Facilities: Rec Center
New Projects: Columbus State University; University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
by Nicholas Brown December 2009
A roundup of groundbreakings and grand openings.
Hard-as-Concrete Vinyl Composition Tile Still Exists in Gymnasiums, Rec Centers
by Michael Popke November 2009
Hard-as-concrete vinyl composition tile still exists in gymnasiums and rec centers, but a proposed new ASTM standard could change that.
Student Health, Student Rec Compatible Under One Campus-Wellness Roof
by Jack Patton November 2009
More schools are realizing that student health and student recreation can be compatible cohabitants under one campus-wellness roof.
Facility of Merit Judging - Second Day
by Andrew Cohen September 2009
Dateline Chicago - A very hard-working group of panelists this year, the first in my 19 years of involvement in the Facility of Merit judging to require pushing back our dinner reservation to 9 p.m. They've lent credence to this photo, which an architect friend sent me years ago:
Local YMCAs Enjoy Operational Autonomy, But National Y Determines Financial Viability
by Andrew Cohen July 2009
Local YMCAs enjoy operational autonomy, but the national Y ultimately determines financial viability.
Sports and Recreation Facilities Remain a Challenge for Proponents of Sustainable Design
by Andrew Cohen June 2009
The good intentions of architects and clients have gotten even better, but sports and recreation facilities remain a challenge for proponents of sustainable design.
A Small-Town Colorado Recreation Center Goes Green
by Nicholas Brown June 2009
A small-town Colorado recreation center sets a global standard for sustainability.
A Soft Market Helps Keep Some Recreation Center Dreams Alive
by Colleen McKenna March 2009
A soft market may make the current economic downturn the ideal time to keep alive your vision of a recreation center.
Simple Upgrades Can Help Outdated Facilities Stay In the Game
by Paul Steinbach February 2009
A la carte upgrades can help tired-looking outdoor spectator venues get with the times.
Construction complete at Calvin College (Michigan) and Anderson Family YMCA (Raleigh, N.C.)
by Nicholas Brown January 2009
Calvin College sees the opening of the $50 million Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex and the new facility for the Anderson Family YMCA (Raleigh, N.C.) opens.