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Conscious Choices

2012-08-01, Department, by Mary F. Fortune, Chris Chamberlain, Melany Spielman, Sylvie Tjoei

Recreation increases self-esteem and can have lasting effects on positive behavior toward self, the family and the community. The role of parks and recreation providers is important and at the core is recreation programming—activities, classes, sports, and events designed to serve the needs of the community. Because customers weigh cost and travel time, the long-term benefits become a consideration when enrolling in a program. By developing social, cultural, and physical activities, customers can enjoy a greater degree of life satisfaction in their leisure time.

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