Facilities: Rec Center
Planning and Prioritizing Renovations for Rec Centers
by Zach Bisek July 2014
Many communities across the country are emerging from the recession with new energy, new life and new ideas for their future. While budgets are loosening, recreation organizations are still limited when it comes to undertaking new projects. Construction of a new recreation center is still out of reach for many organizations, but long-desired renovations of an existing facility might be feasible — at least some of them.
Ice Hockey, Gymnastics to Share New $16M Facility
by STEVE METSCH July 2014
Molly Ross is looking forward to taking gymnastics lessons a little closer to home. And the 7-year-old's mother, Erin, is grateful she will be able to stay near home in Chicago's 19th Ward rather than driving to Oak Lawn for those lessons.
New CEO Taking Second Look at Three-Year-Old Y Plans
by DANIEL HARTILL, Staff Writer July 2014
Three-year-old plans for a new $15 million Auburn- Lewiston YMCA -- including a new campus on 93 acres overlooking the Androscoggin River -- still have a place in the office of the nonprofit's chief executive officer.
Troubled YMCA Closing, Fitness Alternatives in Works
by BRANDON SHULLEETA July 2014
After announcing Sunday that the Atlee Station Family YMCA will close in October because of financial struggles, the YMCA and the company that owns the building are working to offer residents other fitness options.
College Rec Centers the Key to a Higher GPA?
by Michael Gaio July 2014
Add this to the long list of benefits provided by a campus rec center: it may help students achieve better grades.
Coordinating Construction of Oregon's Campus Rec Center
by Jeff McDonald July 2014
Projects on college campuses commonly come with logistical challenges, but the University of Oregon currently has a handful. In a heavily trafficked area through the heart of campus, three contractors are tackling four projects.
Center Would Address Space Shortage for Seniors, Rec
by Michelle Kearns; News Staff Reporter July 2014
The Orchard Park town board will consider building a community center for all ages, perhaps at Brush Mountain Park, as one solution to the senior citizens' center and recreation department's need for more space.
City Plans $1.4M Renovation of Rec Center Built in 1967
by CHRISTOPHER O'DONNELL July 2014
- One of the city's oldest recreation centers is set for a $1.4 million makeover. City officials plan to renovate the Lake Vista Recreation Center in South St. Petersburg, building a 4,000-square-foot addition and modernizing the aging building. Plans include a multipurpose community room and kitchen, demolition and replacement of the center's entrance and lobby, new restrooms and replacement of windows, ceilings and lighting.
New Projects: University of Colorado; Guilford High School; Fairfield University
by Emily Attwood July 2014
The University of Colorado (right) broke ground last month on $143 million in various athletic facility upgrades.
During Construction It’s Decision Time, Again and Again
by Ralph Agostinelli June 2014
The design is complete, the shovels are in the ground. How are you planning to spend the next 12 to 18 months, while your new building takes shape?