Issue Archives
January 2014
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On the Safe Side
Make Your Aquatic Center Safe (and Fun!) From the Ground Up
Keeping Fit, Keeping Safe
Safety Elements Can Be Attractively Designed
Play It Safe
The Latest Playground Safety Trends
Managing Risk
Protect Your Patrons, Protect Your Facility

A Hybrid Approach Various Locations

Design Corner 
Design Team Coordination
The Benefits of MEP & Architectural Coordination in Designing Athletic Facilities
Sports Fields 
When There's a Will, There's a Way
How to Design a Field With Unique Requirements

Waterfront & Marina Products
Shelters & Building Structures
Literature Showcase
New Product Ideas
February 2014
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Fresher Waters
Boost Attendance With Aquatic Play Features
Follow the Rules
A Regulatory Update
Buoyed by Innovation
The Latest Trends in Aquatic Staffing
Fun & Functional
Aquatic Design Trends
Field Perspectives
The Right Sports Turf in the Right Place
Survival of the Fittest
Keys to Successful Fitness Facility Management
Food for Thought … and Profits
The Changing World of Concessions
Keep an Eye on Play
Proper Maintenance Makes for Safer Playgrounds

Made in the Shade Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Full-Color Fun The Crayola Experience in Easton, Pa.

Locker Rooms 
The Ideal Locker Room
Improve Efficiency, Save Money

Grounds Maintenance Equipment
Dog Park Equipment
Indoor Sports Surfaces
New Product Ideas
March 2014
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No Longer a Plain Jane
Locker Room Design Boasts Creature Comforts, Technology
Gone to the Dogs
Design & Manage an Effective Off-Leash Area
Water Works
Make the Most of Your Waterfront
No Teen Left Inside
Attracting Teens Into Outdoor Programs

Welcome to the Neighborhood
Balancing Inclusivity & Exclusivity in Fitness Center Design
Spa Solutions
UV Water Treatment Gaining Ground

Pool, Aquatic & Waterpark Equipment
Site Furnishings & Park Components
New Product Ideas
April 2014
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Ready, Set, Play!
Getting Your Playground Initiative Up and Running
Bling It On!
Accessorizing With Site Furnishings & Amenities
Get Connected
Create Greenway Trails to Get Your Community On the Move
Make a Splash
Spraygrounds Get (Even More) Creative
Ascending Appeal
Boosting Interest in Your Climbing Wall or Challenge Course
Keeping Pools in Tiptop Shape
Automation and More to Boost Pool Maintenance
Surfacing 101
Find the Finest Flooring to Fit Your Facility

Theme Parks
Pay and Go Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.

Improve the Gym Experience
Strategies to Keep Your Fitness Facility Hopping
Play Is in Peril
Saving Unstructured Outdoor Play

Sports Fields & Maintenance Equipment
Fitness & Exercise Equipment
New Product Ideas
Problem-Solver Showcase
May 2014
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Flexible Facilities
Trends in Multipurpose Facility Design
A Good Sport
Innovations in Sports Facility Design
Water, for Profits
Aquatic Design Meets Community & Budgetary Needs
The Enticing Outdoors
Get Minds & Bodies Moving
Fit by Design
Getting More From Fitness Facility Design

The Air in There Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center in Jenks, Okla.

Taking Ownership
Follow These Steps to Career Success
Design Corner 
Off the Scale
Create Buildings That Appear Both Imposing and Approachable

Sports Equipment & Gymnasium Components
Restroom Buildings
New Product Ideas
June 2014
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2014 State of the Managed Recreation Industry
A Look At What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities
A Look at Regional Trends
Regional Information
A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities
A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation
Parks & Recreation
A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities
Colleges & Universities
A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts
Schools & School Districts
A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
A Look at Trends in YMCAs
July 2014
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Moving On Up
Our Seventh Annual Salary Survey
Heads Above Water
How Aquatic Operators Are Staying Financially Afloat
Opportunity Knocks
Finding the Right Enclosure Solution to Expand Your Possibilities

Sports Facilities
Shooting Touch Basketball Suite, Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

Design Corner 
Object Lesson
Ensuring Campus Projects Fit Their Context
Green Light? Good to Go!
Find Smarter Solutions to Manage Riders

Playground Equipment
Locker Room & Restroom Equipment
Accessibility & Rehabilitation Products
Website Showcase: Information To Get You Connected
August 2014
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Solutions for Your Budget
Partnerships, Cutbacks Help Manage Budget Difficulties
September 2014
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The Big Bounce
Innovations in Sports Flooring Abound
We All Fall Down
Education, Maintenance Key to Playground Surface Safety
Fields of Dreams
Making the Best Turf Decisions
Riding the Wave of Success
Waterparks Find New & Creative Ways to Stay Afloat
Stronger, Faster, Cheaper
The Pros of Prefab Restroom Structures
Scoreboard Watching
Trends in Scoreboards & Video Displays

Sports Fields 
Sporting Shade
Play It Cool While Playing Ball
Design Corner 
Making a Splash
Adaptive Use of Older Structures Suited to Small Natatoriums
Park Structures 
All Together Now
How to Achieve a Unique, Impressive Community Gathering Place

Climbing Walls & Challenge Courses
Bleachers & Benches
Crowd Control, Security & Safety
New Product Ideas
October 2014
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Made in the Shade
Shelters & Shade Structures to Set Your Site Apart
Happy Trails!
Outdoor Fitness Adventures Equal Fun for All Ages
Go Natural, Get Creative
The Latest Trends in Park Landscape Design
Lighten Up
Ball Fields, Pools Get a Boost With LEDs
More Consideration Needed for Long-Term Facility Upkeep

A Fitter Student Body Sun Devil Fitness Complexes Arizona State University - Various Campuses
University Rec Center
Inside Out France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center Purdue University West Lafayette, Ind.

'RESPECT' the Water
New Drowning Prevention Campaign Encourages Water Safety
Design Corner 
Adventurous Play
Pushing the Edge Without Falling Off
The Science of Selecting a Waterless Urinal

Playground Safety Surfaces
New Product Ideas
Recreation Management's Product Preview for the NRPA Congress & Exposition
Trade Show In Print
November 2014
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The Power of Playing Together
Inclusive Playgrounds Benefit Kids & Communities
Programming: Aquatics
Healing Waters
The Power of Aquatic Programs
Fit and Trim
Fitness Equipment Trends and Facility Maintenance Best Practices
From the Ground Up
Best Practices in Grounds Maintenance for Parks and Golf Courses
Take the Field
Managing & Maintaining High-Performing Sports Fields

Hope Springs Eternal Hope Park in Frisco, Texas

Dog Parks 
Thinking About Building a Dog Park?
First, Learn About Dogs & the People Who Own Them
When Cloudy Water Strikes
Strategies for Handling Water Quality

Waterparks & Splash Play Products
Outdoor Sports Surfaces & Turf
New Product Ideas
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
Vantage - Tablet Feeders for Any Size Pool
S.R. Smith - Scan in style - Sentry Guard Chairs - Learn More
Connect-a-Dock - Floating Dock Kayak Launch
Zeager - Bonded WoodCarpet(R) Systems  - Safe & Beautiful - Accessible & Natural
National Recreation Systems - Trusted Manufacturer of Quality Aluminum Bleachers, Benches and Picnic tables for over 25 years
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
SuitMate - 95% less water in 8 seconds