The Best of Both Worlds: Know When to Rely on Synthetic or Natural Turf
Is synthetic turf or natural turf best for your sports and recreation programming? The answer is, both. There are reasons to use one or the other, but for many facilities, a combination of the two will maximize programming possibilities.
Structural Integrity: Nonconventional Buildings Offer Savings, Customization
Expanding sports and recreation programming from seasonal to year-round can be simple, when you consider nonconventional ways to enclose your programs. From air-supported and tensioned membrane structures to yurts and more, there are ways to get it done quickly and efficiently.
Coming of Age: Shifting Trends in Design & Programming for Active Older Adults
There’s been a wave of facilities and programs designed to suit the needs of older adults who want to stay active beyond their middle years. This story takes a look at how things are shaping up for facilities looking to meet the needs of this audience.
Recreation Management Magazine
The February 2017 issue includes our annual guide to aquatic facilities, where we examine how aquatic design can focus on making pools more flexible, as well as creative approaches to programming and improving efficiency while streamlining operations. Inside the issue, we take a look at nonconventional building options, turf choices, the latest trends in fitness programming and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.