JANUARY 2019

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Perspective, Perspective

FEATURES

On the Front Lines, Making a Difference: Grassroots Efforts & Technology Aim to Prevent Drowning

On the Front Lines, Making a Difference

Grassroots Efforts & Technology Aim to Prevent Drowning

Drowning rates have been relatively flat for the past couple of decades, but grassroots organizations across the country, as well as innovative manufacturers, have been working toward solutions.

Better Together: Partnerships for Program Success

Better Together

Partnerships for Program Success

They say two heads are better than one, and in the case of providing programs and services to the community, sometimes it pays to partner up with another organization.

Challenge Minus Danger: Playground Advancements Help Children Experience Risk With Fewer Big Injuries

Challenge Minus Danger

Playground Advancements Help Children Experience Risk With Fewer Big Injuries

The best playgrounds encourage kids to stretch beyond their comfort zone and take some risks—but they do it without compromising safety.

Plan to Recover: Disaster Recovery for Parks & Recreation Areas

Plan to Recover

Disaster Recovery for Parks & Recreation Areas

From wildfires to hurricanes and more, Mother Nature can do a lot of damage. Parks and recreation areas that are faced with natural disasters should have plans in place to recover smoothly.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Ammonia and Nitrates in Swimming Pools

Maintaining a pool properly means understanding all of the chemical reactions taking place and keeping things in balance. This article takes a close look at ammonia and nitrates, with helpful advice on maintaining safer water.

A Splashing Good Time

In late September 2018, an amazing new splash park was completed in the river valley of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, featuring visual appeal, inclusivity and eco-friendly recirculation.

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GUEST COLUMNS

Sports Fields

Seven Keys to Athletic Field Maintenance

Splash Play

The Art of Fun!
Inclusion on the Splash Pad

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FACILITY PROFILES

Playgrounds

Bringing New Life to the Playground
Toucan's Hideaway in West Chicago, Ill.