Algonquin College

Recreation and Leisure Services

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Description:Algonquin College’s two year Recreation and Leisure Services program prepare students to pursue a professional career related to leadership positions in sport, recreation, wellness and community development. Students learn what it takes to make a difference in the community by promoting and advocating for the benefits of recreation, leisure and healthy active living. Students benefit from over 300 hours of field placement providing them with on the job training and active experience in the recreation industry. Be part of a profession where you will be able to develop and support inclusive, culturally relevant, accessible recreation facilities, parks and open spaces as well as leisure and wellness programs and events for people of all ages from children to seniors.
URL:Recreation and Leisure Services at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.

* 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 July 23, 2016