Recreation plays a key role in promoting healthy living as well as quality of life for individuals and communities. This program provides the foundational knowledge required to excel in this field. The program combines classroom theory with numerous practical active learning experiences.
- foundational skills in fitness/wellness
- How to deliver successful recreation programs and services
- How to lead, motivate others and facilitate groups
- Essentials of community development
You 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 graduate with an understanding the leisure service/recreation delivery system, as well as the federal and provincial recreation and health strategies. This knowledge, combined with the practical and theoretical knowledge, prepares you for a range of employment opportunities.