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TYPES OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND EXAMPLES

RECREATION- is the activity a person participates in voluntarily without monetary gain. It provides pleasure and amusement during the leisure time.

LEISURE- Leisure is defined as the free time left over after the day`s work.

DANCE-Is the act of moving the body in rhythmic pattern to the tempo of the music or song.

          TYPES OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • INDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES- Are those activities that are performed inside the house, hall or generally under a roof

EXAMPLES OF INDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Ludo
  2. Table tennis
  3. Badminton
  4. Dart
  5. Scrabble
  6. Monopoly
  7. Drawing
  8. Painting
  9. Sewing/ knitting
  10. Playing Piano
  11. Dancing
  12. Chess
  13. Ayo
  14. Snake and ladders
  15. Playing cards
  16. Watching television
  17. Squash

 

  • OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES- are those activities that are performed outside or in the open air. Outdoor recreation centers could be parks, Picnicking, sports field or outside the house within the compound.

EXAMPLES OF OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. Running
  2. Camping
  3. Swimming
  4. Rowing a boat
  5. Fishing
  6. Skipping
  7. Mountaineering
  8. Horse riding
  9. Hunting
  10. Hopscotch

 

  1. Partying
  • Ten-ten
  • Story telling
  • Jogging
  1. Gardening
  • Hiking
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Excursion
  1. Picnicking etc

 

ASSIGNMENT

  1. List the two types of recreational activities
  2. Differentiate between indoor and outdoor recreational activities
  3. Define the following terms;
  4. Recreation, Leisure and dance

 

See also

Physical Fitness

AGEING AND DEATH EDUCATION

FAMILY LIFE AND SEX EDUCATION

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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