b'FURNITURE SHOWCASEoutdoors, even while at the campground, said Gray.With spring around the corner, we may be seeingsome pent-up demand. Everyone spent the winterall cooped up and now they are ready to get outsideand campground owners are anticipating that.Many parks are adding picnic tables to accom-modate more people wanting to enjoy camping,she continued. Bleachers and riser sales are alsotrending with this. Grill sales are doing well, too. Ron Romens, president of Verona, Wis.-basedCommercial Recreation Specialist(CRS)saidcampgroundownersseem to be upping their game in alot of different ways. Businessisverygood.Thecamping sector has seen many newpeoplecampingin2020anditseems like the owners are anticipat- Shade options, like this canopy from Commercial Recreation Specialist, are selling well as park owners lookingthetrendwillcontinue,he for ways to keep campers cool and protect their outdoor equipment.Ron Romens noted. They are preparing for it,and that translates to a lot of activity on the salesfront early this year. They are thinking it through in this environment they are bringing capital with them.Romens sees fully capitalized campground own- on how to handle traffic flow, and that thinking is dif- Woodalls Campground Management caughters planning and using more strategy in how they ferent than four or five years ago, he noted. Many up with a variety of suppliers in the industry andmanage the flow of campers.new players are coming into the market as well and is highlighting a few of the key products they offer.BY THE YARD wood top.By the Yard is a Jordan, Minn.-based outdoor furniture maker specializing in Ifacampgroundlong lasting resin-based furniture recycled from used plastic milk owner wanted to buy justcontainers.the legs from us and in-2020 taught us all to embrace the outdoors, said the com- stall their own wood onpanys marketing representative, Justine Hagness, which is top, we have those typeswhat we have been doing at By the Yard for the last 25 years. We of legs as well, said Doty.are as passionate as ever about creating functional, responsible, (800) 233-3907durable and, of course, beautiful outdoor furniture.www.dotyconcrete.comBy the Yards Adirondack chairs range in price from $300 to$400 and will last for decades.FIRESIDE LODGE FURNITUREJustine Hagness The Traditional Adirondack cradles campers in a laid-back po- Our hottest sellers on a perennialsition, perfect for poolside or waterfronts. Its raised and upright models are eas- basis for the outside space are the log-ier to get into and out of.built chairs and rocking chairs, saidThe company also offers Adirondacks through its commercial sales depart- Trosvig. For cabin interiors, bunk bedsment at lower pricing for multiple purchases. are still selling hotthe more heads onFire Tables pillows the better, and futons as alwaysThis unique multi-purpose table features a stainless-steel fire pit bowl that are hot. contains heat-resistant diamond glass gems to showcase a stunning flame sur- The New WoodShop Line rounded by a removable glass shield. For those not interested in the rustic(952) 492-2777www.bytheyard.net log look, Trosvig is seeing an uptick instylized rustic furniture built with actualCOMMERCIAL RECREATION SPECIALISTS reclaimed barn wood in its WoodShopCommercialRecre- line.ationSpecialists(CRS) (877) 568-6188www.firesidelodgefurniture.comhas noticed more ownersbuying Adirondack-style FROSTYS PARK EQUIPMENTchairs in numerous col- Frostys Park Equipmentors. Aquabanasare also a has been producing picnicnew feature for CRS.tables, adjustable grills, fireThe Aquabanas feature rings,benchesandbear-anareaforcampersto proof containers for camp-relax, with shade, lighting grounds for over 40 years. and even coolers, while The bear-proof contain-alsoprovidingcampers ers are a real big seller, ac-access to the water. Park owners could rent the smaller units for $80 a day and cording to Shoemaker. Weup to $120 a day for larger units, explained Romens.build all our products rightWaterfront Furniture and Shade Systems here at our facilities in Ten-Whats selling hot is the umbrellas and chairs for the waterfront, pool and nessee. beach areas, said Romens, all the site amenities around the water and shade Adjustable Covered Grillstructures where people can create little recreation zones in the shade.The cover helps hold inRecycled plastic furniture that holds up to the elements is also doing well.heat and smoke and keeps the weather out of whatever a camper is cooking. The(877) 896-8442www.crs4rec.com cover is made of 16-gauge steel with quarter-inch handles for easy lifting. Thegrill is 14-by-20 inches and adjusts to four different cooking heights. Stay-coolDOTY & SONS CONCRETE PRODUCTS handles allow adjustments while cooking. The grill connects to a post with hexThe firm provides outdoor tables, benches and recycling and litter contain- head set screws to prevent wobble and deter theft.ers, among other products to campground owners.Galvanized Walk-Thru Picnic TableThe companys tables come in either a round or square shape.Stable due to short-radius bends, the heavy-duty frames are made of galva-We also have tables that are designed like picnic tables, offering long seats nized piping. A center brace is included for a flatter top that is 59 inches widewith long tabletops, all made from concrete, said Doty. and 27 inches high with a seat height of 17 inches. Tables are available with stainless steel couplers that allow for umbrellas to Bear Proof Trash Can Containerbe used with the tables. Handling two full-sized, 32-gallon trash cans, this container eliminates theThe tables are available in different finishes and designed to last for many need for lids with a push-button flip-up lid. Twenty-four-inch anchors keep theyears, explained Doty. container attached to the ground and in place. Some of the companys tables also come with concrete leg bases and a (800) 376-7897www.parkequipment.comWOODALLSCM.com April 2021-17'