Recreation is an important element in family growth and development. Recreation agencies have largely ignored their responsibilities in this area in favor of satisfying the individual needs, of participants in organized, structured programs.
If recreation agencies are to be effective in facilitating family leisure experiences, they must develop a comprehensive strategy that offers appropriate program design, creative facility development, rational policies and effective marketing strategies.
Harper, Jack A.
"Barriers to Family Recreation Participation: Program Considerations,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 5
, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol5/iss3/4