Strength and Sport Conditioning

Female Weightlifter

Program at a glance

Program code: 
010410
Accreditation: 
Ontario College Diploma
Length of study: 
2 years
Study options: 
Full-time - September & January
Campus location: 
College Drive

There is an increasing need for certified professionals in strength and sport conditioning. This specialized program, designed for individuals who have an interest in sports and fitness, will teach you the skills and techniques needed to help athletes or sports teams reach their maximum physical potential.

Strength and sport conditioning is athletic training aimed at greater strength, power, speed, agility, coordination and balance. You will learn general exercise principles, nutrition, and sport-specific science, along with practical advanced training in weightlifting, agility, plyometrics, balance, and sprint training for athletes.

 

 

 

Study Abroad!

Study in Ireland at the Limerick Institute of Technology as part of an exchange or graduate pathway. For more details: canadorecollege.ca/transferguide



 

*Fast Track option available

 

Your Future Careers

  • Personal trainer
  • Sports team consultant
  • Fitness facility manager
  • Olympic style weightlifting coach

What You Learn

  • Agility, plyometric and speed training
  • Science of sport conditioning
  • Resistance training for athletes
  • Health and wellness
  • Leadership and program planning
  • Sports and special events
  • Administration of recreation and leisure services

Students complete 400 hours of practical applied work experience.

Obtain two diplomas in three years! Canadore graduates are eligible to transfer directly into the second year of the Recreation and Leisure Services program or the Recreation Therapy program.

Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

 

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Curriculum: 

View January Start Curriculum

September Start

Semester One- Fall:

REC 105Leadership and Program Planning

REC 108Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

REC 113Foundations of Strength and Sport Conditioning

REC 114Anatomy and General Exercise Protocol

CMM 125General Business Communication

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Two - Winter:

REC 111Health and Wellness

REC 119Resistance Training for Athletes

REC 123Recreation Facilities

REC 128Sport and Special Events

REC 130Legislation and Risk Management

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Three - Fall:

REC 214Administration of Recreation and Leisure Service

REC 218Marketing Recreation and Leisure

REC 235Science of Sport Conditioning

REC 254Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hours)

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Four - Winter:

REC 230Financial Management

REC 232Volunteer Management

REC 234Leagues and Tournaments

REC 231Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training

REC 255Placement - Strength and Sport Conditioning (280 hrs)


January Start

Semester One- Winter:

REC 111 Health and Wellness

REC 119Resistance Training for Athletes

REC 123Recreation Facilities

REC 128Sports and Special Events

REC 130Legislation and Risk Management

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Two - Fall:

REC 105Leadership and Program Planning

REC 108Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services

REC 113Foundations of Strength and Sport Conditioning

REC 114Anatomy and General Exercise Protocol

CMM 125General Business Communication

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Three - Winter:

REC 230 Financial Management

REC 232 Volunteer Management

REC 234 Leagues and Tournaments

REC 231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training

REC 255 Placement – Strength & Sport Conditioning (280 hrs)

 

Semester Four - Fall:

REC 214Administration of Recreation and Leisure Service

REC 218Marketing Recreation and Leisure

REC 235Science of Sport Conditioning

REC 254Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hours)

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Note: Employers may require current Emergency First Aid and CPR training and a criminal reference check. Prior to commencing placement, students must have current Emergency First Aid and CPR training and a criminal reference check. All associated costs are the responsibility of the student.

 

Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.

Additional Credentials: 

Dual Diploma Option

The program curriculum is designed to offer students the opportunity to obtain two diplomas in three years. Graduates are eligible to transfer directly into Canadore's Recreation Therapy program and Recreation and Leisure Services program. These transfer options enable students to obtain a second diploma within a year.

 

Turn Your Diploma Into A Degree

Canadore has a pathway with Limerick Institute of Technology that provides graduates of the Strength and Sport Conditioning program to complete a 3 year BSc degree in Sport Strength and Conditioning at our Irish Partner Institute

Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Work Placement: 

Students perform 400 hours of applied work experience, including a seven-week placement at the end of the last semester. Strength and Sport Conditioning professionals work closely with the program faculty to ensure quality placement experiences. Students must be prepared to travel to and from placement at their own expense.

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