Recreation and Leisure Services - Advanced Standing

September 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
RLD
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,695.62 per semester*
International:
$8,608.67 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below

In just 10 months you can add a Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Services to your existing college diploma or university degree, by enrolling in this accelerated program.

Program Highlights

Through hands-on training, you will learn to develop and manage recreation programs to work in this challenging and rewarding field. In the final semester, get connected to the recreation industry thorough an experiential field placement at a site of your choice, that can be in Ontario, in Canada or in an international location.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are diverse, and include:

  • resorts and cruise lines
  • health and fitness centres
  • special event planning services
  • commercial recreation facilities
  • municipal recreation departments
  • golf clubs
  • senior's centres, nursing homes
  • hospitals, treatment centres
  • correctional facilities
  • outdoor recreation/education environments
  • new immigrant services
  • after school programs

Job titles include:

  • recreation specialist
  • recreation sports analyst
  • team/club program coordinator
  • activities assistant/director
  • sports and leisure consultant
  • community recreation consultant
  • fitness coordinator
  • outdoor education programmer
  • special event coordinator
  • youth programmer
  • parks and facility coordinator

Basic Exemption: First Semester Courses

Provided that you meet the admission requirements, you will be exempted from first semester courses of the Diploma program. You will start in September, begin your next semester in January, and participate in your final semester block placement beginning in May.

You will be required to pay tuition and fees for 3 semesters--including the final semester field placement.

Graduate students who have previously completed a 15-week, Human Service-related supervised Field Practice, or a related Prior Learning Experience in the field of Recreation and Leisure Services, may qualify for a reduced time requirement for placement, as approved by the Program Coordinator.

Non Academic Requirements

Your program has mandatory requirements which may include a criminal reference check, first aid, CPR-C, etc. For more information, please see the Non Academic Requirements page.

Failure to provide any of the required Non Academic Field Requirements by the specified due date will result in an inability to participate in the mandatory placement components of the program.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Students applying to Recreation and Leisure Services - Advanced Standing must meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or Ontario College diploma in a related field or equivalent

OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated.
Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed.
Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.
Two Gr 11 courses will be accepted in lieu of a Gr 12 course requirement.

Tuition Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized below.

Brock University

Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 6.5 out of a 20 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Brock University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 6.5 out of a 15 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Brock University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

Hartpury University

Requirement
  • Successful completion of program.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.
For more information
Visit the Hartpury University website for further articulation and program information.

Institute of Technology Sligo

Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
  • Must successfully complete the Accounting for Non-Accountants module.
  • Hold an externally accredited qualification in one or more Fitness Instruction (Can Fit Pro), Assistant Swim Teaching (Canadian National Swim Association) & Introductory Level Lifeguard (Emergency Response Award) prior to arrival.
  • A Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Recreation & Leisure graduate will be eligible to achieve a Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Recreation & Leisure through one additional year of full-time study.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 3-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the KOM Consultants website.

For more information
Visit the Institute of Technology Sligo website for further articulation and program information.

Limerick Institute of Technology

Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 3-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Limerick Institute of Technology's international website.

For more information
Visit the Limerick Institute of Technology website for further articulation and program information.
Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Limerick Institute of Technology's international website.

For more information
Visit the Limerick Institute of Technology website for further articulation and program information.

Ontario Tech University

Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
  • Successful completion of the Ontario Tech Commerce Bridge program.
Transfer Credit
  • 45 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 18 credit diploma.
  • Note: No transfer credits awarded.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.

Royal Roads University

Requirement
  • Minimum B cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 3rd year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Royal Roads University's admissions website.

For more information
Visit the Royal Roads University website for further articulation and program information.

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