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O que eu aprenderei?

Helping people of all ages to engage in recreation and leisure programs and events is at the heart of a career in recreation and leisure. This program provides you with the skills and experience to start your career in government, non-profit and commercial recreation organizations. You will learn how to use industry-standard records management software. With an interesting blend of management training, program and event planning, implementation, and evaluation, and customer service, recreation and leisure professionals provide healthy, well-rounded lifestyle opportunities for community members to connect, play, and grow.

Program Details

This popular program provides students with the leadership skills and training required to strategically plan, implement, evaluate and manage programs for community members of all ages and abilities, prepare budgets, raise funds, manage staff, and market activities with teams of volunteers and other recreation and leisure service providers.

As a graduate, you can pursue an exciting and rewarding career offering recreation programs to community members of all ages and abilities. As such, you will study:

  • Community development
  • Facility management
  • Fundraising for sport
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Program and event management
  • Recreation for diverse populations

You will have the opportunity to obtain HIGH FIVE certifications in Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) and Quality Experience Scanning Tool 2 (QUEST 2) from Parks and Recreation Ontario, as well as other workshops and certifications embedded within the program. In addition, you will learn about Active Network and Intelligent recreation management software, which is used extensively in the Canadian recreation industry.

Career Options


  • Activity director
  • Outdoor education programmer
  • Parks/facilities/recreation co-ordinator
  • Recreation specialist
  • Recreational sports league convener
  • Sport/leisure consultant
  • Team/club program co-ordinator
  • Youth programmer

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Business, IT and Management (BITM)

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 semestres)

CAD$13.322,00 (R$ 55.145) por ano
Compulsory Ancillary: CAN $1,812
Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Durham College

Oshawa campus,

2000 Simcoe Street North,


Ontario (ON),

L1G 0C5, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS: 6.0, no band score less than 5.5
  • IBT TOEFL: 80, with minimum section scores of 20
  • PTE Academic: 53 minimum overall, no section below 49 L,W,S,R
  • CAEL: Overall scores of 60 with no section below 60
  • DET 105

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.