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Court Sense: Experts Offer Tips on Choosing Indoor Sports Surfaces

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Court Sense: Experts Offer Tips on Choosing Indoor Sports Surfaces

By Rick Dandes

If you want to get a lot out of your sports courts, first you need the right design. Then, you must follow proper maintenance procedures. Here's what to consider to get more programming out of your courts.
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Tail-Wagging Fun: Design & Outfit an Effective Dog Park

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Tail-Wagging Fun: Design & Outfit an Effective Dog Park

By David Mumpower

Dog parks continue to be a popular addition across the country. Learn the basics of getting a dog park off the ground, as well as what you can do to go a bit beyond and offer more for pooches and their owners.
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Upscale & Utilitarian: The Latest in Locker Room Design

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Upscale & Utilitarian: The Latest in Locker Room Design

By Chris Gelbach

Dirty locker rooms that don't seem secure will definitely affect the success of your facility. Here, we'll examine locker room design trends, focusing on ease of maintenance and aesthetically pleasing solutions.
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Waterfront Access: Clever Planning, Activities Help Draw Visitors

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Waterfront Access: Clever Planning, Activities Help Draw Visitors

By Deborah L. Vence

If you have water, whether a lake, a river or the ocean, in your back yard, then you've got a natural amenity that can attract visitors from near and far. But first, you have to know how to develop that space.
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Change Is in the Air: Managing Healthy Air & Water in Your Aquatic Facility

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Change Is in the Air: Managing Healthy Air & Water in Your Aquatic Facility

By Kelli Ra Anderson

Change is in the air—and in the water. Today's aquatic managers can wield significant game-changing weapons in the battle for healthier natatorium environments.
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A Pool for Every Purpose: Multi-Use Pools Provide Space for Competition, Leisure

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A Pool for Every Purpose: Multi-Use Pools Provide Space for Competition, Leisure

By Joe Bush

At least one expert says that large multi-use pools may be the way of the future for colleges, park districts and health clubs.
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Beyond Treading Water: Finding Profitability in Aquatic Operations

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Beyond Treading Water: Finding Profitability in Aquatic Operations

By Dawn Klingensmith

If only aquatic facility managers could control the weather, they might be able to improve their bottom line.
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Out of the Ordinary: Making Fun Park Games Work

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Out of the Ordinary: Making Fun Park Games Work

By Chris Gelbach

Disc golf continues to be one of the more commonly planned additions among parks, camps and others. Learn more about adding disc golf to your lineup, as well as other popular favorites like mini golf, bocce and more.
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Planning for Inclusion: Inclusive Play Needs Community Participation

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Planning for Inclusion: Inclusive Play Needs Community Participation

By Deborah L. Vence

Ideally, inclusion is top-of-mind from the earliest planning stages of your playground. Get the community involved and excited from conception to completion of your project.
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Sports to the Max: Make the Most of Your Sports Fields

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Sports to the Max: Make the Most of Your Sports Fields

By Rick Dandes

For fields designed to handle specific sports like soccer, baseball and lacrosse, as well as multi-use fields, finding the ideal turf solution requires special consideration.
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Fit to Be Tried: New Trends in Fitness Programming

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Fit to Be Tried: New Trends in Fitness Programming

By Joe Bush

The latest trends in fitness programming indicate a more individualized approach, with greater connectedness, more group fitness activities and more.
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Certifiably Safer: Why & How Certification Improves Safety

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Certifiably Safer: Why & How Certification Improves Safety

By Kelli Ra Anderson

Whether it's for a playground inspector, an aquatic facility manager, a fitness instructor or a climbing instructor, certification can make an impact on safety in your facility.
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Recreation Management Magazine

In the March 2015 issue, we cover a variety of topics to help keep your recreation, sports and fitness facilities booming. Features cover waterfront planning, locker room design, effective dog parks and the selection of indoor sports surfaces. We also take a closer look at outdoor fitness equipment and swimming pools and water conservation.

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News & Events

Your connection to current events, trends and top news stories in the managed recreation industry.

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2015 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.

BUYERS GUIDE

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.

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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.

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2014 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.

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Kay Park Recreation - American Made Park Equipment Since 1954
Recreation Supply - The Pool Supply Specialists
Belson Outdoors - Your Outdoor Superstore
Lincoln Aquatics - Ready when you are
Zeager - The Natural Choice in Accessible Surfaces - The Look of Real Grass Without the Upkeep - Safe. Accessible. Low Maintenance.