REC210 - Experiencing Recreation II - Inclusion and Access

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Subject Title
Experiencing Recreation II - Inclusion and Access

Subject Description
This course is focused on understanding population diversity and creating solutions to minimize barriers and access to recreation.  We will address: underlying attitudes and concepts pertaining to inclusion and special recreation, trends in inclusive recreation, and current infrastructure and community resources.  Exploration and an in-depth analysis of a specific population will provide each student with a unique experience in understanding the challenges associated with recreation participation constraints.

Credit Status
This is a required course in the Recreation and Leisure Services program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Develop an understanding of the historical, cultural and social barriers to recreation participation.
  1. Diversify the experiences of students with accessible low impact and affordable activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.
  1. Determine recreation accessibility issues associated with Canada’s aging population.
  1. Critically assess and evaluate the recreational programming opportunities and access barriers faced by an indigenous or first nation community.
  1. Analyze historical and current barriers to youth-based recreation and develop sound strategies to engage Canadian youth in purposeful recreation.
  1. Identify Canada’s population diversity and the policies needed to offer accessible and inclusive recreation at municipal, provincial, and national levels.
  1. Gain an understanding of and appreciation for how quality recreation influences cultural, ethnic, gender, age, and sexual orientation discrimination.
  1. Develop strategies for increasing access and inclusion to recreation for those with ‘invisible disabilities’.
  1. Explore various local community programming, facilities, and infrastructure that is in place to support recreation access and inclusion.

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