NOVEMBER 2018

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Continual Reinvention

FEATURES

Find Your Fit: Fitness Equipment Goes Functional & Other Trends

Find Your Fit

Fitness Equipment Goes Functional & Other Trends

Functional fitness is all the rage, and fitness equipment manufacturers are providing new and innovative machines that can accommodate it. Here, we take a look at this and other trends in fitness equipment.

Swim Toward Success: Growing Innovative Aquatic Programs

Swim Toward Success

Growing Innovative Aquatic Programs

Learn-to-swim is the foundation of most aquatic facilities, but to ensure you are earning revenues to cover your operations, it’s wise to expand your options.

Spread the Word: Boost Program Participation With Savvy Marketing

Spread the Word

Boost Program Participation With Savvy Marketing

You don’t need a huge marketing budget to be effective at getting the public into your facilities and programs. You just need to take advantage of the tools at your disposal.

Play It Safe: The Key Elements of Playground Safety Surfaces

Play It Safe

The Key Elements of Playground Safety Surfaces

Given that falls to the surface are the cause of most playground-related injuries and E.R. visits, understanding playground safety surfaces is crucial.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Scent Marketing in Fitness Facilities

Scent marketing, used to influence and connect consumers on an emotional level, can provide unique benefits in fitness facilities.

Women Gain Ground in Sports Information Careers

Title IX brought about a sense of inclusion for women in sport, and more women have taken on careers in the sports industry, gaining ground in marketing, events, communications and more. But in some areas, women are still laying the groundwork.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Indoor Sports Flooring

Be More Versatile
The Benefits of Modular Sports Flooring

When you have a sports facility that needs to serve multiple purposes, modular sports flooring can provide the flexibility you need without sacrificing player safety and aesthetics.

Special Olympics

50 Years of the Special Olympics

Walk back with us through the history of the Special Olympics, and consider how to move the movement forward.

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DEPARTMENTS

Aquatics Industry Report

ADA Awareness, Compliance & Programs

A majority of respondents to the Aquatics Industry Survey are in tune with ADA requirements, and a good number provide programming, both for those with physical disabilities as well as those with developmental disabilities.

The Last Word with…
…Rod Tarullo

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