Issue Archives
January 2015
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Safer Waters for All
MAHC Created to Improve Pool Safety
Safety for the Duration
Keeping Playground Equipment & Surfaces Safe Now & in the Future
Ready for Anything
Improving Sports Facility Safety & Security
Certifiably Safer
Why & How Certification Improves Safety

Brotherly Love White House Municipal Park in White House, Tenn.
Inclusive Sports
We All Play Ball Miracle League of Grand Island in Grand Island, N.Y.

Sports Fields 
Rebranding the Sports Field Manager
Building Materials 
The Right Materials
Benefits of Solid Phenolic in Lockers, Benches and More

Shelters & Building Structures
Literature Showcase
New Product Ideas
February 2015
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Beyond Treading Water
Finding Profitability in Aquatic Operations
A Pool for Every Purpose
Multi-Use Pools Provide Space for Competition, Leisure
Change Is in the Air
Managing Healthy Air & Water in Your Aquatic Facility
Fit to Be Tried
New Trends in Fitness Programming
Sports to the Max
Make the Most of Your Sports Fields
Planning for Inclusion
Inclusive Play Needs Community Participation
Out of the Ordinary
Making Fun Park Games Work

Gymnastics Training
Coordination From Start to Finish Gymnastics Training Center in Salt Lake City, Utah

It's Time to Save Outdoor Play
Keep Park and Rec Locations Clean and Healthy Year-Round

Grounds Maintenance Equipment
Indoor Sports Surfaces
Dog Park Equipment
New Product Ideas
March 2015
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Waterfront Access
Clever Planning, Activities Help Draw Visitors
Upscale & Utilitarian
The Latest in Locker Room Design
Tail-Wagging Fun
Design & Outfit an Effective Dog Park
Court Sense
Experts Offer Tips on Choosing Indoor Sports Surfaces

A Park & Playground Preserved
Cadboro-Gyro Park in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
Indoor Track
Keep on Running
Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wis.

The Outdoor Gym: Benefits & Best Practices
Design Corner 
Perception vs. Reality
Swimming Pools & Water Conservation

Pool & Aquatic Equipment
Site Furnishings & Park Components
Event & Concession Equipment
New Product Ideas
April 2015
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Flourish Through Funding
Strategies to Support Park Creation and Maintenance
Bringing Play to Life
Creative Play Spaces and Playground Solutions
Improve Your View
Find the Right Site Furnishings for Your Space
How Refreshing!
Updating Splash Play to Meet New Demands
Going Green
Small Steps Make a Big Difference
Pool Procedures Overview
Expert Tips on Maintaining a Safe, Healthy and Sustaining Swimming Pool
Big Thrills, No Spills
Safety First for Climbing Facilities

Green & Efficient Adlai E. Stevenson High School Lincolnshire, Ill.

Personal Trainers 
Keys to Hiring Personal Trainers
Water Wise
Reduce Water Usage & Bills With Efficiency Measures

Waterfront & Marina Products
Fitness & Exercise Equipment
New Product Ideas
Problem-Solver Showcase
May 2015
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Picture Perfect Parks & Sites
Working With Landscape Architects on Park Design
Lean & Green
Trends in Sports Facility Design
Finding Synergy
Collaborating & Combining Functions in Multipurpose Designs
Add 'Wow' to the Water
Trends in Aquatic Facility Design
Make New Friends, Keep the Old
Trends in Strategic Fitness Facility Design

Making a Splash Splash Island at Lake Gregory in Crestline, Calif.
Restrooms Take Center Court Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.

Dog Parks 
Near Zero-Waste Dog Park?
The Tale (Tail?) of Dog Waste Composting Programs
Sports Field Management 
Managing Turfgrass
Ever Heard of a CPA? What About a CSFM?

Outdoor Sports Equipment
Gymnasium Equipment
Ice Rink Products
New Product Ideas
June 2015
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2015 State of the Industry
A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities
Regional Information
A Look at Regional Trends
A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities
Parks & Recreation
A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation
Colleges & Universities
A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities
Schools & School Districts
A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts
Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
A Look at Trends in YMCAs
July 2015
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Hold Steady
Our Eighth Annual Salary Survey
Take It Outside
Outdoor Fitness Areas Brings Fitness to All
Day-to-Day Aquatics
Heed Warning Signs, Keep a Checklist to Maintain Your Aquatic Facility
Natural, Thematic & Playable By All
The Latest Trends in Playground Design

Raise the Roof!
Theater on the Green in Prescott Valley, Ariz.
The Future Is Bright
Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake, Ill.

Stop Overlooking Fitness Facility Supervision
Splash Play 
Bringing Inclusion to Water Play

Restroom Structures
Locker Room Equipment
Climbing Walls & Challenge Courses
New Product Ideas
Website Showcase: Information To Get You Connected
August 2015
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Joining Forces
Partnerships Help Parks, Recreation Facilities Improve Effectiveness
September 2015
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Make A Statement!
Shelters, Shade Structures Go Above and Beyond
All's Fair
The Latest Trends in Family-Friendly Community & Concert Events
Naturally Urban
Connecting City Dwellers to Nature Via Parks & Trails
Greener Practices, Smarter Operations
Trends in Ice Rink Management and Maintenance

A Pool Facelift
The Racquet Club of Philadelphia

Putting Water-Borne Pathogens to Rest 
Some Misconceptions and Facts
Performance Improvement 
Save Energy Costs, Extend Motor Life With Variable Frequency Drives

Sports Field Equipment
Bleachers & Seating
New Product Ideas
Review of Products at the 2015 NRPA Annual Conference
Trade Show In Print
October 2015
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Fields of Dreams
Trends & Best Practices in Sports Turf
What's Under Foot?
The Basics of Indoor Sports, Fitness & Recreation Flooring
Play It Safe
Regular Maintenance, Testing Vital to Improving Safety
Making Waves
Municipal Waterparks Getting More Competitive
Attracting Teens, Reducing Trouble
Skateparks & Bike Parks Engage Hard-to-Reach Demographics & Improve Communities
Safe Stops
For Restroom Structures, Security Is Crucial

Boosting Group Fitness Participation Brickhouse Cardio Club in Princeton, W.Va.

Locker Rooms 
The Power of Green
A New Approach to Locker Room Security
Design Corner 
Taking It Outside
The Upper Fields Project at Oakland University

Playground Equipment
Enclosures & Building Structures
Playground Safety Surfaces
New Product Ideas
November 2015
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A Wider Field for Fitness
New Trends Expand the Reach of Fitness Equipment
Play It Right
Playground Maintenance Can Prolong Equipment Life & Prevent Injuries
Ever-Expanding Aquatics
Tips for Programming a Profitable Pool
Innovation, Conservation & Training
The Latest Trends in Grounds Management

Park Lighting
Light It Up McEuen Park in Couer D'Alene, Idaho

Sports Surfaces 
The Surface Matters
Avoiding Dead Zones by Selecting the Right Pump

Waterparks & Splash Play Products
Outdoor Sports Surfaces & Turf
New Product Ideas
S.R. Smith - Scan in style - Sentry Guard Chairs - Learn More
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists
Pilot Rock - Summer Planning Starts Now. - Learn More
Vantage - Tablet Feeders for Any Size Pool
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
Commercial Recreation Specialists - Your Waterfront Reinvented
Zeager - Bonded WoodCarpet(R) Systems  - Safe & Beautiful - Accessible & Natural
Connect-a-Dock - Floating Dock Kayak Launch