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Recreational Facility Management Certificate – in Collaboration with the Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Management Personnel (AARFP)

Are you seeking to upskill your management abilities in the recreation industry? Look no further! The Recreational Facility Management Certificate program perfectly fits aspiring supervisors, managers, and those with under five years of management experience. This program prioritizes technical and management skills to help you confidently advance your career.
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About the Recreational Facility Management Certificate

We are thrilled to offer a comprehensive program to help you reach new heights in your career. The Recreation Facility Management Certificate program, in partnership with the Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel (AARFP), delivers technical and management skills specific to the recreation industry to aspiring supervisors and managers, and those with less than five years of experience in a management role. 

To ensure that you are fully prepared for the challenges that lie ahead, we require that you complete RDP's Management Skills for Supervisors Certification (MSFS) program before enrolling. This program will provide you with the theory and skills required to excel in a higher supervisory or management role, while the AARFP technical training for facility operations will give you a deep understanding of recreational facility operations. A seamless fit for managerial success.  

After completing this certificate, you can identify your management style, skillfully navigate difficult situations, and create efficiencies that will benefit your customers, team, and, ultimately, your organization's success. We can't wait to see you succeed! 


Spring - Start Date: Jul 01, 2024
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Admission Requirements

Learners must complete RDP's Management Skills for Certification program before enrolling in this program.

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Program Content

Students in the Recreation Facility Management program are required to complete all four Level 1 courses through AARFP.

Graduation Requirements

To be eligible for graduation, students must successfully complete RDP's Management Skills for Supervisors program along with all four AARFP's Level 1 courses.

Course Requirements

Prospective learners must complete the Management Skills for Supervisors Program prior to enrolling in this program.