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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE SPM 4104 Section 3866 Planning and Management of Sports and Fitness Facilities Instructors: Brian E. Menaker Phone: 352-392-4042, ext. 1322 e-mail: [email protected] Rm. 206A, FLG Office Hours MW 3:00-4:30, Th 12:30-2:30 Dr. Charles S. Williams Phone: 352-392-4042, ext. 1265 e-mail: [email protected] Office Rm. 190C, FLG Office Hours MWTh, 3-4:30pm Class Meeting Time MWF 7 th period (1:55 – 2:45 p.m.), Rm. 210 I. Course Description This course is designed to provide the student with basic concepts of how to manage and operate sport facilities. Topic covered include maintenance, booking, scheduling, concession, marketing, promotions, facility needs assessment, how to communicate need, budget, funding sources, project planning and monitoring, ADA standards, risk management. II. Objectives This course endeavors to facilitate: A. Understanding of the importance of maintaining clean, safe, secure, and functional sport facilities. B. Understanding of human relation’s concepts, necessary personnel, and administrative tasks associated with supervising both volunteer and paid staff. C. Understanding of basic methods in assessing need for additional sport facilities and how to communicate that need. D. Understanding factors that need to be considered in sport facility budget development and monitoring techniques to stay within a prescribed budget. E. Examination of funding sources for sport facilities F. Becoming acquainted with various steps in designing a sport facility and method of monitoring project status. G. Examination of ADA standards, building codes, national requirements, and recommended facility standards that are specific to sport facilities. H. Understanding of basic risk management programs with specific emphasis on those applying to large venue settings. III. Text -Optional Sawyer, T. H. (Ed.). (2009). Facility design and management, for health, fitness, physical activity, recreation, and sports facility development. (12 th ed.). Champaign, IL: Sagamore Publishing.
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IV. Recommend Resource Farmer, Peter J., Mulrooney, Aaron L., and Ammon, Rod (1996). Sport Facility Planning and Management . Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology. Inc.
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