|Semester 1||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
|Semester 2||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
|Semester 3||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
|Semester 4||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140
Humber’s Recreation and Leisure Services diploma program provides you with skills needed to start your career in government, non-profit and commercial recreation organizations. You will learn about recreation programming, special event management, staff management, facility operations, marketing and other services within the industry.
The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring it is current and relevant. Within the program, students use ActiveNet software, the most widely used registration management software in the recreation industry.
Students apply their skills by planning and implementing events for local community and charity organizations. A two-day leadership camp at a YMCA outdoor centre helps build communication and leadership skills while guest speakers, practical training and field trips provide added benefits in preparing you for the workplace.
Learning from professors, as well as managers and directors of recreation programs, centres and agencies will give you valuable exposure to the industry and training in current issues.Courses Program Standards
Qualified students will complete a work placement in the fourth semester – two days per week for 11 weeks, then five days per week for four weeks (a total of 300 hours). The school works with the student to find a placement with an industry partner.
Watch the video to find out more about Humber's Recreation and Leisure Diploma program. Hear about the program directly from faculty and students.
Watch the video to see the International Sports Fair held by our Recreation and Leisure students.
Watch the video. Learn how Humber's Recreation and Leisure prepared Jaleesa for her career in Recreation Services.
Eric Beresford, Hockey League Coordinator for the Town of Oakville has received the Alumni of Distinction Award for the Recreation and Leisure Services Program from the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.
Full Circle—two high school friends end up teaching side-by-side at Humber College in the Recreation and Leisure and Sport Management programs.
The School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism has more than 500 industry partners. Partners provide funding for capital projects, offer internships for students, donate more than $60,000 in awards and scholarships and employ Humber graduates. Industry partners include municipal and commercial recreation facilities, sports organizations, not-for-profit service clubs, health centres, event management companies, seniors centres and long-term care facilities.
People and governments are focused on the benefits of having an active lifestyle. Current estimates place the health-care cost of physical inactivity in Canada at $6.8 billion. As a result, the need for dedicated professionals who can help Canadians live healthier, active lives is greater than ever.
Graduates plan, deliver and manage leisure, recreation and wellness operations in a variety of roles and responsibilities for:
Potential jobs include:
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario’s HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development program, QUEST Training for supervisory staff as well as a certificate in Inclusive Recreation Programming – Level 1.
All full-time students receive a student membership with Parks and Recreation Ontario.
This information is accurate as of December 2016.
The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Qualified students in this program are eligible to undertake experiential learning opportunities including IMG Academy in Florida. Qualified students are eligible to undertake a study abroad service learning trip, which provides rewarding experiences and opportunities to do community service across the globe.
These trips operate annually in May and are 10 to 15 days in length.
New study abroad trips and initiatives are introduced each fall. Additional fees apply.
Students are eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
Humber Massage Therapy students may qualify for Study Abroad opportunities.
The International Sports Fair was held by the Recreation Leisure students on Thursday, November 17th, 2016.
Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.