Fitness/Recreation

    Results: 14

  • Adapted Sports/Games (2)
    PL-7000.3150-050

    Adapted Sports/Games

    PL-7000.3150-050

    Sports and games whose rules of play or playing formats have been changed to allow people with functional or cognitive disabilities to play.
  • Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs (4)
    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.
  • Discount Programs (1)
    BM-1700

    Discount Programs

    BM-1700

    Programs that offer a special pricing structure for their own or a broader array of goods and services which may be open to the general public, be available to members only or be restricted to children, older adults or other age groups, people with disabilities (and their accompanying attendants, where applicable) or others designated by the program.
  • Elderhostel Programs (1)
    PL-8700.8000-180

    Elderhostel Programs

    PL-8700.8000-180

    Programs that combine the tradition of student travel with the desire of older adults for continued intellectual stimulation. Participants may attend one or several of the week-long sessions of courses, touring and social events at Institutes for Learning in Retirement (ILRs) that constitute the Elderhostel Network. ILRs are sponsored by a college or university and provide noncredit academic programs developed by the members themselves. Also included are programs that offer two-week travel-study programs for persons age 50 and older. Participants attend lectures at universities located in Europe. Accommodations and meals are provided at the participating university or at nearby hotels.
  • Exercise Classes/Groups (3)
    PL-6600.1800

    Exercise Classes/Groups

    PL-6600.1800

    Programs that offer a general program of exercise for people who are concerned about maintaining their physical fitness which may include walking, stretching and other similar activities.
  • Libraries (11)
    TJ-4400

    Libraries

    TJ-4400

    Facilities which house a collection of materials including books, manuscripts, journals, government documents and nonprint formats such as paintings, musical recordings, videotapes, films and data files on magnetic tape which are organized to provide physical, bibliographic and intellectual access to a targeted group of people and which generally make available staff to provide services and programs related to the information needs of the targeted group.
  • Older Adult Social Clubs (2)
    PS-8000.6000

    Older Adult Social Clubs

    PS-8000.6000

    Organizations such that provide an opportunity for older adults to meet and socialize through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues and other companionable activities. Some organizations may also offer lecture series which address topics of interest to the membership or provide opportunities for involvement in charitable fundraising and other similar activities.
  • Parks/Recreation Areas (14)
    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.
  • Recreational Activities/Sports (13)
    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 Aids (1)
    LH-0600.7000

    Recreational Aids

    LH-0600.7000

    Programs that pay for or provide equipment or other products which have been modified to enhance the manner in which people with disabilities can take part in the leisure time pursuits of their choice. Included are modified dog leashes, craft making items, sewing accessories, games, puzzles, cards, video equipment, sports equipment, cycling equipment, toys and other similar products.
  • Senior Centers (10)
    TC-5500.8000

    Senior Centers

    TC-5500.8000

    Multipurpose centers that serve as focal points for older adults in the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities that are needed by and of interest to this population.
  • Shuttle Services (2)
    BT-4500.4500-750

    Shuttle Services

    BT-4500.4500-750

    Programs that transport passengers from a prearranged pick-up point to an airport, train station or other point of departure or from an airport, train station or other point of arrival to their final destination (which may be a residence or a hotel) via an automobile, van or other shuttle vehicle. Also included are courtesy shuttles operated by hotels and car rental agencies.
  • Travel Clubs (1)
    PL-8700.8200

    Travel Clubs

    PL-8700.8200

    Membership programs that offer travel packages or reduced cost travel arrangements which may include discounted air fares, accommodations, rental cars or other local transportation, admission to local attractions and other benefits.
  • Travel Planning/Booking Services (1)
    PL-8700.8600

    Travel Planning/Booking Services

    PL-8700.8600

    Organizations that provide information and assistance for people who are planning business or vacation trips within the country or abroad. Services may include maps, brochures or other literature about the individual's chosen destination; information about transportation options; air/rail travel and hotel reservations assistance; cruise booking assistance; ticketing; and help with any special arrangements the person may require prior to the trip, en route or upon arrival. Some programs may target unaccompanied children, people with disabilities, non-English-speaking people, people who are elderly and other individuals for whom travel may be difficult without special assistance.
 
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