Mt City Disc Golf Presentation

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Mt City Disc Golf Presentation

  1. 2. Create a Disc Golf Course Mountain City, TN <ul><li>Target Population: All Interested Citizens of Johnson County </li></ul><ul><li>Target Problem: Access to Inexpensive Outdoor Physical Activities for Citizens of Johnson County, Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>Community Partners: Mayor Kevin Parsons and the Town of Mountain City, TN </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsors: East Tennessee State University Department of Rural and Community Health, and the Department of Family Medicine Rural Programs Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Involved Faculty: Joe Florence, MD, Mike Kimbro, MD, Jim Shine MD </li></ul>
  2. 3. Project Background <ul><li>Aaron Tolan’s contact with Mayor Kevin Parsons </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor had interest in building a disc golf course, but lacked knowledge of the game </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect opportunity for a community project </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering supplies: baskets & signs </li></ul>
  3. 4. Planning Phase <ul><li>Park map - hole design and layout </li></ul><ul><li>Measurements – hole distance </li></ul><ul><li>Course Flow – ease of play & accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Marking T pad & </li></ul><ul><li>Basket locations </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings with Town </li></ul><ul><li>of Mountain City </li></ul><ul><li>Works Crew </li></ul>
  4. 5. Basket Installation
  5. 6. T – Pad Installation
  6. 7. Grand Opening – Planning & Spreading the Word <ul><li>Date – Friday Afternoon August 21, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising – Department Faculty $420.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Flyer - Design, Duplication, & Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Media – The Tomahawk , and The Mountain Times newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering Giveaway Discs & Door Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>ETSU Announcement via Email </li></ul><ul><li>Video Creation – Philip Aschliman </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =f4_v3nhCQ2g </li></ul><ul><li>Community Center – Flyers for Students </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Center – Demonstration & Flyers </li></ul>
  7. 8. Trying it out….
  8. 9. Grand Opening! Friday August 21, 2009
  9. 12. Free discs, demonstrations, and mini-lessons for Grand Opening attendees! Thanks to Joe Florence, Mike Kimbro, Jim Shine, Kathleen Reece, & ETSU Department of Rural & Community Health for donations to distribute free discs!!
  10. 13. Longest Putt Contest Nathan won a “putter” for the longest putt!
  11. 14. Closest to the Basket Contest James won a “driver”
  12. 16. Accomplishments <ul><li>We successfully helped the Town of Mountain City design and construction of a beginner friendly disc golf course. </li></ul><ul><li>We organized and promoted a grand opening celebration. </li></ul><ul><li>We encouraged Mountain City locals to play the sport by giving away discs to interested attendees. </li></ul><ul><li>We encouraged citizens to participate in activities enriching their lives through exposure to the outdoors. </li></ul><ul><li>We provided another source of inexpensive entertainment and activity for citizens of Mountain City, TN. </li></ul>
  13. 17. Thank You!! Questions?

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