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The Multiplex

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Award Winner - May 2012

The new facility came to be after thorough research in Grand Prairie determined that existing facilities in the area needed better opportunities in aquatics and dry land recreation. So, an aquatics center—that includes an adventure river and diving tower—was built; as well as a fieldhouse, running track and fitness/wellness area—catering to the needs of both the public and those interested in competitive athletics.

Lindenwood University Evans Commons

St. Charles, Missouri

Award Winner - May 2012

The building serves the recreation, relaxation and socialization needs of students, and is the first building on campus to incorporate in one place the range and quality of amenities offered here. Student input was vital to the design of this facility. Students and administration visited many college campuses to gain an impression of what they would like in their facility, and the designers were able to incorporate the best of what they saw.

Heavy-Duty Fixtures

Web Exclusive - May 2012

At the new KFC Yum Center in Louisville, Ky., designers found an aesthetically pleasing solution for restrooms that can withstand the abuse of sports fans.

Kids Just Want to Have Fun

Web Exclusive - April 2012

In a recent survey, 84 percent of kids said they either quit or wanted to quit playing sports, mostly because they weren't having fun. We look at some of the other troubling numbers, and talk with an expert about how to bring back the fun and engage kids in sports.

Sports Facility

Top Training
Total Athlete Indoor Training Center in Triadelphia, West Virginia

Facility Profile - February 2012

A unique building solution allows this facility to offer sports training year-round.

Intramural Sports Programs

The Collegiate Intramural Experience: Times They Are a-Changin'

Guest Column - January 2012

Regardless of the positive experiences that can be found by participating in intramural sports, female and minority participation remains relatively low. Learn how to change your approach to have an impact on participation.

Take It Inside

Cost, Maintenance, Performance Are Top Issues in Sports, Fitness Flooring

Supplement Feature - September 2011

Basketball courts, multi-activity courts and fitness floors all have one thing in common: They're indoors. And, the type of indoor surfaces that recreation and sports facilities choose is dependent upon what that flooring is being used for and how often it's used.

Ease Sports Equipment Storage

Problem Solver - August 2011

If you can't find the exact type of cart you want in the manufacturer's listings, you can ask about customized options. Custom specifications, whether they're longer, shorter, taller or wider than the existing options, can generally be easily accommodated.

Design For All Times

Trends in Sports Facility Design

Feature Article - July 2011

The design of sports facilities has gone far beyond big boxes to hold gymnasiums and now increasingly incorporates social elements, while also taking into account environmental, compliance and liability issues.

Intramural Sports

Women in Intramurals
A Look at Declining Participation

Guest Column - April 2011

There are many reasons why fewer women are participating in intramurals. Encouraging participation requires a different approach.