University of Waterloo

Recreation and Leisure Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description:Discover how to enhance quality of life by improving physical, social, and mental health. In Recreation and Leisure Studies, you'll learn how well-designed recreation programs can foster inclusivity and strengthen the cultural fabric of a community. You'll learn how to plan, manage, and deliver programs for all kinds of people - and thanks to field trips and practicums, that learning goes way beyond the classroom. With 15 elective courses you can choose, you can easily combine your interests in Recreation with other areas of study or even do a double major degree.

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Recreation and Leisure Studies at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- Any Grade 12 U English (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

Application Notes : Not an Ontario high school student?

We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 23, 2021

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