School of Sport and Recreation

Strength and Sport Conditioning

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Experience 400 hours of practical applied work experience

Overview

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, speed development, and sport-specific science, along with practical  training in weightlifting, agility, plyometrics, and sprint training for athletes.

Dual Diploma Option! Canadore graduates of this program are eligible to complete the Recreation and Leisure Services or Recreation Therapy program in one year. 

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
  • Anatomy
  • Leadership and program planning
  • Sports and special events

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

College Drive Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
GENED General Education Elective - Online
REC 105 Inclusive Leadership and Program Planning
REC 108 Introduction to Recreation/Leisure Services
REC 113 Foundations of Strength/Sport Conditioning
REC 114 General Exercise Protocol
CMM 125 General Business Communications
Semester 2 - Winter
GENED General Education Elective - Online
REC 112 Anatomy
REC 119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC 123 Facilities Design and Operation
REC 128 Sports and Special Events
REC 130 Legislation and Risk Management
Semester 3 - Fall
GENED General Education Elective - Online
REC 214 Administration of Recreation/Leisure Services
REC 218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC 235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC 254 Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hrs)
Semester 4 - Winter
REC 230 Financial Management
REC 231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
REC 232 Volunteer Management
REC 234 Leagues and Tournaments
REC 255 Placement - Strength and Sport Conditioning (280 hrs)

College Drive Campus

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
REC 112 Anatomy
REC 119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC 123 Facilities Design and Operation
REC 128 Sport and Special Events
REC 130 Legislation and Risk Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 2 - Fall
REC 105 Inclusive Leadership and Program Planning
REC 108 Introduction to Recreation/Leisure Services
REC 113 Foundations of Strength and Sport Conditioning
REC 114 General Exercise Protocol
CMM 125 General Business Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 3 - Winter
REC 230 Financial Management
REC 231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
REC 232 Volunteer Management
REC 234 Leagues and Tournaments
REC 255 Placement - Strength and Sport Conditioning (280 hrs)
Semester 4 - Fall
REC 114 Administration of Recreation and Leisure Services
REC 218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC 235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC 254 Practicum - Strength and Sport Conditioning (100 hrs)
GENED General Education Elective - Online

2018-2019 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3022.5 $1154 - - $4176.5
2 $3022.5 $1029 - - $4051.5

2018-2019 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12061.14 $1742 - - $13803.14
2 $12061.14 $1617 - - $13678.14

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

  • 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:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca