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  • $6.5M Powdersville YMCA Facility Opens

    by Mike Ellis July 2016

    Alison Pearson aims to spend several hours a day at the new Powdersville YMCA, lifting weights and doing cardio. “This is my third time this week,” she said on Wednesday. “I’m a girl who loves to lift weights, and lots of weights. And there’s a lot of girls like me now.” Pearson is part of about 300 families who joined the Y early; it has a grand opening today with a ribbon cutting.

  • Indoor Sports Complex Proposed

    by Tom Daykin July 2016

    A large indoor sports complex, featuring a soccer field, volleyball courts, sports medicine clinic and other facilities, is being proposed for Jackson.

  • Va. Beach Rec Centers to Offer Child Care

    by Robyn Sidersky June 2016

    The next time you head over to one of Virginia Beach’s recreation centers for a workout, the little ones can tag along, too. And they won’t be in your hair while you hit up the treadmill.

  • How to Make the Most of Facility Site Visits

    by Paul Steinbach June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • New Projects: Purdue Football | Central College Gym | Target Center

    by Emily Attwood June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Council Greenlights New $15M Rec Center

    by William Kelly June 2016

    Town officials have overwhelmingly embraced a plan for a new, larger recreation center at Seaview Park. The Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday to move forward with the project, which includes a new and larger playground, upgraded tennis facilities and expanded parking. Recreation Director Beth Zickar will return before the council July 12 with a full funding plan and schedule. Several residents -- some former residents who used the recreation center while growing up in town -- spoke strongly Tuesday in favor of the new plan.

  • New Projects: IU Natatorium | Morgan Academic Center | Edwards Aquatic Center

    by Emily Attwood June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • How to Involve All Stakeholders in the Design Process

    by Gail Cressley June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • How College Rec Centers Improve Student Life

    by AB Editors June 2016

    Across the country, colleges and universities are investing in their recreation and wellness centers, offering students a hub for campus life.

    The folks at Ohio University have compiled an infographic explaining the benefits to institutions of investing in campus recreation and wellness centers. 

    From ABCollege Rec Centers Expanding into Student Life Hubs


     

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  • Eight Locations Considered for $20M Sports Complex

    by Barbara O'Brien June 2016

    Twin rinks, a fieldhouse, gyms, a pro shop, restaurant and a snack bar. That's the type of facility the Town of Hamburg is hoping to develop in a public-private partnership with a Canadian firm.