A Guide to Playgrounds & Park Furnishings
In this annual guide, we take you inside some of the latest trends in playground design and landscape architecture for parks and other recreational facilities. We also provide a guide to selecting park furnishings that suit the context of your site.
Trends in Playground Design
Site Furnishings to Complement Your Context
Exploring a New Golden Age in Landscape Architecture
Splashpads Arriving in Style
It's hard to believe that splash play areas are a relatively recent development in parks and recreational facilities. Their popularity continues to grow, ensuring new innovations are constantly arriving on the scene.
The Latest Dog Park Trends to Please Your Most Loyal Patrons
Whether you're planning a low-key off-leash area or something fancier, you know that dog parks are well loved by pooches and their human patrons alike.
Use Your Water to Build Your Community
Many communities are discovering the incredible potential of their waterfront property. Long neglected and forgotten sites have been revamped into community-building gathering places.
Break a Leg!
Put Your Best Foot Forward for Performing Arts Programming
From dance classes and music lessons to community theater troupes, parks departments, YMCAs and other recreational facilities can offer a lot to their neighborhoods in the form of performing arts programming.
Spring's as good a time as any to freshen up your fitness programs and equipment. Here, we take a quick look at some of the latest introductions and trends in fitness, from new kettlebell programming to amazing green solutions.
Installing New Synthetic Grass Fields
You've made the decisions to go with synthetic turf for your new sports fields, but do you know what you should look for in a synthetic turf partner?