From the Editor's Desk
Special Supplement: Aquatic Trends
Aquatic Trends Report
In our first summary report of Aquatic Trends, we surveyed nearly 1,000 aquatics professionals to find out more about the equipment and amenities found in their facilities, as well as programming, regulatory compliance, major challenges and issues, and much more.
Access to parks and recreation—both places and programs—can improve a community’s health and cohesiveness. Here, we take a closer look at how park districts across the country are expanding access through outreach to underserved audiences.
Take It Year-Round
Expanding access to swimming and sports programs often means constructing an enclosure to contain those programs during inclement weather. Alternative structure solutions make it simple.
Playing the Field
Whether you're looking to build a field for baseball, soccer, football or lacrosse, and whether you're opting for natural or synthetic turf, you need to ask a lot of questions up front to get the most out of your investment.
Locker Rooms: Upgrading Locks to Improve User Experience
Simple upgrades in the locker room can make a big impression. Changing to single-use locks can have a big impact on managing your locker rooms, as well as the way users perceive your facility.
Career Development: So You Want to Write an Article?
If you’ve been itching to get your words into print, here’s some expert advice on how to hit the ball out of the park.
Detroit Creates a Community
The Downtown Detroit Partnership has created public spaces around the Michigan city that bring millions of people together annually to play, learn, laugh, get active and more.
Swimming in Luxury
Excitement has been building around 20,000 square feet of luxury swimming pools at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center—pools that will allow patrons to enjoy beautiful views and fresh air even when the peaks are covered with snow.
A Pathway to Nature
Creative design takes visitors up into the trees at this unique nature play area in Michigan.