News http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7474/more en Is Your Fitness Facility Environmentally Sustainable? http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable <div class="node-body blog-body">The spending debate always comes down to initial cost vs. return on investment. For some, the choice for environmental sustainability and feeling of public goodwill will outweigh the up-front costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/behind-scenes">Behind the Scenes</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/blog/your-fitness-facility-environmentally-sustainable#comments For-profits Behind the Scenes Fri, 22 May 2015 17:56:00 +0000 40881 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Sporting Club In San Diego uses signs like this to raise member&nbsp;awareness in club conservation practices. (Photo by Anthony Macaluso, The Sporting Club).</p> CrossFit Entrepreneur Accused of Scamming Investors Out of $2 Million http://clubindustry.com/profits/crossfit-entrepreneur-accused-scamming-investors-out-2-million <div class="node-body article-body">A New York entrepreneur was arrested Thursday for allegedly defrauding investors out of $2 million for CrossFit ventures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/crossfit-entrepreneur-accused-scamming-investors-out-2-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/crossfit-entrepreneur-accused-scamming-investors-out-2-million#comments For-profits Fri, 22 May 2015 16:11:00 +0000 40901 at http://clubindustry.com California Drought Forces Fitness Facility Operators to Find Creative Solutions http://clubindustry.com/profits/california-drought-forces-fitness-facility-operators-find-creative-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Some facility operators are converting exteriors with drought-resistant landscaping. Others are regulating or retrofitting shower facilities, pools and grass surfaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/california-drought-forces-fitness-facility-operators-find-creative-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/california-drought-forces-fitness-facility-operators-find-creative-solutions#comments For-profits Fri, 22 May 2015 16:04:00 +0000 40871 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Green Canary president Shawn Sahbari sprays water-based green&nbsp;paint on a partially dead lawn at the Almaden Valley Athletic Club in San Jose, California, in 2014.&nbsp;(Photo by Justin Sullivan,&nbsp;Getty Images.)</p> East Bank Club General Manager Simon Meredith Retiring After 35 Years http://clubindustry.com/profits/east-bank-club-general-manager-simon-meredith-retiring-after-35-years <div class="node-body article-body">Simon Meredith, who has worked at East Bank Club since it opened in 1980, is retiring from his position as club manager on May 29.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/east-bank-club-general-manager-simon-meredith-retiring-after-35-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/east-bank-club-general-manager-simon-meredith-retiring-after-35-years#comments For-profits Fri, 22 May 2015 12:24:00 +0000 40891 at http://clubindustry.com <p>East Bank Club General Manager Simon Meredith. (Photo courtesy Simon Meredith.)</p> <p>East Bank Club General Manager Simon Meredith.</p> (Photo Courtesy Simon Meredith.) Curt Beusman, Co-founder of IHRSA, Dies http://clubindustry.com/profits/curt-beusman-co-founder-ihrsa-dies <div class="field-byline"> Pamela Kufahl, director of content and engagement </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curt Beusman, founder of Saw Mill Club, Mt. Kisco, New York, died on Tuesday. He was 84.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/curt-beusman-co-founder-ihrsa-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/curt-beusman-co-founder-ihrsa-dies#comments For-profits Thu, 21 May 2015 01:10:00 +0000 40861 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Curt Beusman (right) turned over operation of the clubs under Saw Mill Sports Management to his son, Rick Beusman (left), in the mid-1990s. (File photo by Gabe Hopkins.)</p> Chicago Jewish Community Center Targeted by Anti-Semitic Threat http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/chicago-jewish-community-center-targeted-anti-semitic-threat <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Bernard Horwich Jewish Community Center, Chicago, received a threatening letter last month and has since stepped up security. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/chicago-jewish-community-center-targeted-anti-semitic-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/chicago-jewish-community-center-targeted-anti-semitic-threat#comments Nonprofits Wed, 20 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 40851 at http://clubindustry.com Watch ClubCorp CEO Eric Affeldt's Interview with Jim Cramer on CNBC's 'Mad Money' http://clubindustry.com/profits/watch-clubcorp-ceo-eric-affeldts-interview-jim-cramer-cnbcs-mad-money <div class="node-body article-body">Host Jim Cramer interviewed Eric Affeldt during his Executive Decision segment to illustrate a trend of increased discretionary spending by the wealthy.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/watch-clubcorp-ceo-eric-affeldts-interview-jim-cramer-cnbcs-mad-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/watch-clubcorp-ceo-eric-affeldts-interview-jim-cramer-cnbcs-mad-money#comments For-profits Wed, 20 May 2015 19:08:00 +0000 40841 at http://clubindustry.com <p>ClubCorp CEO Eric Affeldt talks with CNBC&#39;s &#39;Mad Money&#39; host Jim Cramer during the Executive Decision segment Monday. (Photo: CNBC Screen Shot.)</p> First Coast YMCA Begins Construction of New Building in Florida http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/first-coast-ymca-begins-construction-new-building-florida <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The First Coast YMCA in Jacksonville, Florida, will begin construction on a new Y building that is expected to open next year. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/first-coast-ymca-begins-construction-new-building-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/first-coast-ymca-begins-construction-new-building-florida#comments Nonprofits Wed, 20 May 2015 17:38:00 +0000 40831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Winston Family YMCA, which is&nbsp;expected to be completed in 2016,&nbsp;will feature a riverfront view as well as an indoor track, group exercise studios, an aquatics center, wellness spaces and more. (Rendering courtesy of First Coast YMCA.)</p> SoulCycle Opening Second Boston Location with Goal of Further Massachusetts Expansion http://clubindustry.com/profits/soulcycle-opening-second-boston-location-goal-further-massachusetts-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">The location will be SoulCycle's second studio in Massachusetts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/soulcycle-opening-second-boston-location-goal-further-massachusetts-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/soulcycle-opening-second-boston-location-goal-further-massachusetts-expansion#comments For-profits Tue, 19 May 2015 18:43:00 +0000 40781 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A SoulCycle class at the 2015 South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.&nbsp;&nbsp;(Photo By Ali Harvey/Getty Images)</p> Center for Integrated Wellness Breaks Ground on $35 Million Facility http://clubindustry.com/medical/center-integrated-wellness-breaks-ground-35-million-facility <div class="node-body article-body">The Center for Integrated Wellness will include cardio equipment, group exercise studios, an aquatics area, free weights and locker rooms.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/medical/center-integrated-wellness-breaks-ground-35-million-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/medical/center-integrated-wellness-breaks-ground-35-million-facility#comments News Medical Tue, 19 May 2015 17:57:00 +0000 40771 at http://clubindustry.com <p>An artist&#39;s rendering of the Center for Integrated Wellness in Bloomington, Illinois. (Photo courtesy Signet Enterprises).</p>