SRJC Course Outlines

5/13/2021 11:19:19 AMNRM 65 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 65Title:  REC FACILITY MAINT  
Full Title:  Recreation Facility Maintenance
Last Reviewed:3/2/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FOR 65

Catalog Description:
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Principles and practices of park maintenance and maintenance management skills for recreational facilities. Course includes hands-on experience with tools, materials, and methods used in the maintenance of park facilities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Principles and practices of park maintenance and maintenance management skills for recreational facilities. Course includes hands-on experience with tools, materials, and methods used in the maintenance of park facilities.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Evaluate purpose, types and methods of maintenance appropriate to park facilities.
2. Manage systems for maintenance and operations of park facilities.
3. Design facilities, maintenance systems and operations to minimize maintenance and reduce vandalism.
4. Plan and organize a cost effective and efficient maintenance program.
5. Calculate cost of construction and/or maintenance of recreational facilities.
6. Perform light grounds and facilities construction tasks.
7. Troubleshoot and repair simple electrical and plumbing problems.
8. Use standard maintenance hand tools safely.
9. Locate and apply appropriate building codes, utilizing the UBC (Uniform Building Codes).
10. Assess the impact of park maintenance on public relations and public liability.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Maintenance Systems and Principles
   A.  Purpose, types and methods of maintenance
   B.  Standards
   C.  Proper facility design to enhance maintenance
   D.  Liability
II. Maintenance Management
   A. Planning and organizing the maintenance program
     1. Planning and scheduling jobs
     2. Assigning responsibility
     3. Written maintenance job instructions
     4. Cost analysis
   B. Design to minimize maintenance and vandalism
   C. Supervision
III. Building and Facility Maintenance
   A.  Building maintenance
   B.  Carpentry
   C.  Electrical and plumbing systems
   D.  Painting and Finishing
   E.  Swimming pools; playground equipment
   F.  Tools, methods and materials for basic maintenance projects
   G.  Uniform Building Code (UBC)
IV. Grounds Maintenance
   A.  Sanitation
   B.  Roadways, Trails, Campgrounds
   C.  Landscape maintenance
   D.  Irrigation systems
V. Maintenance and the Public
   A. Public safety
   B. Public relations
   C. Public liability
   D. Preventive maintenance
   E. Vandalism prevention

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1. Reading: approximately 40 pages per week.
2. Develop a written maintenance plan for a public park (2-6 pages).
3. Evaluate 3-4 park facilities and recommend improvements (written report, 3-4 pages).
4. Produce schematic drawings for a park with facilities located to enhance maintenance considerations.
5. Construct basic park amenities such as, trails, benches, tables, amphitheatre, campsite (work done at Shone Farm).
6. Midterm; final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Maintenance plan; evaluation and recommendations.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Schematics
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Construction projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
True/false, short answer, essay.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Park and Recreation Maintenance Management. Sternloff, Robert E. and Warren, Roger. Pearson, 1998.
Uniform Building Code. International Conference of Building Officials.
Working Wood. Tolpin, Jim. Sterling Publishing, 1996.
(Texbooks are classic in field.  Government documents are updated when available.)

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