FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities
More than 2,100 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.
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.
A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities
From competition-style pools to elaborate aquatic parks 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.
A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation
Parks and recreation organizations weigh in with their current plans for construction and programming, the state of the budget and more. Find out the trends affecting parks and recreation,
A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities
Colleges and universities continue to focus on wellness facilities and programming, working to attract and retain students. This section looks at the latest trends in campus recreation.
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.
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 budgets and memberships.
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.