leisure and recreation


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leisure and recreation

A term for off-work activity which refreshes one’s health or spirits by relaxation and enjoyment.
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"The IE5 area measuring approximate 290 hectares, is hereby reclassified as an international center for commerce, aviation, logistics, industry, leisure and recreation, without prejudice to any rights and interests under existing contracts, leases and business arrangement covering areas within IE5, which have been lawfully entered into by the CIAC (Clark International Airport Corporation) prior to the effectivity of this Order," the order read.
In the current study, we were specifically interested in whether employed Nigerian adults with visual impairments would be actively engaged in leisure and recreation. If so, we wondered what their levels of engagement would be and whether their engagement was related to their level of income or other quantifiable factors such as gender, age, and marital status.
Leisure scholars have described and provided evidence of the abundant mental health benefits available from leisure and recreation (Caldwell, 2005).
The head of service post in Kirklees has remained vacant since the merger last October of the former Kirklees Cultural Services and Kirklees Leisure and Recreation Services.
According to many experts, leisure and recreation activities are an essential aspect of the quality of life of individuals with disabilities, including individuals with severe disabilities.
(17) Baseball also allowed men to reclaim part of the world of sp orts culture as their own at a time when prescriptions for women's participation in certain forms of athletics were blurring the gendered distinctions between male and female leisure and recreation. (18)
Grass roots sessions for eight to 10-year-old boys and girls will be held at school, leisure and recreation centre venues in Llantwit Fardre, Tonyrefail, Porth, Bridgend, Treorchy and Mountain Ash, and at Tondu Indoor Cricket School, on dates between now and March 28.
"Through offering advice and information, training and resources, Action for Leisure aims to increase access to good quality information and resources and also raise awareness of the importance of play, leisure and recreation for disabled people."
Graham and Susan Watt, of Braehead Road, Letham, in Angus, worked for the local council's leisure and recreation department.
Programming is a critical component of the leisure and recreation field, particularly for camps and conference centers.
Chapter 10 examines sports, physical recreation and "high" culture in Canada, discusses serious leisure, collecting and tourism, and concludes with an examination of expenditures on leisure and recreation in Canada, the United States and Europe.
Burton (Eds.), Understanding leisure and recreation: Mapping the past charting the future (pp.