YMCAs: A Look at Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs, and Boys & Girls Clubs

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YMCAs: A Look at Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs, and Boys & Girls Clubs

These nonprofit facilities tend to provide a huge range of programs for people of all ages. Here we take a look at the latest trends for these facilities.
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Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

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Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

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Respondents from health clubs, fitness clubs, sports clubs and medical fitness facilities provide unique offerings focused on fitness and wellness. Here's a look at the trends among these facilities.
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Schools & School Districts: A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

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Schools & School Districts: A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Schools and school districts provide a huge range of services, from simple youth sports programs to shared community facilities. This section takes a look at trends among school respondents.
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Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

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Colleges & Universities: A Look at Trends in Colleges & Universities

Colleges and universities continue to struggle with state-level budget cuts, but providing wellness, sports, fitness and recreation to students is still a way to stand out from other campuses.
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Parks & Recreation: A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

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Parks & Recreation: A Look at Trends in Parks & Recreation

The largest number of survey respondents come from parks and recreation organizations. In this section, we take a look at trends in their parks and facilities.
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Aquatics: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

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Aquatics: A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

In this section, we cover the trends in aquatic facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas.
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Regional Information: A Look at Regional Trends

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Regional Information: A Look at Regional Trends

In this section, we break down the trends by region of the country.
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2018 State of the Managed Recreation Industry: A Look At What's Happening in Recreation, Sports & Fitness Facilities

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2018 State of the Managed Recreation Industry: A Look At What's Happening in Recreation, Sports & Fitness Facilities

By Emily Tipping

Nearly 1,600 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, budgets, construction plans, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.
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Fitness for All: Campus Design Focuses on Connection, Inclusiveness

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Fitness for All: Campus Design Focuses on Connection, Inclusiveness

By Deborah L. Vence

Campus recreation centers are still a centerpiece, providing a useful tool in recruiting new students and ensuring good quality of life for existing students.
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The Landscape View: Bringing the Many Benefits of Parks to the Forefront

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The Landscape View: Bringing the Many Benefits of Parks to the Forefront

By Dave Ramont

The best parks are not just pieces of land set aside for sports and recreation, but rather, take the needs of the community into account and make careful use of landscape design to maximize their potential.
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Swimming Ahead: New Currents in Natatorium Design

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Swimming Ahead: New Currents in Natatorium Design

By Dave Ramont

Waterpark-like amenities have taken over outdoor swimming pools, but indoor pools also are adapting with the needs of modern swimmers, incorporating more fun and fitness.
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Everyone's Welcome: The Latest Trends in Sports Facility Design

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Everyone's Welcome: The Latest Trends in Sports Facility Design

By Chris Gelbach

At colleges and universities, and even some high schools, design for sports facilities caters to the needs of athletes. But lately, these designs are aiming to take everyone into account.
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Recreation Management Magazine

The June 2018 issue features our Annual State of the Industry Report. Nearly 1,600 professionals responded to our extensive survey about their facilities, and we've gathered to results to report on everything from construction plans and operational costs to staffing and programming.

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2018 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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2017 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.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY REPORT

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