Design Guide: Recreation Centers - Individual Space Criteria - January 1976
4-4 SMALL GROUP ACTIVITIES
a. ACTIVE GAMES AREA.
This space will be divided into separate areas
(1) Function. These areas house physical,
for billiards, pingpong, and electric games
active and noisy games. Those involved are
according to popularity and local equipment.
either watching, waiting or participating in
billiards, pingpong, shuffle board, air hockey,
table soccer and electric games. Games are
Billiard tables (standard 9'x4'-6")
played individually or as part of a tournament
Pingpong (9'x5' table)
(2) Participants. Two to five people per
(4. Relationships. Locate activity near the
table. The number of onlookers varies.
control center for equipment distribution and
Because food and drinks from the snack bar or
vending machines are a source of damage to the
1,500 SF minimum
12,700 SF Center
equipment, locate pool tables and electric
2,700 SF minimum
19,800 SF Center
games away from these areas.
3,800 SF minimum
27,800 SF Center
Figure 4-11 Active Games Area