MARCH 2020

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

Signs of Spring

FEATURES

United We Play: Creating Inclusive Play Spaces

United We Play

Creating Inclusive Play Spaces

Inclusive playgrounds have come a long, long way in the past couple of decades. Here, we take a look at how to provide inclusion on the playground and beyond.

Be Prepared: Planning for Inclement Weather Events

Be Prepared

Planning for Inclement Weather Events

In August 2019, six people were injured after a lightning strike during a PGA Tour Championship, emphasizing the importance of being well prepared for bad weather during sporting and other events. Here, we discuss how to ensure public safety by planning for bad weather, and what to do when it hits.

The New Community Waterfront: Boost Recreation, Revenues, Social Equity & Sustainability

The New Community Waterfront

Boost Recreation, Revenues, Social Equity & Sustainability

As industrial uses for waterfronts have declined, they have been increasingly reclaimed for recreational use. In this feature, we'll take a look at how to effectively turn a waterfront into a recreation destination.

Get Smart: Locker Rooms in the New Decade

Get Smart

Locker Rooms in the New Decade

Locker rooms may not be the face of your facility, but they certainly make an impression. To make sure that's a good impression, add little luxuries, ensure security and keep it clean and well-maintained.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Working 'Out'

Keep Your Facility Safe for Outdoor Workouts

Spring is finally approaching, and after a long winter, folks will want to take their workout into the great outdoors. Be careful not to expose your facility to risk when you take programming outside by learning how to protect your club.

5 Family-Friendly Parks & Rec Activities for 2020

While there’s always a place for the traditional, citizens are looking for new, trendy activities. Here’s the five hottest family-friendly activities that inclusive rec departments are adopting in 2020.

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GUEST COLUMNS

inPERSPECTIVE / AQUATICS

Improve the Pool Environment, Improve the Bottom Line

Savvy aquatic facility managers know that in order to keep their pools running optimally, they need to stay on top of the latest technological advancements.

inPERSPECTIVE / FITNESS TRENDS

Fitness Trends in Rising Generations

For millennials and even generation Z, things like eco-friendly workouts and socializing with others while staying fit are important.

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FACILITY PROFILES

inPRACTICE / PARK SHELTERS & STRUCTURES

The Sun Broke Through
>> Harley C. Jones Memorial Rotary Amphitheater // Celina, Ohio

A park in Celina, Ohio, created a brand-new amphitheater and named it for a celebrated local philanthropist.

inPRACTICE / COLLEGE RECREATION

Unified Wellness & Health
>> Babson Recreation & Athletics Complex // Wellesley, Mass.

Learn more about how Babson College vastly expanded its fitness and recreation offerings.

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DEPARTMENTS

inGRATITUDE

Angels Landing at Zion National Park in Utah