NOVEMBER 2020

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

The Dark Months

FEATURES

Event Management in a Pandemic: Planning & Budgeting for Uncertain Times

Event Management in a Pandemic

Planning & Budgeting for Uncertain Times

If your facility plays host to events of any kind, from summertime street fests to breakfasts with Santa Claus, then the pandemic has likely wreaked havoc on your current plans. Learn more about planning amidst these challenging times.

The Play's the Thing: New Innovations on the Playground

The Play's the Thing

New Innovations on the Playground

From more inclusion to greater adventure, playground manufacturers are innovating to improve the play experience for everyone.

Comeback Kids: Youth Sports Programming Amidst a Pandemic

Comeback Kids

Youth Sports Programming Amidst a Pandemic

Navigating youth sports in the middle of a pandemic requires careful attention to health measures and more. Learn about how some facilities have managed to bring kids back for a good sports experience.

Safer Swimming, Safer Breathing: Managing Water & Air Quality

Safer Swimming, Safer Breathing

Managing Water & Air Quality

Good water quality (and subsequently, good air quality) are the cornerstone of a healthy aquatic facility—and the health of swimmers and staff.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Play & Social Equity

A recent Voice of Play survey found that 88% of parents agree that outdoor play helps children cope with the mental impacts of social injustice in the United States. We take a look at the survey and how playgrounds help foster inclusiveness.

Medical, Science & Health Advisory Council to Advise IHRSA

The health and fitness industry is aligning with medical, science and health experts to help communicate the importance of exercise to overall well-being. Learn more about the new council that will advise IHRSA.

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FACILITY PROFILES

inPRACTICE / AQUATICS

A Ninja-Worthy Upgrade
>> Pirates Bay Waterpark // Baytown, Texas

At this Texas aquatic park, a new ninja-inspired course is expected to dramatically boost participation and engagement in the community.

inPRACTICE / AQUATIC PLAY

Updating a Piece of History
>> Rainbow Beach Aquatic Center // Vincennes, Ind.

When this historic pool needed some upgrades, innovative and budget-friendly solutions helped maintain its reputation as a regional destination.

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DEPARTMENTS

inGRATITUDE

Blackwell Forest Preserve