A helpful and practical guide in today's efforts to combat emotional strains and juvealle delinquency in the story of the Recreation Center, and the way it has verbed. Emphasising the possibilities of using school buildings for after school play-way of learning"", this shows how P.S. 33 cooperated, expanded, experimented and approved many methods of educative recreation, employed new techniques, and, under the sponsorship of the City and Country School, and other organizations, became a community interest as well as a demonstration group. There are chapters on equipment, material, schedules, leaders, programs for group activities and the working of the ""club plan"", handling problem children, etc. together with a bibliography and information on how to initiate such a project.