• Student Dies at Rec Center Despite Quick Response

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    A student at the University of Hawaii collapsed suddenly during a workout at the Warrior Recreation Center over the weekend and ultimately died.

  • Facility Friday: Wichita State Student-Athlete Success Center, Southern Indiana Arena

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    Wichita State University’s plans to build a new Student-Athlete Success Center are moving forward. The 36,000-square-foot, two-story building will expand study and tutoring areas for all student-athletes, and serve as a base for the school’s track and cross country teams. Groundbreaking is expected to take place in June, and the facility has a target date of July 2020 for completion. —

  • Portland Residents Enraged over Parks and Rec Cuts

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Suggested cuts to parks and recreation in Northeast Portland had tempers flaring at a city council meeting Tuesday night.

  • New Projects: Protective Stadium | Maturi Pavilion | Dudy Noble Field

    by Courtney Cameron April 2019

    Breaking Ground

  • Final Four Helps Revitalize Minneapolis Rec Center

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    A public recreation center on Minneapolis’ north side held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday in conjunction with an NCAA effort to give back to communities hosting the Final Four.

  • How Campuses Bring Integrated Wellness to Broader Audiences

    by Michael Popke April 2019

    College and university recreation professionals are making giant strides toward integrating wellbeing across multiple campus programs and services. As many can strongly attest, these efforts by definition include consideration of employee health and wellness.

  • Digital Technology: Changing the Way Rec Centers Operate

    by Stephen Springs April 2019

    If you operate a recreation or fitness center, you’re no doubt aware that distribution of broadcast signals has become a major challenge for facilities with myriad televisions and expansive AV options located throughout the building. And as some facility operators may be realizing, every new advance in digital technology leads to a set of increasingly complex questions.

  • Rec Center Policy Bans Camera Use to Protect Patrons

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    It’s not uncommon for individuals to snap a selfie on the gym floor, especially in our social media-dominated age. People eager to show off their #gainz however, would do well to remember that not everybody is comfortable appearing on camera during a workout, and to be sensitive to rules surrounding photography and video at their fitness facilities.

  • Florence-Damaged Rec Center to Be Torn Down

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    The effects of Hurricane Florence are still being felt in North Carolina, as one community this week announced it will have to tear down its public rec center.

  • Demolition of Montana State Fitness Center Begins

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    After the roofs of two gyms at the Student Fitness Center at Montana State University collapsed earlier this month, crews have begun demolition of the complex to make way for a new rebuild of the facility’s east side according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.