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Recreation / Leisure

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  • Acting Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.0300

    Acting Instruction

    PL-7400.0300

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to learn or perfect their ability to portray a variety of characters on stage or in film or television productions or commercials.
  • Art Appreciation (5)
    PL-7400.0700-080

    Art Appreciation

    PL-7400.0700-080

    Programs that offer classes or lectures which teach the history and fundamentals of the visual arts including an overview of the major art forms (drawing, painting, sculpture and photography), aesthetics, art theory, criticism, and the role of the artist in society.
  • Art Museums (1)
    TA-5500.0500

    Art Museums

    TA-5500.0500

    Institutions that acquire, preserve and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of art objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style. Included are museums that are dedicated to one or a combination of the following: paintings, drawings, etchings, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, serigraphy, architecture, furniture, silverware, jewelry and other art forms which represent the artistic vision of various societies.
  • Arts and Crafts Instruction (8)
    PL-7400.0500

    Arts and Crafts Instruction

    PL-7400.0500

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills and techniques in any of a variety of visual art forms or crafts.
  • Arts Appreciation (1)
    PL-7400.0700

    Arts Appreciation

    PL-7400.0700

    Programs that offer classes or lectures which teach the history and fundamentals of any of the arts including architecture, art, music, opera, dance, theater and film.
  • Ballet Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.1700-080

    Ballet Instruction

    PL-7400.1700-080

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in ballet, a dance form which combines conventionalized poses and steps with leaps, turns and other flowing movements. Instruction generally focuses on the basic positions and includes bar, center work and movements across the floor.
  • Bowling (2)
    PL-7000.1800

    Bowling

    PL-7000.1800

    Programs, often offered by local clubs, that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the sport of bowling. Bowling clubs and other recreational bowling programs are often organized into leagues with teams that play one another in organized tournaments.
  • Camp Referrals (3)
    PL-6400.1500-100

    Camp Referrals

    PL-6400.1500-100

    Programs that maintain lists of organizations that provide camping experiences for adults and/or children and link families in need of a particular type of camp with appropriate resources.
  • Camps (35)
    PL-6400.1500

    Camps

    PL-6400.1500

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public facilities for cooperative group living experiences in the out-of-doors; and which offer a wide range of activities under the supervision of trained leadership for children, youth, adults and special groups of all ages which include campcraft, cookouts, nature lore and conservation, and a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational, athletic and group social activities.
  • Children's Museums (3)
    TA-5500.1500

    Children's Museums

    TA-5500.1500

    Institutions that develop and maintain educational exhibits and activities that are structured for the size, interests and intellectual capacity of young children. Many children's museums are participatory and allow visitors to interact with the exhibits (touching, exploring, manipulating), and many offer organized lessons for groups of school children that focus on one or more of the exhibits.
  • Children's Theater Productions (2)
    TA-8500.1200

    Children's Theater Productions

    TA-8500.1200

    Programs that offer theatrical productions featuring live actors doing special performances of fairy tales, adaptations from children's literature, pantomime or other works of particular interest to children.
  • Dance Instruction (2)
    PL-7400.1700

    Dance Instruction

    PL-7400.1700

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to learn or perfect their skills, grace, rhythm, coordination and individual expression when executing or participating in any of a number of different dance forms.
  • Dance Therapy (2)
    RP-8000.1700

    Dance Therapy

    RP-8000.1700

    Programs that offer a form of therapy which helps individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems achieve self-expression and emotional release through folk dancing, ballroom dancing, exercising to music and other rhythmic motor activities. The objective of dance therapy is to further the emotional, cognitive, social and physical integration of the individual.
  • Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs (8)
    LR-3100.1800-190

    Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs

    LR-3100.1800-190

    Community-based day programs that provide training in community integration and self-advocacy specifically as they relate to recreation and leisure pursuits. Participants are generally adults age 18-22 with developmental disabilities who are still in school and desire an after-school program or are older than age 22 but are not working or are working part-time.
  • Disability Related Sports (30)
    PL-7000.3150

    Disability Related Sports

    PL-7000.3150

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages with functional or cognitive disabilities to learn, become competitive in and enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities and sports, many of which are played in wheelchairs or have otherwise been modified to accommodate the athletes' disabilities.
  • Gymnastics (13)
    PL-7000.4600

    Gymnastics

    PL-7000.4600

    Programs, often offered by local gymnastics clubs, that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy gymnastics, the sport that involves floor exercises and use of the still rings, balance beam, vault, pommel horse, parallel bars, uneven bars, horizontal bars and other gymnastics equipment.
  • Music Instruction (3)
    PL-7400.5500

    Music Instruction

    PL-7400.5500

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in music composition and/or performance.
  • Music Therapy (6)
    RP-8000.5000

    Music Therapy

    RP-8000.5000

    Programs that offer a form of therapy which uses music and music-related activities to address the physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems. Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses; and design music sessions for individuals and groups based on client needs using music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, music performance and learning through music. Music can thus be used as a passive agent as in the case of listening to music to aid in reminiscence, reality orientation or relaxation; or as an active creative process in which the individual participates in musical production. Through musical involvement in the therapeutic context, clients' abilities are strengthened and transferred to other areas of their lives. Music therapy also provides avenues for communication that can be helpful to those who find it difficult to express themselves in words.
  • Parks/Recreation Areas (11)
    PL-6400

    Parks/Recreation Areas

    PL-6400

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public recreational facilities and grounds which can be used for a variety of leisure-time activities. Included are amusement parks, beaches, camps, public gardens, harbor/marina areas, zoos and a broad range of recreational facilities that are available in community; state and national parks; schools and universities; and other recreational areas.
  • Pet Assisted Therapy (1)
    RP-8000.6400

    Pet Assisted Therapy

    RP-8000.6400

    Programs that help veterans with PTSD, inmates serving a sentence in prison, emotionally disturbed individuals or people who are isolated improve their personal and social functioning by giving them an opportunity to take responsibility for and/or relate to a domestic animal. In some cases, the animals may be selected due to comparable histories of trauma. Also included are programs that bring dogs or other small pets to visit people residing in a nursing facility or another institutional setting who are ill or elderly or have disabilities; and those that employ Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) who volunteer with their owner/handler as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. A similar program offers children the opportunity to learn to read by reading to one of its therapy horses.
  • Play Therapy (1)
    RP-8000.6600

    Play Therapy

    RP-8000.6600

    Programs that utilize play as a form of catharsis to enable children to express feelings and emotions which, if allowed to build up, could cause or further maladjustment. Play therapy is also used as a tool for diagnosing the source of a child's difficulty.
  • Recreational Activities/Sports (16)
    PL-7000

    Recreational Activities/Sports

    PL-7000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the organized recreational activity, sport or game of their choice. These programs may be offered by local clubs devoted to a particular activity or sport; may provide individual or team coaching assistance or instruction, access to equipment and facilities, and uniforms, if necessary; and may sponsor or make arrangements for athletes to participate in amateur competitions, usually at the local, regional or state level, and provide officials for games. These events are generally for the enjoyment of the athletes and are not at a high enough competitive level to be considered spectator sports.
  • Recreational Therapy (6)
    RP-8000.7400

    Recreational Therapy

    RP-8000.7400

    Programs that help individuals with mental, physical or developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, chronic health conditions or other problems develop new interests, sharpen their social skills and gain a sense of self-achievement through a structured series of leisure-time activities which may include arts and crafts, dance, drama, music, sports, games, social gatherings and community outings. Therapy goals may differ for different populations, e.g., improved hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills may be desired outcomes for people with physical disabilities.
  • Sailing (5)
    PL-7000.1600-800

    Sailing

    PL-7000.1600-800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn to handle a sailboat, and participate in sailing activities. Included are programs for novices who are interested in recreational sailing and want to learn the basics of the sport (e.g., rigging, hoisting and trimming sails, tacking, jibbing and docking); and those for people who want to prepare for and participate in competitive sailing events.
  • Scouting Programs (2)
    PS-9800.8500

    Scouting Programs

    PS-9800.8500

    Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to develop individual and group initiative and responsibility, self-reliance, courage, personal fitness, discipline and other desirable qualities of character through participation in a wide range of organized recreational, educational and civic activities under the leadership of qualified adult volunteers. Troop members work on developing their skills in camping, swimming, citizenship, communication, conservation, cooking, community living, first aid and a wide variety of other areas, and usually earn merit badges when they have demonstrated mastery of the skills that are required for a particular activity.
  • Self Defense Training (13)
    FN-1500.8100

    Self Defense Training

    FN-1500.8100

    Programs that offer physical conditioning exercises and teach participants the basic moves of self-defense including how to kick, strike, punch, block, fall and escape from a variety of holds. Techniques from one or more or the martial arts may be included.
  • Special Olympics (2)
    PL-8000.5500-850

    Special Olympics

    PL-8000.5500-850

    An international program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities which features a variety of sports and games. Children must be age eight or older to compete. Special Olympics events include alpine skiing, aquatics (swimming, diving, flotation races), athletics (running and track and field), badminton, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross country skiing, cycling, equestrian, figure skating, floor hockey, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, roller skating, sailing, soccer, softball, speedskating, table tennis, team handball, tennis and volleyball. Included are organizations that sponsor, organize, hold, promote, sell tickets to and publicize the events; provide information about competition schedules; and/or maintain information about current standings.
  • Swimming/Swimming Lessons (19)
    PL-7000.8800

    Swimming/Swimming Lessons

    PL-7000.8800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy swimming. Included are programs that provide swimming lessons for people who are unable to swim.
  • Team Sports/Leagues (1)
    PL-7000.8900

    Team Sports/Leagues

    PL-7000.8900

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the cooperative recreational activity or sport of their choice. These programs may provide coaching to help members play efficiently as a team and are often organized into leagues, i.e., groups of teams that are formed to play one another in organized competitions. Uniforms; access to playing fields, courts and other facilities; sporting equipment; and officials for competitions may also be available.
  • Therapeutic Camps (5)
    PL-6400.1500-850

    Therapeutic Camps

    PL-6400.1500-850

    Residential or day camp facilities that are appropriately staffed and equipped to provide an opportunity for children or adults who have developmental disabilities, emotional disturbances or health impairments, or who have other limitations or problems which require special facilities or programming, to enjoy a cooperative indoor and/or outdoor living experience.
  • Traveling Companions (4)
    PH-1400.8500

    Traveling Companions

    PH-1400.8500

    Programs that offer the services of individuals who are willing to accompany people who would otherwise have to travel alone during their journey.
  • Volunteer Opportunities (1)
    PX

    Volunteer Opportunities

    PX

    Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration on projects or in positions that benefit the organization itself or the people it serves. Many agencies that provide volunteer opportunities also offer intensive training in the tasks that are required for the job.
  • Wish Foundations (1)
    LH-6300.9500

    Wish Foundations

    LH-6300.9500

    Programs that grant wishes which will enrich the lives of people who are unable to fulfill them on their own, e.g., a visit to Disneyland, an opportunity to meet a film star or sports personality or a reunion with family members. Also included are programs that arrange trips or other experiences for individuals and groups. Most wish fulfillment programs serve children and adults who are terminally or gravely ill. Other populations may include seniors, veterans and individuals who are chronically or seriously ill, physically challenged or abused.
  • Y Facilities (13)
    PS-9800.9650

    Y Facilities

    PS-9800.9650

    Programs that provide for the spiritual, social, mental and physical development of children and youth and their families through a broad-based program which includes classes, recreational activities, fitness programs, leadership development opportunities, camping, youth clubs, parent-child programs, youth employment support services, cross-cultural exchange programs, community involvement opportunities and a variety of other activities that give participants a chance to develop a wide range of interpersonal relationships, strengthen family ties and to achieve a satisfying degree of personal growth.
  • Youth Enrichment Programs (21)
    PS-9800.9900

    Youth Enrichment Programs

    PS-9800.9900

    Programs that offer a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, academic programs, sports, reading clubs, workshops and other recreational, leisure, cultural, social and civic activities for school-age children and youth in out-of-school hours. The objective of youth enrichment programs is to promote healthy social interaction and help participants maximize their social, emotional, physical and academic potential.