Recreation and parks have a long list of benefits to individuals, families, and communities. From improved physical wellbeing to helping to build stronger communities, there are an endless number of reasons to organize a physically active community event or take a trip to your local park. Below we’ve listed the five most important benefits of recreation and parks to you.
1. Enhance Mental and Physical Wellbeing – Recreation and parks help people of all ages maintain healthy weights, increase self-esteem and life satisfaction, and create opportunities for personal growth and development for all.