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ERIC Number: ED018923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 29
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PLANNING THE OUTDOOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR CENTRAL SCHOOLS. PLANNING THE OUTDOOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACILITIES, NO. 10.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
PLANNING OUTDOOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACILITIES FOR THE CENTRAL SCHOOL SERVING PUPILS FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL SHOULD TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE NEEDS AND INTERESTS OF ALL PUPILS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR AND SHOULD PROVIDE FOR RECREATION NEEDS DURING VACATION PERIODS. PROVISION FOR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR ADULTS SHOULD ALSO BE MADE. THE FIRST OF FIVE DISTINCT PLAY AREAS DESCRIBED IS THE ELEMENTARY AREA. THREE ACRES FOR 300 PUPILS PLUS ONE-HALF ACRE PER HUNDRED PUPILS OVER THIS AMOUNT ARE NEEDED FOR THIS PURPOSE. AREAS FOR KINDERGARTEN SHOULD INCLUDE TURF, APPARATUS, AND SHADE. SECONDLY, COURTS SHOULD BE PROVIDED. AN ACRE IS SUGGESTED FOR FACILITIES OF THIS KIND. A THIRD AREA SHOULD BE FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS. TWO ACRES ARE NEEDED FOR THE VARIOUS FIELD ACTIVITIES OF THIS GROUP. THE FOURTH AREA SHOULD BE FOR HIGH SCHOOL BOYS. THREE ACRES WILL BE SUFFICIENT FOR THE ACTIVITIES OF THIS GROUP. THE LAST AREA SHOULD BE FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC COMPETITION. VARIOUS PLANS ARE SUGGESTED WHICH REQUIRE DIFFERING AMOUNTS OF SPACE. SOME AREAS MAY BE ABLE TO CONSIDER WINTER ACTIVITIES ALSO. THIS SITE WILL DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT SLIDING WILL BE FEASIBLE, AND SKATING IS YET ANOTHER CONSIDERATION. NUMEROUS DRAWINGS OF REGULATION FIELDS AND COURTS ARE PROVIDED. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.; State Univ. of New York, Albany.
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