School of Sport and Recreation

Strength and Sport Conditioning - Fast Track

1 year 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
  • Anatomy
  • Leadership and program planning
  • Sports and special events
  • Administration of recreation and leisure services

Graduate of at least a two-year postsecondary program

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 Strength & Sport Conditioning
REC114 General Exercise Protocol
REC116 Sport & Recreation & Leisure Certification
REC214 Administration of Recreation/Leisure Services
REC235 Science of Sport Conditioning
Semester 2 - Winter
REC112 Anatomy
REC119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC128 Sports and Special Events
REC130 Legislation and Risk Management
REC230 Financial Management
REC231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
REC254 Practicum - Strength & Sport Conditioning (100 hours)

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
REC112 Anatomy
REC119 Resistance Training for Athletes
REC128 Sports and Special Events
REC130 Legislation and Risk Management
REC230 Financial Management
REC231 Agility, Plyometric and Speed Training
Semester 2 - Fall
REC105 Inclusive Leadership and Program Planning
REC108 Introduction to Recreation/Leisure Services
REC113 Foundations of Strength & Sport Conditioning
REC114 General Exercise Protocol
REC116 Sport & Recreation & Leisure Certification
REC214 Administration of Recreation/Leisure Services
REC235 Science of Sport Conditioning
REC254 Practicum - Strength & Sport Conditioning (100 hours)

1 year Ontario College Diploma

Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96

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:

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