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Kids Get Active

After-School Programs to the Rescue

Feature Article - September 2010

With childhood obesity still a major challenge, many after-school programs are tackling the problem head-on, with education and activities to help kids eat healthy and get active.

Fitness & Exercise

Gateway to Exercise

Guest Column - July 2010

While your patrons actually have to show up to the health club if they want to get a workout, there are plenty of tools online to help motivate them and inspire you.

Healthy Growth

Dedham Health and Athletic Complex in Dedham, Mass.

Facility Profile - July 2010

Since the 1970s, the owners of the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex have been growing and innovating. Learn more about how they've stayed on top of their game.

Steps Toward Wellness

Communities & Facilities Take Action to Improve Health

Feature Article - March 2010

With obesity and its accompanying health problems continuing to challenge the American public, recreation, sports and fitness facilities are looking for ways to team up with others in their communities to help address the situation.

Facility Maintenance

Combat Germs in the Gym

Guest Column - March 2010

In the gym it's easy to share germs. Ensure your facility is as clean as possible by implementing a careful cleaning strategy.

The Water Gym

Programming Your Pool for Fitness & Fun

Supplement Feature - February 2010

Sure, a water climbing wall and deluxe twisty slide don't require a formal program to make them fun, but how will you keep your constituents coming back after they've mastered the wall and slid the slide too many times to count? And what about those who aren't ever going to set foot on the slide or climbing wall? Your beautiful aquatic oasis is not just for the under-12 set, is it?

Recreation Fights Diabetes

Wise Kids Program in Corpus Christi, Texas

Facility Profile - January 2010

When leaders at the Corpus Christi Department of Parks and Recreation became concerned over high rates of diabetes in their community, they turned to a proven program to help get kids active and eating healthy.

Fit(ness) Designs

Meeting a Growing Need

Feature Article - November 2009

It's impossible to truly provide something for everyone who will walk into your fitness center, but with careful planning, you can figure out which users are most likely to frequent your facility, and ensure you've got what they're looking for to keep them fit now and in the future.

Working It Out

Student Recreation Complex at Arizona State University in Tempe

Facility Profile - November 2009

When this student fitness facility wanted to upgrade its equipment, it turned to a service provider that would keep things in working order for years to come.

Solid Footing

The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers in New York City

Facility Profile - November 2009

At this state-of-the-art facility, safety by the pool and in the locker rooms was a primary concern. An aesthetically pleasing solution provides a no-slip grip for patrons' feet in these wet areas.