About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:Four consecutive terms

Program Highlights

All the benefits of the Recreation Therapy program, plus:

  • Provides a great option for any applicant who is not relying on summer income to support their finances.
  • Graduates will have a 1-term head start on securing employment or potentially continuing their studies in other programs.
  • The program is OSAP eligible.
  • Content and learning outcomes are the same for the traditional delivery and Fast-track streams.
  • Graduates will receive the same Ontario College Diploma.
  • Residence is open during the summer.

Graduates will find employment in:

  • Acute, chronic care and other specialized hospitals
  • Facilities/agencies for individuals with mental health or intellectual disabilities
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Children’s treatment centres
  • Municipal recreation departments
  • Long term care facilities/adult day programs/retirement homes
  • Correctional programs and facilities
  • Community/private agencies aiding people with illness or disability

The teachers have always been there for any question or concern and the program provided so much opportunity to gain valuable experience. I would recommend this program to anyone. It’s a decision that will benefit you for the rest of your career.

Sarah Korevaar, Recreation Therapy Graduate

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0184 - 4 consecutive terms Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
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.