Monday, 27 May 2024, 1:46 AM
Site: LEARNING SPACE
Course: LEARNING SPACE (Rec North)
Glossary: Words We Use glossary
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Aboriginal Sport Circle

Aboriginal Sport Circle is the national voice in sport, fitness, culture and recreation pursuits for the Aboriginal peoples in Canada with organizations in Yukon, NWT and Nunavut.

Accessibility

Accessibility refers to characteristics of the physical environment that make it possible for people to participate in recreation regardless of ability.

Accessible

Accessible means, no matter what a person’s circumstances or abilities are, there is equal opportunity to fully participate.

Active Living

Active Living is a way of life in which physical, social, mental, emotional and spiritual activities are valued and are integrated into daily living.

Active Transportation

Active transportation refers to any form of human-powered transportation, such as walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, in-line skating or skateboarding.

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Activities

From a planning perspective, activities are things you do like advertising, workshops, or training to carry out the project.


Annual Budgets

Annual Budgets are the estimated revenues and expenditures of all the recreation programs and services over a year.

Arts

Arts reflect culture and are a way of communicating through a medium that can be shared with others. 

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Benefits

Benefits are the individual, social, economic, and environmental outcomes that recreation, parks, sports, fitness, active living, arts and cultural services have the potential to provide for individuals and communities. 

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Benefits of Recreation

Benefits of Recreation is a term used in our field to recognize that recreation contributes to positive personal, social, environmental and economic outcomes.