October 2022 Issue



From Exercise to Economics, Communities See Trails’ Benefits

Building new trails for commuters, bikers and walkers is one way to make your community more attractive to people of all ages, from working families with kids to retirees and more.

Let’s Get This Potty Started

Restroom Structures Make Sites More Welcoming

When you gotta go, you gotta go, and that’s why your site needs restrooms. This feature examines some of the basics you need to know to get going on your park restroom project.

Stop, Look & Listen

Upgraded Scoreboard, Lighting & Sound Technology Delivers on Gameday

From videoboards and scoreboards that help viewers stay engaged in the game to lighting and sound that make the game easier to see and hear, upgrading your technology can upgrade the gameday experience.

Tickets to Paradise

Indoor Waterparks Bring Fun to All Climates

When you take the water fun indoors, you make it possible to slide, splash and play all year long. Here, we take a closer look at indoor waterpark facilities.


Splash Play Continues to Meet Evolving Needs

Many municipalities and parks and rec departments continue to list splash play areas as a top-planned amenity. Find out what’s new in these popular recreational spaces.

Aquatic Aspirations

Municipal Aquatic Parks Create a Waterpark Vibe Close to Home

As the traditional outdoor pools from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s continue to reach the end of their lifespans, municipalities have been planning and executing what’s next for the community.

Web Exclusives

Long-Term Health for Sports & Entertainment Venues

The pandemic has shifted the way people look at building cleanliness. Here are six things to consider to make your venue healthier for occupants.

Improve Your Rec Center's Energy Efficiency & Occupant Comfort

Rec centers, gymnasiums and health clubs struggle to maintain building temperature and comfort while keeping costs down. And who doesn’t want to do their part to improve energy efficiency?

From The Editor's Desk

Riding the Waves

The past couple of years have delivered some stormy seas to the waterpark industry. 

People Watching

Let's take a minute to celebrate spectators, formal and informal. 


Digital Edition

October 2022