Recreation and Leisure Services

Recreation and Leisure Services

Program Code
RELN
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Campus
BARRIE

Program requirements

  • 16 Mandatory Courses
  • 2 Communications Courses
  • 3 Optional Courses
  • 3 General Education Courses

For online course schedule please contact

Tammy Burke-Marson
Programming Support Assistant
Tammy.Burke-Marson@GeorgianCollege.ca
705.728.1968 ext. 1761

Program Description

Students are introduced to skills and knowledge needed to succeed in recreation and leisure services. The curriculum includes: community recreation, outdoor adventure, arts, culture, heritage, leisure, fitness, retirement activities, life enrichment in long term care, adaptive-therapeutic recreation, facility operations, programming and event planning. Business administration fundamentals are incorporated with courses in marketing, accounting, technology, human resources, entrepreneurship and research. Experiential learning opportunities include field trips and participation in a number of events or programs working with children to seniors. Students gain proficiencies in leadership and group facilitation by designing, delivering and evaluating diverse, inclusive, relevant, environmentally sustainable recreation leisure and wellness initiatives.

Program course requirements
Course Title Course Code Equivalents Mandatory
Accounting Fundamentals ACCT1013 ACCT1011 - Financial Accounting 1 (ODE)
 
Mandatory
Administration Practices RECR2003   Mandatory
Arts and Culture RECR2012   Mandatory
Facility Operations RECR2005  
Fitness and Wellness FITN1002   Mandatory
Inclusive Recreation RECR2014   Mandatory
Introduction to Marketing MKTG1000 MKTG1012 - Marketing 1 (ODE)
 
Mandatory
Introduction to Recreation RECR1000   Mandatory
Leadership and Group Dynamics RECR2013   Mandatory
Program Planning RECR1001   Mandatory
Recreation Across the Lifespan RECR1006   Mandatory
Research in Rec and Sport REAS2003   Mandatory
Technology in Administration COMP1058 COMP1065 - Intro to Computers 2 (ODE)
 
Mandatory

Additional Info

Students are required to have Level HCP CPR and Standard First Aid on admission to the program (on-line courses are not acceptable). It is the student's responsibility to renew their Level HCP CPR certification annually while in the Program. Students are asked to submit a copy of their current Level HCP CPR and Standard First Aid certificate to the coordinator of the program at registration.