Outdoor Recreation Benefits

NRPA health and wellness poster

What are benefits of recreation and leisure?

Quality of life – fresh air, sunshine, social interaction, health benefits and self esteem all will improve quality of life. 

Preventative health – regular exercise, physiological benefits from mild exercise, and stress reduction all are made easier by having leisure and recreational activities readily available. 

  • Develops Personal Development and Growth
  • Physical Health
  • Self Esteem and Self Reliance
  • Creativity and Sense of Accomplishment
  • Creates More Fun
  • Enhances Pleasure
  • Reduces Stress
  • Increases Life Satisfaction

Check out the parks, trails, and recreation programs offered by Draper City Parks & Recreation