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Excerpts — Leisure Program Planning and Delivery

Distinctiveness, memorability a must when naming rec programs

Naming a program focuses on developing “the hook”—something that gains attention. Your task is to select titles that not only describe the program but also catch interest.

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Motivation strategies keep recreation program participants coming back

A good staff member should be able to keep program participants energized and motivated.

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Appropriate staffing, funding, integrity vital to effective program evaluation

In an ideal world, recreation programs would be continually and thoroughly evaluated. Yet, without a systematic plan for evaluation, you and your organization will be left with only the best of intentions.

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