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SEPTEMBER 2016

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Transitions & Routines

FEATURES

Seeking Shelter: Innovations in Shade & Shelter Solutions

Seeking Shelter

Innovations in Shade & Shelter Solutions

What can shade do for you? Boost revenue? Check. Create a gathering place? Check. Turn your park into a destination? Check. Increase attendance and patron comfort? Check.

Building Healthier Communities: The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Fitness Areas

Building Healthier Communities

The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Fitness Areas

Outdoor fitness provides a way for everyone to get active without having to pony up for a gym membership, and communities are increasingly using them to boost their health.

Down to the Wire: The Latest Trends in Scoreboards, Sports Lighting & Sound

Down to the Wire

The Latest Trends in Scoreboards, Sports Lighting & Sound

While the team plays and spectators look on, there's a whole host of behind-the-scenes technology making the game go. In this feature, we'll examine the latest trends in sports lighting, sound systems and scoreboards.

Greener Grounds: Strategies for Successful Grounds Management

Greener Grounds

Strategies for Successful Grounds Management

People walk your grounds every day, and they likely have no idea how much work goes into making those sites functional and beautiful. This feature covers some best practices in grounds maintenance, with a special look at greener methods.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Overjoyed in the Ozarks

Reeds Spring High School
Reeds Spring, Mo.

When the University of Cincinnati replaced its synthetic turf surface, it led to an unexpected playing surface upgrade at a Southwest Missouri high school.

The 5 W's of Enzymes

Enjoy Crystal Clear Water

Enzyme products have evolved over the years to suit many needs for every body of water. Learn more about the ins and outs of enzymes.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Aquatics

The Latest (Surprising) News on UV Technology

UV can be a useful tool for keeping your pool's water safe for swimmers, but there's more to this technology than meets the eye.

Splash Play

Splash Into the Renovation Revolution

Splash play areas are tremendously popular, but with new advances, your older splash play area might be ready for some smart upgrades.

Maintenance & Operations

You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure…
...Starting With the Janitorial Closet

Do you know what's in your janitor's closet? In many cases, you can save costs by reducing redundancies and using the most effective products available, as well as by making purchases as part of a group.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Waterfront

Water Fun for Everyone
Wake Island in Pleasant Grove, Calif.

When this popular water resort wanted to boost the fun, they turned to an inflatable obstacle course.

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DEPARTMENTS

The Last Word with…

…Robert Searns of Greenway Team Inc.

Pilot Rock - Replace your worn out park equipment! - Buy Now
National Recreation Systems - Trusted Manufacturer of Quality Aluminum Bleachers, Benches and Picnic tables for over 25 years
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
Commercial Recreation Specialists - It's all here.
ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
PPremier Polysteel - The Best Commercial Outdoor Furniture Available. Period.
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
Connect-a-Dock - Floating Dock Kayak Launch