The Evolution of Campus Recreation Centers

Historically campus recreation centers were primarily frequented by athletes and exercise enthusiasts. Today, colleges and universities are expanding their offerings to accommodate a larger demographic with a broad array of fitness needs. This article from Athletic Business¬†(Brett Klika, CSCS & Founder of SPIDERfit Kids in conjunction with the American Council on Exercise) explores how creative…

Collegiate Recreation Centers: A Place to Call Home

Not Your Parents Intramurals By Kathy Russell, ALSC Architects Not long ago, college recreation programs consisted of intramural sports run by student organizations or teachers in the physical education department. These programs were often housed in a student union building or in the corner of an athletics building. Today colleges and universities are building recreation…

American Ninja Warrior Hits The Gym

By Kathy Russell, ALSC Architects It took seven seasons of televised American Ninja Warrior competitions before any Americans finally won the popular obstacle course race and took home the grand prize. As each season went by without a winner, the ANW fever grew as the athletic competitors started looking for ways to train harder and…