MAY 2017

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Evolving Aquatics: Trends in Municipal Aquatic Facility Design

Evolving Aquatics

Trends in Municipal Aquatic Facility Design

Building on a base of swim lessons, municipal aquatic facilities have grown their offerings to provide far more. Here's how design teams have innovated to bring more to community pools and aquatic centers.

If You Build It…: Up-to-Date Sports Facilities Aim to Bring Back Crowds

If You Build It…

Up-to-Date Sports Facilities Aim to Bring Back Crowds

Fewer people have been showing up for games at colleges and universities, and so forward-thinking schools are designing new stadiums and facilities that provide more of what modern crowds are looking for.

Fitness Forever: Fitness Facility Design to Meet Changing Demands

Fitness Forever

Fitness Facility Design to Meet Changing Demands

There's always something new in the fitness world, and fitness facilities must adapt to provide what customers want. Here's how to design your facility to meet the needs of your audience.

Space For Fun & Wellness: 12 Trends in Multipurpose Design

Space For Fun & Wellness

12 Trends in Multipurpose Design

Multipurpose facilities like YMCAs and community recreation centers aim to please a wide array of members with diverse offerings. Here are some of the most recent trends in facility design for these wide-ranging facilities.

From Land to Landscape: Effective Approaches to Park Design

From Land to Landscape

Effective Approaches to Park Design

From engaging your community to getting the right team together, turning your land into a landscape that will draw visitors is a big task.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

The State-of-the-Art Student Experience

St. Mary's High School in Stockton, Calif.

When this nearly 1,000-student school opened its new Chase Family Fitness Center in 2015, it expanded its goal to develop its students and staff spiritually, intellectually, socially and physically. Learn more about the new complex.

The Purple Haze

Be Ready for Pool Season

Now that winter is over, recreational pools are pulling off the covers and getting ready for summer fun. But sometimes, what’s lurking under that cover needs some attention.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Aquatics

Planning for a Successful Operation: Part 2
Preseason Readiness

In this second of a two-part series, an aquatic expert walks us through some of the best things to do before the season begins to get an aquatic operation off to a smart start.

Athletic Buildings

Making Space for Sports

New technologies and manufacturing capabilities make it easier than ever to make space for sports programming that can continue rain or shine, year-round.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Sports Fields

The Right Team
Miami-Dade Parks Soccer in Miami-Dade County, Florida

When Miami-Dade County saw growing demand for soccer programs, it turned to a partnership to provide what residents were looking for.