Current Issues and Trends - Sept. 2021


Current Issues and Trends in Recreation and Parks


  • This course focuses on issues and trends that influence the recreation and parks sector in Canada. Attention will be given to the manner in which these issues/trends have an impact upon the financing, planning, programming, managing, and developmental policies and programs of recreation and parks services.
  • Participants will be encouraged to share and reflect on the issues/trends in relation to their local experience as they explore ways to engage and advance Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing.
  • Course Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:
    • Identify major issues and trends in Canadians society that impact on recreation and parks systems.
    • Identify and use reliable methods for tracking issues and trends.
    • Identify implications of national issues/trends on local, organizational and personal contexts.
    • Apply the Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing in a local and personal context.
  • Course Length: 13 weeks
  • Delivery Method: Set schedule with deadlines.
  • Time Required: 2-3 hours per week
    1. Encourage collective approaches for addressing goals of the Framework for Recreation in Canada.
    Price: $465.00