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Adobe PDF format Young People's Views about Opportunities, Barriers and Supports to Recreation and Leisure

The authors of the study conducted a survey with over 2,260 young people, aged 12-18 years, via a random sample of 51 schools to ascertain the view of young people on recreation and lesiure. Most counties had two schools in the sample, with additional schools from more populated counties. A further 100 young people participated in focus groups and interviews, designed to gain insight into the additional needs of young people with disabilities and disadvantage. This study is an important step in improving our understanding of the lives of young people and its findings were used in the development of a national recreation policy for teenagers, by the National Children's Office.

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