NOVEMBER 2017

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

A Little Bright-Siding

FEATURES

Look Out Below!: Evaluating Your Playground Surface Options

Look Out Below!

Evaluating Your Playground Surface Options

What kind of playground safety surface is best? The answer is, it depends. The context of your site, as well as your long-term maintenance capabilities can have a big impact.

In the Swim: Creativity & Variety Boost Aquatic Success

In the Swim

Creativity & Variety Boost Aquatic Success

If you want your aquatic facility to succeed, you need to create innovative programs that appeal to a range of swimmers and fitness-seekers. Here, we take a look at some of the latest ideas in aquatic programming.

Fitness on the Move: Equipment Evolves With Programming Innovation

Fitness on the Move

Equipment Evolves With Programming Innovation

From fitness trackers that sync up with equipment to tools used to improve the group fitness and HIIT experience, fitness equipment manufacturers are on the ball, continually advancing the industry with new ideas and innovations.

Roll With the Changes: Strategies for Municipal Golf Operations

Roll With the Changes

Strategies for Municipal Golf Operations

Participation in golf has taken a hit in recent years. Providing new ways to entice people onto the course is a smart strategy to keep your golf operation operating.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Goldfish Swim School Chooses Chlorine Generation

One of the fastest-growing North American franchises recently chose to use on-site chlorine generation in its facilities in order to improve safety and cost-efficiency.

Colorado State University – Pueblo Boosts Football Program

Colorado State University – Pueblo dropped its football program in 1984, but when a Friends of Football program raised enough money to bring the program back, they embarked on renovations that gave student-athletes a real boost.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Sports Facility Safety

Safety First for Indoor Tennis Facilities

Safety should always be top of mind for recreation, sports and fitness facility managers. Here's a closer look at improving safety for your indoor tennis facility.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Aquatics

Making a Splash
Tandy Family YMCA in Tulsa, Okla.

A renovation at the Tandy Family YMCA in Tulsa, Okla., brought a unique fountain to the entrance, providing a pathway from the surrounding area into the facility.

Landscape & Play

Natural Curiosity
The Children's Garden at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.

The Children's Garden at the Morton Arboretum was a tremendous success from its opening day. Here's a look at how the Arboretum has partnered with its landscape architect over the years to continually improve the experience.