FEBRUARY 2020

FEATURES

Special Supplement
Aquatic Trends Report

Special Supplement Aquatic Trends Report

In our second annual Aquatic Trends Report, we examine the results of an extensive survey of hundreds of aquatic professionals to uncover the latest trends in their facilities, covering everything from equipment and programming to budgets and challenges.

In our second annual Aquatic Trends Report, we examine the results of an extensive survey of hundreds of aquatic professionals to uncover the latest trends in their facilities, covering everything from equipment and programming to budgets and challenges.

Canine Comforts: Implement Best Practices, Deploy New Ideas in Dog Parks

Canine Comforts

Implement Best Practices, Deploy New Ideas in Dog Parks

Once upon a time, if you wanted to exercise your doggo, you took him for a stroll around the block. Nowadays, park spaces dedicated to our canine companions are becoming the norm in many communities. Learn more about how to develop your own pet park, with an eye to equity.

Start Small Grow Big: How to Build a Thriving Pickleball Program

Start Small Grow Big

How to Build a Thriving Pickleball Program

Every once in a while, a sport suddenly surges in popularity, and facilities are left scrambling to figure out how to accommodate the demand. Learn more about how you can update your offerings to include pickleball.

Field Goals: Making Multi-Use, Multi-Sports Fields Work

Field Goals

Making Multi-Use, Multi-Sports Fields Work

If your sports field sees increasing demand and high traffic, you need to know the best strategies for keeping it in playing condition. Here, we talk to sports-field-savvy pros to learn the best practices for minimizing wear and tear.

Fitness for Life: An Expanding Audience, and Other Fitness Trends

Fitness for Life

An Expanding Audience, and Other Fitness Trends

To ensure you’re attracting as many potential exercisers as possible to your facility, you need to stay on top of the latest fitness trends—and know which ones are likely to expire soon. Here we take a look at the latest trends in fitness programming.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Beyond Ordinary

Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Nestled between sapphire seas and dramatic desert landscapes, Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas offers guests a massive lagoon pool filled with saltwater from the nearby Pacific. Learn more about the challenges of the project.

Blazing a New Trail

Camp Prime Time in Yakima, Wash.

For 33 years, Camp Prime Time in Washington State, has provided a getaway for disabled and seriously ill children. But keeping the camp in running order can be a challenge, even when the jobs are small.

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GUEST COLUMNS

inPERSPECTIVE / OUTDOOR FITNESS

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

From outdoor fitness zones to obstacle courses, fitness trails and more, the options for promoting health in the great outdoors are extensive.

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FACILITY PROFILES

inPRACTICE / YMCA

Sound Decisions
>> North Suburban YMCA // Northbrook, IllINOIS

A struggling YMCA turned its business around, and has found smart new sound solutions for reaching its members and supporters.

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DEPARTMENTS

inGRATITUDE

Otter Cove Aquatic Park in St. Charles, Ill.