Administrators and board members at park and recreation agencies.
Before attending this workshop, participants will complete a series of e-courses and assignments contained in the following two online certificates: • •
In addition, students will review their department’s past master plans and develop a list of past goals and objectives.
Prior to the training event, the participants’ progress through the two certificate programs will be monitored.
The components of this training include a variety of activities, including facilitated discussion and group work that will guide the participants in creating tangible, usable work products and tools for use in their master planning process. The course will discuss the main topics found in most master plans, provide research guidance, review level of service calculations, and provide an overview of the numerous ways to involve the public.
Process / Details:
This course is designed for new and experienced park and recreation department leaders who are writing a master plan for the first time or need to refresh their skills in this process. This workshop is held at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington. Participants benefit from the array of experiences and exchange of ideas afforded by the different agencies represented.
Be able to:
After this training, the participant will:
- Identify the benefits, purpose, and primary components of a park and recreation master plan
- Use research and relevant information to inform the planning process
- Identify essential services, facilities, and programs at their agency
- Calculate level-of-service for standard facilities in their agency
- Identify essential stakeholders for their agency and master planning process
- Arrange for the use of public participation tools
- Develop goals and objectives for their organization’s master plan
Please contact us for more information about setting up this workshop for your organization. Select "Workshop" on the contact form, here.