Recreation Leaders


This course looks at the community recreation system in Nunavut. Participants will gain an understanding of this system and how they can improve the recreation system in their communities by working more efficiently and effectively with volunteers.

This course will discuss ways to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services.  It will help identify sources of influence in the community and the role of the manager in addressing conflicting demands.

Recreation Programming provides tools and tips for organizing planning, managing, evaluating recreation-based programs, projects and groups in Nunavut, as well as guidelines for effective fundraising and advocacy to support your activities.


Participants will get hands-on learning experience with a variety of different recreational activities. The participants will develop a knowledge base, leadership and organizational skills, along with teaching and coaching skills in a number of specific sports and recreational activities.


Facility scheduling and staffing, customer service, energy management, preventative maintenance and facility feasibility are covered in this course. It also examines facility regulations, administrative procedures, promotions and marketing and financial management.

Fees: Registration Fees for all of the MTO's online courses will be 5 days, though the course is run over a 3-week period.  This fee is currently set at $300 for municipal employees and most GN employees.  This is the total cost for the course and all course materials.

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This course will show the importance of a solid risk management program for facilities and includes the basic preparation and implementation of a life-cycle document. Other topics will include: recognizing problem areas, rights as an owner, right of patrons, working with your insurance company, good health & safety practices.

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Who Should Take This Course?

The Nunavut Radio Broadcasters Program will be of interest to: 

  • Announcers, operators and DJs who volunteer with their local community radio stations;
  • Members of the community who serve on the Boards of local community radio societies;
  • Hamlet employees who work with or support community radio societies;
  • Anyone interested in media, broadcasting, or communications in Nunavut.

What Does the Course Cover?

 The course includes five topics. Here's a brief summary of the course content: