TRTG 114 – Therapeutic Recreation Therapy Program Development And Service Delivery


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 Programming and Delivery Human Kinetics Canada Publishing 2008

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 75 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn a comprehensive three-step plan for successful programming of services, programs leadership, and understanding operational management of program systems in recreation and leisure services organizations.


North Bay Campus or Online –


Part I. Foundations of Programming
1. The Importance of Programmed Leisure
2. The Profession of Leisure Programming
3. Programming Principles
4. Leisure Program Components
5. Chapter 5. Overview of the Program Planning Process

Part II. Planning Preparations
6. Understanding Your Organization and Community
7. Assessing Patrons’ Program Needs (Review)
8. Program Goals and Objectives
9. The Program Plan

Part III. Program Implementation
10. Making Operation Decisions
11. Leading and Supervising Programs (Introduction)


PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: Student understands the systematic, leisure-based and client-centred approach used in the design and development of therapeutic recreation programs and services.

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Student understands how to ensure the delivery of client-centred, leisure based programs are responsive and reflective of client’s strengths and interests.