Risk Management in Park and Recreational Activities

Uzuner M. E., SERTBAŞ K.

3rd International Conference on Lifelong Education and Leadership for All (ICLEL), Porto, Portugal, 12 - 14 September 2017, pp.1006-1011 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Porto
  • Country: Portugal
  • Page Numbers: pp.1006-1011
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study was to investigate the management process of the risk management in the park and recreational activities and evaluating them in terms of the application processes. In this study, documentary screening and archival examination method were applied. Recreational activities have many risk factors. Especially, safety and health problems are frequent in recreational activities. Planning of sports and recreational areas should include, usage of materials, ergogenic aids, medical supports, and safety management strategies. The evaluation process was done particularly in protection and usage processes, health management, location and construction of the facilities, security dimensions. As a result, in the management processes of the park and recreation activities, construction processes, business processes and educational dimensions, service management process and risk management dimensions should be analyzed by managers and educators. Also, municipalities, universities and local sport administrations must be planning recreation risk management documents to public partners and athletes.