Increase Rec Center Hours

I will advocate for a budget that increases hours our recreation centers are open.

This is not a frivolous idea.  Increased recreation for our children is an investment that helps keep our kids out of trouble.  A team picture of a high school football team with red uniformsIncreasing the allotted amount for recreation in the City will reduce crime more than increasing our police budget.

See Recreational Activities in Crime Prevention and Reduction

The Influence of Sport and Recreation upon Crime Reduction: A Literature Review  (pdf)

Effects of After-School Programs with At-Risk Youth on Attendance and Externalizing Behaviors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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