MARCH 2021

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK

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FEATURES

Making the Most of Public-Private Partnerships: Trends in Park Foundations & Beyond

Making the Most of Public-Private Partnerships

Trends in Park Foundations & Beyond

If you want to ensure your park district or department can expand its reach as far as possible, partnering with outside organizations is one path to success. Creating park foundations and friends groups is a smart way to do more with less.

Just Add Water: Creating Opportunities for Waterfront Recreation

Just Add Water

Creating Opportunities for Waterfront Recreation

As industrial uses for waterfront resources subside, recreational opportunities are coming to the forefront. Learn more about how communities are taking advantage of these amenities to bring more recreation to their citizens.

All-Access Spaces: Locker Rooms Feature Inclusiveness, Increased Safety

All-Access Spaces

Locker Rooms Feature Inclusiveness, Increased Safety

Locker rooms have come a long way from the dingy, sweat-smelling places of yore. Modern designs are more inclusive and aesthetically pleasing, as well as being easier to maintain.

Want to Play?: The Latest Playground Trends Get Everyone Moving

Want to Play?

The Latest Playground Trends Get Everyone Moving

Inclusion is still a big deal on the playground, as more and more communities look to build play spaces that are inviting for everyone. Learn more about this and other trends in playground design.

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WEB EXCLUSIVES

Fitness Trends to Watch

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that the future is unpredictable, but ACE experts have talked to fitness professionals to get an idea of a few fitness trends to keep an eye on this year.

Transforming Pools & Splash Pads for Post-Pandemic Fun

Although many aquatic facilities were forced to close during the pandemic, savvy facility owners are using their down time as an opportunity to do much-needed maintenance or even embark on renovation projects.

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GUEST COLUMNS

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Fitness Is In!
Optimize Value for Swimmers

Swimming for fitness is highly popular, but it’s not the only way for patrons to get fit at your aquatic facility. Learn about designing pools with all end users in mind.

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