Facilities: Rec Center
- Soil Report Complicates Rec Center Renovations
by Courtney Cameron June 2017
Planned renovations for the recreation center in Louisville, Colo., were complicated by a soil report, released Friday by Ground Engineering of Denver, that outlined the potential for significant subsidence and shifting soil on the chosen site.
- Virginia Town Council Mulls Athletic Complex Proposal
by Yann Ranaivo May 2017
More details are emerging on a major public project that promises to bolster the town 's recreational and athletic opportunities and enhance its standing as one of the New River Valley's retail and dining destinations. The Christiansburg Town Council recently got another look at a conceptual plan for the Truman Wilson property along Peppers Ferry Road, just west of the town's North Franklin Street retail corridor.
- New Product Roundup: Functional Fitness Equipment | Sports Storage | Pool Controllers
by AB Staff May 2017
Check out the newest products as seen in the May 2017 issue.
- Patron Drowns in Hot Tub at Fallbrook YMCA
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
An autopsy report has been released for 21-year-old Samson Goitom, who was found face-down in a hot tub at the Fallbrook YMCA in Lincoln, Neb., around 6:45 pm on March 20.
- Why to Consider a Healthcare Facet for Your Rec Center
by Stephen Springs May 2017
More factors than ever must be taken into consideration when planning and designing a recreation center in 2017. Up until this point, I’ve covered five of them: the importance of holistic planning, the drive for self-sufficiency, the impact of sharing spaces, never-ending technology demands and generational changes.
- New Projects: Watertown Ice Arena | Palm Beach Rec Center | Naugatuck Club Fitness
by Courtney Cameron May 2017
- The Evolution of Campus Recreation Facilities and Programs
by Emily Attwood May 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.
- New Product Roundup: Pool Lifts | Turf Infill | Rowing Machines
by AB Staff April 2017
Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2017 issue.
- College Fitness Facility Stands Firm on Dress Code
by Jason Scott April 2017
A student who was kicked out of the College of Charleston’s fitness facility for wearing a shirt that exposed her midriff got some attention on social media this week, but C-of-C is standing firm in its choice to ask her to leave.
- Trends in Aquatic Design Over the Past 40 Years
by Courtney Cameron April 2017
Since 1977, the aquatics industry has been evolving ceaselessly, with pools changing in shape, depth and size, while designers worked to meet evermore specific health, safety and accessibility regulations. Athletic Business spoke with aquatics professionals at Counsilman-Hunsaker and Water Technology Inc., asking veterans of the industry what changes have stood out over the course of their careers.