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YMCAs: A Look at Trends in YMCAs

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YMCAs: A Look at Trends in YMCAs

YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of opportunities for their members. Here we consider the latest trends in these mostly-nonprofit facilities.
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Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

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Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Health, fitness and sports clubs represent a unique segment of the market, more often operating as for-profit facilities that must make ends meet. Here's a look at how things are shaping up for these facilities.
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Schools & School Districts: A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

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Schools & School Districts: A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Schools and school districts hold a unique place in many communities, providing sports and fitness opportunities for their students, and sometimes the wider community. Here's a look at trends in schools and school districts.
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Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

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Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

Colleges and universities have seen budget cuts at the state level, but they still provide wellness, sports, fitness and recreation to students via innovative and beautiful facilities. Here's a look at on-campus trends.
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Parks & Recreation: <h3>A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation</h3>

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Parks & Recreation:

A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

Parks and recreation respondents make up the largest portion of the survey audience. Here, we examine some of the trends in these facilities.
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Aquatics: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

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Aquatics: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

This section covers trends in facilities that include indoor or outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas, including a look at aquatics-specific features and programs.
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Regional Information: A Look at Regional Trends

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Regional Information: A Look at Regional Trends

Here we take a look at trends in facilities across the country, breaking down the information by region to understand how things differ depending on which part of the country they're located.
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State of the INDUSTRY: A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

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State of the INDUSTRY: A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

By Emily Tipping

More than 1,700 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, budgets, construction plans, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.
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From Land to Landscape: Effective Approaches to Park Design

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From Land to Landscape: Effective Approaches to Park Design

By Joe Bush

From engaging your community to getting the right team together, turning your land into a landscape that will draw visitors is a big task.
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Space For Fun & Wellness: 12 Trends in Multipurpose Design

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Space For Fun & Wellness: 12 Trends in Multipurpose Design

By Chris Gelbach

Multipurpose facilities like YMCAs and community recreation centers aim to please a wide array of members with diverse offerings. Here are some of the most recent trends in facility design for these wide-ranging facilities.
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Fitness Forever: Fitness Facility Design to Meet Changing Demands

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Fitness Forever: Fitness Facility Design to Meet Changing Demands

By Rick Dandes

There's always something new in the fitness world, and fitness facilities must adapt to provide what customers want. Here's how to design your facility to meet the needs of your audience.
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If You Build It…: Up-to-Date Sports Facilities Aim to Bring Back Crowds

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If You Build It…: Up-to-Date Sports Facilities Aim to Bring Back Crowds

By Dave Ramont

Fewer people have been showing up for games at colleges and universities, and so forward-thinking schools are designing new stadiums and facilities that provide more of what modern crowds are looking for.
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Recreation Management Magazine

The June 2017 issue features our Annual State of the Industry Report. More than 1,700 professionals responded to our extensive survey, and we've gathered to results to report on everything from budgets and construction plans to programming and staffing.

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2017 Buyers Guide

Check out our latest guide to everything you need for your sports, recreation or fitness facility. From aquatic supplies to sporting equipment, from workout machines to park site amenities—and beyond—we've got the most trusted, simple-to-use reference to sports, recreation and fitness products and services in the industry.

BUYERS GUIDE

Rec Report Newsletter

The Rec Report e-newsletter brings you the most up-to-date ideas and solutions for recreation, sports and fitness facility managers. Every month, we cover the latest and greatest innovations—from programming to facility planning, from research and trends to the newest products—to help you make your facility a success.

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Webinar Educational Series

Recreation Management's Webinar Educational Series connects you with the brightest stars in the field of managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities to provide an in-depth look at some of the top issues and challenges in the field today. Join us to learn more about practical solutions to common problems, as well as new developments and innovations in the industry.

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2016 State of the Industry

Find out the latest trends in managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities. We surveyed more than 2,000 industry professionals and summarized their responses in this annual must-read report.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY REPORT

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