A Guide to Aquatic Centers
In our annual look beneath the surface of aquatic facilities, we examine timely concerns: making the most of your aquatic facility, while reducing operating costs. Whether it's smart design, clever programming innovations or strategies for safety, there are plenty of ways to ensure your aquatic facility is a cut above.
Economy's Tumult Drives Aquatic Facility Plans
Programming Your Pool for Fitness & Fun
Aquatic Safety & Staffing
Getting Skateparks Done Right
Skateboarding is as popular as ever, but skateparks are an evolving breed of recreation and sports facility. This month we look at current trend, including the greening up of skateparks and the importance of programming.
Making the Most of Your Sports Fields
No matter what type of turf you deploy, your sports fields need careful consideration to ensure they remain in playing shape. We offer advice from those in the know to help you stay on top of your game.
From Multigenerational to Intergenerational Programming
When it comes to programming, there's no single answer, and no single program will support an entire community. However, many facilities are looking to unite the generations, with programming to accommodate a combination of active older adults and younger folk, too.
Coming Clean in the Restroom
How Well-Maintained Restrooms Encourage Hand-Washing
When you design your restrooms well, they can encourage smart hand-washing behaviors.
Your Visual Voice
Have you ever entered a facility where everything seems to speak the same language? There are design pros who can help make that happen.
Preventing Injuries or Preventing Lawsuits?
This month, an expert in sport and recreation law asks an important question: What is the point of risk management, anyway?
YMCA of Greater Omaha in Omaha, Neb.
When a member went under in one of this YMCA's pools, a savvy lifeguard was able to come to the rescue—with the aid of a device that allowed him to skip phoning for help.