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The Recreation Enterprise

See Novosports

The many activities of ranging have been listed. It seems inappropriate, too narrow, to call all of the activities listed under each title to be "recreation." They are businesses, opportunities, therapies, etc. Here is the list The USFS lists Adventure games may be recreation, and they include rope climbing, backpacking, first-night-in the woods experiences, rope courses, artificial wll climbing (indoor ), human-scale ladder to climb a 14-18 foot wall, world ball play, orienteering. (Contact Prof. Sylvia Shirley , College of William and Mary, 1975?)

Contact Alisa Bailey, president of the Virginia Tourism Corp., a state agency

Perhaps you will share ideas with me about some of the topic(s) above .

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Robert H. Giles, Jr.
July 3, 2005