Facilities: Locker Room
Locker Room Video Voyeur Pleads Guilty to Harassment
by Telegraph Herald July 2014
A Dubuque man accused of recording a woman changing in a gym locker room has pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree harassment.
Keeping College Athletic Laundry Operations Running Smoothly
by Emily Attwood June 2014
Penn State University has eight of them. The University of Alabama has nine. The University of Wisconsin recently renovated its largest, and the University of Michigan breaks ground on a new facility this summer.
Coach Presence Key to Keeping Locker Room Order
by Jarrett Bell, firstname.lastname@example.org, USA TODAY Sports June 2014
The voice boomed from the back of the auditorium, without apology. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was worked up during a question-and-answer session
Athletic Business Architectural Showcase 2014 Map
by AB Staff June 2014
View 2014 AB showcase locations in a full screen map
This year marks the 27th year of Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase and 29th Facility of Merit awards program. The University of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium graced the cover of the first "Showcase on Architecture" as it was initially called, one of 45 facilities to be highlighted in the June 1988 issue.
Not surprisingly, facilities have gotten bigger and more expensive since our first Showcase — there is a more than $100 million difference between the most expensive project this year and its counterpart in 1988 — but there's still room for smaller projects. College projects continue to dominate the market, though preferences have changed — a campus-rec standard today, climbing walls were all but nonexistent in facilities of the '80s.
Guarding Athletic Locker Rooms Against MRSA
by Dawn Shoemaker January 2014
While there have been reports of outbreaks of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) in hospitals and medical facilities for decades, those who contracted the disease were often older people or people with significantly weakened immune systems, leaving many athletic facility operators with their own false sense of immunity. However, the affliction of three otherwise healthy players for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past fall, as well as five cases, including two student-athletes, reported in the Northville (Mich.) Public School District have shaken that mindset and have many athletic facility operators reevaluating their cleaning procedures.
Locker Room Design Goes Vertical at Oregon, Michigan
by Paul Steinbach July 2012
Glen E. "Bo" Schembechler Hall houses the University of Michigan's football offices, a Michigan football museum and team locker rooms.
Efficient Locker Room Design Maximizes Use of Small Spaces
by Emily Attwood December 2011
From high-tech lock technology to plush lounge areas, whirlpools, Internet access and private showers and dressing areas, it's easy to sink a significant amount of money into creating the ultimate locker room.
Proper Management of Saunas and Steam Rooms
by Emily Attwood August 2011
In Europe, saunas and steam rooms are commonplace. In Finland especially, where the traditional sauna has its roots, saunas are simply a part of life.
Lock Specification is Key to Locker Room Design
by Nicholas Brown January 2011
There are few components in any recreation center, aquatics center or health club that nearly every facility user is guaranteed to touch on nearly every visit. One of those components is the locker door lock. And unlike major program spaces or available exercise equipment, locks are unlikely to be one of the amenities that initially draws patrons to a given facility.
Successful Laundry Operations Depend on Chemical Supplier
by Nicholas Brown October 2010
The success of any athletics laundry operation often depends on an outside party - the chemical supplier.