• 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.

  • Single Laylight Combines Natural, Artificial Light in Seating Area

    by Paul Steinbach June 2016

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

  • YMCA Seeks Donations for Expansion Effort

    by Judith McGinnis June 2016

    It’s a growth spurt 70 years in the making. YMCA of Wichita Falls is campaigning for funds for new and improved facilities to fulfill its mission of meeting community needs, from early childhood education to the health of families.

  • NYC Trims Parks Fees for Vets, People with Disabilities

    by Yeho Hwang June 2016

    The city has reduced the annual membership rate for veterans and people with disabilities to $25 for access to 36 NYC Parks recreation centers.

  • Senior Fitness Center Planned

    by Donna Frake June 2016

    The state-of-the-art initiative geared for the 50-plus population, will be open to the public and include a pool, classes, exercise equipment, showers and locker rooms and a full-time fitness instructor.

  • New Youth-Friendly YMCA to Open Doors Next Week

    by Chris Dettro May 2016

    The downtown Springfield Y will have a grand opening for members, including a ribbon cutting, of its state-of-the-art Youth Fitness Center on June 1.

  • Hamburg Moves Toward $25M Sports Complex

    by Barbara O'Brien May 2016

    A 43-minute debate Monday night was the first public discussion that Hamburg Town Board members have had on an agreement with a Toronto developer for a multisport facility that could cost more than $25 million.

  • YMCA to Offer All-Girls Tackle Football League

    by Federico Martinez May 2016

    San Angelo area girls in grades 3-6 can begin signing up for the YMCA’s new all-girls tackle football league that begins in September. The deadline to register is Aug. 19.

  • City, Y Enter Negotiations Amid Parks and Rec Dispute

    by Will Garbe May 2016

    The YMCA of Greater Dayton's top executive says the organization would likely have to cut services if Huber Heights city council pulls out of its contract designating the nonprofit as the city's parks and recreation department.