REC REPORT FEATURES

July 2017

Botanical Garden Partners With Businesses on Health

The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden's Healthy Employee Membership Program encouraged area businesses to get their employees outdoors instead of into the gym. The health benefits of nature are widely recognized, and DSBG feels that human resource leaders should consider their program an "alternative to corporate wellness."

Survey Examines Parents' View of Play

A new survey published by the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA) showed the importance of play behavior and parents' opinions about it.

Kids Swim Free in Tucson This Summer

On May 25, Council Member Paul Cunningham announced that kids 17 and younger will swim for free at 17 of the city’s 18 pools this summer. This desert community decided to test-drive this route of public service to serve the health and standard of living of their population.