Rec Center: Page 2
How Campus Rec Programs Are Supporting Communities Through Youth Summer Camps
This summer marks the 28th year the University of Denver is offering summer camps, introducing sports and wellness activities to area kids. For 13 weeks, from late May to mid-August, 200 participants between the ages of 5 and 11 will attend...
May 18, 2023
Crews in Tulsa Still Cleaning Up Debris After 100 Parks Damaged in Storms
The Tulsa Parks and Recreation Department said crews are still working to clear debris after more than 100 of the city's parks received extensive damage in severe storms earlier this month.
June 28, 2023
NIRSA Facility Feature: The WELL at Sacramento State
A comprehensive expansion and renovation of the 260,263-square-foot facility that opened in 2010, The Wellness, Education, Leisure, and Lifestyle (WELL) expansion project impeccably blends the original building’s iconic character with approximately 18,000
June 20, 2023
NIRSA Features UMass Amherst Recreation Turf Fields
At the NIRSA Annual Conference in March 2023, the renovated University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst)’s Recreation Turf Fields received an Outstanding Facilities Award.
June 7, 2023
DUPR, NIRSA Partner to Grow Collegiate Pickleball
NIRSA and Dynamic University Pickleball Rating — a pickleball rating system, which is free for all players and the gold standard brand for premier pickleball clubs, professional tours, and recreational players alike — are teaming
May 24, 2023
California HS Opens Student Wellness Center for Mental, Physical Health
A high school in Sacramento, Calif., is opening a new student-based health center called "Pacers Take Space."
May 18, 2023
Meet NIRSA’s Asian Community Caucus
May is Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific (AANHPI) Heritage Month. On behalf of the NIRSA Asian Caucus, Maria Lauron-Ramos, coordinator of Campus Recreation at Princeton University, shared some updates earlier this month about the caucus...
May 16, 2023
Post-Pandemic Hiring and Retention Strategies for Campus Recreation Departments
Students working at Western Kentucky University’s Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center earn more per hour than they would at any other campus job, and they all received a $2-per-hour raise beginning last summer.
April 17, 2023
Gym & Fieldhouse
City Proposes Two New Gymnasiums at Area Parks
The city of Oceanside, Calif., is mulling the construction of two new gymnasiums at a pair of area municipal parks in an effort to manage a growing demand for more recreational opportunities and the spaces to support them.
April 28, 2023
Philadelphia Addresses Gun Violence With Trauma Counseling at Rec Centers
Public recreation centers in Philadelphia have received a nearly $1,000,000 grant to offer trauma therapy at facilities located in the some of the city's most violent neighborhoods.
April 24, 2023
Rec Center Staff Praised for Quick Action During Severe Weather
Staff at a recreation center in Ballwin, Mo., are being praised for their efficient actions during severe weather last weekend.
April 18, 2023
Facility Friday: Blue Jays' Rogers Centre Renovations, HS Ankeny Stadium, $100K Park Fitness Court, Georgia State University Convocation Center
The Blue Jays revealed the largest-scale infrastructure project at Rogers Centre since it opened in 1989. The new Outfield District is part of a multi-year $300 million privately funded renovation that will be completed between 2024 and 2025.
April 13, 2023
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Safety & Security
'Nazi' Play Calls, Racial Slurs Heard on High School Football Field
In a letter to the Beachwood (Ohio) City Schools community Saturday, superintendent Robert Hardis announced that a number of antisemitic incidents took place on the field during Beachwood High School's home football game against Brooklyn.
Alabama State Indefinitely Suspends Player for Punching Stadium Worker
Safety & Security
Study: Functional MRIs More Accurate Than Cognitive Testing in Identifying Concussed Athletes
Climbing Gym, Belay Maker Settle Injury Lawsuit for $6M
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AB Show 2023 in Baltimore
AB Show is a solution-focused event for athletics, fitness, recreation and military professionals.
Nov 1-4, 2023