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5.09 Recreation opportunities allow residents to understand and build upon cultural differences (recreation, sport, arts, culture)

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  2. People’s Perceptions of Parks and Recreation
    2004 - USA

    When people perceive that the parks and playgrounds in their communities contribute to their health and well being, and when they are perceived as making a positive contribution to their quality of...

  3. The built environment and collective efficacy
    2006 - Canada

    This study suggests that there is an association between features of the environment and perceptions of neighborhood social functioning that may indirectly influence health outcomes. Therefore,...

  4. Promoting Women’s Health, Equity and Inclusion: The Role of Accessible Community Recreation in Reduc
    2000 - Canada

    “COMMUNITY RECREATION IS AN IDEAL SITE FOR ENABLING ISOLATED WOMEN IN THE COMMUNITY TO COME TOGETHER AND ENJOY THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF RECREATION.”

  5. IMPACT EVALUATION OF MUSEUMS, ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES: AVAILABLE EVIDENCE PROJECT
    2002 - England

    "The most compelling evidence of impact of museums, archives and libraries was found to be in the areas of personal development, such as:
    • Acquisition of skills;
    • Trying new experiences;
    •...

  6. The Well-being of Children: Are There “Neighbourhood Effects”?
    2003 - Canada

    Families and children who live in supportive communities, where they are respected and their contributions valued, will also do better than those in communities lacking cohesion, good services, and...

  7. The social benefits of intramural sports
    2008 - Iran

    The social benefits of intramural sports include: improved self-confidence, improved social relation, allows my ability to socially interact, and increases ability to socially interact, and...

  8. Reggae to Rachmaninoff: How and why people participate in arts and culture
    2002 - USA

    Five factors merit the attention of arts and cultural leaders because they suggest new participation building strategies:

    1. Social and family connections lead to engagement in arts and culture...

  9. Choreographing community sustainability: The importance of cultural planning to community viability
    2007 - Canada

    Culture is equal to the environment, economic, and social sectors in contributing to community sustainability, and all four dimensions of sustainability should be integrated in government planning...

  10. Strengthening Canada: The Socio-economic benefits of sport participation in Canada
    2005 - Canada

    Survey respondents rated seven major types of benefits of sport: physical fitness and health gains; fun, recreation and relaxation; sense of achievement; opportunities for family or household...

  11. Social Effects of Culture: Exploratory Statistical Evidence
    2008 - Canada

    Statistics show a relationship between some cultural activities and positive social engagement such volunteering, donating, doing favours for neighbours, sense of belonging to Canada and not...

  12. The Arctic Winter Games are Hot
    2003 - Canada

    Five distinct benefits of the games are listed: excitement and positive experiences, personal growth, healthy competitive opportunities for youth, community building, and promoting socialization...

  13. Culture and recreation : links to well-being
    2004 - Canada

    Recreation and play are particularly important for healthy childhood development − promoting the acquisition of motor skills, social skills and creativity, and the development of cognitive...

Leadership Provided By:

  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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