RECENT ARTICLES
  • Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour

    by AB Staff February 2015

    See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio: West River Community Center Outdoor Pool

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Location: Dickinson, N.D.
    Project submitted by: Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative

  • 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio: Mitch Park YMCA

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Location: Edmond, Okla.
    Project submitted by: Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects

  • 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio: Splash Central Water Park

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Location: Huron, S.D.
    Project submitted by: Stantec

  • 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio: Snohomish Aquatic Center

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Location: Snohomish, Wash.
    Project submitted by: Dull Olson Weekes - IBI Group Architects Inc., Water Technology Inc.

  • The 2015 Aquatic Design Portfolio

    by AB Staff February 2015

    Building on the reputation of our Architectural Showcase and Facility of Merit program, Athletic Business is proud to introduce the latest aquatic trends and design concepts in our new Aquatic Design Portfolio.

  • How to Design a World-Class Diving Venue

    by Doug Cook January 2015

    The design of a world-class diving venue requires understanding diving facility guidelines, diving competition rules, and the intricate interactions between divers and their environment.

  • Improving Pool Safety with Model Aquatic Health Code

    by October 2014

    The movie "Jaws" made you afraid to go into the water, but it was the inclusion of the "Jaws" theme music in another "scary" water scene five years later that likely resonated more with moviegoers. But instead of a shark, the object of fear was a Baby Ruth candy bar. Harold Ramis' classic comedy "Caddyshack" — virtually impossible not to quote while golfing nearly 35 years after its release — makes light of the pool safety nightmare known as a Code Brown, but that subject is certainly no laughing matter to pool operators tasked with keeping their aquatic facilities safe and clean.

  • Key Concepts to a Successful Pool Renovation

    by Dennis Berkshire, Guest Contributor October 2014

    Now that the economy seems to be solid in its recovery, many aquatics professionals are looking to renovate or reinvest in their facilities. But before jumping into a major or even minor renovation, there are some key components facility owners must consider.

  • Window Graphics Become Gymnastics Center’s Signature

    by Paul Steinbach September 2014

    Utilized in cardiovascular equipment areas, around jogging tracks and in other program spaces, exterior glass performs triple duty.