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Week of Feb 15-19

by: Marina Keller

Week of Feb 15-19 REC 403

Marina Keller
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strength and cardio rooms and multipurpose rooms
Managing Recreation Areas and Facilities
Mike Gowen
Class Notes
REC 411, MIke's class
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Marina Keller on Monday February 15, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to REC 403 at Murray State University taught by Mike Gowen in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 25 views. For similar materials see Managing Recreation Areas and Facilities in Recreation and Leisure Studies at Murray State University.

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Date Created: 02/15/16
Week of 15 -19 th Strength and Cardio -Needs  Play into equipment -Ages and groups  Seasonal priorities -Renovating space not designed for new area  Pretty frequent, something to keep in mind -Equipment needs  Type  Number  Operational and maintenance *space and electricity* -Physical layout  Visualize  Try different layouts before adding/moving equipment -Organize for safety and efficiency and good flow  Weight racks, water fountains o Design based on human behavior  High traffic areas- lots of space o Extra space with free weights  Supervision- lines of sight o Lines of sight from employee area  Windows and mirrors- keep ceilings in mind too o High impact activities kept away from these Recommended spacing- American College of Health  2 ft apart, preferably 3 (machines)  10ft overhead, preferably 12  Olympic bar end minimum 3 ft apart  Weight racks 18 in from mirrors  Mirrors 18in off ground *Flooring  Shock absorption  Friction and traction  Rolling load -other important considerations  Lock in place rubberized flooring o Low maintenance -Cardio equipment- space enough to walk around while in use  Customer satisfaction- Bluetooth, audio, Wi-Fi, TV, etc. -Signage- liability, rules, regulations -Placement cont’d  Tallest equipment on walls -Inspections of maintenance  Create schedule o Done @ least weekly  Look @ frayed cables, loose bar ends, etc.  Have way for customers to report issues  Having a lease on equipment makes maintenance easier o More financially efficient Storage needs  Janitorial needs- clean equipment *easier to have hot water in janitorial closets Multi-Purpose Rooms -Identify activities -Identify users (#) -Adjacent facility components- consider adjoining rooms -Acoustical needs -Safety requirements *padded walls for martial arts -Mirrors -Storage needs  Various equipment  Spin bikes  Roll mats- various activities- storage space  Fold out mats- Velcro together  Personal mats -Wall coverings  Mirrors on walls  Padding- at least 6ft up minimum -Ceilings  Spring-loaded ceilings  High ceilings o Windows @ least 6 ft up -Lighting Impact resistant covers on lighting and sprinklers! Dimmer switch -Plumbing Hot water -Sound system Speaker placement Stereos -Outlets and light switches Flush mounted Minimize injuries is the ultimate goal!


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