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Recreation & Leisure Services

Seneca College - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$16,011 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

This two-year diploma program prepares you to deliver exciting recreational activities that help local communities, public and private organizations, and groups such as older adults, youth, and persons with disabilities. With exposure to key professional practices, such as physical literacy, leadership and management, business skills, facilities management, community development and program development, you will be well prepared to develop programs and activities for municipalities, not-for-profit groups, and private organizations. Graduates from this program are eligible for transfer credits into the Honours Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation degree. This program offers significant credit transfers that allow you to earn this four-year degree within three years.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Business strategies for public, private and entrepreneurial sectors
  • Community initiative and non-profit involvement
  • Outreach and engagement strategies
  • Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) student membership
  • Physical Literacy and Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS)

Field Placement

You will gain hands-on experience through unpaid placement in the fourth semester working with recreational professionals. You will also work in partnership with community groups, local boards of education and non-profit organizations across the program.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Recreation centres, fitness clubs or health spas
  • Non-profit service agencies
  • Residential centres
  • Retirement residences
  • Community colleges
  • Therapeutic recreation centres
  • Correctional services
Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
Application start
Oct 3, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States