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The need for leisure time services continues to grow as more individuals move into retirement, increasing concerns for individual and societal health, an increasing senior population, and the recognition of the need for diverse and inclusive recreation programs. Trained personnel in the field of recreation and leisure studies contribute greatly to the variety and quality of the recreational opportunities offered in the United States. The Recreation Leadership curriculum is designed to provide students with a basic foundation in recreation and leisure studies through classroom lectures, experiential activities, and volunteer opportunities within the local community. The recreation and leisure studies field is broad. Through this program, students will gain a general knowledge of the scope of the field in which recreation and leisure services are provided. Students who intend to transfer after graduation to a four-year college to complete a baccalaureate degree program in recreation will transfer with a strong foundation in leadership, activity planning, and diversity programming. The Recreation Leadership program prepares students to pursue careers in the following areas:
The A.S. degree program in Recreation Leadership is open to people of all ages and abilities. The main mission of the recreation leader’s work is assisting individuals to enhance their quality of life through the wise use of leisure time.
Onondaga Community College
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