MAY 2018

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

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FEATURES

The Changing Face of Recreation: Multigenerational, Multipurpose Facilities

The Changing Face of Recreation

Multigenerational, Multipurpose Facilities

YMCAs and community recreation centers have seen a lot of changes over the years, and most of them arc toward greater inclusiveness. Here's the latest trends in designing facilities for multiple demographics and functions.

Everyone's Welcome: The Latest Trends in Sports Facility Design

Everyone's Welcome

The Latest Trends in Sports Facility Design

At colleges and universities, and even some high schools, design for sports facilities caters to the needs of athletes. But lately, these designs are aiming to take everyone into account.

Swimming Ahead: New Currents in Natatorium Design

Swimming Ahead

New Currents in Natatorium Design

Waterpark-like amenities have taken over outdoor swimming pools, but indoor pools also are adapting with the needs of modern swimmers, incorporating more fun and fitness.

The Landscape View: Bringing the Many Benefits of Parks to the Forefront

The Landscape View

Bringing the Many Benefits of Parks to the Forefront

The best parks are not just pieces of land set aside for sports and recreation, but rather, take the needs of the community into account and make careful use of landscape design to maximize their potential.

Fitness for All: Campus Design Focuses on Connection, Inclusiveness

Fitness for All

Campus Design Focuses on Connection, Inclusiveness

Campus recreation centers are still a centerpiece, providing a useful tool in recruiting new students and ensuring good quality of life for existing students.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Introducing PHIT America Month

With more than 70 percent of American adults either overweight or obese, PHIT America has launched its first ever PHIT America Month to help inspire millions of Americans to get up, get out and get a move on.

Growing the Game

Golf courses, when well managed and marketed, can beat the odds and provide a great amenity to the communities they serve. From bringing in the youngest players to enticing new players, here's how to help grow the game.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Aquatics

Evaluating Eye & Respiratory Symptoms at an Indoor Waterpark

When an indoor waterpark saw trouble with eye and respiratory symptoms among staff and swimmers, this investigation uncovered the culprit and suggested solutions.

Design

Making the Most of Your Changing Room Design

Ensuring good customer service to your patrons means providing changing areas that are clean, private, safe and aesthetically pleasing.

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FACILITY PROFILES

Fitness

In the Fight
The HIT Squad in Granite City, Ill.

To succeed, this martial arts gym had to adapt to the needs of the surrounding community, expanding from programming focused on experienced patrons to include newcomers and more.

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DEPARTMENTS

Aquatics Industry Report

By the Numbers: Challenges & Concerns

The Last Word with…
… Ken Sherbenou

Register for the 15th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
National Construction Rental - Rentals Made Easy.
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