Facilities: Rec Center
Police Staffing Rec Centers Armed with Guns, Vests, Radios
by Ronnie Polaneczky, Daily News Columnist October 2014
Officers assigned to Philadelphia's Police Athletic League Centers are now required to wear bulletproof vests, topped by polo shirts embroidered with their names and tucked into cargo pants adorned with guns, cuffs, radios and such.
$46M Development Combines PAC, Stormwater Basin
by DAN GERINGER; Daily News Staff Writer email@example.com October 2014
The Philadelphia Water Department needed to build a 4 million-gallon underground basin. The city's Parks & Recreation Department needed to replace the crumbling Venice Island playground with a performing-arts center.
Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners
by AB Editors October 2014
For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on AthleticBusiness.com.
Family Activity the Focus of $700M Development Proposal
by The Buffalo News (New York) October 2014
A water park, indoor soccer fields, an entertainment center, a state-of-the-art ice arena and rock climbing highlight the latest vision for Seneca Place, the approximately $700 million proposal for a former shopping mall site in West Seneca.
Window Graphics Become Gymnastics Center’s Signature
by Paul Steinbach September 2014
Utilized in cardiovascular equipment areas, around jogging tracks and in other program spaces, exterior glass performs triple duty.
New Projects: Colorado Springs Rec | Beverly Morgan Park Gymnastics Center and Ice Arena
by Emily Attwood September 2014
Construction is under way on Beverly Morgan Park Gymnastics Center and Ice Arena in Chicago.
Improved Rec Centers Costly, But It's Money Well-Spent
by John Holland September 2014
There was no talk of money, although taxpayers are going to be on the hook for a lot of cash. And there was no complaining about wasteful spending or political favoritism or public-private partnerships, the buzzwords for development all around the state.
YMCA Opens Region's Largest Indoor Playground
by Andrew Brandt September 2014
If there's one phrase kids universally loathe, it's "Don't run indoors!"
The lucky kids of Bristol, Tenn., however, are going to be hearing those three words a lot less frequently.
Video: 2014 Facilities of Merit Preview
by Michael Gaio August 2014
The Architectural Showcase is always one of the highlights of the year here at Athletic Business. We invite architects, builders, consultants and facility owners to submit their best work from the previous three years. The difficult part is choosing just 10 of these outstanding facilities to earn the honor of being recognized as our Facilities of Merit.
Blog: When Hiring Local Is Impossible, We Hire Regional
by Ralph Agostinelli August 2014
I have a question for operators of nonprofit recreation centers: Do you hire local? Your fitness director, your aquatics director, your front-desk staff, the people who handle your janitorial services — where do they live?