SEPTEMBER 2019

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Roll With the Changes

FEATURES

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Celebrating 20 Years of Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Celebrating 20 Years of Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Celebrating 20 years of Recreation Management, we talked to experts from multiple fields about what's changed in recreation, sports and fitness over the past two decades—and what changes might be coming down the pike.

Play & Swim: Outfit Your Aquatic Venue, Expand Your Possibilities

Play & Swim

Outfit Your Aquatic Venue, Expand Your Possibilities

If you want your swimming pool to attract more visitors, it's important to meet a range of needs and desires. In this feature, we take a look at some of the most innovative ways to outfit an aquatic venue for fun, fitness and more.

Building Better Events: Plan, Execute, Excite

Building Better Events

Plan, Execute, Excite

Creating an engaging and effective event doesn't need to be a chore. Here, we talked to experts in event planning to uncover some best practices and smart, innovative approaches to help you put your best face forward.

Getting Fit in the Great Outdoors: Innovative Equipment to Expand Your Community of Wellness

Getting Fit in the Great Outdoors

Innovative Equipment to Expand Your Community of Wellness

Outdoor fitness opportunities make it easier for everyone to engage in wellness. And with new equipment options being introduced all the time, you have more ways than ever to expand your audience.

For Your Convenience: Prefabricated Restroom Structures Provide Ease, Comfort & Durability

For Your Convenience

Prefabricated Restroom Structures Provide Ease, Comfort & Durability

From restrooms that feature plumbing and electricity to simple structures that simply give visitors a place to go, a multitude of restroom structure designs, customizations and options are available.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Natatorium Lighting Design

The Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre in Vanderhoof, British Columbia is a an architectural showpiece with a unique lighting design that creatively illuminates and integrates with the facility's overall design.

Splash Play Area Boosts Inclusion, Community

When the city of Morehead, Ky., was forced to close a city pool, it replaced the facility with a splash play facility designed to serve the entire community.

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GUEST COLUMNS

In Perspective / INCLUSION

Activities for Those With Visual & Auditory Impairments

Providing activities for individuals with visual and auditory impairments is important to your inclusion strategy. Here’s a wide range of ideas to get you started.

In Perspective / AQUATICS

Grant Opportunities Make Secondary Sanitation Affordable

Adding secondary sanitation needn’t break the bank when you take advantage of grant opportunities. The bonus? You can also save energy and other resources.

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FACILITY PROFILES

In Practice / SPORTS VENUE

From Olympics to Everyday
>> Richmond Oval in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Creating an Olympic venue that continues to deliver value to the community has been a tough nut to crack. The Richmond Oval in British Columbia gets the job done.

In PRACTICE / REC CENTER

Recreation With a View
>> Central Recreation Center in Aurora, Colorado

This brand-new recreation center in Aurora, Colo., provides views both indoors and out.

In Practice / PLAYGROUNDS

Transforming Play
>> Central Park in New York City

Central Park has been on a mission to revitalize its many playgrounds.

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PARKS & REC EXCLUSIVES

Leveraging Technology

From recreation management software to social media tools, parks and recreation facilities are improving the way they operate and how they get the word out about programs, special events and more, to the public.

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DEPARTMENTS

In Gratitude

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County