Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Management of Recreation Facilities
R266 | 0001 | Mick Renneisen


Description of Course Content:  This course is designed to provide
students with an orientation into various theories, structural
makeup, design, operations and functions relating to managing
recreational facilities.  The course will address facility
development, use considerations and auxiliary functions that impact
the manager's role.  In addition, an overview of the foundations of
facility management will be presented.

Aims and Objectives of the Course:
A. Learn unique terminology and theories pertaining to facilities.
B. Understand management functions and how they relate to facilities.
C. Learn basic facility development and design information.
D. Learn basic information regarding facility utilization.
E. Observe practical experience of actual facility operations
through visitations.
F. Understand auxiliary facility operations and how they enhance
facility operations.

Required Book List: Introduction to Facility Managment, A Reading
and Study Guide, by R. Mull, available at Mr. Copy.

Summary of Assignments: Assigned readings from the Reading and Study
Guide and selected articles will be used to stimulate class
discussions.  Students are expected to come to class prepared to
discuss assigned material.  A project will be required that will
allow the student to work independently in order to foster an
understanding of facilities in operation.  Visitations will be
worked into class in order for students to observe facilities in
operation.  This experience will enhance the student's awareness and
appreciation for the extensiveness and diversity found in managing
facilities.  In addition, 5 exams will be scheduled to measure the
student's understanding of assigned materials and class discussions.