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Fitness Devices to Dominate the Wearables Market until 2018
The use of wearables will almost triple by 2018, led by fitness devices. However, smart watches are expected to overtake wearable fitness devices after 2018, according to a new report.
YMCAs in New Jersey to Merge Next Year 
The Somerset Hills YMCA and the Somerset Valley YMCA announced their merger earlier this year after several months of analysis and planning.
NYC Club Sued for $1 Million after Member Claims Exercise Band Mishap Caused Loss of Vision
A New Jersey woman has filed a $1 million lawsuit against her club and a fitness instructor, claiming they were negligent when she suffered injuries from an exercise band.
The 2014 Club Industry Show Photo Gallery
Check out highlights from the 29th Club Industry Show held last month at the Lakeside Center of McCormick Place in Chicago.
Clemson Recreation Receives $2.4 Million Gift
Clemson University in South Carolina received a $2.4 million gift from the parents of a Clemson senior for the university's student recreation areas and programs.
PFP Announces Three Trainer of the Year Finalists
All three PFP Trainer of the Year finalists will be flown to Chicago to participate in the Club Industry Show, Oct. 22-24. The winner will be announced on the Club LIVE Stage.
YMCA of Toronto Appealing Tax Exemption Ruling 
The YMCA of Toronto is appealing the ruling of an Ontario Superior Court judge, who sided with the city of Toronto in wanting the Y to pay taxes on four properties it leases in the city.
Texas Tech Investigating Report of Sexual Assault 
Police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred in the basement of the Texas Tech University student recreation center.
Bally Member Accused of Killing Another Bally Member with Barbell
A member of a Bally Total Fitness in South San Francisco is dead, and another member was arrested for allegedly killing him with a barbell at the club.
Downtown YMCA in San Diego Closing after 90 Years 
The Downtown YMCA in San Diego will close at the end of October, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Technogym Named Official Supplier of 2016 Rio Olympics
Technogym, Cesena, Italy, announced last week it has signed a contract to become the official equipment supplier at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Duke University Partners with Local JCC on Discount Membership Program 
Duke University, Durham, NC, is expanding its Duke Fitness Club employee discount gym membership program to a local Jewish Community Center (JCC).
Former Planet Fitness Employee Sentenced in Peeping Tom Case 
A former Planet Fitness employee in Michigan was sentenced Monday to state prison after secretly attempting to videotape a woman undressing in the club's tanning room.
YMCA Landlord Convicted of Embezzlement 
The property manager of the Bethlehem (PA) YMCA's housing unit was convicted of stealing more than $94,000 from the Y.
Fired Rec Center Director Waives Preliminary Hearing 
Amy Wagner, the former University of Pennsylvania rec center director who was fired earlier this year for allegedly stealing money and items from the rec center, waived a preliminary hearing on Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
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