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Recreation & Park Administration

The Recreation and Park Administration minor is ideal for people who recognize the importance of parks. Students learn to promote leisure as a healthy activity. The program teaches students how cultural, social, and geological factors influence the development of parks and recreation centers.

The minor prepares students to deliver a quality recreation experience. Students will be able to work with people who have varying skill levels and backgrounds.

Why Study Recreation & Park Administration?

Recreation is critical for healthy and stable communities. It influences the well-being of others by promoting personal growth, fitness, and wellness through healthy activities. 

Application Information

Minors can only be declared by current Illinois State students. Current students can use the Apply to Your Program tool on

Application Period

The Recreation and Park Administration minor is not currently accepting applications.

Academic Advising

Name Office Email Phone
Megan Taylor  McCormick 250  (309) 438-5782 
Daphyne Walker  McCormick 250  (309) 438-5782