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NOVEMBER 2016

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Fall Back (While Springing Forward)

FEATURES

From Muscle to Movement: Top Trends in Fitness Equipment

From Muscle to Movement

Top Trends in Fitness Equipment

From personal devices for tracking movement to equipment that engages and interacts, group fitness and more, fitness equipment is constantly adjusting to the expectations of exercisers.

Begin With the Basics & Build: Aquatic Programming 101

Begin With the Basics & Build

Aquatic Programming 101

When you want to create an effective aquatics program, you have to get the basics right first. Start by teaching everyone how to swim, and grow from there.

The Playground Checkup: Safe, Long-Lasting Playgrounds Require Standardized Maintenance Practices

The Playground Checkup

Safe, Long-Lasting Playgrounds Require Standardized Maintenance Practices

Playground maintenance should be regular and standardized if you want to ensure your play equipment is in safe and proper working order.

Outside of the Box: Up-and-Coming Sports Programming Can Expand Your Reach

Outside of the Box

Up-and-Coming Sports Programming Can Expand Your Reach

Expanding your programming can be as simple as hopping onto the bandwagon and offering a new sport that's growing in popularity across the country, like archery, adventure racing and pickleball.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Shedding Some Light on UV

An industry expert responds to a recent article about using UV to systems to treat water in swimming pools, with clarification about systems that work best in various contexts.

Setting the Natural Light 'Gold Standard'

Commercial Daylighting Systems Enhance Aesthetics, Sustainable Design, Health & Energy Savings

If you want your facility to maximize patron comfort and minimize costs for lighting, relying on natural light is a key. There are newer commercial daylighting systems that are making indoor daylight more accessible for all kinds of recreation, sports and fitness facilities.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Sports & Fitness Surfacing

What Lies Beneath
Functional Training & Why the Surface Matters

Athletic performance and fitness performance can be affected by the surface beneath our feet, which is why facility planners need to take care and select surfaces that will be effective for the kinds of programming they plan to offer.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Splash Play

Aquatic Elevation
Del Mar Family Aquatic Center in Aurora, Colo.

At this family aquatic center, slides and splash play round out the new offerings provided by a savvy renovation.

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DEPARTMENTS

The Last Word with…

…Yvonne Fischbach

ICON Shelter Systems - An Illuminated Choice
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Zeager - Bonded WoodCarpet(R) Systems  - Safe & Beautiful - Accessible & Natural
Vantage - Tablet Feeders for Any Size Pool
Pilot Rock - Replace your worn out park equipment! - Buy Now
SuitMate - 95% less water in 8 seconds
Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
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