Community and Therapeutic Recreation

Career & Professional Organizations

Careers in Recreation and Parks Management

The study of the recreation and park industries encompasses a broad range of events and activities related to camping, natural resources, outdoor activities, arts, amusement parks, therapy, sporting events, and community recreation programs. A few of the many specialties within this growing field are gerontology, youth organizations, parks and forestry, public recreation, specialized facility management, commercial enterprising, therapeutic recreation, community inclusion, sports management, resource management, and recreation and parks administration. UNCG offers a B.S. in Recreation and Parks Management, with three concentrations in: Leisure Services Management, Therapeutic Recreation, and Commercial Recreation and Event Management. Also, a Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Parks and Recreation Management is offered in Leisure Services Management and Therapeutic Recreation.

News & Events


Advising for Spring 2015


Upcoming Conferene Info:
Please plan to join us at our annual UNCG-CTR Alumni and Friends Luncheon during the NCRPA Conference in Wilmington, NC. This luncheon ("dutch treat") will take place on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. We will be eating and socializing at The George on the Riverwalk, 128 S. Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

The entire CTR faculty and staff sincerely hope that you will join us for this fun event.