Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Management of Park and Recreation Facilities (3 cr)
R266 | 6629 | R Mull
Management of Park and Recreation Facilities
8:00a-9:15a TR RB110
Description: This course is intended to provide students with an
orientation into the various theories, design, operations and functions as
it relates to recreational facilities. Following an overview of the
foundations of management, recreation and facilities, the course will
address facility development, operational considerations, and auxiliary
functions that impact the manager's role. A project will be required that
will allow the student to work independently in order to foster their
insight to facilities and its various components. Visitations will be
worked into the class so that students will gain actual insight to different
facilities. This total experience will be designed to enhance the student's
awareness and appreciation for the extensiveness and diversity found in
managing recreational facilities.
Course Objectives: 1) Learn unique terminology and theories pertaining to
facilities, 2) Gain appreciation for the different operational elements, 3)
Learn basic development and design information, 4) Gain insight to key areas
of actual facility through visitations, 5) Obtain insight to auxiliary
facility functions and how they enhance the total facility responsibility.
Required Text: R266 Reading Packet-Management of Park and Recreation
Facilities - available at Collegiate Copies.
Summary of Assignments: Ten written assignments, class project, facility
visitations, and assortment of reading articles.