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Schools & School Districts

A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Feature Article - June 2013

Schools and school districts continue to struggle in the wake of the economic downturn. Find out the trends affecting these facilities, and the outlook for the next couple of years.

Sidwell Friends School Athletic Facility

Washington, D.C.

Award Winner - May 2013

The $39 million facility, which opened in the fall of 2010 and is situated partly underground, features a four-court gymnasium with competition courts, retractable bleacher seating for 600, a fitness facility, a wrestling room, coaches' offices, and lockers for students, faculty and officials.

Schools

A Dream Realized
Bayard Taylor Elementary School in Philadelphia

Facility Profile - March 2013

A gift from a sports icon brought a new, well-loved playground and site improvements to a formerly drab school play yard.

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On the Rise
Students with Disabilities Get More Sports Opportunities

Before You Go - March 2013

Students with disabilities will have more chances to participate in sports thanks to new guidance issued earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

2012 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

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

Feature Article - June 2012

More than 2,000 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.

Schools & School Districts

A Look at Trends in Schools & School Districts

Feature Article - June 2012

Schools and school districts continue to struggle in the wake of the economic downturn. Find out the trends affecting these facilities, and the outlook for the next couple of years.

Beckerman Athletic Center
Hamden Hall Country Day School

Hamden, Connecticut

Award Winner - May 2012

Designed and constructed by Stanmar Inc. of Wayland, Mass., the new athletic center embodies Hamden Hall's philosophy of a "sound mind in a sound body" for all of its students. The goal of the project was to create a venue to complement the school's athletic, recreational and leisure-time programs. Administrators wanted a comprehensive facility to provide updated fitness and recreational space, as well as a social gathering space, for students, families, alumni, faculty and the community.

Research Covers Trends in Shared Use

Web Exclusive - May 2012

Joint use agreements are recommended to help communities stay active after school. Active Living recently overviewed some of the current trends in these agreements.

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.

A Greener Place to Play

Crowley Park/Emerson Elementary School in La Crosse, Wis.

Facility Profile - October 2009

When Emerson Elementary School's playground was sending kids in from recess with splinters, the school needed a solution. Creative partnerships with the city of La Crosse led to a green and safe place for kids to play.