Advertising & Content Specifications
Preferred File Format:
  • PDF & PDF/X1-A
  • Without Crop Marks


Other Accepted File Formats :
  • JPEG or Tiff


All photos and graphics must be:
  • High-Resolution (300 dpi)
  • CMYK color
Ad Dimensions:
  • Double-Page Spread with Bleed: 16.5” x 11.125”
  • Full Page with Bleed: 8.375” x 11.125”
  • Half Page: 7.125” x 4.875”
  • Fourth Page: 3.5” x 4.875”


Magazine Essentials:
  • Printing: Offset process
  • Binding: Saddle stitch
  • Trim Size: 8.125” x 10.875”
  • Bleed Area: 8.375” x 11.125”
  • Safe Area: 7.875” x 10.625”
File Formats:
  • GIF or JPG
  • Also provide URL for ad


All photos and graphics must be:
  • 72 dpi
  • RGB color
  • Less than 100k
Ad Dimensions:
  • Welcome/Before You Go: 640 x 480 pixels
  • Leaderboard: 970 x 90 pixels
  • Large Right Column: 300 x 250 pixels
  • Right Column: 300 x 150 pixels
  • Email Banner: 620 x 100 pixels
New Product/Company Spotlight:

Full page in print educating readers on your new product or company with photos, benefits and features. Content created by your group and designed out by our editorial staff.

  • 200 words describing your product or company and how it can benefit rec centers
  • 125 words listing 3-5 facts about company or product
  • Two large images
    • High-resolution (300 dpi) and CMYK color
  • Company email, phone number and website


Pro Talk:

Full-page print editorial written by your company used to educate the industry on a topic of your choice. The piece must be business focused and non-self promotional (any references to product or company will be removed).

  • 500 words
  • Name, company, contact information
  • Short author bio
Public Forum:

Half-page interview in print between our editorial staff and your company on a feature topic immediately following the story. The platform allows you to educate decision makers by providing professional insight on the topic and your company.

  • 200 words
  • Name, company, contact information
  • Author image
    • High-resolution (300 dpi) and CMYK color


Supplier Voice:

Online editorial written by your company. These are placed on the home page of our website for 30 days and used to educate the industry on a topic of your choice.

  • 600 words

Community Rec Magazine is not responsible for the appearance of ads submitted that do not meet the graphic format and specifications mentioned.

If you have any questions or issues with uploading your file, please call us at 502-254-7021.

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