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  • Aquarobics/Aquatic Exercise (1)
    PL-6600.0600

    Aquarobics/Aquatic Exercise

    PL-6600.0600

    Physical fitness programs that feature a series of exercises that are done in a swimming pool or other aquatic setting.
  • Arts and Crafts Instruction (3)
    PL-7400.0500

    Arts and Crafts Instruction

    PL-7400.0500

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills and techniques in any of a variety of visual art forms or crafts.
  • Arts/Humanities Councils (1)
    TD-1400.0400

    Arts/Humanities Councils

    TD-1400.0400

    Organizations that foster, nurture and sustain artistic excellence or support research, education and public programs in the humanities and create a climate in which the arts and humanities may flourish and be experienced and enjoyed by the public. Included are groups that support design arts, dance, expansion arts, folk arts, media arts (film, radio and television), museums, music, opera/musical theater, theater and the visual arts as well as the humanities including literature, history, philosophy, theology, modern and classical languages, archaeology, linguistics, jurisprudence and the social sciences.
  • Basketball (2)
    PL-7000.8900-100

    Basketball

    PL-7000.8900-100

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy basketball. The programs may provide coaching assistance to help participants play efficiently and work together as a team, and are often organized into leagues, i.e., groups of teams that are formed to play one another in organized competitions. Access to a basketball court and necessary equipment, uniforms, if necessary, and referees for games may also be available.
  • Campgrounds (1)
    PL-6400.7000-150

    Campgrounds

    PL-6400.7000-150

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, facilities that are set aside and equipped for vacationing individuals and families who are camping. Also included are private camp sites that are available for rental to groups. Camp sites are usually located in the mountains, forests, deserts or other recreational areas and vary greatly in the amenities that are available which may include water, showers, toilets, electrical hookups, picnic areas, firepits and/or a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities.
  • City/County Parks (8)
    PL-6400.6500-150

    City/County Parks

    PL-6400.6500-150

    Open spaces within town, city, county or regional boundaries that are acquired, developed and maintained by local or regional governments and made available to the public as venues for recreational and leisure programs.
  • Cooking Classes (1)
    PL-7400.1550

    Cooking Classes

    PL-7400.1550

    Programs that provide instruction, demonstrations and special programs in the culinary arts for individuals of all ages who want to become proficient in the selection and preparation of any of a number dishes that are representative of different cuisines. Included are programs aimed at teaching low income people how to cook nutritious meals from fresh ingredients at a cost much cheaper than pre-packaged meals.
  • Dance Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.1700

    Dance Instruction

    PL-7400.1700

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to learn or perfect their skills, grace, rhythm, coordination and individual expression when executing or participating in any of a number of different dance forms.
  • Dog Parks (1)
    PL-6400.6500-200

    Dog Parks

    PL-6400.6500-200

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, enclosed off-leash recreational areas where dog owners can exercise their animals and allow them to play with one another. Amenities may include balls, tug toys and other playthings; seating for owners; supplies for disposing of waste; water dishes; and access to water. Separate enclosures may be provided for small, shy or older dogs or dogs with physical problems.
  • Ethnic Music Concerts (1)
    TA-5750.2000

    Ethnic Music Concerts

    TA-5750.2000

    Organizations that offer musical performances which feature vocal and/or instrumental music from different cultures around the world that have long established folk traditions which are uniquely their own. Specific concerts may offer Brazilian music, Celtic music, Afro-pop, Bulgarian music, reggae or other similar forms. Also included are programs that arrange for ethnic music festivals and ethnic music competitions that are staged as public performances.
  • Exercise Classes/Groups (6)
    PL-6600.1800

    Exercise Classes/Groups

    PL-6600.1800

    Programs that offer a general program of exercise for people who are concerned about maintaining their physical fitness which may include walking, stretching and other similar activities.
  • Field Trips/Excursions (2)
    PL-8700.2000

    Field Trips/Excursions

    PL-8700.2000

    Programs organized by commercial, community or educational groups such as senior centers, youth clubs or scouting groups that provide opportunities for people of all ages, usually local residents, to participate in day or weekend trips to the zoo, art exhibits, museums, amusement parks, natural areas, places of business or other points of interest.
  • Folk/Ethnic Art Exhibits (1)
    TA-9000.0300-180

    Folk/Ethnic Art Exhibits

    TA-9000.0300-180

    Galleries and other art centers that display and/or sell any of a variety of art objects and craft items, often referred to as primitive art, peasant art, tribal art or found art, that may be representative of art forms that were developed as a part of the history or culture of a particular region or people.
  • Folk/Ethnic Dance Performances (1)
    TA-1700.2000

    Folk/Ethnic Dance Performances

    TA-1700.2000

    Programs that offer performances which feature any of a variety of ethnic dances such as folklorico, flamenco, Greek dancing, Irish step dancing, Native American dancing, Polynesian dancing, African dancing and other dance forms that developed among the common people of a country and were passed from generation to generation as part of their traditions.
  • Games (4)
    PL-7000.4350

    Games

    PL-7000.4350

    Programs that provide opportunities for people to learn, become competitive in and enjoy card games, board games, lawn games and other mental or physical competitions which are governed by a set of rules and decided by skill or luck.
  • Gymnasiums (1)
    PL-6400.7000-250

    Gymnasiums

    PL-6400.7000-250

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, buildings that contain appropriate space and equipment for various indoor sports and which may also be equipped with showers, lockers and seating for spectators.
  • Gymnastics (1)
    PL-7000.4600

    Gymnastics

    PL-7000.4600

    Programs, often offered by local gymnastics clubs, that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy gymnastics, the sport that involves floor exercises and use of the still rings, balance beam, vault, pommel horse, parallel bars, uneven bars, horizontal bars and other gymnastics equipment.
  • Martial Arts (2)
    PL-7000.5800

    Martial Arts

    PL-7000.5800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the martial arts, any of a variety of combat or self-defense arts that are practiced as sports.
  • Musical Instrument Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.5500-570

    Musical Instrument Instruction

    PL-7400.5500-570

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their ability to play the musical instrument of their choice, either as solo performers or part of an ensemble.
  • Painting Instruction (1)
    PL-7400.0500-650

    Painting Instruction

    PL-7400.0500-650

    Programs that provide classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their painting skills utilizing oils, watercolors, acrylics and other media and a variety of subjects and styles. Classes usually include instruction in composition, color mixing and blending, and the appropriate use of brushes, palate knives and other techniques to achieve desired effects.
  • Pet Clubs (1)
    PS-8200.6550

    Pet Clubs

    PS-8200.6550

    Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in a particular type of pet, often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include opportunities for sharing information about the species, its care and breeding; educational presentations; visits to places where this type of pet may live, be bred or displayed; efforts to rescue purebred or endangered creatures who are at risk; and opportunities to share their own experiences with others who have similar interests. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.
  • Picnic Grounds (6)
    PL-6400.7000-640

    Picnic Grounds

    PL-6400.7000-640

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, outdoor recreational areas that are equipped with firepits, tables, benches and other facilities where people can prepare and/or eat a meal.
  • Playgrounds (6)
    PL-6400.7000-660

    Playgrounds

    PL-6400.7000-660

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, outdoor recreational areas, often located on school grounds or in community parks, which are equipped with sandboxes, swings, jungle gyms, rings, slides, playing fields, courts and other recreational apparatus for children.
  • Private Foundations (1)
    TD-1200.6500

    Private Foundations

    TD-1200.6500

    Nongovernmental, nonprofit organizations that are established to maintain or aid social, educational, religious or other charitable activities primarily through grants using assets which are usually contributed by a single source such as an individual, family or corporation. Private foundations may be general purpose or have giving programs that reflect a particular interest.
  • Recreational Activities/Sports (1)
    PL-7000

    Recreational Activities/Sports

    PL-7000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy the organized recreational activity, sport or game of their choice. These programs may be offered by local clubs devoted to a particular activity or sport; may provide individual or team coaching assistance or instruction, access to equipment and facilities, and uniforms, if necessary; and may sponsor or make arrangements for athletes to participate in amateur competitions, usually at the local, regional or state level, and provide officials for games. These events are generally for the enjoyment of the athletes and are not at a high enough competitive level to be considered spectator sports.
  • Recreational Facilities (2)
    PL-6400.7000

    Recreational Facilities

    PL-6400.7000

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, acreage and facilities for a broad range of recreational activities, sports and games; and/or urban open spaces where people can gather to eat lunch, socialize and enjoy being outdoors.
  • Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction (5)
    PL-7400

    Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction

    PL-7400

    Programs that provide classes or individual lessons for people who want to develop an appreciation for or competency in a particular recreational, artistic or leisure-time activity.
  • Residential Camps (1)
    PL-6400.1500-700

    Residential Camps

    PL-6400.1500-700

    Programs that provide creative recreational experiences in indoor and/or outdoor group living for children, usually age seven to 16, or adults who remain overnight at the camp and participate in a 24-hour schedule of activities.
  • Sightseeing/Guided Tours (1)
    PL-7600

    Sightseeing/Guided Tours

    PL-7600

    Organizations that provide morning, afternoon, evening or full-day excursions which enable visitors to see local places of interest in a city or surrounding areas, usually under the auspices of a guide who is knowledgeable in the history, landmarks, culture and natural history of the area. Also included are local places of interest such as historic homes and neighborhoods, public buildings, theater complexes, race track stable areas and other points of interest that are open to the public on a regular or special open-house basis and which may provide guided tours.
  • Social Clubs/Events (2)
    PS-8000

    Social Clubs/Events

    PS-8000

    Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals of all ages to meet and socialize with their peers through dances, parties, picnics, barbecues and other companionable activities. Included are men's clubs; women's clubs; singles clubs; clubs for individuals who have a common ethnic background, religion or country of origin; and similar groups whose primary purpose in gathering is to pass the time in an enjoyable manner.
  • Special Events (1)
    PL-7700

    Special Events

    PL-7700

    Programs that sponsor, organize and promote festivals, parades, fairs, memorial celebrations and other activities during religious and patriotic holidays and other special occasions.
  • Special Library Collections (1)
    TJ-4500.8300

    Special Library Collections

    TJ-4500.8300

    Regular libraries or other organizations that acquire, house and make available to the community for purposes of research or appreciation, aggregations of printed works or manuscripts on a particular subject or by a particular author; artistic materials by a particular artist or representative of a particular era or style; or other collectibles that are rare, of special interest, of historical significance or of scholarly value. Also included are organizations that acquire, classify and make available to the community on a loan or distribution basis, special document collections or reading materials in a variety of language or special formats which enable people who have visual or hearing impairments or who read in a language other than English to enjoy leisure reading materials and selected nonfiction and reference works.
  • Swimming Facilities (1)
    PL-6400.7000-840

    Swimming Facilities

    PL-6400.7000-840

    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, swimming pools which may be equipped with diving boards of various heights, slides and other equipment.
  • Swimming/Swimming Lessons (2)
    PL-7000.8800

    Swimming/Swimming Lessons

    PL-7000.8800

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy swimming. Included are programs that provide swimming lessons for people who are unable to swim.
  • Tennis (2)
    PL-7000.9000

    Tennis

    PL-7000.9000

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy tennis. The programs may provide coaching assistance to help people play to the best of their ability and access to tennis courts and tennis equipment; and may sponsor make arrangements for players to participate in tennis tournaments and provide officials for the events.
  • Volleyball (1)
    PL-7000.8900-900

    Volleyball

    PL-7000.8900-900

    Programs that provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn, become competitive in and enjoy indoor, grass and/or beach volleyball, a game in which an inflated ball is volleyed over a net. The programs may provide coaching assistance and access to necessary equipment and facilities; and may sponsor or make arrangements for athletes to participate in volleyball competitions and provide officials for the games. League play may also be available and is usually organized according to ability level.
 
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