Design guidelines for accessible outdoor recreation facilities

Publisher: Environment Canada, Canadian Parks Service, Publisher: distributed by Canadian Paraplegic Association in [Ottawa, Ont.], Don Mills, Ont

Written in English
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  • Recreation areas -- Design and construction.,
  • Recreation areas and the handicapped.,
  • Parks -- Access for the physically handicapped.,
  • Outdoor recreation -- Planning.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by Architecture and Engineering for Parks Canada, Public Works and Government Services Canada.
SeriesAccess series
ContributionsCanadian Parks Service., Canadian Paraplegic Association.
LC ClassificationsGV182.3 .D37 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17250359M
ISBN 100662221427

A site, facility, or program either meets the requirements of the Federal accessibility standards and guidelines and is accessible or it does not meet the requirements and is not accessible. Plans for some recreation site amenities that meet the requirements of the Federal accessibility standards are available to Forest Service employees at the. Minimum Number of Accessible Check-out Aisles (of each design) 1 - 4 1 5 - 8 2 8 - 15 3 over 15 3, plus 20% of additional aisles EXCEPTION: In new construction, where the selling space is under square feet, only one check-out aisle is required to be accessible. EXCEPTION: In alterations, at least one check-out aisle shall be accessible in. NYSDEC welcomes all visitors to explore outdoor recreation on state lands and we are committed to providing an ever-increasing range of accessible opportunities. Currently, visitors to our accessible facilities can enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, canoeing, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking, visiting historic assets, wildlife observation and. Department of Defense Memo re: Access to Outdoor Recreation Programs on Military Installations for Persons with Disabilities. Additionally in updated Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standards (ABAAS) were adopted that included new guidelines for Recreation Facilities. In the final outdoor.

Accessibility Guidelines. Beach Swimming Area Boundary Markings. Use of Foam Filled Pipe Lines Versus Anchored Buoys to Mark Swimming Areas, CECW-ON Memorandum dated 28 April Bureau of Reclamation Recreation. Facility Design Guidelines, dated September Campground Design Guidelines. The ADA statute identifies who is a person with a disability, who has obligations under the ADA, general non-discrimination requirements and other basic obligations. It delegates fleshing out those obligations to federal agencies. The agencies issue regulations and design standards. The regulations have the details on the rights of people with disabilities and responsibilities.   Accessible Facility Design. GSA is committed to making Federal buildings and facilities fully accessible to all people. Achieving accessibility is reflected in our commitment to excellence in design, development and construction. We are dedicated to meeting or exceeding Federal, state and local accessibility standards and to ensuring the full.   Mental Health Facilities Design Guide December Office of Construction & Facilities Management INTRODUCTION Foreword Mental health facility design is a critical component of patient care. The design of mental health facilities affects how services are provided and the efficiency with which care is delivered.

Accessible Features in New Mexico State Parks. State Parks is committed to providing access to outdoor recreation facilities for all members of the public. All new facilities are designed and constructed to comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards of . ASTM standards for evaluating sports and recreation equipment and facilities. Products and Services / Standards & Publications / Standards Products ASTM's sports and recreation standards are instrumental in the evaluation, testing, assembly, and use of the equipments, facilities, and protective gears utilized in sports and recreational activities. The recreation facility guidelines were developed with significant public participation. In , the Access Board established an advisory committee of 27 members to recommend accessibility guidelines for recreation facilities. The Recreation Access Advisory Committee represented the following groups and associations: American Ski Federation. Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG). The ADAAG contains the standards that are used for the design of accessible pedestrian facilities on all Department projects. Alteration – A change to a facility within the public right of .

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This award-winning book provides the latest in universal design concepts and guidelins for outdoor environment, establishing a framework for determining the appropriate level of access in outdoor sites.

It presents detailed design guidelines for the systems and elements necessary for ensuring accessibility to recreational trails, campsites. Design guidelines for accessible outdoor recreation facilities / Prepared by Architecture and Engineering.

Series title: Access series: Publication type: Series - View Master Record: Language [English] Format: Paper: Note(s) Contents: IntroductionAuxiliary facilitiesGeneral requirementsOutdoor recreational facilitiesComponents.

The Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) and the Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FSTAG) are the legally enforceable standards for use on the National Forest System for the facilities and features addressed in those guidelines. (a) Design and construction.

(1) Each facility or part of a facility constructed by, on behalf of, or for the use of a public entity shall be designed and constructed in such manner that the facility or part of the facility is readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, if the construction was commenced after January The 14th edition of Facility Planning and Design for Health, Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sport is a comprehensive guide for all professionals involved in facility planning and construction.

The book discusses the planning of facilities, including the master plan and risk management. It delves into topics such as accessible design and sustainable design. Recreation facility management is a complex responsibility. Professionals in this field are responsible for various types of facilities--recreation centers, water parks and pools, playgrounds, parks, fitness centers, sport complexes, and resorts--each with its own set of goals and challenges.

Recreation Facility Management: Design, Development, Operations, and Utilization provides students and Reviews: 1. Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) University Avenue Knoxville, Tennessee Phone: () Fax: () Accessibility Guidebook for Outdoor Recreation and Trails helps designers and managers apply accessibility standards to their outdoor recreation sites and trails.

Outdoor Recreation Business Plan Guidebook The guidelines and criteria used to develop this Guidebook are as follows: 1. Simple – The end product should be no more than 20 pages, with terminology familiar to the end user.

Useful – The final plan developed by. The Department of Justice’s revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA) were published in the Federal Register on Septem These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the ADA Standards for Accessible Design, " Standards."On Macompliance with the Standards was required.

Recommendations for Accessibility Guidelines: Recreational Facilities and Outdoor Developed Areas, Julya report to the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board by the Recreation Access Advisory Committee, from: Access Board, Recreation Report, F Street NW, SuiteWashington, DC UFC documents provide planning, design, construction, sustainment, restoration, and modernization criteria, and apply to the Military Departments, the Defense Agencies, and the DoD Field Activities in accordance with DoD Directive (Military Construction) and USD(AT&L) Memorandum dated 29 May UFC are distributed only in electronic media and are effective upon issuance.

federally funded facilities. Chapter Recreation Facilities. The. guidelines. for recreation facilities add a new chapter (15) to the Board’s ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), which cover access to the built environment in new construction and alterations.

The guidelines also supplement or amend existing sections in ADAAG. Applying consistent design principles to community sport and active recreation facilities to create infrastructure that meet the needs of all users, including females.

In addition to building and facility design requirements, codes and guidelines, the following key. Reference should be made to Australian Standards Design for Access and Mobility to ensure access to all community and recreation sites by older people and people with disabilities.

Community and recreation sites should be as flat as possible. Guide to designing accessible outdoor recreation facilities. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, U.S.

Dept. of Interior, Lake Central Regional Office, [] (OCoLC) Appendix E: Design Guidelines for Parks And Open Spaces E.1 Graduated Difficulty of Access E.2 Outdoor Recreation Access Routes E.3 Viewing Areas E.4 Outdoor Steps E.5 Outdoor Facilities E.6 Signage Appendix F: Slip Resistance Of Floor Finishes F.1 Grading of.

The workbook provides general guidelines and commonsense design considerations for making outdoor recreation facilities accessible in particular to the handicapped.

Specifications are taken from the American National Standards Institute or from Standard Wheelchair dimensions. Sections cover picnicking, camping, trails, amphitheatres, swimming, docks and piers, playgrounds, historic sites. ADA Standards for Accessible Design ( Standards) are not required to be modified to specifications in the Standards.

For example, the Standards allow 54 elements include recreation facilities such as swimming pools, team and player seating, accessible routes to court sports facilities, saunas and steam rooms, fishing.

In most cases, at least one accessible route (described in Chapter 2) must be provided within the site from all site arrival points to the accessible entrance (s).

The guidelines include tables and. On Septem the U.S. Access Board issued new accessibility guidelines for outdoor areas on federal lands. The guidelines provide detailed specifications for accessible trails, picnic and camping areas, viewing areas, beach access routes, and other components of outdoor developed areas when newly built or altered.

— Creating safe, accessible, and attractive housing; — Building facilities that are high quality, durable, and easy to maintain; and — Attracting the best designers, architects, and engineers to work at and with NYCHA. In support of its Design Guidelines, NYCHA, through its O"ce of Design (OoD).

Recreation Facilities, and chaired the subcommittee on outdoor facilities. From to he represented NPS and the Department of the Interior on the U.S. Access Board’s Regulatory Negotiating Committee on Proposed Standards for Accessible Outdoor Recreation Facilities. From to the present he has represented the DOI as.

Accessible parking is located closest to the accessible entrance. All users follow the same routes through the site and facility. The primary entrances (visitor and employee) of newly constructed facilities do not have steps.

Provides a covered entry with the roof draining away from the entry, walk way, and entrance. Parks Canada Design Guidelines for Outdoor Recreation Facilities Last modified on Novem Accessibility standards, such as the Canadian Standards Association’s, CSA-B Barrier Free Design, were developed primarily for buildings and their ancillary components.

Outdoor recreation access routes are designed simply to connect accessible spaces and elements within camping and picnic facilities, viewing areas, and trailheads. For example, outdoor recreation access routes can be used to connect accessible camping units with common spaces that serve them, such as toilet or bathing facilities, and associated.

Select sites and facilities for youth centers near housing areas, schools, and other youth activities. Avoid locating youth cen- near noisy or haz- ardous locations, such as heavy traffic areas, flight lines or industria' areas. Select facilities for renova- tion that are large and flexible enough to accom- modate the full range of youth.

ACCESSIBLE AND USABLE PUBLIC AND COMMON USE SPACES SCOPE OF ANSI AND THE ADA IN PUBLIC AND COMMON USE SPACES APPLICATION OF ANSI A - The Fair Housing Act references the ANSI A Standard (American National Standard for Buildings and Facilities: Providing Accessibility and Usability.

Certain agencies are required to adopt accessibility standards for the design, construction, and alteration of facilities covered by the Architectural Barriers Act.2 We are required by section of the Rehabilitation Act to establish and maintain minimum guidelines and requirements for the accessibility standards adopted the federal agencies.

First, here's a little background about laws, guidelines, and standards: The laws governing accessibility include: The law—the Architectural Barriers Act(ABA)—requires that facilities built, bought, rented, or leased by or on behalf of a Federal agency must be accessible.

The law—Section of the Rehabilitation Act — requires provision of equal opportunity for individuals. ‘tourism OR “outdoor recreation”’ in combination with the words ‘disabilit*’, ‘handicapped’, and ‘disabled’ in a resulted. sample of academic articles, conference proceedings and book chapters.

This sample, however, was not only of accessible naturebased tourism, but of accessible tourism in - general.Accessible viewing areas are also required to be located on an accessible trail or trail segment (), or on an accessible outdoor recreation access route complying with There are some rare configurations where the overlook or viewing area provides only a drive-up approach to the vista or distinct point of interest.A ccess Recreation [AR] is a Portland, Oregon ad hoc committee that had developed guidelines for minimum information that should be provided about hiking trails and outdoor facilities, that would benefit hikers with disabilities, and which can be applied to websites, printed materials and at trail sites.

Based on the success of the guidelines, as ofAR was awarded two Nature in.