4 Online Recreation Guides That Will Make You Green With Envy

The days of sending out paper copies of your recreation activities to every household each season are gone. Not only is it too expensive, but it’s also bad for the environment. But the internet came to the rescue! You can create your recreation guides online and spread the word about upcoming activities right from your website. That way, you save time, money and the environment, and members of your community can view the guide whenever is convenient.

Here are four recreation organizations that have created great online guides with four different publishing websites. Click on the link to view each guide, and see the highlights from each listed below:   

Burien, Washington (Calameo)

  • Views, downloads, comments, and favorites listed publicly
  • Easy-to-use zoom functionality
  • Search for every page
  • Clickable links throughout the document
  • Direct links from programs to online registration
  • Share buttons for each registration page

Panorama Rec, British Columbia (Issuu)

  • Comments and views listed publicly
  • Well displayed embed code
  • Clickable advertising logos linked directly websites
  • Well organized and concise list of programs
  • Direct links from programs to online registration
  • Direct links to social networks

Anaheim, California (Yudu)

  • Ability to bookmark pages, highlight sections, and add notes for self-reminders
  • Search for every page
  • Clickable social links section with descriptions
  • Clickable sections that go directly to online registration
  • Easy-to-use share buttons for social and email
  • Multiple viewing options
  • Clickable map with locations of parks and facilities

Charleston County, South Carolina (Scribd)

  • Visible embed code, share buttons, and download option
  • Vertical viewing  (scroll down the webpage to see the next pages of the guide)
  • Ability to follow the recreation organization and add guides to your collection
  • Clickable course numbers direct to online registration
  • Clickable website links in the footer
  • Clickable facility listings

To get started with your guide today, click below to download our free eBook, Why, How, and Where to Develop Online Recreation Guides: