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APRIL 2013

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

These Are the Days

Creating a Place

FEATURES

A Guide to Playgrounds & Park Furnishings

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

Splash Down!: Splashpads Arriving in Style

Splash Down!

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.

Barks and Recreation: The Latest Dog Park Trends to Please Your Most Loyal Patrons

Barks and Recreation

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.

On the Waterfront: Use Your Water to Build Your Community

On the Waterfront

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.

Programming: Performing Arts: <strong>Break a Leg!</strong><br>
<em>Put Your Best Foot Forward for Performing Arts Programming</em>

Programming: Performing Arts

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.

Table of contents for APRIL 2013 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

WEB EXCLUSIVES

Freshen Up Your Fitness

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.

Table of contents for APRIL 2013 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

GUEST COLUMNS

Beyond the Surface

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?

Table of contents for APRIL 2013 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

DEPARTMENTS

before you go…

Economic Engines
National Parks Benefit Local Communities