[ noun ] an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates




"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

Most recreation work calls_for a good_deal of pre planning .

Inspect the site in the field during the time of the year when the area will be most heavily used for recreation .

However , there is also much to be gained by making use of the abilities of the local people who are available and interested in recreation .

A visit to the site by a group of several persons can usually bring_out new ideas or verify opinions most helpful to the planning study of any recreation area .

The same is true of areas which at_first look good because of a_few existing recreation features but may actually be poor areas to develop for general public use .

[ noun ] activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation




"time for rest and refreshment by the pool" "days of joyous recreation with his friends"

Related terms

rejuvenation enliven