Practical activities for leisure programs

Leisure and Lifestyle

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½ day workshop

The development of a broad range of activity ideas is a challenging aspect of the leisure and lifestyle professionals’ role.  This workshop session will explore a range of activity ideas for inclusion in a holistic leisure program with a focus primarily on activities that enhance a sense of wellbeing and engagement.  


  • Client motivation and ‘creating an environment of energy’
  • Considerations with planning and selecting activities
  • Leisure programming ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’ts’
  • Activity ideas for the development of a holistic leisure program

Target Audience

This course is designed for program coordinators, diversional therapists, activity officers and volunteers who work in centre based and residential care settings

Expected Outcomes

  • Understand motivational factors and be able to implement strategies to maximise client motivation for participation in leisure based activities
  • Be able to create an environment of energy within the leisure program and activities
  • Apply effective  leisure programming processes in the development of a client centred leisure program
  • Begin to develop a range of leisure activity ideas that would form part of a holistic leisure program
  • Network with other practitioners in the field


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