EZ Dock - Introducing the EZ Kayak Launch

JULY 2011

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Celebrate Good Times

FEATURES

Money & Happiness: Our Fourth Annual Salary Survey

Money & Happiness

Our Fourth Annual Salary Survey

Based on a survey of more than 2,000 professionals in the managed recreation, sports and fitness market, our fourth annual survey of salaries and careers offers a positive outlook for years to come.

Making Waves: New Strides in Aquatic Safety

Making Waves

New Strides in Aquatic Safety

Through industry collaboration and scientific study, big advances are being made in aquatic safety. From training lifeguards to creating codes for every pool to follow, there are plenty of new developments to follow.

Design For All Times: Trends in Sports Facility Design

Design For All Times

Trends in Sports Facility Design

The design of sports facilities has gone far beyond big boxes to hold gymnasiums and now increasingly incorporates social elements, while also taking into account environmental, compliance and liability issues.

Maintenance Series: Grounds: Caring for Growing Places<br>
<em>Grounds—and Their Crews—Require Careful Attention</em>

Maintenance Series: Grounds

Caring for Growing Places
Grounds—and Their Crews—Require Careful Attention

Great grounds can make a great impression, but only if they are properly cared for. This month we take a look at grounds maintenance practices.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Design Corner

Vibrant Centers of Community Identity

For community centers to be effective centerpieces for those they serve, the planning team must take into account the building's design, programming and operations.

Fitness

Giving Back

Members of the Armed Services and their families have given so much. Here is a way that fitness facilities can give something back.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Parks: Dreams Come True

Westminster Center Park in Westminster, Colo.

When designing this new park space and playground, the planning team looked to a sister city in England—and took some cues from the story of Peter Pan, as well.

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DEPARTMENTS

Before You Go…

Human Performance
Research, Education is Focus of New FSU Institute

Recreation Management Webinar: 4 Technologies to Reduce Costs & Improve Water Quality
PPremier Polysteel - The Best Commercial Outdoor Furniture Available. Period.
ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
RenoSys  - Buy American Grate Again
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
No Fault - Safe Play Starts with Safe Surfaces
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
National Construction Rental - Rent-A-Fence - Restrooms - Storage - Power - Learn More