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2016 State of the Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2016

More than 2,100 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.

Destination for Sports

Creating Multi-Use Sports Facilities

Feature Article - May 2016

Most municipalities are home to a ballfield or two, but some parks districts and departments go above and beyond to create sports parks that are true destinations, able to host pick-up games as well as tournaments.

Flexible Athletics

The Novogratz Center for Athletics
Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Web Exclusive - May 2016

Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently completed construction on The Novogratz Center for Athletics, a new 27,900-square-foot facility that was designed to flexibly accommodate the school's growing athletics program.

Sports Fields

The Trojans' War
Iowa City West High School in Iowa City, Iowa

Facility Profile - April 2016

When this high school needed a new field for its football team and other programs, it looked to the experience of local experts.

Art & Sport

All in Bronze
University of Akron in Akron, Ohio

Facility Profile - April 2016

Situated right outside the entrance to the InfoCision football stadium at the University of Akron in Ohio is a special new addition—a John W. Heisman Custom Bronze Statue.

Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Know Your Goals to Design Effective Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2016

Sports fields often must cater to a diverse range of sports and users—especially those serving park districts and local schools. Here, we talk to the experts about how to set your goals and design effective fields.

Safe & Secure

New Trends in Sports Facility Security & Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

At the college and professional levels, sports facility security is often a full-time job. But high schools, park districts and other providers of sports tournaments and programs can learn from the pros to improve safety at their own facilities.

Sports Fields

Eight Benefits of Natural Grass

Guest Column - January 2016

While many facilities are transitioning their sports fields to synthetic turf, natural grass turf can provide many useful benefits.

Tarping: How to Keep Your Sports Turf Crew Safe

Web Exclusive - January 2016

Tarps are an important tool to protect sports fields from weather damage. But it's equally important to protect your crew.

Design Corner

Taking It Outside
The Upper Fields Project at Oakland University

Guest Column - October 2015

For Oakland University, the improvement of the Upper Fields has made a huge difference in opportunities to play sports and engage in recreational activities.