Proposal for creating a sports or recreation program
Focus of the Program Proposal
Summer Tennis Fitness Program held at a local community tennis club.
Mission: Help youth tennis players maximize their performance through proper training & fitness.
Develop a proposal for creating a sports or recreation program. The program may be of whatever type you choose (public, private, community, high school, collegiate, youth, adult, semi-professional, professional, sports, fitness, competitive, recreational). Focus on the management aspects (e.g. development, facility, equipment, marketing, fiscal, legal liability & risks, staffing & training) of the program and demonstrate the concepts learned throughout the course. Design the program based on the chapters covered in the course textbook and the standards of operation in the sports and recreation industry, and your personal experiences. Through the proposal, demonstrate a culmination of your learning in SRM 320:
1. Present the required components of the program that you are proposing. Develop the components from the topics covered in the course text and the weekly discussions.
2. Explain why each aspect of the program is important to the management of the program. Show critical thinking in your explanations.
3. Include an argument for the creation of the program. In your argument, define the benefits of participation in the program.
4. Create a realistic budget for the program. Use applicable research in preparing the budget.
Illustrate integrative learning in outlining the components of the program, their importance and why the program should be developed. Integrate research from the course text, other academically appropriate resources, and personal experiences.
Include eight to ten pages of written content, in addition to the title page and references page. Format according to APA standards and include a minimum of three scholarly sources. Write clearly and organize the assignment logically, according to academic standards.
Writing the Proposal
1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style.
2. Must include a title page
3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
6. Must use at least three scholarly sources (beyond the textbook).
7. Must document all sources in APA style.
8. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style.
Course Textbook Reference:
Krotee, M., & Bucher, C. (2007). Management of physical education and sport (13th ed.). Boston: McGraw Hill. ISBN: 0072972920