About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0159

Program Highlights

  • Overnight leadership retreat and winter retreat
  • Knowledgeable faculty who are champions for strong,healthy, vibrant communities
  • Therapeutic Recreation Ontario student membership
  • Parks and Recreation Ontario student membership

Career Opportunities

  • Government Agencies: Aquatics, Adult services, Special events, Recreation centres, Senior centres, Community development, Health promotion
  • Outdoor recreation settings: Camps, Parks, Resorts
  • Voluntary sector: YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Sport associations
  • Social Services: Housing authorities, Youth at risk agencies, Developmental services, Mental health agencies

The Recreation and Leisure program at Niagara College allowed me to make connections with agencies within my field which has now led me to a full time position where I am able to use what I learned to the fullest. My job is a perfect fit for my skills.

Allison Campbell, Recreation and Leisure Services graduate, Program Co-ordinator, The Learning Institute, White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0159 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Not Available
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.