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'Youthful Enthusiasm'

Helping Adults Overcome Their Fear of Water

Web Exclusive - January 2015

By the time most adults look for help overcoming their fear of water, they need help reclaiming the youthful resiliency that will help them learn and grow.

Fit in '15

Web Exclusive - January 2015

What fitness trends will take hold in 2015? Join us as we discuss some of the up-and-coming trends with the American Council on Exercise.

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Academy Teaches Students About Climate Change

Before You Go - January 2015

The Academy—which is a partnership between the National Park Service Climate Change Response Program and the nonprofit No Barriers Youth—began with a Night Skies program, which led to the creation of the more intensive immersion program.

Programming: Aquatics

Healing Waters
The Power of Aquatic Programs

Feature Article - November 2014

Aquatic therapy programs, special needs programs and others may not be the programming centerpiece that learn-to-swim is, but they can provide a way to get more patrons to the pool and boost revenues.

Solutions for Your Budget

Partnerships, Cutbacks Help Manage Budget Difficulties

Feature Article - August 2014

Many facilities are learning to live with a new normal—operating on tighter budgets. Here, we talk to industry experts on some of the best strategies for managing under the strain.

Boost Attendance at Your Pool

Problem Solver - August 2014

Everybody wants to see their swimming pool bring in the crowds—and the revenues that go with them. But many pools find themselves challenged by the emergence of waterpark-like bells and whistles, from lazy rivers and splash play to waterslides and more. Even on a limited budget, though, you can find ways to expand the activities—and the fun—at your pool without time- and budget-consuming renovations.

Expand Your Fitness Programming

Problem Solver - August 2014

Success in the fitness industry is all about attracting new members and retaining the existing ones. Group fitness classes are one of the crucial tools in your arsenal as you work to ensure your facility's success. But scheduling and staffing group fitness can be tricky. Providing the programs people are looking for, when they are looking for them can be difficult. With the right solutions in place, you can provide group fitness when and where members want it.

Use Your Pool Lift to Boost Revenue

Problem Solver - August 2014

The Americans With Disability Act requires that certain commercial pools include accessible means of entry. Providing accessibility to patrons with disabilities is the right thing to do, and it's the law, but did you know it also can help generate revenue?

2014 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

A Look At What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2014

More than 2,200 professionals responded to our call for information about their facility operations. Here, we summarize their responses, including current trends in operations, staffing, programming, construction and much more.

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A Healthier Future
NRPA, PHA Team Up for Kids' Health Campaign

Before You Go - May 2014

The five-year campaign, dubbed "Commit to Health," was designed to bring Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards to community park and recreation programs throughout the country. The campaign officially was announced in February at an event in Gwen Cherry Park in Miami.