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 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.

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
  • Powerlifting and weightlifting
  • Leadership and program planning
  • Sports and special events

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

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
REC105 Inclusive Leadership and Program Planning
REC108 Introduction to Recreation/Leisure Services
REC113 Foundations of Strengh & Sport Conditioning
REC114 General Exercise Protocol
REC116 Sport & Recreation & Leisure Certification
CMM125 General Business Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 2 - Winter
REC112 Anatomy
REC119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC123 Facilities Design and Operation
REC128 Sports and Special Events
REC130 Legislation and Risk Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 3 - Fall
REC214 Administration of Recreation/Leisure Services
REC218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC254 Practicum - Strength & Sport Conditioning (100 hours)
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 4 - Winter
REC230 Financial Management
REC231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
REC232 Volunteer Management
REC234 Leagues and Tournaments
REC255 Placement (280 hrs)

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
REC112 Anatomy
REC119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC123 Facilities Design and Operation
REC128 Sports and Special Events
REC130 Legislation and Risk Management
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 2 - Fall
REC105 Inclusive Leadership and Program Planning
REC108 Introduction to Recreation/Leisure Services
REC113 Foundations of Strengh & Sport Conditioning
REC114 General Exercise Protocol
REC116 Sport & Recreation & Leisure Certification
CMM125 General Business Communication
GENED General Education Elective - Online
Semester 3 - Winter
REC230 Financial Management
REC231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
REC232 Volunteer Management
REC234 Leagues and Tournaments
REC255 Placement (280 hrs)
Semester 4 - Fall
REC214 Administration of Recreation/Leisure Services
REC218 Marketing Recreation and Leisure
REC235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC254 Practicum (100 hours)
GENED General Education Elective - Online

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96
2 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
2 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69

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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Business Management – 8 months to complete
Human Resources Management – 8 months to complete
Project Management – Information Technology – 8 months to complete
Recreation and Leisure Services (Fast Track) – 8 months to complete
Recreation Therapy (Fast Track) – 8 months to complete

Explore these opportunities and more through Canadore’s Transfer and Pathway

For more information, please contact the Pathways Officer:

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