RLS306 - Program Planning and Delivery

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Subject Title
Program Planning and Delivery

Subject Description
The "program" is the core of Recreation and Leisure Services.  It creates the enjoyment and fulfillment that draws people to a recreation facility.  Knowing the professional procedures used to plan and deliver successful recreation programs is a core competency of the Recreation and Leisure Services Program.  In this subject, foundation abilities in professional recreation programming are developed through study and experience in: client needs assessment, objective setting, planning and preparation, implementing actual programs and evaluating programs.

Credit Status
RLS 306 is a required professional credit course in the RLS Program.

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

  • Develop, implement and evaluate inclusive recreation, leisure and wellness programs and events for individuals, groups and communities which respond to needs assessment, interests, abilities and use available resources and incorporate best practices.
  • Apply administrative and customer service skills to support the delivery of recreation, leisure and wellness programs, events and services.
  • Contribute to the development of fiscally sustainable and responsible recreation,leisure and wellness programs, events and services using current and relevant principles and practices of business, finance and social entrepreneurship.
  • Supervise lead and support the development of staff and volunteers involved with recreation, leisure and wellness programs, events and services.
  • Promote the benefits and values of recreation, leisure and healthy active living and recommend inclusive events and services to individuals and groups.
  • Analyze, develop and implement marketing strategies to reach diverse individuals, groups and communities for programs, events, services and facilities using current communication technologies.
  • Apply safety and accessibility practices to the efficient operation and administration of recreation and leisure facilities and settings.

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