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SEPTEMBER 2015

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Enthusiasm Can Be Catching

FEATURES

Make A Statement!: Shelters, Shade Structures Go Above and Beyond

Make A Statement!

Shelters, Shade Structures Go Above and Beyond

You can make your park or site stand out when you choose shelters and shade structures that create a sense of place and provide a unique aesthetic.

All's Fair: The Latest Trends in Family-Friendly Community & Concert Events

All's Fair

The Latest Trends in Family-Friendly Community & Concert Events

Healthy treats, fun activities and mobile stages can really raise the bar for community events. Learn more about some of the tools you can use to make your next event a showstopper.

Naturally Urban: Connecting City Dwellers to Nature Via Parks & Trails

Naturally Urban

Connecting City Dwellers to Nature Via Parks & Trails

Cities are increasingly developing greenways that interconnect various communities and parks. Here, we take a look at how effective greenways in three urban areas are making an impact.

Greener Practices, Smarter Operations: Trends in Ice Rink Management and Maintenance

Greener Practices, Smarter Operations

Trends in Ice Rink Management and Maintenance

It can be difficult to make your ice rink successful, but with careful attention to energy efficiency and smart programming, your ice rink will draw new skaters and old pros alike, without breaking the bank.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Bring the Outside In

Hempfield Recreation Center in Landisville, Pa.

When the Hempfield Recreation Center in Landisville, Pa., needed to improve its operations, it went with a solution that would improve maintenance while decreasing the center's operating expenses.

Going Natural

Incorporating Nature Play Into Urban Parks & Greenways

Expanding on our coverage of urban greenways, we provide additional information about how incorporating natural play elements along greenways can help boost involvement in nature by kids and families.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Putting Water-Borne Pathogens to Rest

Some Misconceptions and Facts

Keeping swimmers safe from water-borne illness is one of the most important duties of keeping an aquatic facility operating smoothly. Here, our expert author examines some of the myths around managing your pool's water.

Performance Improvement

Save Energy Costs, Extend Motor Life With Variable Frequency Drives

Variable frequency drives can have a dramatic impact on the bottom line for your aquatic facility. Learn more about making your pool more efficient.

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FACILITY PROFILES

A Pool Facelift

The Racquet Club of Philadelphia

When The Racquet Club of Philadelphia needed to improve its pool's look, it looked for a partner that could help determine the most effective way to repaint the pool's surface.

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DEPARTMENTS

Promoting Exercise

Study Looks at How Environment Affects Physical Activity

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2XL GymWipes - The Industry Leader
SuitMate - 95% less water in 8 seconds
ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists