From the Editor's Desk

What's Your Problem?

Professionals who manage the day-to-day operations and programming at recreation, sports and fitness facilities come across a wide range of problems and challenges. Sometimes, the fix is simple and obvious, while other problems might leave you scratching your head.


Serve & Protect

Crowd Control & Security Strategies
When you have a crowd, you want to make sure everyone is safe as can be. Here, we take a look at modern strategies for managing crowds and maintaining security.


Welcome to our annual Problem-Solver Idea Book.
Packed with scores of ideas, this reference tool was designed to help you tackle your most persistent and universal challenges, covering all the big basic questions. Consider it an industry guidebook of sorts, chock full of straightforward problem-solving tips.

Web Exclusives

Keeping Summers Accident-Free

An alarming number of water-related deaths and injuries occur in and around pools each year. Learn how building codes have added provisions to make pools and spas safer.

Enzymes Make Water Maintenance Easier

Learn more about how enzymes have evolved to provide specific results for aquatic facilities.

Guest Columns

Recreation Centers

Working Beyond Walls to Make a Difference
Fitness and recreation facilities provide life-changing programming that doesn’t always stop at the door. Community engagement and activity beyond the walls of the facility can make a big impact.