FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.