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A March Toward Fun, Family & Fitness

Trends in Military Recreation

Feature Article - October 2020

Sports and fitness, family recreation and more all go into making sure our military members are well served as they serve us. Find out more about trends in military recreation.

Military Recreation

A Little R&R
The Epicenter at Great Lakes naval station, Ill.

Facility Profile - April 2018

Providing a place for military members and their families to let off a little steam and have a little fun helps contribute to mission success.

To Better Serve Those Who Serve

How Recreation Managers Can Support Military and Veteran Audiences More Effectively

Feature Article - January 2018

While military bases often provide their own recreation, sports and fitness outlets, local communities would be wise to partner with them to provide additional outlets. We talked to some experts to find out the best ways to do just that.

Delivering a Little R&R

Aviano Air Base in Italy

Facility Profile - January 2017

Military service can put stress on both those who serve and their families. Here, we take a look at how one air base in Italy is providing a tremendous range of recreational opportunities to help ease the strain.

Military Recreation & Readiness

Innovation, Efficiency and Enhanced Community Engagement

Feature Article - March 2016

What exactly does MWR do for our troops? Find out more about this crucial mission of our armed forces, as well as how communities and military are partnering to bring sports and recreation to veterans and wounded warriors.

2015 State of the Industry

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

Feature Article - June 2015

More than 2,300 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. . Here, we summarize their responses.

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Right on Track
Air Force Base Uses Networked Fitness to Track Workouts

Before You Go - September 2013

The Preva networked fitness solution—designed by Precor, a home and commercial fitness equipment manufacturer—includes the company's 880 Line of cardio equipment with interactive P80 consoles, personal accounts and a mobile app to provide the foundation for the base's "SOAR into Shape," a weight-loss and health competition that rewards participants with points for achieving weight-loss milestones and workout targets. Grand Forks is the first U.S. military installation to set up a comprehensive networked fitness solution.

Parks Reach Out to Disabled Vets & Soldiers

Web Exclusive - March 2012

U.S. Paralympics selected the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to receive grant funding in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces. Find out how these programs are making a difference.

Marching Ahead

The Connection Between Recreation & Quality of Life

Feature Article - April 2011

With a large number of soldiers deployed and returning from conflict, and an increasing population of wounded veterans, military installations and communities are improving programs and offering new services to bring recreation to wounded warriors and military families.