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ERIC Number: ED471564
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 221
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7360-0345-2
Recreation and Sport Planning and Design. Second Edition.
Daly, Jim
This book offers guidelines for planning and designing cost-effective community recreation and sports facilities and open spaces in Australia. Seven chapters include: (1) "Benefits of Recreation and Sport" (e.g., quality of life, and diversity of recreation and sport); (2) "Provision of Recreation and Sport Open Spaces" (e.g., overview of Australian legislation and linear parks and greenways); (3) "Planning Methodology" (e.g., managing the planning strategy and developing a framework); (4) "Local Recreation and Sport Strategy Plans" (e.g., differences at the local level and key local recreation and sport planning issues); (5) "Regional and State Recreational and Sport Strategy Plans" (e.g., planning vision for recreation and sport and examples of regional facilities and open spaces); (6) "Facilities Planning, Design and Management" (e.g., indoor recreation and sport center designs and funding options for recreation and sport facilities); and (7) "Coastal Recreation Planning and Design" (e.g., the Australian coast and economic impact of coastal recreation). Five appendixes are: example of a recreation and sport consultancy brief, example of a specific project planning brief, dimensions for outdoor and indoor sport facilities, GIS sporting facility inventory questionnaire, and recreation, sport facilities and open space GIS inventory. (Chapters contain references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia