ⓘ Category:Recreation

Dirty weekend

A dirty weekend is a romantic assignation which is commonly in a hotel so that the couple can have sex together. Places which became famous for this include Brighton and the Skindles hotel in Maidenhead. Other renowned destinations include the Welsh seaside resort of Barmouth.

Fun

Fun is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "Light-hearted pleasure, enjoyment, or amusement; boisterous joviality or merrymaking; entertainment". Although particularly associated with recreation and play, fun may be encountered during work, social functions, and in daily life. There are psychological and physiological implications to the experience of fun. Modern Westernized civilizations prioritize fun as an external and sexual aspect.

Inclusive recreation

Inclusive recreation, also known as adaptive or accessible recreation, is a concept whereby people with disabilities are given the opportunity to participate in recreational activities. Through the use of activity modifications and assistive technology, athletes or participants in sports or other recreational pursuits are able to play alongside their non-disabled peers. The Boy Scouts of America, for example, has about 100.000 physically or mentally disabled members throughout the United States.

Mooning

Mooning is the act of displaying ones bare buttocks by removing clothing, e.g., by lowering the backside of ones trousers and underpants, usually bending over, whether also exposing the genitals or not. Mooning is used in the English-speaking world to express protest, scorn, disrespect, or provocation, or can be done for shock value, fun, a joke or as a form of exhibitionism. Some jurisdictions regard mooning to be indecent exposure, sometimes depending on the context.

Physical literacy

Physical literacy is a fundamental and valuable human capability that can be described as a disposition acquired by human individuals encompassing the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding that establishes purposeful physical pursuits as an integral part of their lifestyle. The fundamental and significant aspects of physical literacy are: everyone’s physical literacy journey is unique physical literacy is relevant and valuable at all stages and ages of life the concept embraces much more than physical competence at the heart of the concept is the motivati ...

Rage room

A rage room, also known as a smash room or anger room, is a business where people can vent their rage by destroying objects within a room. Rage rooms may consist of fake living rooms and kitchens with replicas of furnishings and objects such as televisions and desks. The company may allow clients to bring their own possessions to destroy. The first rage rooms to open were likely in Japan in 2008 or earlier. The concept spread to other countries, such as Serbia, England, and Argentina. Today, there are hundreds of rage rooms in cities in the United States such as Huntsville, Tucson, Austin, ...

Recreation resource planning

Recreation resource planning is the application of analytical tools to a systematic and deliberate process of decision making about the future management of recreation resources and recreation opportunities.

Rockhampton Showgrounds

It was opened in its current location in 1886 by the Fitzroy Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Society, replacing an earlier showground in William Street. The plan for the new showground venue in Wandal, at a cost of £2000, was approved in December 1885.

System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities

A System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities is a reliable and valid observation tool for assessing park and recreation areas, including park users’ physical activity levels, gender, age, and ethnicity groupings. It also collects information on park characteristics including accessibility, usability, supervision, and organization. The use of SOPARC in park monitoring would allow for more consistent and comprehensive monitoring of parks. The summary data obtained using SOPARC is easily understood by practitioners, policymakers, and the public. SOPARC has been adapted to numerou ...

Tourist attraction

A tourist attraction is a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or an exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure and amusement.