Leisure time activities are of major and growing importance in contemporary society. Increased demand forrecreation of every form has prompted and services. Leisure provision is a major industry in the UK and in most other parts of the world, involving commercial, public, private and voluntary sectors. Recreation resources are under intensive pressure of demand. Effective and imaginative planning, design, location andmanagement of facilities, services, and organisations will become increasingly essential, as there is a continuing call for expanded supply in a severely constrained economic environment.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges