Aquatic Pros Talk Equipment: Aquatic Systems & Mechanical Design Considerations

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Aquatic Pros Talk Equipment: Aquatic Systems & Mechanical Design Considerations

By Joe Bush

We talked to two pool manufacturer executives and a certified service technician to find out what pool operators should know about pumps, heaters, chlorination systems, secondary disinfection, efficiency, sustainability and safety of water and air.
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Trends in Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

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Trends in Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

From the campus recreation center to the athletics department, there's a wide range of offerings in their realm of recreation, sports and fitness on college and university campuses. Here is an overview of trends in college and university recreation.
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Go, Ninja Warriors, Go!: Adventure-Focused Fitness Trends Continue Their Ascent

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Go, Ninja Warriors, Go!: Adventure-Focused Fitness Trends Continue Their Ascent

By Chris Gelbach

From ninja-inspired fitness to classic climbing and beyond, adventure is easy to find for those who want to test their limits. From climbing walls to skateparks, zip lines, ninja courses and beyond, there's plenty of ways to raise the bar.
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Flexible Building Solutions: Nonconventional Structures Expand Your Possibilities

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Flexible Building Solutions: Nonconventional Structures Expand Your Possibilities

By Dave Ramont

Nonconventional structures are showing their effectiveness through the coronavirus pandemic, from flexible solutions easily adapted to healthcare, to buildings that let fresh air and sunshine in.
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Trends in Parks & Recreation: A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

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Trends in Parks & Recreation: A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

Parks and recreation departments and districts are a cornerstone of the industry. Here we take a look at trends in parks and recreation organizations and facilities.
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Trends in Aquatic Facilities: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

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Trends in Aquatic Facilities: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

From indoor and outdoor pools to splash play areas, waterparks and beyond, aquatic facilities feature unique challenges and solutions. Here is an overview of trends in aquatic facilities.
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Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

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Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

From neighborhood fitness clubs to medical fitness facilities, there's a lot of ways for people to focus on their wellness. Here is an overview of the trends in health, fitness and sports clubs.
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What's Under Foot?: Making Smart Sports & Fitness Flooring Choices

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What's Under Foot?: Making Smart Sports & Fitness Flooring Choices

By Joe Bush

The programs you offer will largely determine the best type of surface for your sports or fitness facility. Find out more about the ins and outs of indoor sports and fitness surfaces to ensure you make the best choice.
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Aquatic Pros Talk Safety: Facility Audits, Staff Training, Swim Lessons & More

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Aquatic Pros Talk Safety: Facility Audits, Staff Training, Swim Lessons & More

By Dave Ramont

Whether it's a community pool, a waterpark or a resort amenity, each aquatic facility has its own unique needs when it comes to safety. Find out more about how to improve safety at your facility.
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Managing Aquatic Maintenance: Automation Helps Boost Efficiency & Safety

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Managing Aquatic Maintenance: Automation Helps Boost Efficiency & Safety

By Rick Dandes

Regular maintenance is crucial to keeping your aquatic facility running at peak efficiency. Learn more about the steps you should take to keep your aquatics in prime condition.
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Money Matters: Our 13th Annual Salary Survey

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Money Matters: Our 13th Annual Salary Survey

By Emily Tipping

When we asked readers to respond to our annual survey in January, salaries were well up, year-over-year, and in a May Update Survey, we found that the majority had seen no change, as of yet. Tune in here to find out more about recreation, sports and fitness careers in our Salary Survey.
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Coming Back to Aquatics: Lessons, Rentals, New Programs Help Facilities Stay Afloat

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Coming Back to Aquatics: Lessons, Rentals, New Programs Help Facilities Stay Afloat

By Chris Gelbach

Operating an aquatic facility efficiently has long been a challenge. We talked to experienced aquatics programmers to find out how the right programming mix can help.
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Recreation Management Magazine

The July 2020 issue includes our 13th Annual Salary Survey, where we offer up an overview of the salaries and careers of professionals in recreation, sports and fitness. We also feature aquatic programming and look at how nonconventional structures can help you operate more flexibly.

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2020 Buyers Guide

Check out our latest guide to everything you need for your sports, recreation or fitness facility. From aquatic supplies to sporting equipment, from workout machines to park site amenities—and beyond—we've got the most trusted, simple-to-use reference to sports, recreation and fitness products and services in the industry.

BUYERS GUIDE

Rec Report Newsletter

The Rec Report e-newsletter brings you the most up-to-date ideas and solutions for recreation, sports and fitness facility managers. Every month, we cover the latest and greatest innovations—from programming to facility planning, from research and trends to the newest products—to help you make your facility a success.

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Webinar Educational Series

Recreation Management's Webinar Educational Series connects you with the brightest stars in the field of managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities to provide an in-depth look at some of the top issues and challenges in the field today. Join us to learn more about practical solutions to common problems, as well as new developments and innovations in the industry.

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2020 State of the Industry

Find out the latest trends in managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities. We surveyed more than 1,4000 industry professionals and summarized their responses in this annual must-read report.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY REPORT