Facilities: Rec Center
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Make 2018 the Year You Finally Convert Those Old Racquetball Courts
by Stephen Springs January 2018
The viability of racquetball courts in recreation centers has long been a topic of conversation — and often a bone of contention. Granted, some facilities — such as Prairie Athletic Club in Sun Prairie, Wis., — have managed to make racquetball relevant again by offering popular lessons and leagues and hosting large-scale tournaments.
- New Projects: Union Bank & Trust Center | Morsani Football Practice Complex | Key Center
by Courtney Cameron January 2018
- New Product Roundup: Core Roller | Aquatic Treadmill | Pool Heater
by AB Staff January 2018
Check out the newest products as seen in the January|February 2018 issue.
- UW-Madison Accepts $20M Gift for New Rec Facility
by Andy Berg January 2018
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s long-time student rec center, the Southeast Recreation Facility (SERF), has been demolished and anticipation for its replacement continues to build.
- Important Features to Look for in Campus Rec Software
by Andy Berg January 2018
Southern Oregon University in Ashland is building an impressive rec center for an institution with a modest enrollment of little more than 6,000 students. Scheduled for a March 2018 grand opening, the Lithia Motors Pavilion and Student Recreation Center is comprised of two buildings that total 100,000 square feet, featuring a 1,400-seat competition gym, a two-court recreation gym with a two-lane suspended running track, multiple group exercise rooms, a weight room and a climbing wall.