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....More
At least five people were injured when part of a batting cage that was suspended from the ceiling fell to the floor and bleachers of the gymnasium at the Goshen (IN) College recreation and fitness center....More
Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, has banned a suspect from campus after an alleged sexual assault was reported in the men's locker room of the Dedham Center for Lifetime Sports, SMU's student recreation center....More
The 61,000-square-foot complex, which was completed in January 2013, received 17 out of 19 points on its LEED scorecard before solar panels and a solar pool heater boosted the project to a perfect score....More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed an update to the nutrition facts label for packaged foods that was adopted in 1994. The changes would reflect the latest scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases, such as obesity and heart disease....More
The rise of studios and changes in technology played a huge role in 2013, but the year was still dominated by large clubs and major chains, particularly the moves that occurred at the top of those companies....More
Stanford University recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC), the second 75,000-square-foot recreation facility on the university's campus....More
Universities continue to invest millions into campus recreation construction and expansion projects. Take a look inside some recreation facilities around the country, which feature innovations designed to help attract new students and keep current students engaged.
University recreation centers are going to great lengths to deliver an experience that meets students’ wants and needs and helps attract prospective students, many of whom factor a university’s recreation center and offerings into their college choice....More
The fitness industry’s generosity in helping others comes through in charitable efforts that many fitness facilities undertake throughout the year. But some facilities go above and beyond not just the normal fitness and wellness offerings at health clubs but also the normal community outreach efforts....More
After struggling with space issues for years, the University of Minnesota celebrated the grand opening of its Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) building last month. Take a look inside the $60 million facility, which features floor-to-ceiling windows, group fitness studios and more space.