5.01 Families and couples that share play and leisure are more likely to stay together
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Blue Sky Green Space
The benefits of green space provide a very cost effective means of promoting health and well-being, as well as a mechanism for increasing community and citizen involvement in volunteering.
Physical Activity, Recreation, Leisure, and Sport: Essential Pieces of the Mental Health and Well-be
Leisure activities and contexts provide a myriad of opportunities for taking better care of one’s self, coping with and managing challenging life circumstances, affirming one’s value,...
‘The only place to go and be in the city’: Women talk about exercise, being outdoors, and the meanin
Women interviewed often found the park to be a socially intimate place and their activities there to be enriched by the presence of others, because the park was a place for bringing family, meeting...
Access to Recreation for Low-Income Families in Ontario: The Health, Social and Economic Benefits of
A large body of scientific evidence substantiates the health, social and economic benefits of broad participation in recreation programs for low income families, such as:
• Increased appropriate...
A Miracle in the Outfield: The Benefits of Participation in Organized Baseball Leagues for Children
Parents of children with disabilities believe participation in sport activities enhances motor and psychosocial skills and that participation has a positive impact on the entire family unit.
Moms Who Kick
"Playing the same sport your child does, women agree, helps you better understand your kid’s challenges. “ “These women believe they are showing their kids a positive role model and sending the...
The effects of wilderness settings on organized groups: A state-of-knowledge paper
” ... wilderness seems to intensify and focus personal efforts, which produces a positive impact on group development and increases the social integration ......helping participants come together...
IMPACT EVALUATION OF MUSEUMS, ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES: AVAILABLE EVIDENCE PROJECT
"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;
Reggae to Rachmaninoff: How and why people participate in arts and culture
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...
“You don’t want to hurt his feelings”: Family leisure among grandparents and adult grandchildren
Leisure has a positive influence on family relationships by enhancing communication and cohesion among family members and is a crucial lens for the study of intergenerational relations.
Strengthening Canada: The Socio-economic benefits of sport participation in 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...
Sport and recreation: It’s more than you think
The study found 20 ways that sport and recreation benefits people. The overwhelming responsefrom participants in the survey was that sport and recreation delivered substantial benefits for...