• Fitness Center Users Relocated After Roof Damage

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    Members of the fitness center at F.O. Moxley Community Center in Bowling Green, Ky. have been forced to move to alternative workout spaces after rain and heavy snow damaged the facility's roof and caused flooding. The fitness center, operated by the city's parks department, is used by about 1,000 members. Rather than leave them out in the cold, city officials are working on implementing alternative exercise options for its members while damage is assessed and repaired.

  • Designing Recreation Centers for Seniors

    by Stephen Springs February 2015

    Among the most visible legacies of the Older Americans Act of 1965, a spate of senior center construction produced facilities intended to provide educational and recreational services, and to serve as hubs for the delivery of community-based social services. For a generation, senior centers were more community than rec — multipurpose rooms that could host community and family gatherings, bridge games and bingo nights.

  • YMCA, Health Group to Partner on $12.3M Rec Center

    by KAREE MAGEE Bismarck Tribune February 2015

    After seven years of planning, the Missouri Valley YMCA and Sanford Health will begin construction on the Family Wellness facility in Mandan this spring.

  • Rec Center to Host Big Sky Basketball Tournament

    by BIG SKY MEDIA RELATIONS February 2015

    The Big Sky Conference has approved a plan to transform the institution's recreation and wellness center into a temporary basketball arena for the event.

  • 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.

  • First-Year Rec Center Becomes New Community Hub

    by Lauren Donovan, Bismarck Tribune February 2015

    In less than a year, Williston's $76 million rec center has become the hub of the community’s recreational and social life.

  • Ice Rink Manager Blasts City Council, Predecessors

    by Scott Taylor, Staff Writer February 2015

    Norway Savings Bank Ice Arena General Manager Tim Holden blasted city councilors and previous city management in a recent letter.

  • Aquatic Center Pipes Damaged as Winterization Fails

    by Steven Matthews February 2015

    Several hundred dollars of damage has been discovered at the Kroger Aquatic Center at The Heights after a recent inspection revealed that part of the facility's winterization failed.

  • City's Rec Department Unified in New $6M Center

    by Barbara O'Brien News Staff Reporter February 2015

    The opening today of the new Community Center in Hamburg, with its Senior Services, Adult Day Care and Recreation, and the opening expected next month of the expanded Hamburg Library, will give residents upscale spots for fitness, nutrition, amusement, diversion, entertainment and learning.

  • School District Considers Buying YMCA Location

    by CUDAHY SCHOOL DISTRICT CUDAHYNOW.COM, South Shore NOW (Bay View, WI) February 2015

    The Cudahy School Board District has reviewed a plan to explore options to purchase the South Shore YMCA facility located in Cudahy and operate as a community center.