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Great Escapes

Provide Respite & Relaxation With Shelters & Shade Structures

Feature Article - October 2019

From elaborate structures that serve as park centerpieces to simpler shelters that offer an easy way to get out of the weather, we cover all of the ways shelters and shade structures can help improve your site.

Shade That Does More

Web Exclusive - October 2019

What if you could simultaneously provide visitors with much-needed shade while generating power? At the St. Louis Zoo, a unique new shade solar canopy does just that.

Transform Your Space With Shade

Problem Solver - August 2019

You can extend the impact of your shade structures from the daylight hours into the nighttime by adding lighting solutions that highlight the structures' beautiful curves and colors.

Gimme Shelter

Keys for Creating Great Covered Spaces

Feature Article - October 2018

Shelters and shade structures not only provide patrons with a little respite from the blazing sun or bad weather, they can also create a unique focal point for a site, providing a beautiful aesthetic or highlighting a lovely view.

Provide Shade That Adapts to the Weather

Problem Solver - August 2018

Extreme weather can be a problem in many areas. When looking for shade solutions for your site, be sure to do your research. For exceptional events like tropical storms or winter weather, you want to find a shade canopy that is easily removed and reattached.


A Waterfront Park Revitalized
Sullivan Park in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

Facility Profile - February 2018

This intracoastal recreational area, accessible by car or boat, was isolated and underused for years, but now, thanks to a complete revitalization, it's a whole new waterfront.

Add a Little Shade

Shelters, Shade Structures Mix Function & Style

Feature Article - October 2017

When you want to create a park that attracts a wide range of visitors while also creating visual appeal, shelters and shade structures can really make a difference.

Shelters & Shade

Back to the Garden
The Kitchen Community in Memphis, Tenn., & Other Locations

Facility Profile - September 2017

At The Kitchen Community's gardens in various cities across the country, children learn how to grow and eat healthy.

Provide Shade in Tight Spaces

Problem Solver - August 2017

If you want to keep support columns out of the way, look for cantilever designs, which feature support columns only on the back side of the canopy. In addition to swimming pools, this is also a good choice for providing shade for spectators at sporting events, where you don't want to block the view.

Seeking Shelter

Innovations in Shade & Shelter Solutions

Feature Article - September 2016

What can shade do for you? Boost revenue? Check. Create a gathering place? Check. Turn your park into a destination? Check. Increase attendance and patron comfort? Check.