Universities http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7549/more en James Madison University Doubling the Size of Recreation Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/james-madison-university-doubling-size-recreation-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">First phase of $57 million project is scheduled for completion by the end of 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/james-madison-university-doubling-size-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/james-madison-university-doubling-size-recreation-center#comments Universities Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:47:00 +0000 38651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Rendering of climbing wall that will be part of the expanded University Recreation Center at James Madison University. <em>Rendering courtesy of James Madison University.</em></p> Donation Will Pay for Renovation of Fitness Center at Oklahoma Christian University http://clubindustry.com/universities/donation-will-pay-renovation-fitness-center-oklahoma-christian-university <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Couple's gift will pay for a renovation and will provide new fitness equipment for the center and for student housing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/donation-will-pay-renovation-fitness-center-oklahoma-christian-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/donation-will-pay-renovation-fitness-center-oklahoma-christian-university#comments Universities Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:14:00 +0000 38441 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A six-figure donation to Oklahoma Christian University&nbsp;from alumna&nbsp;Valari Wedel and her husband,&nbsp;Greg, a member of the university&#39;s board of trustees, will pay for upgrades to campus fitness facilities and equipment. (<em>Photo submitted by the Wedels, courtesy of Oklahoma Christian</em>)</p> Northwestern University Moves Forward with Athletics and Recreation Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/northwestern-university-moves-forward-athletics-and-recreation-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">School officials will seek necessary permits to build the facility along Lake Michigan on the Evanston, IL, campus</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/northwestern-university-moves-forward-athletics-and-recreation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/northwestern-university-moves-forward-athletics-and-recreation-center#comments Universities Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:17:00 +0000 38391 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Northwestern University is planning to build the Lakefront Athletic and Recreational Complex on its Evanston, IL, campus. <em>Rendering courtesy of Northwestern University</em>.</p> University of Puget Sound Will Build Athletics and Aquatics Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-puget-sound-will-build-athletics-and-aquatics-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$19.4 million project will complement the school's existing fieldhouse and double the fitness program space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-puget-sound-will-build-athletics-and-aquatics-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/university-puget-sound-will-build-athletics-and-aquatics-center#comments Universities Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:50:00 +0000 38291 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The University of Puget Sound&#39;s Athletics and Aquatics Center will complement the existing Memorial Fieldhouse. (<em>Photo courtesy of University of Puget Sound</em>)</p> Winter 2015 Scenes from Cedardale Health and The Longfellow Clubs http://clubindustry.com/profits/winter-2015-scenes-cedardale-health-and-longfellow-clubs <div class="node-body gallery-body">Winter has delivered a wallop to the Boston, MA, and greater New England area in 2015, and that has wreaked havoc on the budgets of fitness facilities there. As of March 6, about 110 inches of snow had fallen this winter at Boston's Logan Airport. To dig out from under the heavy snow, some Boston-area health club operators blew their annual snow removal budgets by the end of February. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/winter-2015-scenes-cedardale-health-and-longfellow-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/winter-2015-scenes-cedardale-health-and-longfellow-clubs#comments For-profits Universities Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 38151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Photo courtesy of The Longfellow Clubs.</p> Snowed-In Northeast Fitness Facilities Experience Budget Hits, Lower Usage in Winter 2015 http://clubindustry.com/profits/snowed-northeast-fitness-facilities-experience-budget-hits-lower-usage-winter-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, James Dukart and Mike Kennedy, contributing writers </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Winter has wreaked havoc on the budgets of fitness facilities in New England. To dig out from under the heavy snow, some Boston-area health club operators blew their annual snow removal budgets by the end of February.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/snowed-northeast-fitness-facilities-experience-budget-hits-lower-usage-winter-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/snowed-northeast-fitness-facilities-experience-budget-hits-lower-usage-winter-2015#comments For-profits Universities Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:20:00 +0000 38091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Longfellow Clubs near Boston have been hit hard by snow this winter, along with other clubs in the region, blowing through its snow removal budget by the end of February.&nbsp;<em>Photo courtesy of Longfellow Clubs.&nbsp;</em></p> Recreation Center Will Expand at Grand Valley State University http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-will-expand-grand-valley-state-university <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grand Valley State University's board of trustees has approved a $7.8 million expansion of its recreation center to address growing student demand for recreation and fitness opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-will-expand-grand-valley-state-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-will-expand-grand-valley-state-university#comments Universities Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:45:00 +0000 37791 at http://clubindustry.com <p>A 17,000-square-foot addition at Grand Valley State University&#39;s recreation center will enable the school to address growing student demand for health and fitness opportunities. <em>Photo by Kate Harmon, campus recreation director.</em></p> SUNY Cortland Opens $56 Million Student Life Center http://clubindustry.com/universities/suny-cortland-opens-56-million-student-life-center <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">State University of New York at Cortland facility significantly expands recreation and fitness space for students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/suny-cortland-opens-56-million-student-life-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/suny-cortland-opens-56-million-student-life-center#comments Universities Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:56:00 +0000 37531 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The new $56 million Student Life Center at the State University of New York at Cortland greatly expands fitness and recreation opportunities on campus. <em>Photo courtesy of SUNY Cortland</em>.</p> New $3.6 Million Facility Expands Recreation Offerings at University of South Carolina Beaufort http://clubindustry.com/universities/new-36-million-facility-expands-recreation-offerings-university-south-carolina-beaufort <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The University of South Carolina Beaufort has formally dedicated its $3.6 million, 22,581-square-foot Sand Shark Recreation Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/new-36-million-facility-expands-recreation-offerings-university-south-carolina-beaufort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/new-36-million-facility-expands-recreation-offerings-university-south-carolina-beaufort#comments Universities Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:00:00 +0000 37151 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Sand Shark Recreation Center at the University of South Carolina Beaufort was dedicated on Feb. 5. <em>Photo courtesy of the university</em>.</p> Recreation Center Set to Open in the Spring at Saint Mary's College of California http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-set-open-spring-saint-marys-college-california <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The $23.5 million recreation center at Saint Mary's College of California is nearing completion on the Moraga, CA, campus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-set-open-spring-saint-marys-college-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/recreation-center-set-open-spring-saint-marys-college-california#comments Universities Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:08:00 +0000 37121 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">The Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center is under construction at Saint Mary&#39;s College of California in Moraga. <em>Photo courtesy of Saint Mary&#39;s College of California</em>.</span></p>