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ERIC Number: ED110430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Planning Facilities for Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation. Revised.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.; Athletic Inst., Chicago, IL.
This guide for the planning and construction of recreational facilities is divided into the following five parts: (a) fundamental procedures, (b) indoor facilities, (c) sport and athletic facilities, (d) recreational and park areas and facilities, and (e) indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Part one concerns planning the facility and dealing with the architect, and contains a check list for planners. The second part is the most extensive and includes chapters on facilities for (a) elementary and secondary schools, (b) colleges and universities, (c) research, (d) faculty and staff, and (e) lockers and showers. It also discusses construction features for the handicapped, lighting, and trends in facility concepts. Part three concerns fields, courts, field houses, and stadiums. Part four discusses (a) community involvement, (b) indoor and outdoor community areas, and (c) camps and camping. The last part deals with design and planning considerations for construction of indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Appendixes include a glossary and an annotated bibliography of areas and facilities in education and recreation. (RC)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Fields, Construction Management, Construction Needs, Construction Programs, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Field Houses, Gymnasiums, Locker Rooms, Parks, Physical Education Facilities, Recreational Facilities, Swimming Pools
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($12.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.; Athletic Inst., Chicago, IL.