Recreation and Sport Planning and Design Guidelines-2nd
Completely revised and expanded, this new edition is an invaluable guide for anyone involved in the planning and design of recreation and sport facilities and open spaces. It provides a solid introduction to this multifaceted topic and a wealth of practical information you can use to guide your efforts, whether you're planning a walking trail, professional sports arena, or other facility.
New and updated content in this edition includes the following:
-A chapter on the personal, social, economic, and environmental benefits of recreation and sport.
-Expanded coverage of facility planning and design issues, including new sections on swimming pool design and skateboarding facilities.
-Full-color photos showing the 10 best examples of recreation and sport planning and design in Australia, of special interest due to Australia's preparations for hosting the 2000 Olympics.
-Accurate dimensions and more than 50 sample layouts for a wide variety of sport and recreation facilities, including seven new sports not featured in the first edition.
-an overview of recreation open space legislation and official planning documents, plus open space templates to assist local, district, and regional people with early planning;
-sections on facility management and fundraising that identify key factors to help keep a facility operating smoothly; and
-numerous helpful appendixes, including sample planning documents and a detailed index for easy reference.
You'll find dimensions and layouts for the following sports:
-Athletics (track and field)