Table of Contents

Leaders Guide

MODULE 0 Overview of the Guide 
0.1 Welcome
0.2 Purpose of the Guide
0.3 How to Use the Guide
MODULE 1 Recreation Foundations  
1.1 Introduction to Recreation
1.2 Recreation in Rural and Remote Communities
1.3 Benefits of Recreation
1.4 Leisure Education
MODULE 2 Yukon Sport and Recreation 2.1 Introduction
2.2 National
2.3 Territorial
2.4 Community (Local) Recreation
2.5 Role of Recreation Leaders 1.4 Leisure Education
2.6 Becoming Oriented to Yukon Communities
MODULE 3 Funding and Budgeting
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Recreation Funding in Yukon
3.3 Financial Management
3.4 Other Sources of Revenue
MODULE 4 Recreation Leadership
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Leader as a Community Role Model
4.3 Effective Community Recreation Leaders
4.4 Self-Care
MODULE 5 Building and Engaging Community
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Recreation Builds Community
5.3 Community Building and the Recreation Leader
5.4 Supporting Youth Involvement and Leadership
MODULE 6 Planning for Recreation
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Roles in Community Recreation Planning
6.3 A Community-Driven Planning Process
6.4 Ensuring Recreation is Accessible
MODULE 7 Risk Management
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Key Concepts related to Risk Management
7.3 The Process of Risk Management
7.4 Tools for Risk Management
MODULE 8 Quality Programs and Events
8.1 Introduction to Recreation Programming
8.2 Community-Driven Recreation Programming
8.3 Programming Resources, Revenues and Expenses
8.4 Programming Considerations
8.5 Ensuring a Positive Experience for Participants
MODULE 9 Marketing
9.1 Marketing the Benefits of Recreation
9.2 Marketing Approaches and Terminology
9.3 Marketing Plans
9.4 Strategies for Marketing Recreation
9.5 Internet and Social Media
MODULE 10 Facilities and Outdoor Spaces
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Community Facilities and Outdoor Spaces
10.3 Planning and Development
10.4 Operations and Maintenance
10.5 Preventive Maintenance
10.6 Facility-Specific Training
MODULE 11 Working with Groups and Partnerships
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Ways of Working with Groups and Organizations
11.3 Types of Groups
11.4 Developing Committees and Groups
11.5 Working Effectively with Groups
MODULE 12 Staffing and Volunteers
12.1 Introduction
12.2 The Community Recreation Director
12.3 The Staffing Process
12.4 Working with Volunteers
MODULE 13 Board Governance
13.1 Introduction to Boards
13.2 The Role and Function of Recreation Boards
13.3 Roles and Responsibilities
13.5 Resources for Effective Recreation Boards
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