CSMTA’s Membership year is January 1 to December 31. The renewal deadline is yearly on December 1.

Everyone initially joins as either a Certification Candidate or Student.

Current members will be sent a renewal notice directly to them in the fall.

 

*** Before choosing a Membership Level ensure you have read the information

in the Membership Levels section.***

 Membership Levels


Student

            January 1 - December 31 Dues $25

            Please note that as new members you will be required to upload your documents before paying your            

            dues.  Please have all relevant information available. 

            Documents include:

  • Letter of confirmation of enrolment with length of program and expected graduation date
  • Confirmation of a sport massage course in the curriculum of their school


Certification Candidate

            January 1 - May 31 Dues $160

            June 1 - August 31 Dues $96

            September 1 - 31 Dues $64

            October 1 - December 31 full dues $160 - your membership dues include the rest of the current year and the following year

            Please note that as new members you will be required to upload your documents before paying your            

            dues.  Please have all relevant information available. 

            Documents include:

  • Diploma of graduation from an accredited Massage Therapy School
  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Proof of Good Standing with your Provincial Organization
  • Proof of Standard First Aid Course with CPR or Sports First Responder with CPR


Those members wishing to update their student membership to a certificate candidate or to make their current membership inactive should contact the National Office Coordinator at natoffice@csmta.ca for the process and dues information.

Renewal of Membership

As an active member, when your membership is up for renewal an email will be sent directly to you.  To maintain your membership in good standing all membership fees must be paid and all documents must be valid. 

Student members will not be required to submit additional information to maintain their membership, only pay the required membership fee.

            The required documents for Certificate Candidates and Certified Members include:

  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Proof of Good Standing with your Provincial Organization
  • Proof of Standard First Aid Course with CPR (Certificate Candidate)
  • Sports First Responder with CPR (Certified members) - Note that Certificate Candidates may wish to submit this higher level of certification in place of the lower Standard First Aid certification, especially in preparation for taking the Oral Practical exam as it is a requirement.


Reinstatement of Certificate Candidate Memberships

  • After 1-2 years of not being a member, Certificate Candidate members must pay the current membership fee, have current First Responder or First Aid certificate and pay an administration fee of $15.  Please note that any hours generated during this period time will only go towards your non-membership hours which has a  maximum of 150 hours.
  • After 3-4 years of not being a member, Certificate Candidate members must pay membership fee as well as $160 for not paying in the ceased years, have documentation of at least 50 hours of sport massage experience in the ceased years or has to generate those hours when becoming a member again. This will include  documentation of 2 letters of reference from either an event organizer and/or team official (coach/ manager).

 

Reinstatement of Certified Memberships

  • After 1-2 years of not being a member, Certified members must pay the current membership fee, have current First Responder certificate and pay an administration fee of $15.
  • After 3-4 years of not being a member, Certified members must pay membership fee as well as $200 for not paying in the ceased years, have documentation of at least 50 hours of sport massage experience in the ceased years or has to generate those hours when becoming a member again. This will include documentation of 2 letters of reference from either an event organizer and/or team official (coach/ manager).




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