May 2016

National Leaders Team Up to Promote Physical Activity Plan

The U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) recently released an updated roadmap that details specific actions that encourage all Americans to partake in regular physical activity.

Growing Economic Confidence Means More Visitors for Attractions Industry

A majority of respondents to a recent survey said they intend to travel for leisure in 2016, in large part due to an overall increase in the confidence of the U.S. economy, according to PGAV Destinations' inaugural "Voice of the Visitor" report.

SHAPE America Recognizes Just Dance School of the Year

Congratulations are in order for Moscow Middle School in Moscow, Idaho, for being named the first ever Just Dance School of the Year. The honor comes from SHAPE America – the Society of Health and Physical Educators, and Just Dance, makers of the active video game used for exercise and entertainment in schools and homes worldwide.

Surgeon General Visits Gregory Gym in Austin

During a recent visit to the University of Texas at Austin, the 19th Surgeon General took a step back in time when he toured Gregory Gymnasium Aquatic Complex, one of the oldest swimming institutions of any major college.