Inclusive Communities

Inclusive Communities PictureThe Inclusive Communities option is an exciting route to prepare upcoming professionals for careers in municipal, county, state, and federal community based recreation programs, and private not-profit recreation programs. Community recreation provides people with daily opportunities for fun, fitness, and friendship, which is directly linked to individual and community quality of life. The Inclusive Communities program places emphasis on creating access for all community members, including individuals who experience disabilities, homelessness, poverty, and age related isolation. The courses focus on creating change through leadership, programming, planning, marketing and promoting, inter agency collaboration and community activism. Today's community recreation professionals are a strong component in a national movement to increase the quality of life for all citizens through a wider variety of recreation opportunities.