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Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Services - Sports Loyalist College - Belleville Campus Loyalist College - Belleville Campus, Canada

Intake Sep 2024

Jan 2023, Jan 2024, Sep 2023

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CAD 15000

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

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24 months


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Program Overview

Our busy days are often highly scheduled, making it essential that quality wellness and recreation services are available within our community. Recreation and sports professionals help build healthy communities and develop programs for individuals of all ages.

Experiential Learning
This hands-on program produces recreation and sport professionals with the skills and knowledge to help people of all ages and abilities combine wellness and physical activity in their daily lives:

  • Engage in outdoor recreation activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, slacklining and skiing.
  • Work directly with children and youth with a variety of exceptionalities and abilities within an adaptive recreation setting.  
  • Prepare for self-employment through an independent research project in the final semester. Design an original program or business that can be showcased to employers and investors upon graduation.
  • Pursue opportunities to complete aquatic and outdoor recreation qualifications.
  • Gain important public relations, marketing, financial, and research and proposal writing skills.
  • Hear from industry professional guest speakers in recreation and outdoor education.
  • Gain 320 hours of on-the-job experience in two field placements within a variety of settings: municipal health and wellness centres, military recreation, resort destinations, outdoor education centres, retirement and therapeutic recreation facilities, and international programs
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 5

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 54

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent
    • Biology

6.5 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
54 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 110

Application Fee

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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