|Our 2010 Salary Survey of the Managed Recreation, Sports & Fitness Industry|
In this annual survey, we ask recreation, sports and fitness professionals to talk about some of the major aspects of their careers.
|Try That on for Size||
|Small Communities Take On Big Recreation Amenities|
At the other end of the spectrum, sports facilities in local communities are finding new ways to offer more for their patrons.
|Design for the Big Time||
|Latest Stadiums Mix History, Technology and Intimate Fan Experience|
Big stadiums for professional and college teams are adding new features that look back and forward. Many designers access the history of a place, and then mix in technology and other amenities to update the experience for game-goers.
|Aquatics Facilities Can Be Gold Mines If Done Right|
If your aquatic facility is losing dollars, you might take a look at your program lineup. Get this critical piece of the puzzle right, and you can boost your bottom line.
|A Cut Above||
|Scoreboard Innovations Becoming More Visual, Motivational|
Once upon a time, a scoreboard was just a big rectangle with some numbers on it to let spectators know how things stood. These days, with technological advances and creative innovations, they can do so much more than tell the score.
| GUEST COLUMNS|
|Fitness & Exercise|| |
|Gateway to Exercise|
While your patrons actually have to show up to the health club if they want to get a workout, there are plenty of tools online to help motivate them and inspire you.
|Sports and Playground Surfaces|| |
|No Risk From Tire Crumb|
While there has been much unscientific discussion over the safety of tire crumb, the EPA’s final word is that it poses no risk. And, the benefits abound.
Online Scheduling Software Offers Reservation Solution
If you want to get scheduling done right, you’d be wise to check out the latest software offerings and all the ways they can help you manage better.
| FACILITY PROFILES|
|Dedham Health and Athletic Complex in Dedham, Mass.|
Since the 1970s, the owners of the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex have been growing and innovating. Learn more about how they’ve stayed on top of their game.
|Give Them What They Want|
|Otter Cove Aquatic Park in St. Charles, Ill.|
Careful consideration of community needs is leading to a growing aquatic facility. While kids can splash about now in the spraypark, in years to come, there will be so much more aquatic fun.
| BEFORE YOU GO...|
|Before You Go…|| |
|Reaching Your Peak|
Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Opens 50 and Older Club
| PRODUCT SHOWCASES||