Definition of recreation ground in English:

recreation ground


  • A piece of public land used for sports and games.

    • ‘It was filmed at a recreation ground in Salford.’
    • ‘He felt physical activity was as important as education for children and felt a recreation ground should be established and dedicated to the public forever.’
    • ‘The main problems raised by residents include underage drinking, criminal damage and large groups congregating outside the recreation ground and local shops.’
    • ‘A youth shelter costing more than £10,000 also looks set to be introduced near the existing skate park on the recreation ground.’
    • ‘Since then plans for the former airfield have included everything from a racecourse to a giant recreation ground.’
    • ‘One possible access to the site was through the St Margarets Mead estate and across the youth centre car park and part of the recreation ground.’
    • ‘Everything is also in hand for work to start on the installation of the skateboarding equipment on the recreation ground.’
    • ‘Otterbourne FC has no such facilities at its pitch on the recreation ground in Otterbourne, near Winchester.’
    • ‘He said the skate park, which would be sited on the recreation ground, would be one of a network of similar facilities being created along the Wharfe Valley.’
    • ‘The high-visibility policing will take place in the town centre recreation ground and Ashley sports ground.’
    • ‘She said residents were not against skate parks, they just felt the recreation ground was the wrong place.’
    • ‘Plans to provide the youth of Amesbury with recreational facilities at the recreation ground have taken a step forward.’
    • ‘Local people rallied round to produce photographic evidence for the inquiry in December to show that the field had been used as a recreation ground.’
    • ‘The live music and dance event is returning to the village recreation ground on September 4.’
    • ‘Oxenhope put in their best display of the season against Carleton to beat them 6-0 at the recreation ground.’
    • ‘The school has had use of an adjoining recreation ground for nearly four years after Steeton with Eastburn Parish Council agreed to let them use it for sporting activities.’
    • ‘Nearly an hour later, three women were walking through the recreation ground, off Old Heath Road, when they passed a man lying on the grass, near the toilets.’
    • ‘Sgt Standing said they had recorded no criminal incidents at the recreation ground last month and this had largely been due to the time the two officers had spent patrolling the area.’
    • ‘The elusive summer sun appeared for long enough on Bank Holiday Monday to bring out the crowds for Shrewton fête, held at the village recreation ground.’
    • ‘Last year closed circuit television cameras were used to crack down on the vandalism and drunken behaviour which has plagued the recreation ground.’
    pitch, ground, sports field, playing field, arena
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