|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 – three days per week for 15 weeks (total of 250 hours). The school works with the student to find a placement with an industry partner. The placement occurs across industry sectors including professional sport associations, community and amateur sport governing bodies, and private sector sport organizations. These placements provide valuable experience and industry contacts.
Want to advance your career, but don’t have the time to commit to a full-time course? Try a part-time certificate course and enhance your skill set in less time.
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.
In this intensive, 3-week summer school program, students will study subject areas like tourism, international business and more.
On the IMG Academy trip, students will train in a world-class athletic facility and learn from industry-experienced professionals.
Students are involved in volunteer projects based on their areas of interest and participate in unique local activities and excursions.
Visit a variety of breath-taking sites and take part in rewarding, physical challenges on this unforgettable, two-week adventure.
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.
Note: 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 may apply to participate in a ten day experiential learning trip including one week at IMG Sport Academy, Florida and an experience with the Dunedin Blue Jays.
Qualified students in this program may also apply to a study abroad service learning trip to contribute to a global community. Past service learning trips were to Arviat, Nunavut and Nicaragua. In addition, eligible students have the opportunity to apply for a study abroad experiential trip to Peru.
Each year we offer a variety of experiential learning trip opportunities for students to study aboard. Our annual short duration experiential trips in May are approximately two weeks in length. These faculty lead study abroad trips are confirmed in the fall semester.
These trips vary each year and are subject to availability and eligibility requirements. Additional fees apply.
Students are eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
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.