In an ideal world, recreation programs would be continually and thoroughly evaluated. Yet, without a systematic plan for evaluation, you and your organization will be left with only the best of intentions.
Group Dynamics in Recreation and Leisure
As individuals, people make hundreds of decisions every day. While working with groups, the number of decisions people make expands exponentially. Both the individual members in the group and the group as a whole are making decisions. Even a seemingly straightforward decision follows a general six-step process.
Outdoor Site and Facility Management
Volunteers are a cherished resource for any organization. Volunteers can be your ace in the hole, enabling projects to be completed that might otherwise languish because of lack of funds or labor.
Water Skiing and Wakeboarding eBook
The two types of balancing movements are counterbalancing and fore–aft balancing.
The Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook With Online Resource
There are a number of evaluation models that an agency may use. The purpose of the evaluation should be of utmost consideration when choosing how to conduct an evaluation.
Outdoor Program Administration eBook
With an understanding of the basic history of the agencies and how they view recreational uses, it is up to you to cultivate a relationship (be it over the phone or in person).
Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming eBook
Between 1993 and 1998, my climbing friends and I would spend the month of January bouldering and camping at Hueco Tanks State Park near El Paso, Texas. The warm sun, brilliant problems, supportive climbing culture, and stark desert beauty brought us back.
Build It So They Can Play eBook
This is a game for students with and without intellectual disabilities.
Integrated Risk Management for Leisure Services
When the water level is low, anyone can easily walk across the stream. In contrast, when the river swells during spring, traversing this same spot can be potentially dangerous, particularly for users who are not trained in crossing rivers.
The Gentle Art of Horseback Riding
Different disciplines ride with stirrups of different lengths, which affect posting.