Completion of Physical Education programs makes you eligible for careers as educators, or as administrators in fitness centres, leisure centres, senior citizen/retirement complexes, colleges and universities, the private and business sector and provincial, national and international sport associations and events. You will also be eligible for careers in athletic therapy, personal fitness training, recreational therapy, fitness consulting, and coaching. You may also choose to do Physical Education as a major or minor within a Bachelor of Education program. For details on Bachelor of Education refer to that section of this calendar and consult with an advisor.
Students wanting to pursue any of these physical education programs apply to GPRC for University Transfer, Bachelor of Physical Education. On your application identify one of these physical education programs and your application will be considered in accordance with the specifics of your program of choice to ensure you meet the University requirements when you transfer your studies.
Students of Physical Education and Kinesiology
Students, who are enrolled in any Physical Education Program at GPRC, are eligible for and benefit from membership in the Students of PEAK. The organization strives to enhance College life, professionally and socially, for students enrolled in the Fitness Leadership Program and the university transfer programs: Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sport and Tourism Bachelor of Physical Education/Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Physical Education, and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.
Students of PEAK provide opportunities for students to experience the profession first-hand through projects which involve organizations and administration related to the field. As a member of Students of PEAK you may gain experience planning and conducting meetings, fundraising, budgeting and financial record keeping, social events, team-building events to raise College spirit and support Wolves athletic teams, and events that increase experience related to physical education, etc. This experience has proven to be very beneficial in making our students ready for employment.
Membership in Students of PEAK may qualify you for co-curricular recognition which further supports your application for employment and transfer.