VP Building - Quality Buildings for Recreation
Issue Archives
January 2017
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Encourage Risk, But Safely
Playground Safety From Concept to Completion and Beyond
Heads Above Water
Lessons, Programs & Technology Help Prevent Drownings
Coming of Age
Shifting Trends in Design & Programming for Active Older Adults
Go! Tech-Enabled Parks
From Pokemon GO to Geocaching and Beyond

Delivering a Little R&R
Aviano Air Base in Italy

The State of the Sports Turf Management Industry 

Shelters & Shade Structures
Lighting Products
Literature Showcase
New Product Ideas
February 2017
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Water, Water Everywhere
Designing Flexible Pools
Put Your Pool in Overdrive
Programming Your Pool for Success
New Ways to Save
Improving Efficiency in Pool Operations
Structural Integrity
Nonconventional Buildings Offer Savings, Customization
The Best of Both Worlds
Know When to Rely on Synthetic or Natural Turf
Workout 2017
Making Americans Fit Again
Teaching Healthy Eating
Connecting Communities to Healthier Lifestyles

Nature on the Waterfront
Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, Ill.
Turning to Tech
Groveport Recreation Center in Groveport, Ohio

Renovation Solutions for Indoor Pools

New Product Ideas
Indoor Sports Flooring
Dog Park Equipment
Grounds Maintenance Products
March 2017
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Attention to Detail
The Ongoing Evolution of the Locker Room
Parks Gone to the Dogs
Planning & Programming a Park for Pooches
By the Shore
Waterfronts Provide Economic Strength, Charm
Sizing Up Your Surface
Options Abound When You Want Performance & Durability

Sports Facilities
Soccer Goes Green
New York Red Bulls Training Facility & Stadium in East Hanover and Harrison, N.J
Lighting Boost
Seminole County Sports Complex in Sanford, Fla.

Broaden Your Appeal With Cardio Equipment Variety
Sports Facilities 
Game Changer
Advancements in Design Boost Sports Facilities

Pool, Aquatic & Waterpark Equipment
Event & Concession Products
Site Furnishings & Park Components
New Product Ideas
April 2017
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Fun for All
The Latest in Park Planning and Design
A World of Play
Trends in Playground Planning & Design
A Place for Everything, Everything in Its Place
Furnishing Your Site Effectively
Reaching New Heights
Demand for Adventure Fitness on the Rise
Essential Aquatic Maintenance
Facilities Need Planned Maintenance, Energy-Efficient Solutions
Pass It On
Cultivating New Nature-Lovers With Environmental Education Programs

Landscape Design
Art and Landscape
North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, N.C.
Rebels Return to Their Roots
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

Resorts & Fitness 
When a Traditional Gym Is Not Enough
Planning for a Successful Operation: Part 1
Off-Season Duties

Fitness & Exercise Equipment
Waterfront & Marina Products
New Product Ideas
Problem-Solver Showcase
May 2017
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Evolving Aquatics
Trends in Municipal Aquatic Facility Design
If You Build It…
Up-to-Date Sports Facilities Aim to Bring Back Crowds
Fitness Forever
Fitness Facility Design to Meet Changing Demands
Space For Fun & Wellness
12 Trends in Multipurpose Design
From Land to Landscape
Effective Approaches to Park Design

Sports Fields
The Right Team
Miami-Dade Parks Soccer in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Planning for a Successful Operation: Part 2
Preseason Readiness
Athletic Buildings 
Making Space for Sports

Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Outdoor Sports Equipment
Gymnasium Components
New Product Ideas
June 2017
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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 2017
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Slow and Steady
Our 10th Annual Salary Survey
Something for Everyone
Inclusive, Multigenerational Playgrounds Have Broad Reach
Need Fun? Just Add Water!
Outfitting Your Pool
Rolling Right Along
Expand Biking Options in Your Community

Park Design & Planning
Celebrating History
Clear Creek Valley Park in Arvada, Colo.

Splash Play 
Keeping It Safe
Designing a Safe Spray Park

Locker Room Equipment
Restroom Structures
New Product Ideas
Website Showcase: Information To Get You Connected
Zeager - Bonded WoodCarpet(R) Systems  - Safe & Beautiful - Accessible & Natural
RenoSys  - Buy American Grate Again
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
National Construction Rental - Rent-A-Fence - Restrooms - Storage - Power - Learn More
ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
Commercial Recreation Specialists - It's all here.