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2020 Report on the State of the Managed Recreation Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports & Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2020

More than 1,300 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, budgets, construction plans, operations, programming, staffing and more. Plus, hundreds of readers responded to our COVID-19 Update Survey in early May to discuss the impact of the pandemic on their facilities. Here, we summarize the responses.

Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs

A Look at Trends in Ys

Feature Article - June 2020

These nonprofit facilities tend to provide a huge range of programs for people of all ages, from innovative aquatics and team sports to fitness, childcare and more. Here is an overview of trends in Ys and similar facilities.


Sound Decisions
>> North Suburban YMCA // Northbrook, IllINOIS

Facility Profile - February 2020

A struggling YMCA turned its business around, and has found smart new sound solutions for reaching its members and supporters.

Be Well

Multipurpose Recreation Centers Take a Broader Approach to Wellness

Feature Article - January 2020

Whether it's a parks and recreation community center, a YMCA or a college recreation center, multipurpose facilities have evolved in similar ways over the past decade. They all share a mission to build a community of wellness.


Tailored to Teens
>> Teen Center of Excellence // Ferguson, Missouri

Facility Profile - January 2020

The community of Ferguson, Mo., may have endured a tumultuous past, but with a new Teen Center of Excellence built by the Boys & Girls Club, itís got a new foundation to build a better future.

Living the Dream

University of South Dakota Wellness Center in Vermillion, S.D.

Web Exclusive - November 2019

The University of South Dakotaís Wellness Center recently converted a not-so-popular racquetball court into a functional fitness area that is now seeing more consistent use.


Meeting the Well-Being Needs of the Most Rural Communities

Guest Column - October 2019

Rec centers provide a wide range of services no matter where they are located. But in some of the most rural communities, itís crucial to understand your audience before you begin.


A Community Boost
>>Botetourt Family YMCA In Daleville, Virginia

Facility Profile - October 2019

In 2013, Botetourt County citizens approached the regional Y to ask for their own facility. The resulting Botetourt Family YMCA is the fifth location in the YMCA of Virginiaís Blue Ridge system.

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Celebrating 20 Years of Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Feature Article - September 2019

Celebrating 20 years of Recreation Management, we talked to experts from multiple fields about what's changed in recreation, sports and fitness over the past two decades—and what changes might be coming down the pike.


Recreation With a View
>> Central Recreation Center in Aurora, Colorado

Facility Profile - September 2019

This brand-new recreation center in Aurora, Colo., provides views both indoors and out.