Recreation and Leisure Services – SportsLoyalist College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Services – Sports

Discpline: Recreation Business

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $14,332.00

Belleville Campus Campus

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Program Description

Our busy days are often highly scheduled, making it essential that quality wellness and recreation services are available within our community. Recreation and sport professionals help build healthy communities and develop programs for individuals of all ages. This hands-on program produces recreation and sport professionals with the skills and knowledge to help people of all ages and abilities combine wellness and physical activity in their daily lives: Engage in outdoor recreation activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, slacklining and skiing. Work directly with children and youth with a variety of exceptionalities and abilities within an adaptive recreation setting. Prepare for self-employment through an independent research project in the final semester. Design an original program or business that can be showcased to employers and investors upon graduation. Pursue opportunities to complete aquatic and outdoor recreation qualifications. Gain important public relations, marketing, financial, and research and proposal writing skills. Hear from industry professional guest speakers in recreation and outdoor education. Gain 320 hours of on-the-job experience in two field placements within a variety of settings: municipal health and wellness centres, military recreation, resort destinations, outdoor education centres, retirement and therapeutic recreation facilities, and international programs

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.