EPHE 270

Foundations of Outdoor Recreation

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: PE 270

Exploration of the outdoor environment as a venue for leisure and educational experiences. Leadership roles in environmental protection, influence on participant behaviour and quality of experience are examined. Other topics include survey and investigation of theoretical and common definitions of outdoor recreation, outdoor education and interpretation; delivery systems, populations and special interest groups; planning; environmental ethics, safety, and health; ecotourism.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of EPHE 270, PE 270.
  • This course does NOT include an experiential component.

Undergraduate course in Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education in the Faculty of Education.

Summer Fall Spring

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