Place-Making: Pay Attention to Quality, Environment When Furnishing Your Site
Site furnishings bring character and balance to a park's open space, with benches, water fountains and picnic tables being just a few of the common accessories you can find. But furnishing your park site requires careful planning, too, with one of the best ways being to understand or determine the common or intended use for your specific areas.
A Playground for (All) the Ages: Bring Your Community Together With Fun And Fitness for Everyone
These days, many of us are living longer. And longer lives means more seniors to serve in our communities, and a broader range of active ages and interests and abilities to engage. While playgrounds will almost always be focused on children, more communities are finding ways to encourage play across all generations.
Making Waves on the Waterfront: Recreational Amenities in and Near Water See Surging Interest
Providing a range of recreational options can bring in revenue and boost excitement in the community. From riverfront parks to reclaimed lakes to manmade family aquatic centers, what are some ideas for transforming a source of water into a source of Wow!
The Spray's the Thing: The Latest Trends in Splash Play Areas
A natural connection is an important part of the park setting. In this feature, we'll look at how splash play areas are taking cues from nature to create inspiring settings, in addition to offering an understanding of water treatment options that help save water.
Recreation Management Magazine
In our May 2015 issue, we cover all the latest trends in recreation, sports and fitness facility design. Whether it's the latest trends in outdoor aquatic centers, or how multipurpose facilities are increasingly incorporating wellness and healthcare, or a closer look at fitness niches, sporting destinations and greener landscapes, we've got our eye on the most current goings-on in facility design.
2016 Buyers Guide
Check out our latest guide to everything you need for your sports, recreation or fitness facility. From aquatic supplies to sporting equipment, from workout machines to park site amenities—and beyond—we've got the most trusted, simple-to-use reference to sports, recreation and fitness products and services in the industry.
Rec Report Newsletter
The Rec Report e-newsletter brings you the most up-to-date ideas and solutions for recreation, sports and fitness facility managers. Every month, we cover the latest and greatest innovations—from programming to facility planning, from research and trends to the newest products—to help you make your facility a success.
Webinar Educational Series
Recreation Management's Webinar Educational Series connects you with the brightest stars in the field of managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities to provide an in-depth look at some of the top issues and challenges in the field today. Join us to learn more about practical solutions to common problems, as well as new developments and innovations in the industry.
2015 State of the Industry
Find out the latest trends in managed recreation, sports and fitness facilities. We surveyed more than 2,000 industry professionals and summarized their responses in this annual must-read report.