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 Therapeutic Recreation
SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 31,917
Full-time Graduate: 4,611
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 83%
Prerequisites NotesStudents interested in the Therapeutic Recreation Major will declare this after completing at least 5.0 units (i.e., after the completion of Year One) by submitting a Plan Modification/Internal Transfer Form ( to the Undergraduate Office for approval. Admission decisions are normally made in May after Winter term grades are available. To be considered for the Therapeutic Recreation Major, students must have completed a minimum of 5.0 units including REC 100, 101, 252, and one of REC 200, 215, 230, or 280. Criteria for admission will normally include an overall average of at least 65% and major average of at least 70% in Recreation courses.
National: $6,810
International: $29,230
DescriptionDiscover how recreation can improve quality of life for everyone, including people with physical disabilities, people with developmental disabilities, older adults, patients in long-term care, and at-risk youth.

In Waterloo's Therapeutic Recreation (TR) program — one of only 3 in Ontario — you’ll learn how to develop recreation activities and leisure opportunities for people with varying abilities.
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