FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
Make Your Aquatic Center Safe (and Fun!) From the Ground Up
From tight control over water quality to staff and visitor education, there are many ways to improve the safety of your aquatic facility.
Safety Elements Can Be Attractively Designed
Ensuring members at your fitness facility are engaged in every aspect of wellness also means ensuring they can exercise safely. Here are some steps to build safety in from the ground up.
The Latest Playground Safety Trends
From safety surfaces to properly designed equipment, there are myriad ways to decrease the likelihood that children will be injured on the playground.
Protect Your Patrons, Protect Your Facility
How can you reduce injuries and manage risk at your facility? We talked to experts working at some of the riskiest facilities out there to get their take on best practices.
A mounting pile of research shows that kids do better in school—and in life—when they have access to free play during the school day. So, how many schools have tipped the scales to add recess back to the school day?
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
Scotch Plains, N.J.
When its sports fields' audio system failed on homecoming day, one school knew it was time for something different.
Design Team Coordination
The Benefits of MEP & Architectural Coordination in Designing Athletic Facilities
A well-designed sport facility is made up of many elements, and ensuring they fit together as a seamless whole requires effective coordination between architects, engineers and the rest of the project's design team.
When There's a Will, There's a Way
How to Design a Field With Unique Requirements
Whether you're located in a unique climate or your facility is landlocked and suffers from a lack of space, working with the right team will ensure you get the sports field that meets your needs.
A Hybrid Approach
Facilities looking to make the most of their group fitness offerings can provide a hybrid approach, with some staff-led classes and some classes delivered via a unique offering that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.