Recreation Management


Upcoming Event: Fall Quest - Nov. 14, 2015

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Woolrich Park in Woolrich, PA

A family event at Woolrich Park in Woolrich, PA.  The event will consist of activities for kids designed to encourage a connection to the outdoors as well as a short, guided hike on the mid-state trail.  The event marks the beginning of a collaborative effort between Woolrich, Inc. and the Lock Haven University Recreation Management Department to enhance our connection to, and appreciation of, nature and the outdoors.

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The Recreation Management program at Lock Haven University balances the theoretical and practical learning experiences necessary for a successful and rewarding career in recreation, parks, tourism, fitness and related fields.  Students completing the degree requirements will be prepared for immediate employment or admittance into a graduate degree program upon graduation.

At LHU you can select among four different tracks of study: Fitness Management, Community/Commercial, Outdoor Recreation, or Therapeutic Recreation. The professors are highly respected in their fields of expertise and excel at helping undergraduates reach their goals. Faculty will be actively involved in your academic development through classroom instruction and extracurricular activities that include community service, student professional clubs, conference and workshop attendance, and university wide student involvement.

If you aspire to a future filled with leadership opportunities or the desire to make a difference in the lives of others, Lock Haven University definitely has the program for you. You will be prepared to join thousands of other recreation professionals around the country who are fulfilling their career dreams.