January 2023 Issue


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The 2023 Aquatic Trends Report

Our fifth annual Aquatic Trends Report illustrates the trends revealed by a survey of more than 500 aquatic professionals, revealing how their facilities look now, and what they have planned for the future. We look at everything from equipment and budgets to programming and challenges.


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Tech Solutions for Engagement & Participation

When you want to get more people to visit your facility and take part in your programs and activities, turn to tech! The right solution can help you streamline your marketing, target specific audiences and much more.

Encourage Risk-Taking, Safely

Evolving Programs Mean Evolving Approaches to Playground Safety

Effectively designed playgrounds encourage kids to stretch past their boundaries and grow, but safely. It begins with design, including safe equipment and surfaces, and continues with regular maintenance and inspection.

More Barks in Parks

Dog parks are continuing to expand, especially in urban and suburban areas where residents need room to get their pups moving. Learn more about what makes a good dog park.


SwimmerinPERSPECTIVE / LIGHTING: Dive Into the Benefits of Natatorium Luminaires

There are many reasons to consider making this important change to your aquatic facility, upgrading your luminaires to enhance visibility and comfort.


RestroomsinPRACTICE / RESTROOMS & BUILDINGS: Lakefront Beach Sees Much-Needed Upgrades

Centennial Beach in Hudson, Mass.
Opened in celebration of the Town of Hudson’s centennial year back in the 1960s, this aging beachfront was in sore need of an update. New buildings provide better space for restrooms, breakrooms and concessions.

Web Exclusives

It’s not hard to find students who want to play club sports on a college campus, but getting them to fundraise means pushing them outside their comfort zone.

From the Editor's Desk

Do One Thing Differently

The new year is here, and it’s time to take stock! But also, look forward, and think about trying something new.

Product Showcases

Grounds Maintenance Products 

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New Products for 2023

Recreation Management Magazine's New Products For 2023 Product Showcase

New Aquatic Products for 2023

Recreation Management Magazine's New Aquatic Products For 2023 Product Showcase

Digital Edition

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