|Origin:||récréation, from Latin, from recreare 'to make new, refresh'|
rec‧re‧a‧tion [uncountable and countable]
an activity that you do for pleasure or amusement [↪ hobby, pastime, leisure]:
His only recreations are drinking beer and watching football.
the provision of recreation facilities (=places or equipment for people to use to enjoy themselves)
a recreation area for children to play in