NOVEMBER 2019

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Inventions Upon Inventions

FEATURES

United in Play: The Latest Playgrounds Are for Everyone

United in Play

The Latest Playgrounds Are for Everyone

Multigenerational play—with elements for keeping families active together—is one of the driving forces in the most recent playground designs, but that's not all. Playground manufacturers continue to innovate on inclusion, nature-connected play and more.

The Air in There: Managing Air Quality in Aquatic Facilities

The Air in There

Managing Air Quality in Aquatic Facilities

When it's not properly managed, the air in natatoriums and other indoor aquatic facilities can become harmful—especially for lifeguards and frequent users. Learn more about how the industry is trying to tackle this challenge.

A Path Toward Conservation: The Environmental Benefits of Trails & Greenways

A Path Toward Conservation

The Environmental Benefits of Trails & Greenways

Thoughtfully planned trails and greenways can provide a myriad of conservation benefits—from preserving ecosystems to providing a pollution-free way for commuters to get from here to there.

Ready for Action: From Functional to Ninja-Inspired, Fitness Continues to Evolve

Ready for Action

From Functional to Ninja-Inspired, Fitness Continues to Evolve

As fitness routines continue to evolve, so does the demand for innovative fitness equipment. Meeting those needs means more technological connection, more opportunities to engage in a wider variety of activities, and better maintenance ideas to keep it all up and running.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Living the Dream

University of South Dakota Wellness Center in Vermillion, S.D.

The University of South Dakota’s Wellness Center recently converted a not-so-popular racquetball court into a functional fitness area that is now seeing more consistent use.

Tampa Bay Rays Improve Weather Safety

In September 2018, the Tampa Bay Rays saw an impressive crowd showing up for a game with the New York Yankees, when a lightning strike led to a momentary loss of power. Now, real-time weather threats allow the stadium to better plan.

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GUEST COLUMNS

inPERSPECTIVE / SURFACES

Eye on Safety
>> New Standard Established for Aquatic Safety Surfaces

To ensure you are doing all you can to promote safety and effective pool operations, it is wise to focus on standards for equipment, like the new NSF/ANSI 50 standard, which covers aquatic safety surfaces.

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FACILITY PROFILES

inPRACTICE / WHITEWATER

Rough Waters
>> Poudre River Whitewater Park in Fort Collins, Colorado

The design of a new whitewater park in Fort Collins, Colo., aims to create a space where everyone in the community can find a way to enjoy the river.

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PARKS & REC EXCLUSIVES

No Small Task

Insights into Community Master Planning

Community plans can help define the expectations of the community for its leaders. This is no small task, nor is it simple.

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DEPARTMENTS

inGRATITUDE

First Landing State Park in Virginia