Issue Archives
January 2020
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  FEATURES
Be Well
Multipurpose Recreation Centers Take a Broader Approach to Wellness
Planning for Flexibility & Wellness
The Ongoing Evolution of Natatorium Design
The Spaces We Share
Landscape Design Pros on Park Design
Worlds of Water Fun
A Deep-Dive Into Outdoor Aquatic Park Design
Expanding Possibilities
Designing Spaces for High School Athletes & Fans

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Tailored to Teens
>> Teen Center of Excellence // Ferguson, Missouri

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / FACILITY DESIGN 
SMART Design for Aquatics
>> Sustainable, Maintainable, Adaptable, Responsive, Thoughtful

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Grounds Maintenance Products
Top Products for 2020
New Product Ideas
February 2020
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  FEATURES
A Deep Dive Into Aquatic Facility Trends
Canine Comforts
Implement Best Practices, Deploy New Ideas in Dog Parks
Start Small Grow Big
How to Build a Thriving Pickleball Program
Field Goals
Making Multi-Use, Multi-Sports Fields Work
Fitness for Life
An Expanding Audience, and Other Fitness Trends

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / YMCA
Sound Decisions
>> North Suburban YMCA // Northbrook, IllINOIS

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / OUTDOOR FITNESS 
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Site Furnishings & Park Components
Shelters & Shade Structures
Outdoor Sports Surfaces & Turf
March 2020
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  FEATURES
United We Play
Creating Inclusive Play Spaces
Be Prepared
Planning for Inclement Weather Events
The New Community Waterfront
Boost Recreation, Revenues, Social Equity & Sustainability
Get Smart
Locker Rooms in the New Decade

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / PARK SHELTERS & STRUCTURES
The Sun Broke Through
>> Harley C. Jones Memorial Rotary Amphitheater // Celina, Ohio
inPRACTICE / COLLEGE RECREATION
Unified Wellness & Health
>> Babson Recreation & Athletics Complex // Wellesley, Mass.

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / AQUATICS 
Improve the Pool Environment, Improve the Bottom Line
inPERSPECTIVE / FITNESS TRENDS 
Fitness Trends in Rising Generations

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Pool & Aquatic Equipment
Indoor Sports Surfaces & Flooring
New Product Ideas
April 2020
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  FEATURES
Finding Space for Parks
The Ins and Outs of Pocket Park Planning & Design
Playgrounds That Pop
Building a Better Playground
Everything In Its Place
Furnish Your Site the Right Way
Go, Ninja Warriors, Go!
Adventure-Focused Fitness Trends Continue Their Ascent
What's Under Foot?
Making Smart Sports & Fitness Flooring Choices
Managing Aquatic Maintenance
Automation Helps Boost Efficiency & Safety
Feed the People
Concessions, Food Trucks & Farmers Markets

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / SPLASH PLAY
Splash Into Adventure
>> Fort Worth Zoo // Fort Worth, Texas

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / SPORTS FIELDS 
Make It Safer
>> How Innovative Turf Products Can Enhance Athletes' Safety

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Lighting & Sound Systems
Problem-Solver Showcase
Waterfront & Marina Products
May 2020
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  FEATURES
Aquatic Pros Talk Design
Plan Ahead for Operational Success
Aquatic Pros Talk Equipment
Aquatic Systems & Mechanical Design Considerations
Aquatic Pros Talk Safety
Facility Audits, Staff Training, Swim Lessons & More
On a Roll
Creating Bike-Friendly Parks & Communities
Look Out Below!
Understand Your Options on Playground Safety Surfacing
Create Community on Campus
Fitness & Wellness in College Recreation Facilities

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / SPORTS LIGHTING
Light It Up
>> Sports Force Parks // Vicksburg, Miss.

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / DOG PARKS 
More Than Just for the Dogs
inPERSPECTIVE / RISK MANAGEMENT 
Injury Prevention: Amusement Course Safety
inPERSPECTIVE / PLAYGROUNDS 
Playgrounds Build Community Through Cooperation

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Gymnasium & Outdoor Sports Equipment
Scoreboards
New Product Ideas
June 2020
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  FEATURES
2020 Report on the State of the Managed Recreation Industry
A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports & Fitness Facilities
Trends in Aquatic Facilities
A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities
Trends in Parks & Recreation
A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation
Trends in Colleges & Universities
A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities
Trends in Schools & School Districts
A Look at Trends in Schools & School District
Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs
Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs
A Look at Trends in Ys
July 2020
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  FEATURES
Money Matters
Our 13th Annual Salary Survey
Coming Back to Aquatics
Lessons, Rentals, New Programs Help Facilities Stay Afloat
Flexible Building Solutions
Nonconventional Structures Expand Your Possibilities

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / MINI GOLF
R&R for Football Players
>> Rooftop Mini Golf at the Smith Football Center // University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / EVENT MANAGEMENT 
Wrapping Things Up
>> Post-Event Evaluation Critical for Long-Term Success

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Locker Room Equipment
Restroom Structures
New Product Ideas
Website Showcase: Information To Get You Connected
August 2020
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  FEATURES
The Road to Reopening
Getting Back to Business, Safely
PROBLEM-SOLVER Q&AS
September 2020
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  FEATURES
The Water's Fine!
What's New in Waterparks
Water Fun For Everyone
Aquatic Play Gets 'Smart'
Waterpark Safety & Risk Management
Waterparks Aim to Stay Safely Afloat
Out of the Sun
Shelters & Shade Structures Create Well-Rounded Public Spaces
Lights, Sound, Action … Score!
Create Top-Quality Events That Don't Break the Bank
Grounded in Best Practices
High-Demand Outdoor Spaces Require Smart Management

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / DOG PARKS
From Zero Thought to Zero Waste
>> Battery Park City // New York

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / PICKLEBALL 
Get Ready for Pickleball

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Playground Equipment
Climbing Walls & Challenge Courses
Bleachers & Benches
New Product Ideas
October 2020
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  FEATURES
Fresh Air & Exercise
For Public Health, Prescribe Outdoor Fitness Areas
Mix It Up
Innovative Accessories Help Pools Expand Programming
(Rest)room for Improvement
Adding or Upgrading Restroom Facilities to Meet Visitor Expectations
A March Toward Fun, Family & Fitness
Trends in Military Recreation

  FACILITY PROFILES
inPRACTICE / SPORTS FACILITY
Designed for Play Efficiency
>> Boston Sports Institute // Wellesley, Mass.

  GUEST COLUMNS
inPERSPECTIVE / SPLASH PLAY 
Designing Inclusive Play on Splash Pads

  PRODUCT SHOWCASES
Playground Safety Surfaces
Dog Park Equipment
New Product Ideas
Trade Show in Print