JUNE 2017


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State of the INDUSTRY: A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

State of the INDUSTRY

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

More than 1,700 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, budgets, construction plans, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.

Regional Information

A Look at Regional Trends

Here we take a look at trends in facilities across the country, breaking down the information by region to understand how things differ depending on which part of the country they're located.


A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

This section covers trends in facilities that include indoor or outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas, including a look at aquatics-specific features and programs.

Parks & Recreation

A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

Parks and recreation respondents make up the largest portion of the survey audience. Here, we examine some of the trends in these facilities.

Colleges & Universities

A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

Colleges and universities have seen budget cuts at the state level, but they still provide wellness, sports, fitness and recreation to students via innovative and beautiful facilities. Here's a look at on-campus trends.

Schools & School Districts

A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Schools and school districts hold a unique place in many communities, providing sports and fitness opportunities for their students, and sometimes the wider community. Here's a look at trends in schools and school districts.

Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Health, fitness and sports clubs represent a unique segment of the market, more often operating as for-profit facilities that must make ends meet. Here's a look at how things are shaping up for these facilities.


A Look at Trends in YMCAs

YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of opportunities for their members. Here we consider the latest trends in these mostly-nonprofit facilities.

Table of contents for JUNE 2017 issue of Recreation Management Magazine



A Look at Trends in Camps

Camp facilities give people a way to get away from it all. Here, we'll take a look at trends in these facilities, which include campgrounds, youth camps and more.

Community Centers

A Look at Trends in Community Centers

Community centers are hubs of activity, providing a place where people can play, compete and focus on wellness. This web-exclusive story looks at the latest trends in these facilities.