MAY 2010


Work With What You've Got


Behind the Scenes: Recreational Locker Rooms, Restrooms More Refined

Behind the Scenes

Recreational Locker Rooms, Restrooms More Refined

When it comes to outfitting your locker room, you need to get with the program. Modern-day facilities focus more on refined looks and patron comfort.

Eighth Annual Innovative Architecture & Design Awards: Beauty and the Best

Eighth Annual Innovative Architecture & Design Awards

Beauty and the Best

We've selected the winners of our eighth annual design awards competition. We're proud to showcase those facilities here, from college and community recreation centers to pools, arenas and more. Read on to see how these cutting-edge projects raise the bar for recreation, sports and fitness facility design across America.


Student Recreation Center, Texas State University - San Marcos
Student Recreation Center, Montclair State University
Beimdiek Recreation Center, Missouri Southern State University
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
The Stephen L. Green StreetSquash Community Center
Wildcat Recreation Center, California State University, Chico
Laguna Beach Community & Susi-Q Senior Center
Woolwich Memorial Centre

Editor's Choice Winner

Blue Water YMCA

We are also pleased to showcase the following facilities that were submitted and sponsored by the firm that entered them:

Wytheville Recreation Center
Richard Jefferson Gymnasium, University Of Arizona
Bishop James A. Griffin Student Center, Ohio Dominican University
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, Calvin College
Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park
Vic Johnston Arena
Student Recreation Center, California State University, Bakersfield
Texas Tech Student Leisure Pool
Blue Ash Recreation Center

Table of contents for MAY 2010 issue of Recreation Management Magazine


Design Corner

Your Cognitive Dissonance Is Showing

If you really want to make a good impression, make sure your message is reflected in every aspect of your facility.

Sports Surfaces

Improve Safety on the Court

New standards are ensuring higher levels of safety for players on synthetic court surfaces. Learn more about what this means for your facility.

Aquatic Training

Trends in Aquatic Training
The Transition to E-Learning

Operators and managers of aquatic facilities need a lot of knowledge to ensure their facilities are running at peak performance. Lately, a trend toward e-learning has been enabling them to gain that knowledge from their desktops.