RecReport Research

Featuring tidbits of data pulled from the State of the Industry and Aquatic Trends survey results to expand on the initial reporting and dig deeper into industry trends, this research is published weekly in the RecReport e-newsletter.

Camps Lead the Way on Construction

According to the 2022 State of the Industry Report, 70.5% of all respondents had plans for construction, whether they were planning to build brand-new facilities, or make additions or renovations to their existing facilities. Camps were the most likely to have such plans, with 92.1% of camp respondents indicating they were planning construction.

Parks Lead the Way on Outdoor Courts

While more than half of all respondents to the Industry Report survey said they currently have outdoor courts for sports like tennis and basketball, parks lead the way.

Nearly Half of Parks Work to Make Nature Connections

Nearly half (46.4%) of respondents working for parks and recreation departments and districts who responded to the Industry Report survey said they are currently involved in initiatives to connect people with nature.