MAY 2013




Comfort & Joy: Modernize Your Locker Room to Boost Satisfaction

Comfort & Joy

Modernize Your Locker Room to Boost Satisfaction

Ensuring your locker rooms and clean and comfortable can go a long way toward pleasing patrons. Learn more about some modern locker room trends.

11th Annual Innovative Architecture & Design Awards:

11th Annual Innovative Architecture & Design Awards

Our eleventh annual Innovative Architecture & Design Awards competition turned up some of the best of the best. We're pleased to showcase the winning facilities here, as well as highlights from the award entries.


Iowa State University State Gym
University of Central Missouri Student Recreation and Wellness Center
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Recreation Center
Missouri State University Bill R. Foster and Family Recreation Center
Cecil College Physical Education Complex
Georgia College Wellness and Recreation Center
NRH Centre
Sidwell Friends School, Athletic Center

Editor's Choice Winner

Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

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

Vande Poel-Heeringa Stadium Courts at the Etheridge Tennis Complex, Hope College
Choice Health & Fitness Center
Oscoda Observation Pier
Columbus State University Student Recreation Center

Table of contents for MAY 2013 issue of Recreation Management Magazine


Honorable Mentions

We've announced the winners of our awards, but there were plenty of other entries that received high marks from the judges and deserve a little recognition. Here, we take a look at a few of the most innovative projects that didn't quite make it to the winner's circle.

Table of contents for MAY 2013 issue of Recreation Management Magazine



From Schedules to Standards
Keeping Restrooms Clean

If you want to ensure your restrooms aren't a turnoff for your patrons, you need to develop a new method of keeping things spic and span.


Get Real
Fitness for Every Body

In the ongoing fight against America's growing waistline, it's important to remember the vast degree of variation from one ideal body to the next. There are a lot of ways to be picture perfect.