The second phase in the facility planning process is the Feasibility Study. The purpose of a feasibility study is to examine the viability of a proposal so that any decision can be informed by objective analysis. The decision may be to implement, amend, refine or abandon the proposal.
It should thoroughly test the practicability of:
o Management options
o Facility components
o Location options
o Technical design options
o Social, economic and environmental sustainability
This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport or recreation facility. It highlights the planning issues that need to be considered, the various ways of gathering information and the outcomes that should be achieved.