The Hospitality, Recreation and Sport Management department provides you with the opportunity for both classroom and hands-on learning, preparing you for careers in fields that enrich the lives of others. These majors prepare you to become managers and practitioners in professions that provide positive recreation experiences in sport, travel, hotels, restaurants, therapeutic and community activities, and many related fields.
On Nov. 21, more than 1,200 students, faculty and administrators attended Spartapalooza, an annual event held at York College’s Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center that celebrates being a Spartan with games, music and fun activities. What most people don’t know, however, is that the Special Events Planning class arranges it all. The students, usually Recreation and Leisure majors, are in charge of everything from the budget to implementation. Learn more about the annual event.