve got ya covered! You’ll likely find our To Pool or Not To Pool course of interest, as well as Developing an Aquatic Physical Therapy Program. In addition, you'll find other digital publications in the education center, also with exclusive member pricing.


On-Site Programming

If you can’t come to us or you want your entire team trained in aquaitc physical therapy, we will come to you!



Our Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy is published three times a year. As a member, you have digital access to current and past editions at NO cost.



We have strong connections and many opportunities for leadership and service. Interested in getting involved? Send us an email!

Waterlines Newsletter

Keep up to date with our quarterly, digital newsletter. It contains all the happenings of the APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy. Share your stories in the Member Spotlight in both the newsletter and on the website.



Each year, members who excel in our profession are recognized and honored at our Annual Business Meeting. Nominate a deserving peer today!