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5.04 Leisure activities build social skills and stimulate participation in community life. (recreation, sport, arts, culture, parks)

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  2. Effects of Outdoor Education Programs for Children in California
    2005 - USA

    Outdoor education has numerous benefits for children: Better aptitude for science: students who attended the outdoor education program significantly raised their math and science scores. Increased...

  3. The Use and Benefits of Local Government Recreation and Parks Services for Albertans Living in Pover
    2009 - Canada

    Living in poverty limits leisure choices and the subsequent benefits in Alberta. In addition to the financial constraints that low income residents experieince, they also must deal with issues...

  4. 2002 Canadian Public Opinion Survey on Youth and Sport
    2002 - Canada

    Canadians highly value the contribution of community-level sports to the development of youth and also to the broader community.  Canadians see community-level sports as benefitting their local...

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

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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