MAY 2022

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A Guide to Aquatic Design

A Guide to Aquatic Design

These days, aquatic design professionals are like financial planners—helping facilities diversify their assets to build long-term, sustainable success. In this guide, we talked to the experts about the latest in aquatic design for indoor, outdoor and renovated facilities.

Design Guidance for New & Updated Outdoor Aquatic Facilities

There are ways to plan outdoor facilities to fit your budget—making space for additions for when more money is available, programming to generate revenue and maximizing space in the design.

Natatoriums Meet a Range of Community Needs

As the will to get healthy and stay fit continues to grow, so has the appeal of natatoriums to reap all the benefits—both physical and mental—of working out and relaxing in the water.

Aquatic Renovations Bring New Life to Old Pools

For communities, schools, fitness clubs, camps, hotels and other entities that have existing pools that may be outdated or simply worn out, there are smart renovation strategies that can breathe new life into these perceived relics.

Parks for People & the Planet: Landscape Design Aligns Community Wants With Nature's Needs

Parks for People & the Planet

Landscape Design Aligns Community Wants With Nature's Needs

Parks for People & the Planet: Landscape Design Aligns Community Wants With Nature’s Needs

Landscape architects and park designers continue to find new and innovative ways to conserve land while increasing recreation programming in communities across the country.

Better, Stronger, Healthier: 2022 Trends in Collegiate Sports Facility Design

Better, Stronger, Healthier

2022 Trends in Collegiate Sports Facility Design

From well-heeled locker rooms and practice facilities to stadiums and arenas that improve the gameday experience for everyone, designers are on top of the latest trends in sports facility design.

Inclusivity & Equity: Hallmarks in the Design of New Recreation & Wellness Centers

Inclusivity & Equity

Hallmarks in the Design of New Recreation & Wellness Centers

Community recreation centers provide myriad programming opportunities to local citizens of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, boosting physical, mental and social wellness.

Table of contents for MAY 2022 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

WEB EXCLUSIVES

Aquatics Industry Addresses Challenges of Drought

Let's Pool Together, a joint effort between the California Pool and Spa Association and the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance, aims to provide education on how pools and spas can help be part of the drought solution.

Splash Pad Renovation Q&A

Experts weigh in on renovating kiddie pools into splash pads, updating existing splash pads and equipment and more.

Table of contents for MAY 2022 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

inPERSPEPECTIVE

inPERSPECTIVE / PLAYGROUNDS

Play Area Evolution
Keeping Safety at the Forefront

As new types of playgrounds are designed, it’s important to keep safety front and center, continually analyzing new designs to protect children from serious injury.

Table of contents for MAY 2022 issue of Recreation Management Magazine

inPRACTICE

inPRACTICE / DOG PARKS

A Staycation for People & Pets
>> Port Elliot Dog Park // New South Wales, Australia

Community and local government support combined to get this dog park up and running, with a creative solution in place to handle pet waste.