School of Sport and Recreation

Strength and Sport Conditioning

2 years Ontario College Diploma

There is an increasing need for certified professionals in strength and sport conditioning.

Overview

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.

Your Future Career

  • 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

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

College Drive Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
REC 105 Leadership and Program Planning
REC 108 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services
REC 113 Foundations of Strength and Sport Conditioning
REC 114 Anatomy and General Exercise Protocol
CMM 125 General Business Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 2 - Winter
REC 111 Health and Wellness
REC 119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC 123 Recreation Facilities
REC 128 Sports and Special Events
REC 130 Legislation and Risk Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 3 - Fall
REC 214 Administration of Recreation and Leisure Service
REC 218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC 235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC 254 Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hours)
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 4 - 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 and Sport Conditioning (280 hours)

College Drive Campus

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
REC 111 Health and Wellness
REC 119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC 123 Recreation Facilities
REC 128 Sports and Special Events
REC 130 Legislation and Risk Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 2 - Fall
REC 105 Leadership and Program Planning
REC 108 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Services
REC 113 Foundations of Strength and Sport Conditioning
REC 114 Anatomy and General Exercise Protocol
CMM 125 General Business Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 3 - 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 and Sport Conditioning (280 hours)
Semester 4 - Fall
REC 214 Administration of Recreation and Leisure Service
REC 218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC 235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC 254 Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hours)
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02
2 2849.02 $1010 - - $3859.02

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

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Ontario College Diploma

Students have the opportunity to obtain their NCCP Weightlifting Competition Coach Certification as well as the NCCP Special Olympics Coach Certification. In addition, students can obtain their High Five, First Aid/CPR and Inclusive Sport certifications.

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.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Jennifer.Sutton@canadorecollege.ca