Recreation Therapy, Advanced Diploma | Online (optional) | Canadore College | North Bay, Canada
Advanced Diploma On Campus Online

Recreation Therapy

24 months
13179 CAD/year
2720 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Train for a career in one of the fastest-growing professions. This is a rewarding, health-centered field where you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the quality of life of an individual with an illness or disability. The Recreation Therapy program is offered at Canadore College.


Through assessment, planning, and delivery of programs, you will help people lead more fulfilling and independent lives. This specific training will prepare you for a career in clinical and community-based settings.

All classes are available onsite or online, and are recorded for future playback.

Your Future Career

  • Long-term care facilities
  • Municipal recreation centres
  • Hospitals
  • Social service agencies
  • Children's treatment centres
  • Centres for addiction and mental health

What You Learn while studying the Recreation Therapy program at Canadore College

  • Program design
  • Assessment and documentation
  • Leisure education and counselling
  • Facilitation techniques
  • Adaptive and inclusive recreation
  • Outdoor and adventure recreation

Programme Structure


  • Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
  • Recreation Essentials
  • Aging and Therapeutic Recreation
  • Therapeutic Recreation and Mental Health
  • Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation
  • Program Design in Therapeutic Recreation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U
  • If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13179 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13179 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    2720 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2720 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for North Bay

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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