About the courseRecreation professionals deliver health, social, economic and environmental benefits through leisure services. You May choose one of the following areas of concentration Community Recreation studies leisure services in diverse and changing communities, including management, community development and the needs of participants. Outdoor Recreation focuses on leadership in the natural environment. You’ll prepare to serve as a wilderness trip leader, facilitate groups in outdoor recreation settings, work in outdoor and experiential education environments and promote social and environmental change in the world. Activities include lectures, outdoor and experiential activities and small group work. Therapeutic Recreation is focused on the goal of ensuring that all individuals, regardless of ability, have access to meaningful leisure in their lives. You’ll gain hands-on experience in providing services to marginalized individuals (people with disabilities and illnesses, recent immigrants, people who experience poverty and older adults) using leisure to improve functional abilities and quality of life. The Degree Pathway for Professionals initiative is intended for experienced professionals in recreation services who wish to complete their undergraduate studies in order to further their careers.
Intake MonthsJanuary, April, September
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AboutBrock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings. With more than 19,000 students in seven diverse Faculties, it offers an academic experience that’s second to none. As a comprehensive university, Brock has an expansive selection of undergraduate programs as well as advanced research, post-graduate and doctoral options. Its graduates enjoy one of the highest employment rates in the country with 90% finding employment within six months of receiving their degree.
The university’s degree programs are designed with future in mind and focus on career with co-op and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to chosen field of study. Brock’s career-driven degrees, such as Game Design, Public Health, and Sport Management, along with co-op work terms, internships, and experiential opportunities prepares students for a successful career.Brock University is a globally minded community with more than 100 countries represented on campus. Its many clubs and events bring Canadian and international students together. Popular events such as International Education Week, and Celebration of Nations celebrate culture from around the world, and highlight the importance of a global education, and intercultural awareness in preparing for future careers. Student Life and Community Experience provides opportunities for everyone in the Brock community to be active and engaged at Brock and within its surrounding communities.
It offers programs and services that support campus involvement, leadership development, community engagement, rights and responsibilities, student event and activities support, transition and first-year experience, volunteerism and service-learning, co-curricular mapping and off-campus living. There’s a variety of clubs, intramural athletic options and extracurricular activities to stimulate any interest. Brock University also has a team dedicated to international student success.
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St. Catharines campus of the Brock University houses around 2,500 students in 8 residence complexes. Also, the institution has a campus in the city named Hamilton in Ontario. It has a gymnasium, board room, instructional resource center, library, large classrooms, modern computer labs, faculty office space, conference facilities, food services, and green spaces.