Volunteer Recreation Leader Training Program

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The Volunteer Recreation Leader Training Program is designed for volunteer recreation leaders serving in the recreation sector at the community level. It is a continued education program that is a one-stop professional, cost-effective, training opportunity.

The program is designed to:

  1. Improve recreation leader’s understanding of their roles, expectations and changing environments.
  2. Enhance the professionalism and productivity, with other volunteer members of the public, the media and key stakeholders; and
  3. Measurably and sustainably increase volunteer leadership techniques and skills.


Core Modules

  • Special Events
  • Leadership
  • Coordinating Volunteers
  • Long and Short Term Planning

Elective Modules

  • Fundraising
  • Grant Proposal Writing
  • Inclusion – You Can Play Too!
  • Playground Planning for Volunteers

Upon successful completion of six modules (four core and two electives), participants will receive a Volunteer Recreation Leader Training Program Certificate of Completion.


Knowing cost can be a barrier for some recreation providers, Recreation NL does its best to keep fee as low as possible.

Recreation NL Member $40.00

Non-Member $50.00

Each module includes a resource manual.