All posts by Bobby Dyer

  • The Basics of Functional Fitness

    Functional fitness is a growing trend in campus recreation, with students seeking to improve their every day life and movements through exercise. There are some...

  • UCF’s Inclusive Recreation Expo Highlights Adaptive Programs

    Inclusivity is an important element of campus recreation, and an increasing number of rec centers are making a concentrated effort to make their facilities more...

  • A Culture of Aquatics Cleanliness at Illinois

    Cleanliness is important in every rec center, but it’s arguably most critical in the aquatics facilities. No one wants to swim in a dirty pool,...

  • The Weightlifting Gender Discrepancy Study — Part Two

    Recently, the Iowa State rec center conducted the Weightlifting Gender Discrepancy Study to determine how campus recreation can be more inclusive. This is Part Two,...

  • University of Maine

    University of Maine Orono, ME MISSION STATEMENT We make the university stronger. HUMAN DIGNITY STATEMENT We recognize, understand and encourage celebration of the human differences...

  • Cutting Edge

    You’ve got the newest equipment, most popular classes and friendliest staff of any campus organization. You’re ready to meet students exactly where their needs are....

  • Come for the Workouts, Stay for the Relationships

    Retention is important in campus recreation — you’ve driven a student through your doors, so obviously you want to keep them coming back. This can...

  • Keeping the Water Clear

    This may sound like a no-brainer, but it’s important to keep your pools clean. Besides keeping your aquatics facility visually appealing, pool cleanliness — or...

  • Making the Right Call

    There is nothing more frustrating for a player than a ref who clearly doesn’t know what he or she is doing. Your students will quickly...

  • Yes Man

    Willingness to help out is one thing. It’s something else entirely to say yes to every request. Marquette University’s rec center takes that willingness to...