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Marketing Movement & Exercise

YMCAs, Schools Help Spur Youth to Exercise, Eat Healthier

Feature Article - November 2013

With childhood overweight and obesity continuing to plague the nation, creative school and YMCA leaders have come up with myriad strategies and programs to address the issue.


No Shortage of Ideas
Salem Family YMCA in Salem, Va.

Facility Profile - October 2013

When it came time to rework the popular Salem Family YMCA, there was no lack of good ideas. Learn how this facility made its way through a highly effective renovation project.

Improve Your Equipment Storage

Problem Solver - August 2013

What's more, carts are available in many colors, which means you can color-code your equipment storage. This makes it easy to find exactly what you're looking for. Time for a basketball game? Tell your staff to go into storage and look for the yellow cart. Time for soccer? Look for the red cart.

Multipurpose Means Healthy Living

How Flexible Facilities Promote Community and Wellness for All

Feature Article - July 2013

With ongoing concern about chronic overweight and obesity and the health issues it leads to, multipurpose facilities have adopted a more focused approach to wellness, as well as building community.

Something for Everyone

Harold Alfond Forum at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine

Facility Profile - July 2013

A simple solution provides something for everyone on campus.

2013 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

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

Feature Article - June 2013

More than 2,100 professionals responded to our call for information about their facility operations. Here, we summarize their responses, including current trends in operations, staffing, programming, construction and much more.

Regional Information

A Look at Regional Trends

Feature Article - June 2013

This section breaks survey results down according to region, taking a look at trends in facilities across the country. Learn how facilities in different regions differ.

YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs

A Look at Trends in YMCAs, YWCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs

Feature Article - June 2013

Nonprofit facilities such as YMCAs, JCCs and Boys & Girls Clubs continue to offer a wide range of amenities and programming. Learn which trends are taking hold at these facilities.

NRH Centre

North Richland Hills, Texas

Award Winner - May 2013

The most significant example of this philosophy is the program itself. The Centre is not just a recreation center. Nor is it a venue for special events. It is not just a senior center. It is all of these things, under one roof. The innovative strategy of combining facilities that were either missing or scattered about town into one civic place combines the pragmatic benefits of providing economy of scale and operational expenses with the intangibles of building community.

Honorable Mentions

Web Exclusive - May 2013

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.