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Trail Blazers
Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont, Maryland

Facility Profile - January 2013

Catoctin Mountain Park has always tried to go above and beyond to ensure accessibility to its beautiful views and campsites. A new trail at the park features an accessible surface that gets patrons with disabilities off the asphalt.

Portrait of a Winner

Tuscarora Township Wins Shelter

Web Exclusive - January 2013

Tuscarora Township in Michigan was the lucky winner of a beautiful shelter at the NRPA Congress this past October. Learn more about how the township plans to utilize its windfall.

Changes Are Coming to ADA

New Regulation Standards Expected for Campgrounds, Parks & Beaches

Feature Article - November 2012

Access Board guidelines for swimming pools have been in the news for the past couple of years. But pools aren't the only facilities that need to pay attention to accessibility.

Park & Pool

A Playful Makeover
Kandle Park & Pool in Tacoma, Wash.

Facility Profile - October 2012

This new park and pool in Tacoma, Wash., provides myriad opportunities for fun in water or on land for community members.

Trash To Treasure

Transforming Brownfields Into Playing Fields and Parks

Feature Article - September 2012

Brownfields offer a near-perfect option for many landlocked areas looking to expand recreational offerings. Find out more about how the redevelopment process works.


From Eyesore to Eye-Catching
River Bend Community Park in St. Charles, Ill.

Facility Profile - September 2012

With the help of good neighbors and several government agencies, a former prison site has been transformed into a beautiful amenity for the local community.

Help Keep Your Park Clean

Problem Solver - August 2012

This simple solution simplifies cleanup and removes the burden of pet-waste removal from your staff. Place the containers, pet station or bag dispenser in a highly visible location—such as along a walking trail, at the park's entrances or in an area where people congregate. Instructions on how to use the stations are posted on the bag dispenser, so patrons should have no trouble picking up after their pets.


Enduring Signs
Various Locations

Facility Profile - July 2012

When it comes to marking places, wayfinding and more, signs are a crucial tool. Finding signs that can withstand abuse and harsh environments can help reduce maintenance.

2012 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

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

Feature Article - June 2012

More than 2,000 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.

Parks & Recreation

A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

Feature Article - June 2012

Parks and recreation organizations continue to recover following the downturn, and have a positive outlook over the next couple of years. Find out the trends affecting parks and recreation,