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Turn Your Water Into a Destination

Problem Solver - August 2014

If your swimming pool or waterfront isn't drawing the same number of people as it used to, it might be time for an update. Aquatic recreation can get a real boost when you understand how to add the right products to fit the needs of your audience and facility.

Fun on the Water

Water-Based Entertainment Adds Revenue, Builds Community

Web Exclusive - May 2014

Natural waterfronts are a boon to their communities, when you know how to use them. Water-based family entertainment centers can boost revenue, as well as enhance the community they serve.

Water Works

Make the Most of Your Waterfront

Feature Article - March 2014

If you have water, you have a potential attraction. From low-key campground projects to impressive riverwalks and more, those who have access to water are learning to make the most of it.

Improve Your Waterfront to Boost Attendance

Problem Solver - August 2013

Secondly, you can use your new recreational feature as a programming tool. Create games, competitions and workouts around products like floating obstacle courses as a way to boost excitement.

Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Award Winner - May 2013

The design of the building responds to the organization's desire to change its profile in community by creating an open, welcoming invitation to the city and all who dream of sailing. Located on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee's Veterans Park, the new facility cost only $1.64 million to build. A modest facility, it was designed to work within the nonprofit organization's limited financial means, but at the same time, it sets an impressive environmental benchmark.

On the Waterfront

Use Your Water to Build Your Community

Feature Article - April 2013

Many communities are discovering the incredible potential of their waterfront property. Long neglected and forgotten sites have been revamped into community-building gathering places.

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.

Row Your Boats

Anacostia Boathouse in Washington, D.C.

Facility Profile - November 2012

When the time came to move to a new boathouse, an association of rowing enthusiasts found a solution that expanded space to meet the needs of a diverse community.

Attract More People to the Water

Problem Solver - August 2012

Safe modular sports inflatables can add a new element to your water that will draw the swimmers back in droves. They'll add more fun to your aquatic facility and provide you with programming that will help you stand out from the pack.

Hammonasset Beach State Park Visitor's Center

Madison, Connecticut

Award Winner - May 2012

The new 2,500-square-foot building is located at the center of the mile-long beach with nearly 4,000 square feet of deck and boardwalk. Inspiration for the building was derived from the site itself. The requirement to remain sensitive to the coastal environment, both from a conservation standpoint as well as an understanding of its harsh effects on the built environment, led to a design that touches the site lightly with natural materials that will remain serviceable for years to come.