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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.

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YMCA, Healthy Weight Partnership Collaborate to Fight Childhood Obesity

Before You Go - August 2015

YMCA of the USA and Healthy Weight Partnership Inc., an organization that develops and implements evidence-based weight management programs, are entering a long-term agreement that allows YMCAs across the United States to offer the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do it! (MEND) 7-13 program. MEND is one of the world's largest evidence-based childhood obesity programs that empowers 7- to 13-year-olds, with the support of their families, to reach a healthy weight.


The Future Is Bright
Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake, Ill.

Facility Profile - July 2015

A renovation to this YMCA brings in plenty of natural light and creates opportunities for more diverse experiences and programs.

2015 State of the Industry

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

Feature Article - June 2015

More than 2,300 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 2015

Nonprofit facilities such as YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of amenities and programming. Here we consider the latest trends in these nonprofit facilities.

Community Centers

A Look at Trends in Community Centers

Web Exclusive - June 2015

This feature summarizes the survey results from private and community sports and recreation centers, including plans for construction, programming and more.

Finding Synergy

Collaborating & Combining Functions in Multipurpose Designs

Feature Article - May 2015

When your facility serves a diverse community with a multi-faceted set of programs, it's crucial to have the right partners on board, as well as getting community involvement in the decision-making process right from the start.

Durability Meets Design

Provo Recreation Center in Provo, Utah

Web Exclusive - November 2014

The new, 160,000-square-foot Provo City Recreation Center is designed to accommodate patrons of all ages. With comfort in mind, special attention was given to the facility's locker rooms and restrooms.

University Rec Center

Inside Out
France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center
Purdue University West Lafayette, Ind.

Facility Profile - October 2014

How do you transform your 57-year-old recreational sports center? Turn it inside out. That's how the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center at Purdue University was transformed in 2013 from a dark box into a bright, modern center.