Health, Physical Education and Recreation | Recreation Facility Management
R266 | 18132 | 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 managerís 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
F. Understand auxiliary facility operations and how they enhance
Required Book List: Introduction to Facility Management, 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 studentís awareness and appreciation for the
extensiveness and diversity found in managing facilities. In addition,
5 exams will be scheduled to measure the studentís understanding of
assigned materials and class discussions.