Outdoor Fitness Continues to Gain Ground
Outdoor fitness areas provide a fun—and usually free—way for communities to get fit in the great outdoors. Learn more about how to get one started in your community.
Spurred by the isolation and quarantine demanded by the pandemic, more and more people chose outdoor exercise and have continued using that option long after social distancing requirements expired. Many gyms have tried to help by starting outdoor fitness classes, and manufacturers innovated with home workout products.
Add Competition to Your Aquatic Program Lineup
Learn-to-swim is the foundation of all other programs, but what if you want to offer more? Consider adding competitive programs like water polo, diving and more to grow your aquatic program lineup.
Recreation Center Designs Stay Flexible
Whether they’re perennial requirements or trending requests from the community, recreation centers must stay flexible to meet the needs of their members. A flexible approach to design can help.
Climbing Walls, Challenge Courses & Ninja Courses Create Exciting Opportunities
From adaptive climbing and bouldering to ninja courses, ropes courses and beyond, some facilities have a knack for satisfying the thirst for adventure.
Colleges & Rec Centers Engage Gamers With Esports Offerings
Esports opportunities have been popping up on more and more college campuses, and now local community centers are getting in on the act, too.
Considerations for a Well-Furnished Site
Selecting site furnishings requires consideration for an array of factors, from the prevailing climate at your site to your park’s primary uses, aesthetics and more. Here, we examine some of the ways to approach park furnishing decisions.
Addressing Aquatic Safety
Providing a safe swimming experience requires a layered approach, with lifeguards on the frontline, and audits, careful attention to design and more occurring behind the scenes.