Community Leisure and Recreation Planning


IntroductionWhy Plan for Leisure and Recreation?Defining Key ConceptsCommunity leisure and recreation planningLeisure and recreation programs, facilities and servicesTheoretical Implications of Leisure and Recreation PlanningParadigmsDisciplines and theoryPolitical ideologyLeisure and Recreation BenefitsThe Scale of Leisure and Recreation PlansFeasibility studies and master plansLeisure and Recreation Planner Skill RequirementsSocial entrepreneurs and intrapreneursSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESThe Leisure and Recreation Planning ModelIntroductionPre-PlanningEngagement initiativesGovernanceFinancial considerationsPlan the planningLeisure and Recreation Planning ResearchSocio-economic change and demographicsAssessing opportunities for leisure and recreationReport reviews: scope and purposeAssessing needs and aspirationsLeisure and recreation participationEngagement initiativesPreparing A PlanEngagement initiativesImplement, Monitor and Evaluate a PlanSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESPre-PlanningIntroductionEngagement InitiativesPolitical contextAligned stakeholdersPlanning “with” stakeholdersGovernanceApprovalGoals and objectivesStaff involvementPolicyFinancial ConsiderationsPlan the PlanningScope of workResearch methodsPerformance indicatorsTimelinesProject work scheduleContingency plansReview processSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESSocio-Economic Change and DemographicsIntroductionSocio-Economic ChangeDemography and Demographic ChangeRelevant demographic characteristicsUndertaking a demographic analysisDemographic data sourcesThe influence of demographic characteristicsPopulationEthnicity and cultureSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESAssessing Opportunities for Leisure and RecreationIntroductionComponents of a Provision and Opportunities ReviewInventories of ProvisionInventory data sourcesEnvironmental, Resource and Climate Change ImpactsClassifying Leisure and Recreation OpportunitiesHierarchies of ProvisionPreparing an InventoryUsing an Inventory for Planning PurposesSummaryDISCUSSION QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESReport Reviews: Scope and PurposeIntroductionThe Value of a Report ReviewThe Types of Reports to ReviewReport Review MethodUsing the Findings of a Reports ReviewSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESAssessing Needs and AspirationsIntroductionWhy Consult?Consultation Principles and GuidelinesEthical considerationsThe Who and What of ConsultationConsultation StrategiesSurveysHome-based resident surveysConducting a Household Doorknock SurveyPublic Participation Geographic Information SystemsAnalysing Consultation FindingsSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESLeisure and Recreation ParticipationIntroductionParticipation Data and PlanningParticipation data sourcesLeisure and Recreation Participation StudiesGlobal participation in sport and leisure-time physical activitiesCulture and arts participationLeisure participation in the United KingdomTime Series Participation DataIssues to Consider When Using Participation DataSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESPlanning for Greenfield and Brownfield Sites and Natural AreasIntroductionPlanning for Greenfield and Brownfield SitesDetermine the goals and principles of future provisionAssess the planning contextMake provisionGreenfield and brownfield sites: summaryPlanning for Leisure and Recreation in Natural AreasLeisure and recreation uses of natural areasLeisure and recreational uses of natural areasUnderstanding the resources of natural areasLeisure and recreation planning frameworks for natural areasThe Recreation Opportunity SpectrumLimits to Acceptable ChangeVisitor Activity Management ProcessNatural Area Planning Frameworks: OverviewSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESAlternate Leisure and Recreation Planning ApproachesIntroductionStandardsAd Hoc PlanningDeveloper Contribution and Parkland Dedication SchemesAdvocacy PlanningAction ResearchCharrettesDelphi Method PlanningSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESPreparing a Leisure and Recreation PlanIntroductionOrganising And Writing a Leisure and Recreation PlanReport structureThe writing processEvaluating Research DataDemographicsExisting provisionReport reviewLeisure and recreation participationAssessing needs and aspirationsCompleting The PlanSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESImplementing, Monitoring and Evaluating a PlanIntroductionReviewing and Evaluating Planning StrategiesImplementing a Leisure and Recreation PlanMonitoring and Evaluating Provision InputsMonitoring and Evaluating OutputsMonitoring and Evaluating the Outcomes of a PlanSummaryREVIEW QUESTIONSFURTHER READINGREFERENCESEnsuring a Sound Future for Leisure and Recreation PlanningIntroductionPlanning by and With the CommunityPlanning Research ImprovementsDemographic informationExisting provisionReport reviewsAssess community needs and aspirationsLeisure and recreation participationLeisure and Recreation Benefits and GoalsResearch about Leisure and Recreation PlanningConclusionREVIEW QUESTIONFURTHER READINGREFERENCES
 
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