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OCTOBER 2011

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Getting Practical

FEATURES

Safe Haven: Protect Patrons & Beautify Sites With Shade & Shelters

Safe Haven

Protect Patrons & Beautify Sites With Shade & Shelters

From sun protection to aesthetic element, from a home base for visiting families to a beautiful backdrop for a wedding ceremony, shelters and shade structures can serve myriad functions on your site.

A Born Natural: Nature Takes Its Place in Recreational Experience

A Born Natural

Nature Takes Its Place in Recreational Experience

With right-minded design teams in place, you can ensure a landscape design for your sites and parks that takes aesthetics, technology and economics into account.

Center Stage: The Latest in Scoreboards & Sports Lighting

Center Stage

The Latest in Scoreboards & Sports Lighting

Between upgrades to LED and wireless technology and a growing focus on environmentally friendly solutions, the world of scoreboards and sports lighting continues to evolve.

Maintenance Series: Aquatics: What's in the Water?<br>
<em>Prevent Problems With Proper Pool Maintenance</em>

Maintenance Series: Aquatics

What's in the Water?
Prevent Problems With Proper Pool Maintenance

If you're not adhering to best practices in pool maintenance, you might not know what's in your water. To ensure swimmers are safe, pool maintenance is crucial.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Aquatics & Air Quality

The Canary in the Mine
Aquatics & Stainless Steel

Ensuring the air quality within a natatorium is safe for swimmers means careful attention to the tools you use to circulate that air. New solutions are making it easier to keep swimmers healthy.

Aquatics

ADA & Aquatics
Unlocking the Fountain of Youth

Outfitting your pool to comply with ADA requirements is not only the law, it's also smart business. With therapeutic aquatics on the rise, your traffic will increase if you provide amenities and programs specifically for this audience.

Miniature Golf

A Mandate for Miniature Golf ADA Compliance

Untangling the requirements of the recent ADA design guidelines updates is tricky business. Here an expert guides miniature golf course owners through the new requirements.

Design Corner

Fusion Facilities Confusion Resolution

Across the country, more colleges and universities are building facilities that combine traditional student union functions with campus recreation centers spaces. Learn more about how to make this type of fusion facility work.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Sports Turf

An Impressive Kickoff for the Buffalo Bills
Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.

This year, the Buffalo Bills bring a new player to the field—the field itself.

Natatorium

Coming Up for Air
Texas Swimming Center, University of Texas at Austin

The Texas Swimming Center turned to a unique solution to improve its ventilation to deal with higher temperatures, greater use and improved air quality.

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DEPARTMENTS

Before You Go…

World-Class Competition
Design, Construction Innovations in Top Olympic Venue

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PRODUCT SHOWCASES

Scoreboards

Lighting Products

New Product Ideas

NRPA Showcase

Congress & Exposition November 1-3, 2011

Trade Show In Print

S.R. Smith - Scan in style - Sentry Guard Chairs - Learn More
National Construction Rental - Rent-A-Fence - Restrooms - Storage - Power - Learn More
ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
No Fault - Safe Play Starts with Safe Surfaces
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
SuitMate - 95% less water in 8 seconds
Pilot Rock - Replace your worn out park equipment! - Buy Now
Commercial Recreation Specialists - It's all here.