Issue Archives
January 2019
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  FEATURES
On the Front Lines, Making a Difference
Grassroots Efforts & Technology Aim to Prevent Drowning
Better Together
Partnerships for Program Success
Challenge Minus Danger
Playground Advancements Help Children Experience Risk With Fewer Big Injuries
Plan to Recover
Disaster Recovery for Parks & Recreation Areas

  FACILITY PROFILES
Playgrounds
Bringing New Life to the Playground
Toucan's Hideaway in West Chicago, Ill.

  GUEST COLUMNS
Sports Fields 
Seven Keys to Athletic Field Maintenance
Splash Play 
The Art of Fun!
Inclusion on the Splash Pad

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Indoor Sports Surfaces & Flooring
Grounds Maintenance Equipment
New Products for 2019
February 2019
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  FEATURES
Aquatic Trends Report
Expanding Access
Inclusion & Diversity Outreach Boosts Participation
Take It Year-Round
Structure Solutions to Protect Your Programs From Mother Nature
Playing the Field
Sports-Field Savvy to Make the Most of Your Investment

  FACILITY PROFILES
A Pathway to Nature
Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens in Midland, Mich.

  GUEST COLUMNS
Locker Rooms 
Upgrading Locks to Improve User Experience
Career Development 
So You Want to Write an Article?
From Blank Page to Published

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Shelters & Shade Structures
Site Furnishings
Dog Park Products
New Product Ideas
March 2019
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  FEATURES
Water Wise
Waterfront Development Ideas for Your Community
Unleashed!
Basic Dog Park Elements & Beyond
Creature Comforts
Ever-Evolving Locker Room Design
Select Your Surface
Sports & Fitness Flooring Fundamentals for Your Facility

  FACILITY PROFILES
Inclusive Play
Sharing the Joy of Play
Mary's Magical Place in Hendersonville, Tenn.
Mini Golf
Family-Friendly Fun
Bear Trax Mini Golf Course in Warrens, Wis.

  GUEST COLUMNS
Fitness Facilities 
Protecting Our Most Valuable Assets
Keeping Child Watch Programs Safe

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Pool, Aquatic & Waterpark Equipment
Event & Concession Products
Lighting Products
New Product Ideas
April 2019
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  FEATURES
Intelligent Design
Reimagining Parks & Play Spaces
Choose Your Own Adventure
Assess Needs, Get Input to Select the Right Play Equipment
Find Your Fit
Site Furnishings to Suit Every Space
Rise to the Challenge
Climbing, Ropes Courses, Obstacle Racing & Beyond
Keep Your Head Above Water
Proper Pool Maintenance Procedures
Conservation Conversations
How to Get Your Department and Community More Environmentally Aware

  FACILITY PROFILES
Parks
Growing Green Space
Various Locations in New York City

  GUEST COLUMNS
Marketing & Promotion 
Future-Proof Your Parks & Rec Promotional Strategy
Sports Safety 
Weather Warnings
Lightning Alerts for Sports Safety

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Waterfront & Marina Products
Fitness & Exercise Equipment
Problem-Solver Showcase
May 2019
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  FEATURES
New Pool Rules
The Newest Natatorium Designs Offer Something for Everyone
Aquatics for All
Outdoor Aquatic Parks Grow More Diverse
Making a Splash!
The Latest Trends in Splash Play Design
Engage Your Fans & Players
New Innovations in Sports Facility Design
Purposeful Places
The Latest in Landscape Design
Aiming for Versatility
Trends in Multipurpose Facilities
Making Connections
Fitness Facilities Aim to Connect People With the Outdoors, and Each Other

  FACILITY PROFILES
University Athletics
Adding Value
Weber State University in Ogden, Utah
Sustainable Solutions to Serve the Community
Woodridge Park District Athletic Recreation Center in Woodridge, Ill.

  GUEST COLUMNS
Design Corner 
The Future of Community Aquatic Centers
Campus Recreation 
Special Events in Campus Recreation

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Gymnasium Components
Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Scoreboards
Outdoor Sports Equipment
New Product Ideas
June 2019
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  FEATURES
2019 State of the Managed Recreation Industry
A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities
Aquatics
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
YMCAs
A Look at Trends in YMCAs
July 2019
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  FEATURES
On the Up & Up
Our 12th Annual Salary Survey
In Safe Keeping
The Right Surface Is Crucial to Playground Safety
A Wealth of Water Fun
Recreation, Therapeutic Activities Enhance Aquatic Programs
Survival of the Fittest
Meeting Demand in Fitness Programming

  GUEST COLUMNS
Design Corner 
Savvy Insight Into Recreation Project Planning
Fitness 
Build Community With Inclusive Outdoor Fitness
How Parks and Recreation Can Help to Reshape Public Health 

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Restroom Structures
Locker Room Equipment
New Product Ideas
Website Showcase: Information To Get You Connected
August 2019
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  FEATURES
Serve & Protect
Crowd Control & Security Strategies
PROBLEM-SOLVER Q&AS

  GUEST COLUMNS
Recreation Centers 
Working Beyond Walls to Make a Difference
September 2019
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  FEATURES
Looking Back, Moving Forward
Celebrating 20 Years of Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Play & Swim
Outfit Your Aquatic Venue, Expand Your Possibilities
Building Better Events
Plan, Execute, Excite
Getting Fit in the Great Outdoors
Innovative Equipment to Expand Your Community of Wellness
For Your Convenience
Prefabricated Restroom Structures Provide Ease, Comfort & Durability

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In Practice / SPORTS VENUE
From Olympics to Everyday
>> Richmond Oval in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
In PRACTICE / REC CENTER
Recreation With a View
>> Central Recreation Center in Aurora, Colorado
In Practice / PLAYGROUNDS
Transforming Play
>> Central Park in New York City

  GUEST COLUMNS
In Perspective / INCLUSION 
Activities for Those With Visual & Auditory Impairments
In Perspective / AQUATICS 
Grant Opportunities Make Secondary Sanitation Affordable

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Outdoor Sports Surfaces & Turf
Playground Safety Surfaces
Crowd Control & Security Products
Trade Show in Print
Recreation Management's Review of Products at the 2019 NRPA Conference
October 2019
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  FEATURES
Just Add Water
Indoors or Out, Waterparks Offer Fun for All
A Splashing Good Time
Inclusive & Multigenerational Splash Play
Grounds for Improvement
New Efficiencies Drive Better Maintenance Practices
Great Escapes
Provide Respite & Relaxation With Shelters & Shade Structures
Game Day Connections
Entertain & Communicate With Lighting, Scoreboards & Sound

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / AQUATICS
Safer Air for Swimmers
>> Levine Center for Wellness & Recreation at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C.
inPRACTICE / REC CENTER
A Community Boost
>>Botetourt Family YMCA In Daleville, Virginia

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / REC CENTERS 
Meeting the Well-Being Needs of the Most Rural Communities

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Playground Equipment
Climbing Walls & Challenge Courses
Bleachers & Benches
Enclosures & Building Structures