The Association of Polish Spa Communities was established in 1991.

SGU RP is an all-Poland organisation which associates communes of similar character and profile where health and spa resorts and areas are located or the communes aspiring to a health resort status.

The Association provides consultancy services and supports the procedures to obtain the status of a health and spa resort or health and spa area in the communes where health and spa resorts can be created.

SGU RP has many tasks assigned to it, connected with representation of interests of spa communes, both at the national and international level.

However the most important tasks include: