Videos and Recreation Management in the News

Videos on YouTube

The Value of Parks & Recreation (6:13 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37_uEYeMJSA

It Is Self Evident - PARKS MAKE LIFE BETTER (6:26 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnhtOhsgW7s

Parks Make Life Better Kickoff (2:22 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUVQDK7MGcg

A Day in the Life of a Recreation Intern (Westin Maui Resort & Spa Ka`anapali (1:00 minute)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-C4sahlvfc

Recreation and Leisure Services – Student Graduate – personal story (1:53 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMX8a_vMsoc

Recreation Workers Careers Overview (1:10 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9oyAezOwuo

Parks Make Life Better - Gathering Places (1:05 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h55rANmTeNw

Parks Make Life Better – Forever (1:11 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LvJiw2F4L0

Bureau of Labor Statistics Information

BLS - Overview of the 2010–20 Projections

Total employment is expected to increase by 20.5 million jobs from 2010 to 2020, with 88 percent of detailed occupations projected to experience employment growth.

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/About/Projections-Overview.htm

Recreation Attendants Careers Overview – entry level employment while in college (1:02 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QM_KzA2Wie4

Recreation Workers (NOTE: salaries listed are based on national averaging. California and bay area salaries are adjusted higher based on the cost of living).

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/recreation-workers.htm

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes399032.htm

Recreation’s Contribution to the Economy

Consumer spending: an engine for U.S. job growth (Recreation services – page 3 - Table 1 - Personal consumption expenditures, 1980, 1990, and 2000 (actual) and 2010 (projected))

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2002/11/art2full.pdf

Recreation Research is NEEDED to combat sedentary lifestyles and improve health

American Time Use Survey – 2012 Results (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/atus.pdf