Miracle - XGEN - Extreme Generation - Experience the Thrill

AUGUST 2008

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

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FEATURES

Safety First: Proactive Approaches Prevent Problems

Safety First

Proactive Approaches Prevent Problems

While you can't anticipate every risk and problem, it is critical to do your best to assess the inherent risks in the activities and opportunities you provide for your patrons. By being prepared up front, you can do your best to prevent problems before they occur, rather than cleaning up the mess afterward.

The Q&A Book: Offering Solutions to Tough Facility Problems

The Q&A Book

Offering Solutions to Tough Facility Problems

Welcome to our annual Q&A Book. Packed with scores of ideas, this tool will help you tackle your most persistent and universal challenges. Scroll through the stories to discover straightforward tips to help address your facility's problems.

AQUATICS

Making Sense of Pool Maintenance
Providing Shade, Increasing Revenue at Aquatic Facilities
Simplifying Pool Cleaning
Recycling & Revitalizing Your Pool Facility
Preventing RWIs and Shutdowns at Your Aquatic Facility
Keeping an Eye on Your Pool's Filtration
Reducing Costs at Your Aquatic Facility
Getting More Patrons in the Pool
Improving Pool Accessibility
Outfitting Your Pool for Competition
Reducing Energy Consumption at Your Pool
Outfitting Your Pool & Lifeguards for Safety
Enclosing Your Aquatic Facility
Attracting the Elusive Teen Market to Your Aquatic Facility

FURNISHING YOUR SITE

Sprucing Up Your Trails
Selecting Site Furnishings
Ensuring Park Accessibility

SHELTERS, STRUCTURES & SHADE

Adding Restrooms in Remote Locations
Adding Shelters to Your Park
Protecting Patrons from UV Rays
Unifying the City's Image with Park Structures

PLAYGROUNDS & MORE

Challenging Kids on the Playground
Adding a Playground for Tots
Ensuring Playground Safety
Adding a Spray Park
Extending the Life of Your Playground Safety Surface

LOCKER ROOMS

Keeping Locker Rooms Clean & Dry
Selecting the Right Lockers

WATERFRONT

Establishing a Pedal Boat Program
Maintaining a Beautiful Waterfront

SPORTS & FITNESS

Building a Climbing Wall
Diversifying Your Fitness Center
Reducing Risk of Ballfield Injury

CONCESSIONS

Offering Something for Everyone at Your Concession
Offering Healthier Concession Alternatives

EVENTS

Maximizing Special Event Impact
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
National Construction Rental - Rent-A-Fence
Pilot Rock - Shop Trash Receptacles
RenoSys  - Buy American Grate Again
Zeager - Bonded WoodCarpet(R) Systems  - Safe & Beautiful - Accessible & Natural
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists
S.R. Smith - Scan in style - Sentry Guard Chairs - Learn More
PPremier Polysteel - The Best Commercial Outdoor Furniture Available. Period.