Universities http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7549/more en Northeast Health Club Operators Prepared for the Historic Blizzard That Didn't Come for Some http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach and Mike Kennedy, contributing news writers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness facility operators in the Northeast prepared for a snowstorm that ended up bringing less snow than expected to most areas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/northeast-health-club-operators-prepared-historic-blizzard-didnt-come-some#comments For-profits Universities Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:58:00 +0000 36531 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A passerby skis through an accumulation of snow on Jan. 27, 2015 in Central Park in New York City. Snow levels from winter storm Juno in New York have ranged from 7.8 inches in Central Park to more than 28 inches in Eastern Long Island. <em>Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images.</em></p> Suspicious Book Bag Prompts Evacuation of Purdue University Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/suspicious-book-bag-prompts-evacuation-purdue-university-rec-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A student who allegedly left the book bag in the center is under investigation and is being treated at a medical facility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/suspicious-book-bag-prompts-evacuation-purdue-university-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/suspicious-book-bag-prompts-evacuation-purdue-university-rec-center#comments Universities Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +0000 36271 at http://clubindustry.com Solar Panels Will Generate Renewable Energy at University of Richmond's Recreation Building http://clubindustry.com/universities/solar-panels-will-generate-renewable-energy-university-richmonds-recreation-building <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Richmond will install solar panels on its rec center's rooftop, producing the electricity that equals the amount used in a year by a typical residence hall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/solar-panels-will-generate-renewable-energy-university-richmonds-recreation-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/solar-panels-will-generate-renewable-energy-university-richmonds-recreation-building#comments Universities Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:14:00 +0000 36151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>With the addition of solar panels on its rec center roof similar to these, the rec center at the University of Richmond will be one of the more environmentally friendly buildings on campus, according to the university. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> University of Utah Unveils $50 Million Recreation Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Utah's 180,000-square-foot rec center is the result of more than 10 years of planning and raising funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-utah-unveils-50-million-recreation-center#comments Universities Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:49:00 +0000 36141 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The George S. Eccles Student LIfe Center opened Jan. 12 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. <em>Image courtesy of the University of Utah.</em></p> University of Utah Oregon Completes $50 Million Rec Center Renovation http://clubindustry.com/universities/oregon-completes-50-million-rec-center-renovation <div class="node-body article-body">The University of Oregon has completed a $50 million renovation. The renovation includes 110,000 square feet of new space—giving the rec center a total of 280,000 square feet on the Eugene, OR, campus—and 40,000 square feet of renovated space.</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/universities/oregon-completes-50-million-rec-center-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/oregon-completes-50-million-rec-center-renovation#comments Universities Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:36:00 +0000 36021 at http://clubindustry.com 24 Hour Fitness Leads Club Industry's Stories of 2014 http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">The top stories in the fitness industry involve mergers and acquisitions, club closings, bankruptcies, lawsuits, the growth of wearables and club violence. Six of the top stories involved 24 Hour Fitness while others involved LA Fitness, Town Sports International, Gold's Gym, Equinox, Planet Fitness and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014#comments For-profits News Manufacturers Military Nonprofits Universities Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:09:00 +0000 35461 at http://clubindustry.com Universities Show Increased Usage of Rec Centers http://clubindustry.com/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers <div class="node-body article-body">Several universities are seeing increases in the usage of their student recreation centers, and according to one study, students who work out at the centers have a higher grade-point average than those who make no visits.</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/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/universities-show-increased-usage-rec-centers#comments Universities Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:28:00 +0000 34901 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Water polo is just one of the many offerings at the Purdue University student recreation center. <em>Photo courtesy of Purdue University.</em></p> UCLA Names Recreation Complex after Jackie Robinson http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson <div class="node-body article-body">The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has named its 22 recreation and athletic facilities the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/ucla-names-recreation-complex-after-jackie-robinson#comments Universities Freemium Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:58:00 +0000 34451 at http://clubindustry.com <p>UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and Rachel Robinson, the widow of former UCLA four-sport star and Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, were on hand for Friday&#39;s naming of the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex at UCLA. <em>Photo courtesy of UCLA Athletics.</em></p> Michigan State Alumni Will Have to Pay for Use of University Recreation Facilities http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Alumni have had free access to the East Lansing, MI, university's recreation facilities, which include the swimming pools, basketball courts and racket sports facilities.</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/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/michigan-state-alumni-will-have-pay-use-university-recreation-facilities#comments Universities Freemium Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:29:00 +0000 34341 at http://clubindustry.com NYU Purchases Buildings for Temporary Fitness Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/nyu-purchases-buildings-temporary-fitness-center <div class="node-body article-body">New York University (NYU) has purchased two vacant buildings for $157 million and will convert them into temporary athletic facilities.</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/universities/nyu-purchases-buildings-temporary-fitness-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/nyu-purchases-buildings-temporary-fitness-center#comments Universities Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:07:00 +0000 33921 at http://clubindustry.com