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Delivery of leisure services: local government


, : Delivery of leisure services: local government. Leisure and life satisfaction: foundational perspectives: 159-185

This chapter explores the structure and processes of local park and recreation services. These services emerged as a result of social needs that occurred at the beginning of the industrial revolution in Canada and the USA. Local park and recreation services refers to those public services that are provided at the subdivision of government that is closest to the customer.

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