Recreation Management - Ideas and Solutions for Recreation, Sports & Fitness Facility Managers
CXT Precast Products
Click to read articles on the Recreation Management website Click to read articles on the Recreation Management website

March 2017 REC REPORT NEWSLETTER

National Health Campaign Reaches 228,000 Youth in Three Years

Children across the country are reaping the benefits of a national out-of-school-time initiative aimed at improving childhood nutrition and increasing physical activity through local parks and recreation. Now in its third year, The National Recreation and Park Association's (NRPA) Commit to Health campaign, which utilizes the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity standards first adopted by the National AfterSchool Association, has been implemented by 1,250 park and recreation sites nationally—with an impact on more than 228,000 youth enrolled in out-of-school-time programming.

Click here to read more.


Recreation Management Magazine - Renew Your FREE Subscription Online!

SPECIAL NEWS

Don't Miss These Upcoming Events!

  • IHRSA 2017, March 8 to 11 in Los Angeles. Presented by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (www.ihrsa.org)
  • Amusement Expo International 2017, March 14 to 16 in Dallas, Texas. Presented by the AAMA and AMOA (www.amusementexpo.org)
  • SHAPE America 2017 National Convention & Expo, March 14 to 18 in Boston. Presented by SHAPE America (www.shapeamerica.org)

REC NEWS

NSPF Releases Advanced Service Technician Course

The National Swimming Pool Foundation introduces a comprehensive blended training program to the aquatic industry: Advanced Service Technician Course.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/recreation-industry-news.

NRPA Awards Grant Funding for New Nature Discovery Program

The National Recreation and Park Association has selected four park and recreation agencies to receive funding for its new Wildlife Explorer's program.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/recreation-industry-news.

PHIT Introduced in Congress

PHIT, the fitness industry's top federal legislative priority, was introduced recently in Congress.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/recreation-industry-news.

Keep America Beautiful Partners to Boost Recycling in Flint Schools

The Coca-Cola Company, Nestle Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/recreation-industry-news.

Study: Private Schools Offer Fewer Athletic Training Services

A new study reveals that a greater percentage of U.S. public secondary schools than private secondary schools offer athletic training services to meet the health care needs of their student athletes.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/recreation-industry-news.


Pilot Rock - Summer Planning Starts Now!


Click here to find suppliers
for over 1,000 products

Featured Stories from RECREATION MANAGEMENT

Here are some past stories from Recreation Management related to our main feature above.

A Look at Trends in Camps

Camp facilities provide a natural respite from the workaday world. Here, we take a look at trends in these facilities, from campgrounds to youth camps and beyond.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/feature/201606WE01/1.

Stumbling Blocks: Kids in Child Care Centers Not Getting Adequate Exercise

And who's at fault? Possibly, parental and societal values about injury prevention and kindergarten readiness, according to a study published in Pediatrics.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/feature/201202BY01/1.

Teaching Healthy Eating: Connecting Communities to Healthier Lifestyles

From nutrition counseling and education to farmers markets and community gardens, parks and other organizations have found myriad ways to try to improve the health of the communities they serve.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/feature/201702FE04/1.

Your Best Fest Yet: Trends and Strategies for Fun Events and Festivals

Before you get your fest off the ground, find out more about best practices and clever innovations that others have engaged to attract a crowd.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/feature/201610FE03/1.

Joining Forces: Partnerships Helps Parks, Recreation Facilities Improve Effectiveness

Developing partnerships with other organizations, whether they are nonprofit or for-profit, is vital in helping to make recreation facilities more effective in executing their plans for new or existing developments or programs.

For more information, visit http://recmanagement.com/feature/201508FE01/1.


 Please do not reply to this e-mail. Send general and subscription inquiries to info@recmanagement.com.