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.

Swim Lesson Outreach to Minorities, Underserved Falls Slightly

Some audiences tend to be left out when it comes to learn-to-swim opportunities, with economic as well as racial disparities having a heavy impact on who does and does not learn to swim. The Aquatic Trends Report found that the number of respondents providing outreach programs to these audiences has fallen slightly.

Synthetic Turf Is Top Planned Sports Addition

Respondents to the Industry Report survey were most likely to currently have outdoor sports courts for sports like basketball and tennis, but the most commonly planned addition was synthetic turf sports fields.