Recreation and Sports Managers

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What do Recreation and Sports Managers do?

Managers in recreation and sport plan and direct the activities, projects, and operations of recreational facilities and sports programs/services. They also manage professional athletic teams, and national/provincial/territorial sports agencies.

How to become: Recreation and Sports Managers

In general, you need an advanced university degree and several years' experience in your profession, field or industry. In some instances, you may substitute appropriate work experience for educational qualifications. Some may need supervisory experience.

To be a recreation and sports manager, you need a university degree in recreology, physical education, sports administration or a related field, or a college diploma in recreation or sports administration. You may need certification in an area such as coaching.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Recreation and Sports Managers

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sport Management Bachelor; Honours
Recreation and Leisure Studies - Therapeutic Recreation Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Recreation and Leisure Services (Entry into Level 03) Diploma
Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Recreation and Leisure Services Diploma
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Recreation and Leisure Studies Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Recreation and Sport Business Bachelor; Honours
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Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

Related Program(s):
Recreation Bachelor; Co-op
Recreation Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Recreation and Sports Managers make?

Low:
$41,600
Average:
$78,000
High:
$128,960

Job openings for Recreation and Sports Managers

Job Seekers:
6,000
Job Openings:
6,000