Recreation & Community Facilities

  • Develop a Use program/strategy
  • Determine activities and/or athletics & support requirements
  • Are secure or defensible spaces required?
  • What age group(s) will use the facility?
  • Assess public vs. User accessibility
  • Review land area requirements & orientation
  • Layout facilities orientation(s)
  • Prepare a list of facility uses (Commissary)(Performing Arts) & magnitude
  • Discuss Public Address, lighting, audio-visual
  • What is the need for multi-purpose & flexible space utilization?
  • Identify special construction systems (Courts, Pools, Enclosures)
  • Identify ventilation requirements by zone/activity
  • Review spectator/audience considerations & equipment storage
  • Understand parking needs and facility access
  • Are locker facilities pertinent? Define magnitude
  • Determine food service criteria/needs
  • Establish budget, phasing, & time schedule