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BlogBurning Calories through Water Exercise

You can experience a level of calorie burning during water exercises that will rival and perhaps exceed anything you could ever attain on land.

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BlogNature: Infusing the natural world into the everyday spaces of childhood

Nature supports the development of all children, regardless of their level of ability, and helps them discover themselves, physically, socially, and emotionally

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BlogRough and Tumble Play - Consequences of a Play Deprived Life (Part 2 of 2)

In this blog post, we will focus on one pattern of play behavior, ROUGH AND TUMBLE PLAY and the consequences of a play deprived life.

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BlogIPRA Promotes Play and Recreation Statewide Funding and Training Initiative

IPRA, PlayCore and GameTime are aligning resources to promote best practices in parks and recreation & provide quality education for professionals in Illinois.

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BlogHealth & Wellness: Promoting lifelong healthy lifestyles through play

Unstructured play may be an exceptional way to increase physical activity levels in children, which is one important strategy in the resolution of obesity.

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BlogPlaying Along the Pathways

Playful pathways provide a trajectory through three-dimensional space, enjoyable by all family members.

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BlogOutdoor Fitness Options for the Entire Family

Outdoor fitness provides an opportunity for communities to enjoy a shared space, recreate, and stay healthy in their own time and at their own pace.

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BlogSocial Capital: Bridging Social Networks for Community Vitality

Play can be the bridge to connecting neighbors and actively engaging community members to shape the destiny of their community.

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BlogRough and Tumble Play - Is It Necessary? (Part 1 of 2)

In this blog post, we will focus on one pattern of play behavior, ROUGH AND TUMBLE PLAY, or as it is commonly referred to - PLAY-FIGHTING.