RECENT ARTICLES
  • Design for $15M YMCA Project Released

    by Thomas J. Prohaska April 2017

    The largest nonindustrial construction project in Lockport, N.Y.'s recent history, a $15 million YMCA, awaits approval from town officials.

  • Life Time Fitness Locations Coming to Philadelphia Area

    by Suzette Parmley April 2017

    Life Time Fitness, a health and wellness company headquartered in Chanhassen, Minn., will open three locations in the Philadelphia suburbs of Ardmore, Fort Washington and King of Prussia this year.

  • Texas YMCA to Embark on $14M Renovation

    by Times Record News April 2017

    A groundbreaking ceremony will be conducted at 6 p.m. April 25 on a $14 million building project at the the Bill Bartley Family YMCA Branch. The work will add 80,000 square feet of what is billed as family-friendly, energy efficient facilities to the Family Y. The public is invited to the festivities from 5:30-7 p.m. that will include music, hot dogs, inflatable slides, a bounce house and more.

  • Park District Preps $9.2M Rec Center Groundbreaking

    by Robert Sanchez March 2017

    Lombard Park District soon will break ground on a roughly $9.2 million project to build a recreation center on the former Fairwood School site at the southwest corner of Madison Meadow Park.

  • Despite Confusion, Council's Rec Center Vote Will Stand

    by William Kelly March 2017

    The council on Feb. 14 unanimously approved a $33,088 contract for preconstruction work for a new Seaview Park recreation center.

  • Treadmill Fire Forces Evacuation of Senior Fitness Center

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    On Monday, patrons at the Tokay Senior Fitness Center were forced to evacuate when a faulty control panel sent a treadmill up in flames.

  • New Mexico Names Design Team for Rec Renovation

    by Jessica Dyer March 2017

    The $35 million Johnson Center update is one step closer to reality -- indoor track, rock climbing wall and all.

  • Palm Beach Commission Approves Rec Center Design

    by Aleese Kopf March 2017

    The Architectural Commission voted 4-3 Wednesday to approve the design of the new Palm Beach recreation center on a condition that the architect trade the locations of the fitness center and staff offices.

  • YMCA Aims to Change Lives of Children

    by Deanna Watson March 2017

    YMCA programs run the spectrum, from Zumba to gymnastics, to baseball and basketball. A program that transforms the heart of a child may not be listed as such in the program, but those opportunities are there.

  • The Evolution of Campus Recreation Facilities and Programs

    by Emily Attwood March 2017

    Building a facility specifically for recreation was a novel concept when St. Louis University's campus recreation center was named an Athletic Business Facility of Merit® in 1982. In the 35 years since, the definition of "recreation" and its place in the college landscape has changed dramatically, as evidenced in AB's collective roster of Facilities of Merit.