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Recreation and leisure

Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and are considered to be "fun". The term recreation implies participation to be healthy refreshing mind and body.

Photograph of people on a beach.
Recreation at the beach
Photograph of people at Hyde Park.
Recreation in a park


Recreational areas and facilities[edit]

Outdoor life and recreation[edit]


Physical education and training[edit]

Photograph of US Navy sailors circuit training.
Physical training
Black and white photograph of Royal Air Force recruits going through physical training.
Physical training


Games and amusements[edit]

US Marines playing Spades.
Card game
Children playing giant Connect Four.
Board game
People playing Adventures in the East Mark (Aventuras en la Marca del Este)
Role-playing game



Circuses and spectacles[edit]