In Print

  • LEED-ing Green Initiatives

    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used in campus recreation. The program works as...

  • Swimming Through a Revenue Stream

    When it comes to making money in your campus rec center, you might think of selling memberships and access to fitness classes, but what about...

  • Flooring Selection Should be a Priority

    Flooring often gets treated like an afterthought during the selection process in a fitness facility. Flooring is always needed, but there is hardly ever enough...

  • The Final Exam: Six Questions with Caesar

    The Final Exam is your chance to get advice and insights from experts in the industry. For the May/June issue, Campus Rec spoke with Caesar Wood, the previous executive director...

  • Something Old, Something New

    Bringing together the historical and modern is quite a task. But Recreational Sports at the University of Michigan took it on. Currently in the process...

  • Ask the Expert: Esports

    The expert advice to answer your most pressing questions. This month, Dylan Wray, the recreation program specialist and esports coordinator at the University of North...

  • Normal Outdoor Adventure

    Anyone who’s driven through Illinois knows the state is very flat — it’s easy to see miles away in every direction. With very little to...

  • A New and Challenging Workout

    Traditional fitness programs are very beneficial for students, but sometimes, trending fitness programs can add an extra spark to student engagement. Colleges all over are...

  • Leveling Up with Esports

    Intramurals are no longer relegated to just a football field or basketball court. Video game tournaments — known as esports — are a growing trend...

  • Steady Cash Flow

    Striking the balance in programming between engagement and revenue generation is difficult in campus recreation. A rec center’s primary directive is to deliver programs and...