A Guide to Sports Facility Design
Whether it's a professional football team, a college soccer team or just intramural sports, designers have come up with some creative solutions to design new indoor and outdoor facilities. In this special supplement, our editorial team considers some recent innovations in sports facility design.
What You Need to Know About Indoor Sports Design
An Inside Look at Outdoor Sports
Our 2009 Salary Survey of the Managed Recreation, Sports & Fitness Industry
Representing the second annual glimpse behind the scenes of recreation, sports and fitness facility careers, this report takes a look at the salary and related information collected in our annual State of the Industry Report survey.
Trends in Play Design
When it comes to playgrounds, there are several movements afoot: one brings more natural elements to the playspace, another ensures kids get the right amount of exercise, and a third is meant to provide play for everyone—no matter their economic background or physical abilities.
Managing Aquatic Risk
Aquatic facility managers have plenty of risk to contend with. Preventing drowning is a basic first, but there are also unseen threats such as recreational water illnesses. Making sure patrons are safe is an essential part of the job.
Whether or not you know exactly what is meant by "shovel-ready," this guide to the design and planning process will be helpful in tracking your own projects.
During Hard Times, Consumers Look for Value and Familiarity
Want a successful concession? Never underestimate the power of a brand. Customers will flock to familiar names and menu items, and it might be easier than you think.
An often-overlooked aspect of running a successful recreation facility, customer service is essential. Here are some ideas to help you get your staff on the right foot.
Anytime Fitness in Faribault, Minn.
Keeping patrons cool as they're working out goes a long way toward ensuring they'll want to keep coming back for more. Here's how one fitness facility cools exercisers off year-round without breaking the bank.