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.
Centres, 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 centres usually offer an organized program of activities for community residents and provide all necessary equipment.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.