World Leisure Organization (WLO)
1956-10-03 Philadelphia PA USA
3 Oct 1956, Philadelphia PA (USA), as International Recreation Association (IRA). Name changed to World Leisure and Recreation Association (WLRA), 1973. Previously also referred to in French and Spanish as Association mondiale pour les loisirs et la récréation – Asociación Mundial de Tiempo Libre y Recreación.
Discover and foster those conditions best permitting leisure to serve as a force for human growth, development and well-being.
Events2024 | Rotterdam, Netherlands | Breda, Netherlands – World Leisure Congress
2022-12 | Dunedin, New Zealand – World Leisure Congress
2020-10-17 | Beijing, China – Leisure makes life better
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Board of Directors; Executive Committee; Scientific and Technical Secretariat, led by Chief Operating Officer.
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