Sustainability by Design: Rethinking the Community Splashpad

As splashpads continue to hold the No. 1 spot for most commonly planned park addition, it is essential to approach their design, maintenance and lifecycle through the lens of sustainability. Successful splashpads must account for not just environmental, but also social and economic implications—the three pillars of sustainability.

SustainabilityThis presentation serves as a playbook for sustainable splashpad design. Gain powerful insight into new design trends, demographic needs, play-value optimization, innovative energy and resource management, and emerging technologies that are helping facilities maximize lifecycle, minimize maintenance and plan for the future.

Through this webinar, attendees will learn to:

  • Apply a sustainable framework to splashpad design, maintenance and lifecycle.
  • Leverage unique design approaches to support childhood development and active play, which, in turn, promotes a healthy community.
  • Analyze through different case studies ROI-boosting methodologies, long-term usability and programming needs that maximize the splashpad's life cycle.
  • Apply a project development methodology to sustainable splashpad design.

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Barb Lapierre
Regional Sales Manager
Vortex Aquatic Structures International

With more than 12 years of experience at Vortex, Barb made her debut in 2006 as a member of the Inside Sales team for the West Coast with a focus on California. Today, she is the Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest and Northeast regions.

Working closely with landscape architects, aquatic designers, and park and recreation officials, Barb brings a wealth of product and process knowledge to every project, delivering play solutions that best meet a customer's budgetary and program goals: maximizing play value, building in inclusivity and sustainability, and working to optimize water management.