Conestoga College

Recreation and Leisure Services (Fast Track)

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Description:This one-year fast track program is designed to provide students who are graduates of an accredited university or college program with the opportunity to obtain a Recreation and Leisure Services diploma. Throughout the program, students will experience active learning opportunities that connect theory and practice through in-class projects, community connections, and practice placements, making learning engaging and meaningful. As champions of recreation and leisure services, students will provide leadership in designing, implementing, and evaluating inclusive programs for diverse populations (children, youth, adults and seniors). Through social entrepreneurship, students will enhance community wellness, research-informed practices, professional leadership, and interprofessional collaboration.

Note: The Fast Track version of the Recreation and Leisure Services program is designed to be completed in two plus academic semesters (9 consecutive months) of full-time study.
URL:Recreation and Leisure Services (Fast Track) at Conestoga College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,509
International: $14,748

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:40
Careers:Recreation and Sports Managers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    A degree or diploma in humanities, social sciences, or business from an accredited university or college is required.

    * 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 December 30, 2018