active recreation

Related to active recreation: passive recreation

active recreation

n.
Outdoor recreational activities, such as organized sports, playground activities, and the use of motorized vehicles, that require extensive facilities or development or that have a considerable environmental impact on the recreational site.
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This year, the natural park "Blue" is waiting for guests to ice fishing and active recreation, the channel "Yakutia 24" broadcasts.
The Recreation & Leisure component focuses on developing gross and fine motor skills, experiencing cultural arts, dance, drama and music, as well as participating in passive and active recreation.
Healthy Schools Oklahoma received $20,000 to expand its early childhood SPARK program that provides sports, play and active recreation to pre-kindergarten students in 20 Oklahoma City metro-area elementary schools.
Another presenter at the HEAL NH conference, Semra Aytur, associate professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of New Hampshire, outlined the results of a New Hampshire study that found several health and economic benefits associated with active recreation spaces and walkable, bikeable communities.
According to Sport England data, around 63% of adults (16+) in the city are not participating in 30 minutes of sport and active recreation on at least one day per week - and the negative effect on health and wellbeing is significant.
A considerable amount of money was raised on the night for Sport Birmingham who do fantastic work in the community to encourage the growth and development of active recreation around Birmingham.
Chicago Park District chief administrative officer Raffi Sarrafian said, "The Chicago Park District is committed to creating and maintaining beautiful spaces that promote both active recreation and leisure use.
Jonathan Hunt, development manager for sport and active recreation at Coventry City Council, continued: "Having some of the best netball athletes in the world right on our doorstep is fantastic.
The long-awaited project, funded by Barclays Spaces for Sport, was based at the Marshall Drive Active Recreation Playing Field.
The district plans to develop the area for passive recreation, such as hiking and bird watching, and active recreation, such as mountain biking and trail running.
Lancaster Friends of the Nashua River (LFONR)'s mission is to ensure that the Nashua River, as it flows through the town of Lancaster, is nurtured and valued as a community asset with wildlife and habitat protection, effective water quality management, flood plain and greenway acquisition and accessible for passive and active recreation for its citizens and visitors.
We are dedicated to increasing the number of people taking part in sport, active recreation and wider physical activity through responding to the needs of the local community and providing a dynamic and excellent value-for-money service.
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