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JUNE 2012

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2012 State of the Managed Recreation Industry: A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

2012 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

More than 2,000 professionals responded to our call for information about their facility operations. Here, we summarize their responses, including current trends in operations, staffing, programming, construction and much more.

Regional Information

A Look at Regional Trends

This section breaks survey results down according to region, taking a look at trends in facilities across the country. Learn how facilities in different regions differ.

Aquatics

A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

From simple spraygrounds to complex waterparks and everything in between, aquatic facilities stand apart from other types of recreation facilities. This section looks at the trends in facilities that include pools, splash play, waterparks and spas.

Parks & Recreation

A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

Parks and recreation organizations continue to recover following the downturn, and have a positive outlook over the next couple of years. Find out the trends affecting parks and recreation,

Colleges & Universities

A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

Colleges and universities continue to build recreation and wellness centers that aim to attract and retain students. This section looks at the latest trends in campus recreation.

Schools & School Districts

A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Schools and school districts continue to struggle in the wake of the economic downturn. Find out the trends affecting these facilities, and the outlook for the next couple of years.

Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

This section summarizes the survey results from health, fitness and sports clubs, including new trends in programming and a positive outlook on membership numbers.

YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs

A Look at Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs

Nonprofit facilities such as YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of amenities and programming. Learn which trends are taking hold at these facilities.

Table of contents for JUNE 2012 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

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Camp Trends

A Look at Trends in Camps, Campgrounds & RV Parks

Camps, campgrounds and RV parks are a unique breed among recreation, sports and fitness facilities. Learn about how these facilities are adding programs and amenities over the next few years, as well as other trends.

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