Recreation: refreshment of strength and spirits after work; also : a means of refreshment or diversion.
Nudism: the practice of going nude especially in sexually mixed groups and during periods of time spent at specially secluded places.
Seems simple enough. The sites listed here should in some fashion fall into both of the above descriptions. These sites feature a natural and healthy expression of the human body and emotion... a lifestyle...
Due to the large number of hardcore sites being submitted to this category they will no longer be forwarded to Adult but will be deleted.
The Australian Naturist
Online magazine (subscription required).
Being and Nakedness
A site about the pleasures of clothes-freedom. Includes articles and weekly "nudesletter."
Nudist lifestyle portal featuring a nude blog, events calendar, articles, photo galleries, matchmaking, news and a directory (requires subscription).
Fig Leaf Forum
A newsletter for Bible-believing Christian nudists.
On-line magazine formerly called Health and Efficiency. Features naturist travel reports, lifestyle features and a mix of amateur and professional photographs (requires subscription).
JMF's Nudist and Naturist Pages
Includes general nudism information, family and religious issues, news, and online naturist reading room and bookstore.
LDS Skinny Dipper's Forum
Forum for members of the Mormon Church who enjoy wholesome, chaste recreational skinny dipping and nudism.
Naked Iconoclasts Fighting The Yoke
A political organization dedicated to the cause of clothing optional rights in Canada and around the world. Includes calendar of events, photos and news.
Supports naked activities around the World including an annual walk across the Alps. Contains trip reports.
Naturist Life Magazine
Extracts and subscription details of this bi-monthly magazine. Includes details of naturist activities in the UK.
Naturist Fiction Archive
Provides a repository of naturist fiction stories, that respect the social nudism promoted by naturist organizations.
International naturist/nudist site featuring information, chat facilities, message board, and pictures from participating naturists worldwide.
Chat room where all are welcome but most chatters are members of the nudist community worldwide. Registration required.
On-line community offering friendship and resources concerning the naturist lifestyle. Includes blogs and a forum.
With articles and information about court cases.
On-line community for naturists which includes forums and blogs.
A matchmaking forum for single members of the American Association for Nude Recreation.
TanPages Naturist Directory
International directory of naturist/nudist oriented businesses, products, resorts, clubs, websites and services.
Match making personals for nudists as well as a naturist clubs directory and photo gallery. Registration required.
World Naked Gardening Day
Encouraging naturists across the globe to tend their gardens naked on the first Saturday of May.
Nudists Angered by Foley
St Petersburg Times news story about a candidate for the U.S. Senate who had compared Lake Como's summer nudist camp for children to child pornography.
(October 05, 2006)
Australian Police Arrest Nudists
BBC news story about police in Queensland, Australia, who arrested dozens of nude sunbathers in a crackdown to enforce public decency laws.
(April 24, 2000)