Recreation plays a key role in promoting healthy living as well as quality of life for individuals and communities. This program provides a strong foundation in the development of competencies in areas such as fitness/wellness; programming skills; community development; professional practice; and recreation facilities/services.
The program combines classroom theory with numerous practical active learning experiences to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to plan successfully and lead recreation programs and motivate others with confidence. In this program you will build a broad knowledge base in the areas of health and wellness, outdoor recreation, community and sport, as well as therapeutic and fitness programming. You will also build skills in leadership, advocacy, group facilitation, program planning and administration.