Recreation and Leisure Services (Entry into Level 03) – Algonquin College

Program Info

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: School of Health & Community Studies
Degree: Diploma
Field of Study: Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Description: Pursue a career supporting healthy living and build stronger communities.

Recreation and Leisure – Entry into Level 03 for Graduates of Fitness and Health allows graduates of the Fitness and Health Promotion Ontario College Diploma program to enter the Recreation and Leisure Ontario College Diploma program with advanced standing.

The two-year Recreation and Leisure Services Ontario College Diploma program prepares you to pursue a career in a variety of supporting roles and leadership positions at culturally relevant recreation facilities, parks and in open spaces. In this program, you learn how to make a difference in the community by promoting and advocating for the benefits of recreation, leisure and healthy living

URL: Recreation and Leisure Services (Entry into Level 03) at Algonquin College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,257
International: $16,200

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships: 1
Careers: Recreation and Sports Managers



LOCATION: Ottawa, Ontario
ENTRANCE DATES: January, May, September
TELEPHONE: (613) 727-4723 – 7031
TOLL FREE: (800) 565-4723
FAX: (613) 727-7665
ADDRESS: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967, and is located on the unceded territory of the Algonquin People. The College has served over 50 years as a leader in post-secondary education and undergone significant growth since its establishment. Algonquin students are sought out by employers in every industry due to the hands-on skills and career focus they gain from learning in realistic lab and classroom environments. By the time students graduate, they are ready to take on the work world.


Algonquin College provides on-campus housing for students, with a variety of room options to choose from. Whether you are looking for a female only room or a male only room, we have something that will fit your needs. Rooms are all shared occupancy, so you will be able to meet new people and make friends during your time here. Plus, our mandatory Meal Plan ensures that you always have access to food when you need it. Payment options are available, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the school if you have any questions. 


Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience

Algonquin College graduates of the Fitness and Health Promotion (3010X) Ontario College Diploma program who have maintained a minimum GPA of 1.0/4.0 (50%, D-) and who have a valid Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector may be granted 18/33 course exemptions towards a Recreation and Leisure Services Ontario College Diploma.

Information on requirements can be found on the Algonquin College website.


Fees & Scholarships

International student:$18,114

Notes for Canadian Students:

College fees are set in accordance with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ policies. Fees must be paid each term for you to officially register for your classes. Your costs will vary depending on your program of study, lifestyle and other variables.

Notes for International Students:

A differential fee will apply to international students. Please contact International at for current fee information.

Scholarships, prizes and awards are given in recognition of academic excellence, and can include money, plaques, books, medals, etc, or any combination thereof. They are given in recognition of achievement at a variety of levels (program, department, school), for various areas (subject, program, activity, student government, etc.) and often reflect the interest and commitment of donors from the community. Visit Financial Aid page for more information.

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