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McCollins Jones, recreation management student

Promoting accessibility and inclusion

Taking a course in the Recreation and Management program titled ‘Leisure and Individuals with Disabilities’ inspired Kuda Ndadzungira to analyze the state of disability in Zimbabwe and how best she could help change things.

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Recreation Management skills

The skills you learn will enable you to enter directly into management-level positions in the ever-growing recreation and leisure service industry.

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Have fun while learning

A group of students take time out of their busy schedule to join in a recreational activity.

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Program snapshot

Top 7 reasons to study Recreation Management at Dal:

  1. You'll earn two degrees. Since the program is run by two separate faculties, you'll receive a Bachelor of Science (Recreation) and Bachelor of Management in five years.
  2. We're a tight-knit group. Our small class sizes mean you’ll get to know your classmates and teachers.
  3. You'll learn from the best. Our professors are renowned in their fields and incredibly accessible.
  4. You’ll expand your options. With two degrees from two distinct but complementary programs, you'll have double the opportunities for an exciting career.
  5. You'll do hands-on work. The 14-week internship in your final year will provide you with valuable work experience.
  6. You'll broaden your horizons. Thanks to our use of interprofessional learning, you'll delve into other programs as well.
  7. We'll be there for you. You'll have access to dedicated advisors in both the recreation and management components of the program.

What will I learn?

Learn how to manage recreation facilities

You'll learn business competencies and recreation management skills, both in the classroom and through a 14-week internship. The skills you learn will enable you to enter directly into management-level positions in the ever-growing recreation and leisure service industry.

What can I do?

Learn how to manage a sports team

With the management skills and other knowledge you'll acquire, you'll be qualified to take a position managing a recreation facilty, such as a fitness centre or summer camp for kids. Or you might find a position as an events and promotion manager for your favourite sports league.