FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
The Next Wave in Climbing Walls
From finding ways to attract novice climbers to route-setting to please those who've been up and down the wall a few times, there are plenty of ways to adapt climbing to suit your facility.
Make Way for Some Unexpected & Unusual Sports
Pickleball? Quidditch? Cricket? While we're all familiar with baseball, soccer, football, basketball and tennis—and the facilities that support them—there are ways to adapt and bring new sports—and new patrons—onto the court or field.
Effective Risk Management Needs Strategy, Supervision
Getting your risk management plans in order means careful organizing, as well as ensuring your entire staff is on board.
The Path to Adventure
Many parks, YMCAs and other recreation organizations plan day trips for everyone from children with a day off from school to seniors looking for a bit of fun. Here are some ideas from agencies that have gotten it right.
High-Res Technology Enhances Landscape Management
Getting an aerial view of your golf course or other recreational facility can make a big difference in effectively managing the site.
Designing for Fire Safety in Major Stadiums
Designing for safety is a critical measure when planning major stadiums. Here, an expert in stadium design looks at some of the issues to keep top of mind.
Tips for Leagues That Must Maintain Their Facilities
If you've got to maintain—and maybe even improve—your sports fields, there are some smart steps to take to ease the process.
A Window to a Park
McCabe Park Community Center in Nashville, Tenn.
A new community center offers an entry view to a park, as well as plenty of amenities to please the community.
A Dream Realized
Bayard Taylor Elementary School in Philadelphia
A gift from a sports icon brought a new, well-loved playground and site improvements to a formerly drab school play yard.