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Volume 28, Number 1  January/February 1997
Volume 28, Number 1 January/February 1997


Advocating to End Child Abuse in youth Sports 15
A national youth sports organization provides a risk management program to prevent child abuse in sports
- by Greg Bach

Internal Audits: A Manager's Best Friend 17
You don't need to be a CPA to conduct audits at your agency
- by Michael Clark. CLP

Special Focus

What's Hot What's Not 21
NSGA's research VP talks shop about the hottest U.S growth sports - by Thomas B. Doyle

Women Pack Punches in Chicago Gyms 26
Donning (boxing) gloves is fashionable in the Windy City
by Pamela Redd

Snowshoeing: Go Where No One Has Before 28
The timeless sport of snowshoeing takes off in modern times -by Chuck Post

Climbing as a Sport Rocks Illinois 30
Rock climbers ore a gutsy breed
by Ryan Purer

Score with In-line Hockey 33
How the nation's #1 growth sport can hit the ice in your town
- by John Hecker, CLP

What's Hot in Adaptive Sports 37
A pro from on award-winning SRA shares hot sports and issues
by Cindy Housner. MS. BS, NCTRC, CLP

Volume 28, Number 1  January/February 1997

The timeless sport of snowshoeing has entered the ranks of ''extreme'' sports with a modern shoe that's extremely lightweight and easy to use. Professional photographer Darren R. Best took this shot of a snowshoe racer "bump jumping" wearing a 23-ounce recreational snowshoe. Photograph courtesy of Northern Utes Snowshoe Company, Inc.


From the Editor 4
A new look resolution for '97

Across the Board 6
Speaking up for parks and recreation

Partnerships 9
Six park districts resuscitate a pool

Statehouse Insider 12
Meigs Field lands in fall veto session

Trend Watch 39
Trendy new year's resolutions

Mixed Media 40
Demystify the media

Our Natural Resources 42
"Flights of Fancy" feature story plus DNR Newsbriefs

People and Places 48

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