7 - 22
Outdoor Playing Courts
These facilities provide for the outdoor sports and games
Table 7 - 78 Space Allocation for Outdoor Playing
most commonly played for competition and for recreation
Courts and Fields
by military and civilian personnel. Numbers of facilities
Size (Gross SF)
authorized are summarized in Table 7 - 77. They should
be designed to accept national standards for the sport,
and level of play or competition involved, as indicated in
Table 7 - 78.
The location of these outdoor playing courts and fields
adjacent to Community Activity Centers, or Physical Fit-
ness Centers, is recommended for convenience and use
of support spaces (lockers, equipment storage, and
showers) as well as complementary activities (snack bar,
lounge, and youth activity center). While the large space
requirements of these outdoor facilities may preclude
complete integration in CAC site planning, the adjacency
of at least some courts and fields will be of mutual attrac-
Size of one facility of each type is given. For number of
tion and exposure benefit.
facilities to be provided per military population, see Table
7 - 77.
Military population is defined as active duty plus 35 percent of their dependents and 10 percent of retired military personnel
For a dependent population, ages 6 - 19, of up to 500, and for each increment of 500 thereafter up to 2,500, one youth baseball
field may be provided. An additional youth baseball field may be provided for each additional increment of 750 dependent
population ages 6 - 19.
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