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recreation

(rĕk-rē-ā′shŭn)
Participation in any endeavor that is entertaining, relaxing, or refreshing. Recreational activities may be personal or private (e.g., reading, painting), social (e.g., team sports or dance), physical (e.g., hunting), or mental (e.g., meditating or praying); they may be active or passive. Many recreational activities combine more than one of these elements.
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The use of accommodations and modifications through adaptive measures are helpful in improving a person with learning disabilities' success in recreation pursuits, but another important factor is the use of compensation strategies to refine recreation skills.
Local parks and recreation facilities and programs are our 'go to' for close-to-home recreation in Pennsylvania," DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said.
She's been teaching a salsa aerobics class for about two years at the Victory/Vineland Recreation Center in North Hollywood.
Nestled in the mountains, the college features niche programs in the growing fields of adventure recreation and ski resort management.
Ashburn, VA: National Recreation and Park Association.
North Park is envisioned as a lightly programmed natural area with neighborhood recreation uses adjacent to the Travis community.
The public perceives that giving inmates anything extra such as recreation is a privilege they do not deserve.
Its premise is to recognize an integrated approach to forest sustainability, giving due consideration to alternative value within a forest, such as the potential for tourism and recreation, as well as the timber itself.
It is us, the people who love them so much and the recreation industry our tax dollars support.
Dombeck continued: "It baffles me that the Department of Agriculture tracks the value of soybeans, corn or wheat to the penny by the day, yet rarely is recreation and tourism on federal lands understood as a revenue generator.
To convince administrators to loosen purse strings tightened under the PPS, practitioners point to news reports heralding music, art, drama, and therapeutic recreation in settings from social day care centers and assisted living communities to subacute care units.
For reasons that remain unclear, under MDS Section T, recreation therapy is the first therapy listed under "Special Treatments and Procedures," leading many skilled nursing facility owners and operators to seek maximum reimbursement by terminating their activity professionals and hiring Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRSs).