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Senior Centers & Recreation

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  • Botanical Gardens/Arboreta (1)
    PL-6400.1300

    Botanical Gardens/Arboreta

    PL-6400.1300

    Programs that plant, maintain and display for public study and enjoyment collections of flowers, trees, shrubs and ground cover, some of which are rare and exotic.
  • Libraries (1)
    TJ-4400

    Libraries

    TJ-4400

    Facilities which house a collection of materials including books, manuscripts, journals, government documents and nonprint formats such as paintings, musical recordings, videotapes, films and data files on magnetic tape which are organized to provide physical, bibliographic and intellectual access to a targeted group of people and which generally make available staff to provide services and programs related to the information needs of the targeted group.
  • Lifelong Learning Programs (1)
    HH-0500.1600-450

    Lifelong Learning Programs

    HH-0500.1600-450

    Community-based educational programs designed for adults who commute and take courses on a semester basis. Lifelong learning classes are sponsored by Institutes for Learning in Retirement (ILRs). Most ILRs are sponsored by a college or university and offer non-credit academic programs with no attached Continuing Education Credits. A lifelong learning program is structured like a typical college program with regular semesters and often homework. While some lifelong learning programs are restricted to seniors, others are open to adults of any age.
  • Natural History Museums (1)
    TA-5500.6500

    Natural History Museums

    TA-5500.6500

    Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of objects which have significance in the natural sciences including botany, zoology, geology and physical and cultural anthropology and their subsets which include social anthropology, linguistics, ethnology and archaeology. Natural history exhibits vary widely and may display specimens of specific plants, rocks, minerals and other similar objects; feature fossils, skeletal remains and other paleontological relics; demonstrate specific natural phenomena such as the evaporation cycle or the changing of the seasons; comprise dioramas which contain replicas of birds, mammals, snakes and other creatures in their natural habitats; or display artifacts which illustrate the social structure, language and way of life of earlier peoples.
  • Opera Performances (1)
    TA-6500

    Opera Performances

    TA-6500

    Community or university-based programs or organizations operating on a commercial basis that offer theatric productions with texts set to music and sung to orchestral accompaniment. Also included are programs that arrange for opera festivals.
  • Physical Fitness (3)
    PL-6600

    Physical Fitness

    PL-6600

    Programs that provide activities for people who want to improve their strength, flexibility, endurance, muscle tone, reflexes, cardiovascular health and/or other aspects of physical functioning.
  • Recreation Centers (4)
    PL-6400.7000-700

    Recreation Centers

    PL-6400.7000-700

    Centers, often operated by the local community department of parks and recreation, that offer, at a single location, a variety of recreational facilities such as athletic fields and courts, a gymnasium, a swimming pool and locker facilities. Recreation centers usually offer an organized program of activities for community residents of all ages and provide all necessary equipment.
  • Senior Centers (8)
    TC-5500.8000

    Senior Centers

    TC-5500.8000

    Multipurpose centers that serve as focal points for older adults in the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities that are needed by and of interest to this population.
  • Telephone Reassurance (2)
    PH-1800.8500

    Telephone Reassurance

    PH-1800.8500

    Programs that contact frail elderly individuals, people with disabilities or others who are vulnerable by telephone on a regular basis to ensure their good health and safety, and to reassure them that help is available if and when they need it.
  • Zoos/Wildlife Parks (1)
    PL-6400.9600-980

    Zoos/Wildlife Parks

    PL-6400.9600-980

    Programs that house a collection of living animals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects and other wildlife, often in enclosures that replicate their natural habitats, for the purposes of conservation, research, education and public viewing. Zoos are dedicated to the protection of threatened and endangered species and the habitats in which they live, provide a safe environment for their reproduction and coordinate breeding and reintroduction programs to help ensure their continued survival in the wild. They also offer a wide variety of educational programs which help people of all ages develop an appreciation and concern for the world of nature. Also included are wildlife parks in which flocks and herds of animals roam on acres of enclosed land, and petting zoos which allow youngsters and adults to mingle with, handle and feed a variety of farm animals and gentle exotic animals.