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Fitness & Recreation Leadership
Student Workbook

By: Patricia L. Leith, Debra L. Austin, Jillian Robertson

The student workbook is the ideal study guide to give students a firm grasp of the concepts presented in the textbook. This student-friendly learning tool offers over 100 practical activities, diverse and interactive assignments, and case studies. Unit summative assignments prepare students for summative evaluations.

$16.50 class set purchase
$29.95 single copy




3-hole punched and perforated, Softcover


188 two-color pages

  • 15 chapters
  • 8.5 x 11
  • Over 110 activities
  • Summary quiz
  • Key terms


Patricia M. Leith, BPHE (University of Toronto, 1970), BEd

Pat graduated from the University of Toronto in 1970 with a BPHE and obtained her BEd the following year. Four years of teaching with the Toronto School Board was followed by 31 years at Lindsay CVI, where she taught health and physical education and dance. She was a department head for 25 years. She contributed to writing grade 11 health curriculum materials and the Ontario Physical Education Safety Guidelines for OPHEA. Pat convened many events, including five OFSAA Gymnastics Championships. Now retired, she continues to coach her girls’ gymnastics and aerobics team and to facilitate theory courses for the National Coaching Certification Program. She is a Master Learning Facilitator for Gymnastics Canada and volunteers with Gymnastics Ontario. In her spare time she goes trail riding, takes dance classes, and tends her gardens.

Debra Lea Austin, BA (Hons) PE (University of Western Ontario, 1981), BEd (Althouse College, 1982)

Debi is currently the department head of Healthy Active Living and Family Studies at Huntsville High School. She is in her 25th year of teaching and has been at Huntsville High School for 21 of those years. She spends much of her free time during the school year coaching sports. She currently coaches senior girls volleyball and girls golf. She has also coached badminton, girls hockey, cross-country running, and basketball in past years, including an OFSAA gold medal basketball team in 1999. Debi is also a strong proponent of outdoor education in high school and does regular canoe trips every semester. Her hobbies include playing competitive ice hockey. She is an avid golfer and a keen canoeist (particularly white-water canoeing), and she rides her four horses often. Debi was one of the writers for the PLF 4C Ministry Profile document.

Jillian Robertson, BRLS (Brock University, 1986)

Jill graduated from Brock University in 1986 with a bachelor in recreation and leisure studies. She met her husband Gerry at Brock, and they married soon after graduation. Jill and Gerry have two children and reside in Barrie, Ontario, where the family is involved in a number of sports. Jill works at Seneca College, King Campus, in Athletics and Recreation as a sport coordinator and teaches part time in the Recreation Facilities Management and Recreation Leisure Services programs. Jill is also active within the community and sits on a number of advisory committees. She has also started her own business consulting in the area of recreation programming, group development, and team.

Preview Material

CH 02 Leadership Skills
CH 04 Leisure Recreation
CH 11 Developing Fitness