In Print

  • ’57

    In 1957, the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center (the CoRec) opened. As one of the first standalone recreation centers in the country — an accolade...

  • 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...

  • Ask the Expert: Reed Voorhees

    The expert advice to answer your most pressing questions. This month, Reed Voorhees, AIA at CannonDesign, shares advice on architecture. Why is putting thought into...

  • 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...

  • Accept the Challenge to Improve Campus Quality of Life

    The average American college student spends as many as 16 hours a day indoors. A lot of this time indoors is inevitable. Classes, labs and...

  • Creating a Connected Fitness Experience

    It’s human nature to seek connection, and the latest technology makes it possible to stay more connected to our families, friends and interests than ever...

  • Make a Plan

    A social revolution in fitness toward holistic health and wellness is shaping the design, purpose and layout of campus rec centers. Without abandoning their traditional purpose...