The roots of the recreation profession lie in the playground movement of the 1880’s. We were a social service created to keep children safe, but today we are asked to be a service that recovers its cost: can both of these co-exist???
The challenges of today are multi-faceted and can range from social ills to business models. Do we attempt to solve them all or identify what problems our agency’s effectively address? What is most important is to understand how to be relevant, thus