The impact of variations in charges on usage levels at local authority sports facilities

four case studies : a research study for the Scottish Sports Council

Publisher: Scottish Sports Council in Edinburgh

Written in English
Published: Pages: 136 Downloads: 19
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Subjects:

  • Sports facilities -- Scotland -- Case studies.,
  • Sports facilities -- Economic aspects -- Scotland.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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Charges for sports facilities: Scotland /12 ISBN 1 0 5 of 24 Trends in sports facilities charges: Scotland to This section presents a summary of the movement in charges between and for a selected sample of the ten most popular sporting activities and facilities in Scotland.

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Area Variations in Sports Participation. Summary and Implications Research Update. Research Unit An analysis of regional variations in sports participation in Scotland, was published by local policies for facilitating and promoting sports participation need to be tailored to reflect the differences at local authority and wider area levels.

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