Housing & Travel
APTA CSM, the largest physical therapy conference in the country, will take place Feb. 2-5, 2022, in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Book your hotel accommodations now. No immediate payment is required, and room cancellations can be made free of charge until three weeks prior to the event.
Phone: 972-349-5841. (If outside the USA/Canada: 800-809-9565)
Hours: APTA's Housing Center is open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. ET-5 p.m. CT
Hotel rates, location, and availability may be viewed online or by contacting MCI, Inc., the exclusive and official housing bureau for APTA's Combined Sections Meeting. APTA is committed to providing a high-quality housing experience for its exhibitors, attendees and contracts for a room block to secure those housing needs. Should you have any questions on housing or solicitations, please contact APTA's Housing Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility. APTA is committed to making APTA CSM accessible for all persons. Access more details.
The San Antonio International Airport is approximately 8.5 miles (approximately 15 minutes) from downtown San Antonio. Ground transportation is located curbside in front of Terminal A and B baggage claim area.
Taxi cabs are available from the San Antonio International Airport at the lower-level outer commercial curbside, outside of baggage claim, at Terminal A (rates start between $24-$29 (U.S. dollars). Onsite transportation agents (wearing red shirts) can describe services and provide estimated rates to various destinations.
Bus service is provided by VIA Metropolitan Transit:
- Go to the Lower Roadway (Arrivals/Baggage Level in Terminal A and B), across the marked crosswalk to the outer curb.
- VIA's stop will be located on the far West end of Terminal B, clearly marked.
- You will catch VIA bus Route 5, which operates every day, and can get to beautiful downtown San Antonio in about 30 minutes for only $1.30.
Rideshare services (or ride-hailing or ride-booking service companies) meet customers outer commercial curbside lower-level Terminal A. Uber, Lyft, and Wingz are approved for operations at SAT. Access RideShare information.
You may also call 210-207-3465 to obtain additional transportation options and information.
Car rental discounts are available for APTA members from Avis, Budget, and Payless.
VIA Metropolitan Transit is San Antonio's public transportation agency offering service throughout the city including streetcar service within the downtown area.
For added convenience, VIA offers $2.75 Day Pass for purchase on online and in advance of your trip. A Day Pass is good for unlimited rides on all regular bus and streetcar service for the one day indicated on the pass. The Day Pass will be activated the first time boarding the bus or streetcar.
We've compiled a list of resources for our attendees who are bringing family or have related needs, everything from Mothers Rooms to local pharmacy and fun things to do with your family while in San Antonio. Explore family resources.
Visiting San Antonio
67 °F February average high 19 °C
44 °F February average low 7 °C
In most years, San Antonio averages a daily maximum temperature for February that's between 62 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit (17 to 22 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 41 and 48 °F (5 to 9 °C).
San Antonio Attractions
Visit San Antonio Visitors Center for a full list of attractions, events, and ways to make the most out of your visit.
March It Out! Drumline Live
Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
The Tobin Center
Drumline Live is the new hit attraction at the Tobin Center this month! This high-energy, high-stepping style of drumline will be performed on stage, giving you the ultimate marching band experience. The students from Historically Black College and University will play a variety of marching band songs with bold beats and rhythms full of energy and emotion. This new show promises to put a bounce in your step and a smile on your face.
Jay Leno Live
Feb. 3, 8 p.m.
Jay Leno is widely known as the "ultimate host"” of The Tonight Show. His hosting style of prime entertainment and hilarious humor keeps audiences everywhere engaged. Now, it’s your chance to see Leno up close and personal at the Majestic Theatre! He promises to keep you entertained through both conversation and comedy. Make sure that you get a ticket to see this talk show host legend while he is in town!
Morning Hike with Expert Geologist Bob Hixon
Feb. 4, 10 a.m.
Friedrich Wilderness Park
Explore South Texan trails with expert Bob Hixon. Discover and learn about native plants, limestone, and karst features in the rock. The hike requires an RSVP and $3 participation fee. This is the perfect activity to get you outside and moving.
Cheer on the USA Rugby Team vs Uruguay!
Feb. 4, 3 p.m.
While rugby might not be as popular as football in the USA, we still boast many fans of this fast-paced, intense sport. You can see the USA Rugby team play against Uruguay in the first round of the Americas Rugby Championship of 2017. This is the first time the tournament has been hosted in San Antonio! Learn more about the sport and cheer on the US team as they play against Uruguay. Toyota Field is a remarkable venue, and you’ll love getting to see the action up close. Cheer on our national team!
Cast a Lantern
February 4, 5-7 p.m.
River Walk, Convention Center Lagoon
Lanterns on the Water is an event on the River Walk that showcases Asian culture and allows you to take time to reflect on your hopes, wishes, dreams, and loved ones. The Asian tradition of casting lanterns onto the water dates back hundreds of years. Now, you can be a part of the tradition by casting your own lantern. Personalize your lantern with provided pens, and take part in music, dancing, and the feast that will accompany the gorgeous display of dreams and light. Make time in your schedule for this wonderful event!