Tennessee Association For Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

About Us

The mission of the Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance web site is to provide our members and visitors with information about the association, its members and their contributions to improving the lives of all those they can reach. 


Please join TAHPERD for the 2014-2015 school year.  You may access the on-line membership form soon and pay by credit card or you can click here to access the mail-in membership form and pay by check.  The annual Professional membership dues are $35.00, Graduate student $20.00, Undergraduate student $15, and $5 for retirees.


Meet the TAHPERD Leadership Board

Review the minutes from past Board meetings

Meet the members of TAHPERD Committees


Learn more about the Hoops for Heart and Jump Rope for Heart programs

TAHPERD is a member of SHAPE America


Return/refund policy: Membership dues are non-refundable. Convention fees are refundable if written request is provided to the executive director 7 days prior to the start of the convention.

Delivery of Services: TAHPERD provides continuing education through multiple mediums such as newsletters, email news blasts, annual conventions, workshops, and TAHPERD Talks events. Application and payment of membership dues entitles members to services immediately upon submission. The TAHPERD year runs from September 1 to August 31. Membership submitted at any point during the TAHPERD year enables members to participate in all TAHPERD event through August 31 of the fiscal year and receive TAHPERD electronic and paper updates through the same time period.

Privacy Policy: TAHPERD does not sell or promote membership information. All personal contact or identifying information is kept confidential and used for the sole purpose of reaching members quickly and efficiently regarding TAHPERD events, workshops, and updates.

Products and Prices

     Membership Costs

  • Professional $35
  • Graduate Student $20
  • Undergraduate Student $15
  • Associate $15
  • Retired $5
  • Institutional $30
  • Commercial $15




Methods of Payment: TAHPERD accepts cash (US Dollars), checks, and credit cards (MasterCard & Visa). 

Secure Checkout: TAHPERD accepts online membership and convention applications. Payments made in conjunction with online applications are submitted through PayPal. This payment delivery system enables encryption of credit card numbers and provides protection against identity theft. Funds are submitted to PayPal and then submitted to TAHPERD through a third-party transfer organization called Elavon.  The method of payment ensures TAHPERD never has access to credit card information and therefore limits credit theft risk of users.