TRTG 108 – Leisure Services In Older Adults


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications outlined by your program
  • Textbook: Leisure and Aging Human Kinetics Canada Publishing 2017

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn a balanced perspective of current knowledge from cutting-edge research from the fields of both gerontology and leisure studies. Students will also gain insights into delivery of leisure services in older adults’ communities and long-term care environments.


North Bay Campus or Online –


Part I. Setting the stage
1. Global Perspectives on Leisure and Aging
2. The Influence of Leisure on Discourses of Aging

Part II. Theoretical and Methodological Perspective on Leisure and Aging
3. The Relevance of Leisure in Theories of Aging
4. Studying Leisure in the Context of Aging
5. Leisure Across the Later Life Span
6. Leisure and Diversity in Later Life: Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Part III. Leisure and Healthy Aging
7. Leisure and Physical Well-Being
8. Leisure and the Psychological Well-Being and Health of Older Adults
9. Leisure and Social and Spiritual Well-Being

Part IV. Community, Aging and Leisure
10. The Role of Community in Encouraging Healthy Aging Among Older Adults
11. Tourism and Aging

Part V. Leisure in Long-Term Care
12. Leisure in Long-Term Care Setting
13. Bridging Community and Long-Term Care Settings

Illustrate the delivery of leisure services in older adult communities and long-term care environments.