Play: It’s Serious Business! (Presentation)


Doepker-Brimacombe Group
Doug Brimacombe

In the past 30 years, there has been an ever-increasing emphasis upon structured activity and entertainment. Unstructured play has been devalued and essentially “scheduled out” of the lives of children. Is this a positive course? What are the implications of continuing in this direction? This presentation addresses these questions and examines possible strategies for consideration by recreation professionals and community leaders.

Presentation from the 2013 Recreation Nova Scotia Conference and Trade Show

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