Facility planning guide: sport and recreation facilities

The provision of a sport or recreation facility can significantly enhance the quality of life. Activities held within sport and recreation facilities can encourage participation, promote health and wellbeing and foster a sense of community. However, planning a sport or recreation facility is an involved and sometimes difficult task.

To “get it right” may take time and involve a range of skills, many of which can be found within your community. This guide provides an overview of the facility planning process for a specific sport or recreation facility. It identifies the stages involved in the facility planning process, the key principles of facility provision, highlights the benefits of joint and shared facilities, identifies sources of capital funding and references various facility planning resources.



Geographic Coverage

Western Australia


ISBN: 0-9752115-3-6


Copyright owner: State of Western Australia


Department of Sport and Recreation WA: 2007


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