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Therapeutic Recreation Education Programs in Alberta

In Alberta, formal training in recreation therapy is available from the following institutions:


 NorQuest College (Edmonton, AB)



Lethbridge College

             - Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation – Gerontology


University Lethbridge of Lethbridge

            - Bachelors Therapeutic Recreation


University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

            - Bachelor of Recreation, Sport and Tourism.

Prospective students are advised that the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation does not provide a specific program or major in therapeutic recreation.


For more detailed information about the programs listed above, and other therapeutic recreation programs offered across Canada and the United States, please visit our Students Post-Secondary Education page here ( )