1. Discuss the relationship of recreation and leisure to wellness 2. Distinguish between commercial and non commercial recreation 3. Government sponsored recreation2
Recreation – use of time in a manner designed for therapeutic refreshment of one’s body and mind. It is synonymous to lifestyle and development of positive attitude. Leisure – describe as free time from work, or discretionary time.3
PASSIVE ACTIVE- Reading - Outdoor activities- Fishing - Hiking, camping, rock- Playing musical instruments climbing- Gardening- Playing computer games- Watching movies- Food and dining- Shopping- gaming
Defined as an outdoor recreational activities provided on a fee-for-service, with a focus on experiences associated with the natural environment. It includes theme parks, attractions and clubs
terms for a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people.
Theme park attempts to create an atmosphere of another place and time, emphasize one dominant theme (architecture, landscape, rides, shows, food services, costumed personnel.
1. Educational theme parks:- Some parks use rides and attractions for educational purposes. Disney was the first to successfully open a large-scale theme park built around education
The Holy Land Experience (HLE) is a Christian theme park and registered non- profit corporation.
Dinosaur World is the name of three outdoor dinosaur theme parks in the US. Locations include Plant City, Florida, Glen Rose, Texas and Cave City, Kentucky. The parks each feature over 150 life-size dinosaur sculptures
is a United States chain of marine mammal parks, oceanariums, and animal theme parks owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. The parks feature captive orca, sea lion, and dolphin shows and zoological displays featuring various other marine animals
A national park is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. It is most commonly a natural park.
Are places where members gather for social, recreational, professional, or fraternal reasons.
Country club – one or more lounges and restaurants, most have banquet facilities. Members are billed monthly. City club – predominantly business oriented (professional, athletic, dining, university, military, yachting, fraternal, propriety)
Voluntary Organizations (nongovernmental, non profit agencies, serving public at large). YMCA, YWCA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Campus Recreation (student union, residence staff, local playgrounds, parks) Armed Forces Recreation – (sports, motion pictures, service clubs, crafts, hobbies, youth activities for children of the military, open dining facilities, libraries)
Employee Recreation – company outing, recreational facilities (gym, basketball court)Recreational for Special populations – include professional organization (mental illness, mental retardation, physical handicapped). Sports fest, physical fitness, athletic competition
Define recreation and its importance to human wellness. Briefly discuss commercial from non commercial recreation. Briefly explain the purpose of theme parks and the purpose of clubs. Explain the concept of recreation for special recreation.