Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Interested in aligning your career with your passion? Come learn about Langara’s Recreation Studies programs and how they can advance/benefit your career. Make an impact in your community in this interdisciplinary field. 

Email recreation@langara.ca to RSVP for an upcoming session. In this session, you will learn how: 

  • How recreation is helping communities and individuals in social isolation
  • How recreation professionals support community and individual mental health and wellbeing through recreation as BC endures COVID19
  • What stable career opportunities are available through recreation: pension, benefits, stable income, etc.
  • What industry relevant certifications the Recreation Studies Programs provides within the courses
  • How recreation helps to build diverse and inclusive communities
  • What intercultural competency skills are developed through virtual international exchanges throughout the program

If you'd like to watch a short video about the Recreation Leadership Diploma on your own time, here is a 10 minute overview of the Program: 

Frequently Asked Questions:
  1. What careers are available in community recreation?
    The British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association has put together an interactive website where you can explore the many career opportunities in recreation, the educational requirements for those careers, and the average salary. Check it out: https://careersrecparks.bcrpa.bc.ca/recreation/

  2. How can I learn more about the cost of study and financial aid?
    Cost of study tool: https://langara.ca/admissions/cost-of-study-tool/index.html
    Financial Aid: https://langara.ca/student-services/financial-aid/

  3. Who should I contact for questions about Admissions?
    A Langara Advisor:admissions@langara.ca 

  4. Where I can I find the Supplemental Application Form?
    Here is a link to the fillable PDF: https://langara.ca/departments/registrar-and-enrolment-services/student-forms/recreation-supplemental-application-fillable.pdf

  5. How can I contact the department for further questions? 
    If you have immediate questions about the Recreation Studies Programs, schedule a video chat with a Department Representative by emailing recreation@langara.ca 

Date Time Room
Nov 18, 2021 6:00pm - 7:30pm Online

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