ERIC Number: ED312251
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute (34th Annual, Kingston, Oklahoma, February 5-8, 1989).
Southwest Park and Recreation Training Inst., Lubbock, TX.
The opening general session at this conference addressed the challenges of marketing public parks with particular emphasis upon the population of retired persons with the means to travel. The workshops dealt with the responsibilities of park personnel and management for improving services to park visitors. Brief reports are given of the concurrent educational sessions which included the topics of: (1) work management; (2) resource and visitor protection; (3) maintenance of park flora; (4) special event programming; (5) budgeting and finance; (6) employee guidance and counseling; (7) water recreation and management; and (8) park design. (JD)
Descriptors: Administration, Aquatic Sports, Economic Factors, Fund Raising, Maintenance, Marketing, Parks, Recreational Activities, Recreational Facilities, Tourism, Turf Management
Park Administration Dept., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southwest Park and Recreation Training Inst., Lubbock, TX.