Georgian College

Recreation and Leisure Services

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Program Information

School:Georgian College
Faculty:Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Leisure and Recreational Activities, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description:Students are introduced to skills and knowledge needed to succeed in recreation and leisure services. The curriculum includes: community recreation, outdoor adventure, arts, culture, heritage, leisure, fitness, retirement activities, life enrichment in long term care, adaptive-therapeutic recreation, facility operations, programming and event planning. Business administration fundamentals are incorporated with courses in marketing, accounting, technology, human resources, entrepreneurship and research. Experiential learning opportunities include a paid co-operative work semester, field trips, and participating in a number of events or programs working with children to seniors. Students gain proficiencies in leadership and group facilitation by designing, delivering and evaluating diverse, inclusive, relevant, environmentally sustainable recreation leisure and wellness initiatives.
URL:Recreation and Leisure Services at Georgian College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,724

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes domestic compulsory ancillary fees.

Scholarships:1
Careers:Recreation and Sports ManagersOutdoor Sport and Recreation Guides

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U).

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement. Students should obtain their criminal reference three months prior to placement; checks conducted earlier may not be considered current. As some jurisdictions require longer lead-time for processing, please check with the program coordinator to ensure you allow for sufficient turn-around time. It is the student's responsibility to provide the completed document prior to placement start.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 03, 2020

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