Holland College | Sport and Recreation Management

Sport and Recreation Management

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Diploma, Sport and Recreation Management
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above general level
  • Résumé of work and volunteer experience

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $4,160 $4,576
Lab Fee $  385 $  150
Student Union $  168 $  168
Health Insurance Fee $  420 $  420
Fitness Centre Fee $    80 $    80
Grad Fee $ -  $  100
Total $5,213 $5,494
1st installment due Sept. 1, 2021 $2,898 $3,314
2nd installment due Jan. 6, 2022 $2,315 $2,180
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
Books $  600 $  500
Total $  600 $  500



  • Event manager
  • Fitness centre manager
  • Outdoor activities/education manager
  • Sports administrator/coordinator
  • Municipal recreation

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

Program Overview

The diploma in Sport and Recreation Management prepares students for a career in community development, recreation programming, facility management, athletic administration, and similar employment opportunities. Courses in community development, sport event tourism, marketing, public relations, entrepreneurship, leadership, and program design prepare students for a career on the business side of the recreation industry.

Graduates of the Sport and Recreation Management program will have the skills necessary to assist with the planning and delivery of recreation programs, supervise and schedule sport leagues and work collaboratively with senior sport and recreation management teams. 

Students who wish to continue on with their education will have the academic and applied skills to meet the requirements of Holland College articulation opportunities.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.



The diploma in Kinesiology prepares students for a career in recreation programming, facility management, fitness coordination, and similar employment opportunities.


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