• Construction to Begin on Recreation, Education Center

    by Richard Wilson March 2018

    Construction will begin this spring on the REACH Center, a multipurpose recreation and education destination that will be built in Xenia, Ohio.

  • YMCA Branch to Close, But Could Reopen as New Facility

    by Jason Dunovant March 2018

    Members of the Moneta, Va., branch of the Bedford Area Family YMCA recently were informed that the facility will close April 30. Letters were mailed to members and a notice was posted on the facility's door about the closure.

  • Chlorine Sickens Staff at King’s College

    by Andy Berg March 2018

    Eight employees from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., were taken to a local hospital after falling ill due to exposure to chlorine fumes inside the Scandlon Physical Education Center.

  • New Projects: United Airlines Memorial Coliseum | Mal Moore Athletic Facility | Banc of California Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron March 2018

    Breaking Ground

  • YMCA to Add 80,000 Square Feet in Expansion

    by Richard Carter February 2018

    In 2011, the Wichita Falls YMCA started looking at what was the greatest community need that they could help solve. The results of that search motivated a lengthy and methodical process of expansion that the area YMCA began in August 2017, according to Noel Filer, YMCA mission advancement director. "We wanted to build what was needed," she said. "We did an independent market study to see if the community would support what we believe was needed.

  • YMCA Seeks New Downtown Site

    by Dean Olsen February 2018

    Officials from the YMCA of Springfield (Ill.) hope to decide sometime this year where to build a new downtown branch, and one location being considered is along Carpenter Street, a few blocks east of Memorial Medical Center, the YMCA’s leader said Tuesday. “It has been discussed as a possibility,” YMCA chief executive officer Angie Sowle said of a vacant lot owned by Memorial at the northwest corner of Fourth and Carpenter streets.

  • Manager Complains About Poor Condition of Rec Center

    by Susan McCord February 2018

    A city recreation center manager took his concerns to the Augusta Commission after he says a punch list of needed repairs was ignored for years.

  • Plan for Rec Complex at Old Walmart Stalls

    by Lisa Speckhard Pasque February 2018

    Last Thursday, Walmart turned down Michael Johnson's self-described "long shot" idea to donate the recently closed Sam's Club on Madison's west side so it could become a regional sports complex.

  • City Officials to Study Sports Complex Costs, Benefits

    by Derek Beigh February 2018

    Normal officials are seeking a second opinion on the costs and benefits of a possible Twin City sports complex that would include soccer.

  • Towson University Opens Rec Center with Unique Feature

    by Jason Scott January 2018

    Towson University will celebrate the grand opening of the newly expanded Burdick Hall Wednesday afternoon.