FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
Locker Room Design Trends
Traditional men's and women's locker rooms have gradually given way to a more diverse array of options. Many facilities have added family changing rooms, as well as lockers outside of the locker room for those who come and go already dressed in their workout gear. Find out about these and other trends.
Well-Planned Dog Parks Unite the Community, Whether Canine or Human
Dog parks continue to pop up across the country, and for good reason. Here, we'll take a look at finding the right site and designing a dog-friendly setting, as well as how to get more people to use the park via marketing and programming.
Alternative Energy Sources Help Improve Efficiency
Increasing energy efficiency is consistently the No. 1 way respondents to our annual Industry Report say they are trying to reduce their operating costs. In this article, we'll look at the best ways to improve operating efficiencies by decreasing use of resources.
Innovation, Efficiency and Enhanced Community Engagement
What exactly does MWR do for our troops? Find out more about this crucial mission of our armed forces, as well as how communities and military are partnering to bring sports and recreation to veterans and wounded warriors.
Goldfish Swimming School has more than 30 indoor pool locations nationwide, with indoor air quality and comfort painstakingly built into each location.
Finding ways to streamline operations is one way to reduce costs. With specialized trash trucks, many city leaders are finding new efficiencies in taking care of off-road trash at parks, trails and sports facilities.
Personal Trainers & Exercisers
Reaping the Benefits of Small Group Training
For fitness facilities, small group training can be a huge boon. Learn more about how this type of training can benefit your facility and members alike.
Access for All: A Work in Progress
While many aquatic facilities have gotten up-to-date with the latest ADA rules and regulations, there are many that still need to provide a means to access the water.
The Intersection of Play & Sculpture
There is a tremendous variety of art and sculpture in the public realm, and for the most part, kids love to play on anything they can climb. Here's how to make public art and play meet halfway.
Opportunities Abound, Year-Round
Collingwood Community Pool and Ice Arena Ontario in Ontario, Canada
Without enough ice to go around and a desire to extend the swimming season indefinitely, Collingwood officials found a simple, fast solution to help expand opportunities for sports, fitness and fun.