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Program Name: Therapeutic Recreation
Program Code: KIBSRS-THRC
Faculty: Kinesiology & Health Studies
Campuses: U of R
Degree: Bachelor Degree (4 Years)
Related Programs: Health Promotion
Health Studies
Human Kinetics
Kinesiology (unsure of major)
Pre-Physical Therapy
Program Description

Are you interested in helping to improve the quality of life for people with physical, mental, social or emotional limitations?  Therapeutic Recreation recognizes the value of leisure, recreation and play as vital for quality of life. You will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic recreation programs aimed at assisting the individual to achieve independence, optimal health and a high quality of life.

The University of Regina's Therapeutic Recreation program is the only one of its kind between British Columbia and Nova Scotia that guarantees academic path eligibility for certification through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (

Sample Courses:
Assessment in Therapeutic Recreation, Interventions in Therapeutic Recreation, Professional Issues.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates pursue careers as certified therapeutic recreation specialists in a variety of settings, including long term care, acute care, day programs, rehabilitation, youth-at-risk and mental health and addictions.


Last Updated Date: August 30, 2017 01:35 PM