theme parks, family recreation, youth development
Theme parks with its amazing infrastructure have been an ideal place for many families to take a day trip for celebration or have a family vacations. Established with an array of well-designed programs and tons of fun-driving attractions, a theme park could be a wonderful site for parents to allow their young kids to grow in many areas including but not limited to skill development, mental sharpening, aesthetic appreciation, social interaction, awareness of consciousness in ethics, and intellectual enrichment. This paper intends to highlight these elements collected from visiting theme parks that may lead more families to zoom into the potentials of recreation as educational vehicle in the context of theme parks beyond just having a fun.
Lee, Bob and Jin, Lei
"Family Recreation and Theme Parks,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 23:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol23/iss1/5
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