Intramural Sports

Vancouver IslandUniversity

Recreation and Sport Management
 and Co-operative Education

Recreation and Sports Management

Learn Beyond the Classroom

The Recreation and Sport Management program provides students with the knowledge and experience to pursue careers in public recreation, fitness/wellness management, outdoor leadership, aquatics, coaching, and sports administration. The Diploma and the Degree are offered in a Work-integrated Learning Co-operative Education format (WIL-co-op). In the diploma program, students will spend four academic semesters and fulfill the requirements of two (2) paid Work-integrated Learning co-ops. After successfully completing the Recreation and Sport Management diploma, students can then apply to continue their studies in the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree (BTM) and complete a third paid WIL- co-op before graduation.

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Student Story

"This job [gave] me the opportunity to engage with members of the community, especially at the lake because the lifeguards are in such close contact with the public. This also gave me valuable teamwork experience because I was in a new environment and had to learn how to work with other guards in a completely different environment." 

Victoria Koutstaal (Tori), Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Student

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