Recreation

Second Level Subjects

Interests
Indoor Activities
Competitions
Celebration
Amateur
Winter Sports
Singing
Animal Pets
Orchestras
Shows
Animal Sports
Combative Sports
Outdoor Activities
Mechanical Sports
Holidays
Meetings Industry
Music
Musical Instruments
Dancing
Recreation
Handicrafts
Writing
Theatre
Arts
Gastronomy
Sport
Ball Games
Performing Arts
Air, Water Sports
Athletics
Sculpture
Painting, Drawing
Folk Traditions
Gambling

Description

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be "fun".

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Organizations relating to Recreation

Society for Asian Art / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1958
World Leisure / Bilbao, Spain / Est. 1956
Asia-Pacific Performing Arts Network / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1999
International Archives for the Jazz Organ / Cologne, Germany
Council of Arab Ministers for Youth and Sports / Cairo, Egypt
International Player Welfare Organization, Nepal / Kathmandu, Nepal
United Poets Laureate International / Parañaque, Philippines / Est. 1963
European College of Sport Science / Cologne, Germany / Est. 1995
International Society for Education through Art / Rovaniemi, Finland / Est. 1954
Latin and Mediterranean Group of Sport Medicine / Algiers, Algeria / Est. 1956
Asia Pacific Tchoukball Federation / Kaohsiung, Taiwan / Est. 1999
Berkeley Enthusiasts Club / Tonbridge, UK / Est. 1963
Andalusian Sports Institute
European Laughter Society / Erlach, Switzerland / Est. 2000
International Ventriloquists Association / Las Vegas NV, USA
Nordic Singer and Musician Workers Association / Sandefjord, Norway / Est. 1947
Athletic Confederation of the Central American Isthmus / Tegucigalpa, Honduras
European Medical Association on Smoking and Health / Meyrin, Switzerland / Est. 1986
International Laser II Class Association / Cork, Ireland
Falun Dafa / New York NY, USA
World Sailing / London, UK / Est. 1907
International Practical Shooting Confederation / Oakville ON, Canada / Est. 1976
European Wushu Kungfu Federation / Yateley, UK / Est. 1985
International Convention of Puppetry Schools / Charleville-Mézières, France / Est. 1990
North European Table Tennis Union

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World Problems relating to Recreation

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Anhedonia

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