Colorado Activity Professionals' Association


Our mission is to provide “quality of life” of our clients through an ongoing balance of physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional activities. We encourage self-expression, self-discovery and lifelong learning. We help the activity professional accomplish this by providing educational opportunities, networking, resource exchange and individual peer support.


To coordinate an ongoing activity plan that meets the needs of each person served and enables that person to maintain a sense of dignity and self-worth as a unique individual.


The goal of an activity professional shall be to develop and maintain a high standard of performance within the job description and always be open to change and personal growth.


Welcome to the Colorado Activity Professionals’ Association website. We hope that you can use this as a resource to help you as a professional.

CAPA President

Our President Robert Maclennan gives you a warm welcome to our website.

His hope is that you will be able to find what you need and it can be a resource to you.

Feel free to contact Robert if you have any questions by phone 719-232-1409 or by e-mail or

About Colorado Activity Professionals' Association

  • The Colorado Activity Professionals’ Association (CAPA) is comprised of those professionals who work primarily in geriatric settings; Retirement, Assisted Living, Adult Day Programs, Senior Centers, and Long Term Nursing Facilities.

  • CAPA is a regional association of Activity Professionals that draws its members from Colorado.

  • In addition to practicing Activity Professionals, other members include students, volunteers, entertainers and supporters.

  • A State Executive Board of officers and chapter representatives governs CAPA.

  • Other members of the board include liaison and resource persons and committee chairpersons.

  • Officers are elected from the chapter representatives.

  • Six geographic chapters have been established throughout the state to meet the needs of all activity professionals. (Northern, Denver Metro, Eastern, Northeastern, Southern, and Western Slope)

Advantages Of Joining CAPA

Peer support through regularly scheduled chapter meetings including educational sessions.

Discounts on workshops, NAP Day, and Annual Conference, offering educational opportunities from statewide and nationally acclaimed professionals.

Membership card and access to the member’s only section of the CAPA web site.

CAPA networks with other state/national organizations.

CAPA serves as the link to the National Association of Activity Professionals (NAAP) and was the host for the 1984, 2000 and 2018 NAAP Conferences.


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