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  Recreation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recreation is the employment of time in a non-profitable way, in many ways also a therapeutic refreshment of one's body or mind.
The choice of hours for recreation is, for employees, restricted by the requirements of, and agreements with, the employer (working time), and for students restricted by school hours.
The weekend is typically a time for recreation, perhaps (in Judeo-Christian and Muslim cultures) because the Sabbath falls on the weekend and the Sabbath is "the day of rest." Holidays are also a common time for recreation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Recreation   (660 words)

Recreation experiences are influenced by the four seasons, state of the economy, and local weather.
Recreation participants have many common interests, but the emotional and spiritual revelation gained by participating in recreation pursuits cannot be easily defined.
Indoor and outdoor urban recreation facilities are primarily designed for use by the residents of the region, such as athletic fields and neighborhood parks.
www.tiims.org /Content/BasinTopics/recreation/default.asp   (816 words)

The City Council recognises the importance of recreation provision as a means of maintaining and improving the quality of life within the City and assisting the process of urban regeneration.
Recreation land such as parks, playing fields and areas of open space are also very significant components of the structure of the urban environment and the character of local areas.
Recreation provision should be accompanied by extensive tree planting and the creation of a variety of wildlife habitats.
www.salford.gov.uk /living/planning/udp/udpcurrent/udp-recreation.htm   (5387 words)

 Outdoor Recreation [encyclopedia]
Fishing is both the recreation and sport of catching fish (for food or as a trophy), and the commercial business of catching or harvesting seafood (either fish or other aquatic life-forms, such as shellfish).
The word "horticulture" is formed from two Latin words "hortus," meaning "garden"; and "cultura," meaning "cultivation." Horticulture is a branch of agriculture, which is the science of farming, or the cultivation and management of plants and animals to supply man's needs.
In short, scuba diving is an underwater activity practiced with the help of a system or an apparatus (usually a tank and air pressure regulator) able to provide a reserve of air in order to allow the diver to breathe air during the immersion.
www.artzia.com /Recreation/Outdoor   (461 words)

 Recreation in TutorGig Encyclopedia
Recreation Centre is a term for a place of recreation and sport, open to members of the public.
Recreation in the Yukon Whitewater Recreation in British Columbia Whitewater Recreation in Alberta..
Whitewater recreation in Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Whitewater recreation in Kootenay Rockies Whitewater recreation in Thompson Okanagan Whitewater recreation in Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Whitewater..
www.tutorgig.com /es/Recreation   (787 words)

 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District - Recreation
You will find abundant recreation opportunities at our 16 flood control projects (lakes), and 23 navigation projects (locks and dams) on the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers.
Recreation opportunities abound on 31,100 acres of adjacent land.
The Pittsburgh District's recreation areas in western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northern West Virginia provide for recreation on the water and recreation around the water.
www.lrp.usace.army.mil /rec/rec.htm   (1879 words)

 Recreation, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, DNR, wadnr, orv
There are lots of recreation opportunities on DNR-managed state trust lands — rustic campgrounds and picnic areas, interpretive sites and more than a thousand miles of trails.
Other maps of DNR-managed recreation opportunities are available for download or purchase online through the online through the DNR website "Publications and Data" link.
Plans are developed with extensive involvement of local recreation groups and the public, many of whom also volunteer to help maintain trails and campgrounds, and clean up areas.
www.dnr.wa.gov /base/recreation.html   (255 words)

 Recreation Guidelines and Resources :: George S. May International Company
Positions in arts, entertainment, and recreation are more likely to be part time than are those in other industries.
Many types of arts, entertainment, and recreation establishments dramatically increase employment during the summer and either scale back employment during the winter or close down completely.
Over half of these jobs were in the industry segment other amusement and recreation industries - which includes golf courses, membership sports and recreation clubs, and physical fitness facilities.
recreation.georgesmay.com   (714 words)

 Recreation and Parks Home Page
Established in 1949, the Department of Recreation and Parks is dedicated to providing quality recreational and leisure opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore County.
Thousands of recreational programs, including individual and team sports, arts and crafts, social clubs and activities, and special events are provided through a cooperative effort with 44 volunteer Recreation and Parks Councils throughout the County.
The function of the Board of Recreation and Parks is to formulate Recreation and Parks policies for Baltimore County, holding itself responsive to the requested needs of all the County citizens while evolving a fiscal balance of programs, facilities, and park land.
www.co.ba.md.us /Agencies/recreation/index.html   (250 words)

 Recreation Information
The Parker Recreation Department was established in 1992 and the Recreation Center opened in 1994.
In 2000, Parker Recreation was recognized for its high quality facilities and programs when the National Park and Recreation Association awarded the department a National Gold Medal Grand Award for parks and recreation excellence.
Recreational sport leagues include baseball, softball, soccer, roller hockey, basketball, flag football, volleyball, and lacrosse.
www.parkeronline.org /recreation/recreation_information.aspx   (326 words)

 Outdoor Recreation Encyclopedia Article @ BloomingIdiot.com (Blooming Idiot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Directory: Recreation: Outdoors: Camping: Recreational Vehicles: Manufacturers: Oceania
Directory: Recreation: Outdoors: Camping: Campgrounds: Caribbean: US Virgin Islands
Directory: Recreation: Outdoors: Camping: Campgrounds: Europe: Czech Republic
www.bloomingidiot.com /encyclopedia/Category:Outdoor_recreation   (481 words)

 Recreation | The WWW Virtual Library
This site is aimed at everyone interested in ceramic art, but it is of particular interest to collectors and to working potters and artists.
A Directory of materials on the Web of interest to artists inspired by the human form and for those who are interested in their work.
This Library page is an attempt to provide a single comprehensive list of every science fair accessible through the World Wide Web, whether of global or local scope.
vlib.org /Recreation   (273 words)

Additional areas have been leased from the Corps and are operated as city and county parks as well as marinas.
Whether it is fishing, camping, boating, picnicking, swimming or a variety of other recreation activities, Lake Lanier has it all.
Lake Lanier Recreation Map for all parks is available.
lanier.sam.usace.army.mil /recreation.htm   (124 words)

 TVA: Recreation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
TVA operates some 100 public recreation areas throughout the Tennessee Valley, including campgrounds, day-use areas, and boat launching ramps.
Boating is one of the most popular recreational uses of TVA reservoirs.
Metal detecting as a recreational activity is allowed on certain TVA fee-owned lands.
www.tva.gov /river/recreation/index.htm   (468 words)

Several centers also have attached recreation centers with pool tables and video games as well as full-service lounges for the beverage of your choice.
The only course requiring a pass is at the Nine Mile County Forest Recreation Area, although donation boxes have been posted at each trail to cover grooming and other maintenance costs.
Trails are groomed by the Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department in cooperation with the Wausau Nordic Skiers, Inc.
www.co.marathon.wi.us /recreation.asp   (2661 words)

 Recreation Department - City of El Cerrito, California
The Recreation Department manages a full range of recreational and special activities for youth, adults and seniors.
With the support of our citizens and business community, the recreation staff is able to expand many of its programs that are offered to the community.
The Recreation Department offers a broad range of classes, so if you are thinking of a potential class, please contact the Recreation Department at 510-559-7000.
www.el-cerrito.org /recreation   (561 words)

 Recreation Department 603 236 4695   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Our friendly staff is dedicated to making and creating recreational experiences that enhance an individuals quality of life, and contribute to the overall health of our unique community.
Whether you live in Waterville Valley full time or part-time or are planning a vacation here, you, your friends, and family are sure to enjoy the many recreational opportunities that await.
The recreation department produces a seasonal Program and Event Calendar/Guide to help plan adventures and activities while in the valley.
www.watervillevalley.org /recreation.htm   (128 words)

 Plymouth Recreation
The Recreation Department is requesting that no one feed the wild life at Lake Winfield because the water quality at the lake will deteriorate.
Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation Department, several other locations around town, or you can click here for a registration form to print, complete, and return to the Parks and Recreation Department with your payment.
All Recreation Trips are non smoking and non drinking while on board the bus.
www.plymouthct.us /recreation.htm   (1130 words)

 Estes Park, Colorado, Estes Valley Recreation Programs
It is the goal of the recreation division of the Estes Valley Recreation and Park District to implement and maintain quality recreation programs for all residents of the Estes Valley, and visitors to the area.
Pre-registration is required for all recreation programs unless it is designated as a drop-in program.
Copyright© 1999 Estes Valley Recreation and Park District.
www.estesvalleyrecreation.com /recreation.html   (101 words)

The Recreation Department promotes participation by all Lexington citizens in diverse, interesting and high quality recreational and leisure opportunities in safe, accessible and well-maintained Park and Recreation facilities.
The Recreation Department is a creative, growing, and vital part of the town.
The Lexington Recreation Department is where Lexington residents and non residents can participate in year-round, unique, quality programs for a healthy life style.
ci.lexington.ma.us /Recreation/Recreation.htm   (444 words)

 Isle of Palms, South Carolina, Recreation
To provide a wide range of quality recreational, athletic and leisure services to include the children, youth, adults and senior citizens in a safe, attractive and well maintained facility that meets the current and future needs of the community.
The Isle of Palms Recreation Department is located on 28th Avenue on the Isle of Palms.
Animals and/or pets are prohibited in recreation building unless participating in pet related classes or utilized as a guide for disabled patron
www.isle-of-palms.sc.us /action.lasso?-response=recreation.html   (136 words)

 Recreation & Parks
Recreation insurance will be available for those who don’t have medical insurance.
Recreation insurance will be available for those who don’t have medical insurance for an additional $8.00.
The event is sponsored by Augusta Recreation and Parks and the Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength and the Richmond County Sheriff’s Department.
www.augustaga.gov /departments/recreation/home.asp   (701 words)

The 30 semester hours include six hours of thesis (REC 599), which must be defended in an oral examination before a supervisory committee of at least three faculty members, one of which resides in another department.
At the end of the practicum, the student is required to submit a written description and analysis of the project as well as present the results to the committee.
The study of leisure, recreation, and tourism is a multidisciplinary field of research, scholarship, and program development.
www.asu.edu /aad/catalogs/2003-2004/graduate/recreation.html   (567 words)

 Rutgers Recreation: Fitness Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rutgers Recreation releases a catalog of non-credit classes each semester.
Cards can be purchased at the main office of the College Avenue Gym and the Werblin Recreation Center or the front desk of the Rutgers Fitness Center on Easton Avenue.
Passes may be used for the scheduled non-credit classes in session if there is room in the class.
www.recreation.rutgers.edu /fitness/classes.html   (421 words)

 Category:Recreation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Recreation
Recreation is a form of entertainment derived from physical activities, without artificial rules.
Category:Games for entertainment defined by a set of rules
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Recreation   (94 words)

To be considered for fall admission, candidates must have their Graduate Record Examination (or Miller’s Analogy Test) scores, a statement of professional and academic goals, and three letters of recommendation sent to the Department of Recreation Management and Tourism by February 15.
Completion of the M.S. degree in Recreation on the average requires approximately two years of study.
A final oral examination in defense of the thesis or a practicum is required.
www.asu.edu /aad/catalogs/2001-2002/graduate/recreation.html   (550 words)

Click on any state on the map to the left to get a listing of Recreation Areas for your selected state or use the drop-down list below to select areas.
Get real-time weather advisories and updates for your selected recreation area.
Look for facts and answers to your questions about Recreation.gov, the Recreation One Stop Initiative and other general recreation questions you may have at our FAQ page.
www.recreation.gov   (68 words)

 Recreation Services - Department of Parks and Recreation
The 60-page Autumn 2006 Recreation and Community Programs Directory.
Hundreds of classes, workshops and programs to meet your or your family’s leisure needs are offered at sites throughout the city.
Hagginwood Community Center is closed and will reopen in autumn 2006 after an extensive renovation.
www.cityofsacramento.org /parksandrecreation/recreation   (92 words)

 Recreation News
Recreation news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Take a child, or a grandchild, or release the child within and head to one of New York States' many amusement parks for thrills, chills, and spills.
Ending a yearlong debate over its management philosophy, the National Park System is about to adopt a policy emphasizing conservation of natural and cultural resources over recreation when they are in conflict.
www.topix.net /business/recreation   (681 words)

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