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Space For Fun & Wellness

12 Trends in Multipurpose Design

Feature Article - May 2017

Multipurpose facilities like YMCAs and community recreation centers aim to please a wide array of members with diverse offerings. Here are some of the most recent trends in facility design for these wide-ranging facilities.

Attention to Detail

The Ongoing Evolution of the Locker Room

Feature Article - March 2017

Locker rooms have come a long way from the bare-bones functional spaces of the past. Modern-day locker rooms are designed to please modern-day patrons, with amenities and layouts that makes more sense.


Turning to Tech
Groveport Recreation Center in Groveport, Ohio

Facility Profile - February 2017

A new solution is enabling this recreation center to streamline its use of resources and save energy, and money.

'Artie' The River Road Park Imagination Bus

Guest Column - August 2016

As schools continue to eliminate art, music and other creative learning, one park district is stepping up to the plate to fill in the gap.

2016 State of the Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2016

More than 2,100 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.


A Look at Trends in YMCAs

Feature Article - June 2016

YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of opportunities for their members. Here we consider the latest trends in these mostly-nonprofit facilities.

A Look at Trends in Community Centers

Web Exclusive - June 2016

Community and private recreation and sports centers offer up fun, fitness and plenty of opportunities to compete. This web-exclusive section examines the trends in these facilities.

Building Bridges

The New Age of Multipurpose Recreation Facilities

Feature Article - May 2016

In the past several years, more and more recreation, sports and fitness facilities are being designed in concert with healthcare facilities, providing people a way to transition through recovery to a life a wellness.


Giving Back
The Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County in Asbury Park, N.J.

Facility Profile - May 2016

At The Boys & Girls Club in Asbury Park, N.J., kids are exposed to aquatics who might not ever learn to swim otherwise. Here's what happened when the facility needed to improve its pool.


Rebuilt in a Flash
Greater Naples YMCA in Naples, Fla.

Facility Profile - January 2016

When lightning struck this community's beloved YMCA, everyone came together to provide a temporary home for important programs while the facility was quickly rebuilt.