Community Recreation; Suggestions For Recreation Boards, Superintendents Of Recreation And…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byNational Recreation Association

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER SEVEN Community Activities THE development of playgrounds and of evening neighborhood recreation centers is a very vital part of a year-round recreation system, and this development must continue with increased emphasis on the activities which have for years been incorporated in a recreation program. The stupendous developments of the past few years, the social changes constantly taking place and the needs of the reconstruction period are, however, making imperative a new emphasis on community life and an enlargement and an enrichment along recreational lines which bring with them heavy responsibilities for superintendents of recreation and for the groups having in charge the development of the work. In general, two new factors are now to be taken into account as influencing the present and future development of recreation movement. These two factors are: a. The necessity for providing substitutes for saloons b. The recognition of the emphasis on recreation which has come out of war experiences The Provision Of Substitutes For The Saloon The closing of saloons in all parts of the country is causing superintendents of recreation to face very seriously the problem of increased facilities and enlarged recreational activities. Commercial interests will in large part take care of the problem of turning saloon properties into soft-drink parlors; social agencies will increase their efforts to improve conditions in the home; private philanthropy and institutions are in some measure undertaking the task of converting saloon property into workingmen's clubs. A very great burden will, however, fall upon the shoulders of public recreation departments in supplying the social and recreational features of the saloon through social centers where the men will find...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER SEVEN Community Activities THE development of playgrounds and of evening neighborhood recreation centers is a very vit...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217813372

ISBN - 13:9780217813372

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