• Increases physical activity.
• Provides opportunities of Hands-on learning.
• Finding their preference and confidence in their choice.
• Increases self-esteem and confidence.
• Gives people the opportunity to make their own choices.
• Provides satisfaction, enjoyment and pleasure.
• Enables individuals to become involved and feel like a part of their community.
• Provides the opportunity to gain and develop new contacts and friends.
• Sports and exercise programmes can improve physical and mental health.
• Reduces reliance on parents and other adults.
• Increases independence which leads to increased opportunities
• Recreation is important in promoting inclusion and quality of life.