ERIC Number: ED021397
Record Type: RIE
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Physical Education, Secondary Schools Facilities and Basic Equipment 1966.
Massachusetts School Building Assistance Commission, Boston.
Junior and senior high school gymnasiums should be located away from classrooms and near outdoor play areas. Junior high school gymnasiums should be a minimum of 84' x 98' x 22'. Senior high gymnasiums should be at least 90' x 106' x 24'. Areas should be divisible. Provision should be made for basketball, volleyball, badminton, paddle tennis, seating, and teaching areas. Other indoor areas recommended are space for gymnastics, remedial work, health, and wrestling, and a simulated outdoor area. Special attention should be given to the floor, walls, ceiling, partitions, lighting, locker, shower, drying, towel, team, training and storage rooms, and offices. Outdoor facilities should provide 20 acres plus an additional acre per 100 pupils for junior high pupils and senior high pupils should have a site of 30 acres plus one acre per 100 pupils. Hardtop areas, tennis courts, and grassy areas should be included. Provisions should be made for interscholastic sports. Outdoor and indoor equipment lists as well as a bibliography are provided. (RH)
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Sponsor: Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts School Building Assistance Commission, Boston.