Recreation & Leisure

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  • Adapted Exercise Equipment (3)
    LH-0600.7000-050

    Adapted Exercise Equipment

    LH-0600.7000-050

    Programs that pay for or provide equipment that is especially designed to enable people who have physical disabilities to get general exercise or to exercise specific parts of their bodies.
  • Aquatic Therapy (12)
    LR-8400.0400

    Aquatic Therapy

    LR-8400.0400

    Rehabilitation oriented fitness programs that feature gentle exercises in warm water that are especially designed to relieve pain, stiffness and general discomfort in individuals who have disabling conditions such as arthritis, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, amputations, Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic pain or orthopedic injuries. Exercise in water can increase circulation, strength and endurance, protect joints during exercise, reduce stress and decrease swelling; and the buoyancy effect of water helps to support the individual's weight and improve the movement of affected limbs. Aquatic therapy is generally provided by licensed physical therapists, physical therapy assistants or athletic trainers with specific training in the area.
  • Arts and Crafts Instruction (6)
    PL-7400.0500

    Arts and Crafts Instruction

    PL-7400.0500

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills and techniques in any of a variety of visual art forms or crafts.
  • Camperships (3)
    PL-6900.1500

    Camperships

    PL-6900.1500

    Programs, often operated in conjunction with individual camping programs, that offer scholarships or provide tuition assistance for children and youth who otherwise would be unable to attend camp.
  • Camps (1)
    PL-6400.1500

    Camps

    PL-6400.1500

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public facilities for cooperative group living experiences in the out-of-doors; and which offer a wide range of activities under the supervision of trained leadership for children, youth, adults and special groups of all ages which include campcraft, cookouts, nature lore and conservation, and a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational, athletic and group social activities.
  • Day Camps (34)
    PL-6400.1500-180

    Day Camps

    PL-6400.1500-180

    Programs that provide creative recreational experiences in cooperative indoor and/or outdoor group living for children, usually age four to 13, or adults who are transported to the site each morning and who return to their homes at the end of each day. Transportation may be provided by the program or may be the responsibility of the family.
  • Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs (3)
    LR-3100.1800-190

    Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs

    LR-3100.1800-190

    Community-based day programs that provide training in community integration and self-advocacy specifically as they relate to recreation and leisure pursuits. Participants are generally adults age 18-22 with developmental disabilities who are still in school and desire an after-school program or are older than age 22 but are not working or are working part-time.
  • Exercise Classes/Groups (37)
    PL-6600.1800

    Exercise Classes/Groups

    PL-6600.1800

    Programs that offer a general program of exercise for people who are concerned about maintaining their physical fitness which may include walking, stretching and other similar activities.
  • Field Trips/Excursions (7)
    PL-8700.2000

    Field Trips/Excursions

    PL-8700.2000

    Programs organized by commercial, community or educational groups such as senior centers, youth clubs or scouting groups that provide opportunities for people of all ages, usually local residents, to participate in day or weekend trips to the zoo, art exhibits, museums, amusement parks, natural areas, places of business or other points of interest.
  • Intergenerational Programs (2)
    PS-3300

    Intergenerational Programs

    PS-3300

    Programs that increase cooperation, interaction or exchange between people of different generations dispelling stereotypes about old and young, and enabling individuals, families and communities to enjoy and benefit from the richness of an age-integrated society. Intergenerational programs are structured so that both age groups benefit from the interaction, but in many programs, one age group is the provider of service while the other is the recipient. Older people may mentor children or adolescents and serve as role models for young people who are preparing for adulthood, while students who understand the latest technology may teach older adults computer skills in their homes, senior centers or long term care settings. Older adults gain opportunities to develop meaningful contact with younger people and stay in touch with their communities while children and youth develop healthy attitudes about aging, gain an appreciation for rich cultural traditions and histories, and experience the satisfaction of sharing something they know. In many communities, young and old are working together as partners on community projects, and are finding that the collaboration leads to mutual appreciation while their communities reap the benefits of their work.
  • Parks/Recreation Areas (15)
    PL-6400

    Parks/Recreation Areas

    PL-6400

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public recreational facilities and grounds which can be used for a variety of leisure-time activities. Included are amusement parks, beaches, camps, public gardens, harbor/marina areas, zoos and a broad range of recreational facilities that are available in community; state and national parks; schools and universities; and other recreational areas.
  • Physical Fitness (90)
    PL-6600

    Physical Fitness

    PL-6600

    Programs that provide activities for people who want to improve their strength, flexibility, endurance, muscle tone, reflexes, cardiovascular health and/or other aspects of physical functioning.
  • Recreation Centers (20)
    PL-6400.7000-700

    Recreation Centers

    PL-6400.7000-700

    Centers, often operated by the local community department of parks and recreation, that offer, at a single location, a variety of recreational facilities such as athletic fields and courts, a gymnasium, a swimming pool and locker facilities. Recreation centers usually offer an organized program of activities for community residents of all ages and provide all necessary equipment.
  • Recreational Activities/Sports (52)
    PL-7000

    Recreational Activities/Sports

    PL-7000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the organized recreational activity, sport or game of their choice. These programs may be offered by local clubs devoted to a particular activity or sport; may provide individual or team coaching assistance or instruction, access to equipment and facilities, and uniforms, if necessary; and may sponsor or make arrangements for athletes to participate in amateur competitions, usually at the local, regional or state level, and provide officials for games. These events are generally for the enjoyment of the athletes and are not at a high enough competitive level to be considered spectator sports.
  • Recreational Aids (2)
    LH-0600.7000

    Recreational Aids

    LH-0600.7000

    Programs that pay for or provide equipment or other products which have been modified to enhance the manner in which people with disabilities can take part in the leisure time pursuits of their choice. Included are modified dog leashes, craft making items, sewing accessories, games, puzzles, cards, video equipment, sports equipment, cycling equipment, toys and other similar products.
  • Recreational Facilities (4)
    PL-6400.7000

    Recreational Facilities

    PL-6400.7000

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, acreage and facilities for a broad range of recreational activities, sports and games; and/or urban open spaces where people can gather to eat lunch, socialize and enjoy being outdoors.
  • Recreational Therapy (18)
    RP-8000.7400

    Recreational Therapy

    RP-8000.7400

    Programs that help individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems develop new interests, sharpen their social skills and gain a sense of self-achievement through a structured series of leisure-time activities which may include arts and crafts, dance, drama, music, sports, games, social gatherings and community outings. Therapy goals may differ for different populations, e.g., improved hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills may be desired outcomes for people with physical disabilities.
  • Sailing (1)
    PL-7000.1600-800

    Sailing

    PL-7000.1600-800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn to handle a sailboat, and participate in sailing activities. Included are programs for novices who are interested in recreational sailing and want to learn the basics of the sport (e.g., rigging, hoisting and trimming sails, tacking, jibbing and docking); and those for people who want to prepare for and participate in competitive sailing events.
  • Sewing Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.6000-800

    Sewing Instruction

    PL-7400.6000-800

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in using a sewing machine and in performing some hand stitching to construct, mend or alter garments and/or craft items.
  • Special Olympics (1)
    PL-8000.5500-850

    Special Olympics

    PL-8000.5500-850

    An international program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities which features a variety of sports and games. Children must be age eight or older to compete. Special Olympics events include alpine skiing, aquatics (swimming, diving, flotation races), athletics (running and track and field), badminton, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross country skiing, cycling, equestrian, figure skating, floor hockey, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, roller skating, sailing, soccer, softball, speedskating, table tennis, team handball, tennis and volleyball. Included are organizations that sponsor, organize, hold, promote, sell tickets to and publicize the events; provide information about competition schedules; and/or maintain information about current standings.
  • Swimming Facilities (2)
    PL-6400.7000-840

    Swimming Facilities

    PL-6400.7000-840

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, swimming pools which may be equipped with diving boards of various heights, slides and other equipment.
  • Swimming/Swimming Lessons (9)
    PL-7000.8800

    Swimming/Swimming Lessons

    PL-7000.8800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy swimming. Included are programs that provide swimming lessons for people who are unable to swim.
  • Tennis (7)
    PL-7000.9000

    Tennis

    PL-7000.9000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy tennis. The programs may provide coaching assistance to help people play to the best of their ability and access to tennis courts and tennis equipment; and may sponsor make arrangements for players to participate in tennis tournaments and provide officials for the events.
  • Therapeutic Camps (8)
    PL-6400.1500-850

    Therapeutic Camps

    PL-6400.1500-850

    Residential or day camp facilities that are appropriately staffed and equipped to provide an opportunity for children or adults who have developmental disabilities, emotional disturbances or health impairments, or who have other limitations or problems which require special facilities or programming, to enjoy a cooperative indoor and/or outdoor living experience.
  • Wheelchair Sports (1)
    PL-7000.3150-950

    Wheelchair Sports

    PL-7000.3150-950

    Programs that provide opportunities for people who use wheelchairs to bowl or shoot; play basketball, football, quad rugby, racquetball, soccer, tennis or volleyball; practice archery or fencing; engage in wheelchair races; and/or participate in other activities that have been adapted for players in a seated position.
  • Y Facilities (68)
    PS-9800.9650

    Y Facilities

    PS-9800.9650

    Programs that provide for the spiritual, social, mental and physical development of children and youth and their families through a broad-based program which includes classes, recreational activities, fitness programs, leadership development opportunities, camping, youth clubs, parent-child programs, youth employment support services, cross-cultural exchange programs, community involvement opportunities and a variety of other activities that give participants a chance to develop a wide range of interpersonal relationships, strengthen family ties and to achieve a satisfying degree of personal growth.
 
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