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AUGUST 2012

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Challenge!

FEATURES

Be Safe: <em>Risk Management in Recreation</em>:

Be Safe: Risk Management in Recreation

It's important to protect your patrons by ensuring the safest possible environment for their recreational, sports and fitness activities. But you also have to protect your facility from potential legal problems.

PROBLEM-SOLVER Q&As:

PROBLEM-SOLVER Q&As

Welcome to our annual Problem-Solver Idea Book. Packed with scores of ideas, this reference tool was designed to help you tackle your most persistent and universal challenges, covering all the big basic questions. Consider it an industry guidebook of sorts, chock full of straightforward problem-solving tips.

AQUATICS

Attract More People to the Water
Automate & Manage Water Quality
Keep Your Pool Water Safe & Clear
Ensure Safer Swimming
Find the Right Lifeguard Station
Ensure Your UV System's Effectiveness
Bring New Life to Your Waterpark
Attract More Patrons to Your Aquatic Facility
Reduce Energy & Water Costs
Reduce Pool Operating Costs
Ensure Your Pool Is ADA-Compliant
Find the Right Pool Vacuum
Outfit Your Pool for Competition
Create a Sprayground Like No Other
Convert Your Pool for Racing, Water Polo
Portable Aquatic Lifts and the ADA

FURNISHING & MAINTAINING YOUR SITE

Furnish Your Site
Find the Right Seating Solutions
Prevent Vandalism at Your Park
Add a Recycling Program
Outfit Your Picnic Spot

CLIMBING WALLS

Design Climbing for Maximum ROI
Expand Your Climbing Audience

STRUCTURES, SHELTERS, SHADE & RESTROOMS

Find the Restroom to Suit Your Site
Meet Accessibility Requirements in Athletic Field Structures
Providing Shade at Pools & Water Play Areas
Find an Efficient, Green Building Solution
Make Your Shelters Work for You
Find an Eco-Friendly Restroom Solution
Define Your Site With Shelters
Find a Quick Building Solution

PLAYGROUNDS & MORE

Build a Unique Playground
Create Inclusive Play Opportunities
Keep Your Playspaces Green
Select a Surface for Long-Term Safety
Boost Activity on the Playground
Provide an Accessible, Low-Maintenance Surface
Choose the Right Safety Surface

DOG PARKS

Help Keep Your Park Clean
Attract More Patrons to Your Dog Park
Outfit Your Dog Park

SPORTS & FITNESS

Protect Fitness Equipment & Members
Create a Patron-Pleasing Locker Room
Make Heating & Cooling More Efficient
Find Effective Storage Solutions
Avoiding Synthetic Turf Installation Problems
Preventing Injuries on the Ballfield

EVENTS

Expand Event Programming

Table of contents for AUGUST 2012 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

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