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Management of Recreation Facilities: California State University, Sacramento

Management of Recreation Facilities: California State University, Sacramento

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    This custom ebook includes chapters from Recreation Facility Management and Aquatic Facility Management. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Management of Recreation Facilities (RPTA 154) at California State University, Sacramento.

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    Custom ebook for students taking the course Management of Recreation Facilities (RPTA 154) at California State University, Sacramento.

    Table of Contents

    Understanding Recreation Facility Management
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    Managing Recreation Facilities
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    Learning the Basics of Recreation Facilities
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    Planning
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    Managing Finances
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    Managing Employees
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    Maintenance
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    Emergencies and Emergency Responses
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    Aquatic Facilities
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    Developing Staff
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    Managing Risks and Planning for Emergencies
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    Managing Facility Operations
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    Author

    Richard F. Mull, MS, was an assistant professor in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) at Indiana University in Bloomington from 1972 to 2006. He has also served as the director of the Center for Student Leadership Development, director of Indiana University’s tennis center and outdoor pool, and special assistant to the dean for the auxiliary unit of the school of HPER. From 1972 to 1992, he served as the director of campus recreational sports at Indiana University.

    Mull brings the practical experience of over 40 years spent managing recreational sports to his work with students and his writing of numerous publications and books. His professional contributions to the field led to his receipt of the 1989 Honor Award from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). In 1994, he was inducted into the Professional Hall of Fame in the School of Physical Education at West Virginia University.

    For more than 35 years, Mull has served as a consultant and advisor in the field of recreational sports. He also served as chairperson of the NIRSA’s Professional Development Committee, assistant chairperson of the NIRSA Standards Committee, and vice president of NIRSA. Throughout his career, Mull’s special interests have included professional preparation, student development, management, and leadership.

    Mull resides in Bloomington, Indiana. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, cycling, and reading.

    Brent A. Beggs, PhD, is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University in Normal, where he teaches facility planning and design. He also consults for various leisure service agencies in the planning and design of playgrounds and recreation centers. As a practitioner, Beggs was involved in the planning, design, and operation of park expansions, community centers, water parks, and multiple sport complexes.

    A certified park and recreation professional, Beggs is a member of the National Recreation and Parks Association, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), North American Society of Sport Management, and the Society of Parks and Recreation Educators.

    Beggs received his doctorate in leisure behavior from Indiana University in 2002. In 2006 and 2008 he was awarded NIRSA’s President’s Award for Outstanding Writing in the Recreational Sports Journal.

    Beggs and his wife, Jeri, reside in Bloomington, Illinois, where he enjoys playing golf, coaching youth basketball and baseball, and participating in fantasy sports.

    Mick Renneisen, MS, is director of the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department in Bloomington, Indiana. He is also an adjunct instructor at Indiana University teaching courses in recreation facility management for the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

    Renneisen has more than 25 years of experience in managing and developing a variety of recreation facilities. In 2007, his department received the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), an award given for excellence in management of resources for a parks and recreation agency. He also received the Willard W. Patty Distinguished Alumni Award for outstanding personal and professional achievement from Indiana University in 2008. He was responsible for the design and management of the award-winning Twin Lakes Sports Park, which received the Daniel Flaherty Best Facility Award (Great Lakes Region) in 1993 and the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Complex of the Year Award in 1994.

    Renneisen is a member of NRPA and the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association. He serves on the Indiana University School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Alumni Board; the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board; and the YMCA of Monroe County Board. He was also a member of the School of Sports Management Board of Regents.

    Renneisen and his wife, Brenda, reside in Bloomington, Indiana. He enjoys traveling, cycling, and playing golf.

    Paul A. Fawcett, MA, a lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard, led the development of and implemented the first aquatics majors program in the United States. Frequently published in aquatic journals and magazines, Fawcett received the Alex Haley Award in 2004 for writing on U.S. Coast Guard–related topics. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the field of aquatics with a variety of organizations, including YMCAs, summer camps, community aquatics programs, college recreation programs, and college physical education programs. He holds numerous instructor and instructor trainer certifications, including American Red Cross water safety instructor, lifeguard instructor, and CPR and first aid instructor. Fawcett is also the former chair of the Aquatics Committee of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.