NOVEMBER 2015

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A Wider Field for Fitness: New Trends Expand the Reach of Fitness Equipment

A Wider Field for Fitness

New Trends Expand the Reach of Fitness Equipment

Whether it means taking advantage of the increasing interconnectivity we're all engaged in or catering to specific audiences like actively aging seniors, fitness equipment manufacturers are expanding their reach.

Play It Right: Playground Maintenance Can Prolong Equipment Life & Prevent Injuries

Play It Right

Playground Maintenance Can Prolong Equipment Life & Prevent Injuries

Playground maintenance is one of the cornerstones of safety for these popular, kid-friendly destinations. Here, we take a look at ways to ensure you're on top of maintenance requirements.

Ever-Expanding Aquatics: Tips for Programming a Profitable Pool

Ever-Expanding Aquatics

Tips for Programming a Profitable Pool

There are basic programs every pool should offer, but if you want to operate in the black, it's important to consider your options and know how to program a variety of opportunities effectively.

Innovation, Conservation & Training: The Latest Trends in Grounds Management

Innovation, Conservation & Training

The Latest Trends in Grounds Management

Your grounds are constantly changing, affected by everything from the weather to use and even overuse. Staying on top of best practices in grounds management will keep your sites looking stellar.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

The Science Behind Pool Cleaning

Best Practices for Robotic Pool Cleaners in Commercial Pools

Your swimming pool is in a constant state of change. Failure to properly clean the pool can lead to illness or worse. Here's how to know if you're doing it right.

Generation Recreation

Catering Wellness & Fitness to Active Agers, Teens and More

Whether it's designed for active agers or bored teens, programming that is meant for a specific age group is an important part of a facility's lineup.

NRPA Leads Effort to Revitalize North Las Vegas Park

Joe Kneip Park in North Las Vegas recently got a makeover, thanks to the National Recreation and Park Association, the City of North Las Vegas and a number of other partners.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Sports Surfaces

The Surface Matters

When you want players to be safe and play their best, it's crucial to understand how your surface is put together.

Aquatics

Avoiding Dead Zones by Selecting the Right Pump

For newer aquatic facilities with a range of splashy amenities and curvilinear spaces, selecting the right pump is crucial to ensure all of the pool's water is getting circulated and sanitized.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Park Lighting

Light It Up
McEuen Park in Couer D'Alene, Idaho

Creating a fabulous centerpiece for this park meant investing in a smart strategy for lighting it up at night.

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DEPARTMENTS

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Promoting Exercise
NRPA Identifies How Local Parks Generate Value