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Robyn Cockburn: 

Robyn Cockburn Working Together to Help Your Community be Active Community Recreation

Conceptual Framework: 

Conceptual Framework Community recreation is Freely chosen End in itself Fun and enjoyable Outcome of community recreation is Self development Community development Contribution to health Physical fitness Creative expression Self development Challenge and extension Sense of achievement Social interaction

Promoting physical activity: 

Promoting physical activity Physical activity promotion is most successful when: Matches people’s sense of who they are People have choice It is enjoyable and fun Builds on what they already know Builds connections, social networks and friendships

Framework for development: 

Framework for development

Leisure life stages: 

Leisure life stages Independent young Couples activities New parent Family focused Empty nesters Retirees Older adults

Who provides recreation?: 

Who provides recreation? Local government pools recreation centres community centres recreation programmes & events walkways Self-provided Gardening Housework DIY Commercial providers Fitness centres and gyms Indoor sports Dance studios Yoga Professional coaches (golf, tennis) Health providers Water therapy Tai Chi Otago Exercise Programme Community clubs, groups Waka ama, kapa haka Sport Dance Walking Trips and outings Volunteering Social clubs Service groups

Recreation is…: 

Recreation is…

Recreation can be…: 

Recreation can be…

Recreation can…: 

Recreation can… contribute to the wellbeing of individuals… …..and communities connect people with themselves … ………..and others


Reflection Seeking and realising a style of life gives leisure its greatest significance (Dumazedier)

Key messages: 

Key messages Community recreation is: Collaborative Responds to community needs Works with communities to build on strengths Simple, straightforward,sustainable solutions

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