Parks Lead the Way on All Initiatives

We asked Industry Report respondents about their involvement in a variety of initiatives related to inclusion and outreach, conservation and wellness

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Washington, D.C., Parks Ranked No. 1

Washington, D.C., was rated the nation’s best big-city park system by the 2023 ParkScore index, says Trust for Public Land. Saint Paul, Minn., placed

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Trends in Sports & Recreation Centers

Community and private recreation and sports centers were represented by 12.4% of the respondents to the Industry Report survey. More than half (56%)

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Trends in Camps

Expanding on our State of the Industry Report, this article will cover the trends revealed by responses to the Industry Report survey from

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Rec Centers, Parks Most Likely to Add Staff

Overall, fewer respondents to the Industry Report survey in 2023 were planning to add staff at their facilities than in 2022. In 2023, 32.6% of all

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New Site Creates Connections to Aquatics Jobs

The labor shortage of the past couple of years has had a major impact on aquatic facilities, and the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance has responded by

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American Red Cross Expands Campaign to Reduce Childhood Drowning

The American Red Cross announced today a plan to double the size of its groundbreaking Aquatics Centennial Campaign by the end of 2023. The campaign

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NCAA Releases Sports Wagering Survey Data

The NCAA released survey results that show many young adults are wagering on sports, often despite age or geographic restrictions on legal sports

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Miniature Golf Course in Red River Gorge Predicts Exceeding Annual Sales Forecast

An 18-hole miniature golf course is the newest attraction at Thrillsville Adventure Park in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. Designed and built by

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POOLCORP Partners With YMCAs to Provide Life-Saving Swimming Skills to Underserved Communities

As May marks the 20th Annual National Water Safety Month and the start of summer swimming season with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, POOLCORP is

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