Must-See Companies of NIRSA 2019

Must-See NIRSA

In February 2019, the NIRSA Annual Conference and Campus Rec & Wellness Expo will take place in Boston, Massachusetts. Use this guide as a breakdown of the Must-See Companies to visit while you’re there. Don’t forget to stop by Booth #521 to say hello to the Campus Rec Team!

Aacer Sports Flooring: Booth 1010


Aacer Sports Flooring, a MFMA Member Mill, is a leading manufacturer of high-performance hardwood flooring and sub-floor systems. They pride themselves on delivering product that is consistent and of superior quality, allowing for easy installation. Visit Booth #1010 to learn why Aacer’s flooring receives high marks for vibration reduction, shock absorption, flooring resiliency, moisture resistance and dead-spot elimination. Aacer also supplies synthetic flooring to fit your project needs and budget.

 715.582.1181  

Alvarado Turnstiles: Booth 519


For over 60 years, Alvarado turnstiles have been the best choice for rec and wellness centers throughout North America. Alvarado’s solutions are proven in the field with hundreds of campus recreation installations. Alvarado offers state-of-the-art products that provide the very latest in operational technology, and integrate with virtually every membership software and any card or biometric reader technology. Alvarado’s goal is to provide rec and wellness centers with solutions that best meet their access control needs.

CannonDesign: Booth 802


CannonDesign is an integrated global design firm with a proven record of helping colleges and universities. We combine this experience with a remarkable passion for health, wellness and athletics. Equipped with a full suite of services from master planning to architecture, engineering and environmental graphics, our team works to reflect the spirit and character of each institution with aesthetically pleasing, functionally sound and cost-effective environments that enrich the campus experience. 

Eleiko: Booth 186


Eleiko offers complete strength solutions. Our range of the world’s finest bars, bumper plates and platforms, supported by Eleiko Education programs,create inviting free weight environments. Eleiko helps you capitalize on the opportunities presented by the growing demand for strength and performance training. Partner with Eleiko to outfit your facility, prepare your staff with the right knowledge, and provide your team with operation and marketing support to get the most out of your free weight area.

 866.447.9441 

Entre-Prises: Booth 808


Innovative space for climbing and cross training. Climbing is shifting to an Olympic sport in 2020. Offer a new, unique style of equipment exceptional for training specific movements to build strength and technique. Monkey Space is highly modular and user-friendly for anyone to modify the location of training elements to create custom routines — instructional videos are ready to start building on. Great for climbing team challenges, multi-sport training and physiotherapists.

 541.388.5463 

GameTime: Booth 721


GameTime manufactures outdoor fitness equipment for campus health, wellness and recreation centers. Our products create social fitness places, encourage students and faculty to be more active outdoors, free up valuable indoor recreation space, and adapt to the fitness level of each user. Visit us at Booth #721 and learn how you can create an outdoor small group training space in as little as 250 square feet with our new THRIVE systems.

 800.235.2440 

GEEX: Booth 164


Gaming & Esports Experiences (GEEX) is the digital recreation solution for helping schools engage with students who love video games. An exclusive partner of IMLeagues, gives you the tools you need to create esport intramurals, student communities and recreational leagues using a medium of video games, mobile games and board games. GEEX also provides schools with discounts on equipment, connections to sponsors, full-services for building esports facilities on campuses and consultation for esports program development.

Matrix: Booth 1215


Matrix is among the world’s premier — and fastest-growing — commercial fitness brands. Leading clubs and fitness facilities around the world choose to partner with us because Matrix delivers. Matrix is a diamond partner of NIRSA and we have been an associate member since 2004. Visit us at NIRSA Booth #1215 to learn more.

 866.693.4863 

Mondo America: Booth 1009


Mondo’s full line of rubber flooring is ideal because it’s: Durable. Withstands heavy weights and cardio equipment. Hygienic. Antibacterial and antimicrobial throughout. Environmentally friendly. GREENGUARD Gold Certified. Low maintenance. Requires no permanent waxes, stripping chemicals or harsh cleaners. Safe. Slip and fire resistant; antistatic. Comfortable. Feels good underfoot. Quiet. Exceptional acoustic properties. High performance. High dimensional stability for withstanding carts, tables and chairs; no heat welding required.

 800.361.3747 

Moody Nolan: Booth 717

Moody Nolan

Moody Nolan’s Sports, Recreation and Student Focused Facilities Design Studio specializes in contemporary, functional, and efficient designs for new or renovated collegiate recreation and wellness facilities. Passion and teamwork inspires finding the best design solutions. Every project is an opportunity to rise above the norm and to move the design conversation to new places, to create spaces that are memorable. This vision of responsive architecture is continually recognized by clients.

 877.530.4984  

NSCA: Booth 916


The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is a nonprofit professional organization. The NSCA offers four distinguished certifications, including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) and NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®), which were the first of their kind to be nationally-accredited. The NSCA helps professionals via regional and national continuing education opportunities, research journals, career support, liability insurance, and online resources.

 800.815.6826  

Octane Fitness: Booth 319


Visit Octane Fitness, the global leader in zero-impact cardiovascular equipment, to experience the unveiling of an exciting new development in powerful HIIT workouts. Octane Fitness continues to redefine exercise and revolutionize workouts with unprecedented breakthroughs, such as the Zero Runner, LateralX lateral trainer, XT-One cross-trainer, xRide recumbent elliptical and new AirdyneX air bike. Innovative programming, such as Workout Boosters, CROSS CiRCUIT, MMA and 30:30, deliver unique HIIT routines.

 888.OCTANE.4 

Precor: Booth 1202


Precor is one of the foremost suppliers of fitness solutions across the globe. Our goal is to help operators succeed by providing innovative equipment, premier maintenance services and business offerings that create extraordinary fitness experiences. Precor helps deliver operational efficiency above what can be achieved with any other solution. Our approach includes: Mix-and-Match Cardio, Networked Fitness, Strength, Queenax® Functional Training, Assault Fitness HIIT Products and Spinning® Indoor Cycling. 

Robbins Sports Surfaces: Booth 823


Robbins Sports Surfaces is the leader in campus rec flooring solutions. With more than 100 years of experience and the only U.S. flooring manufacturer with a full-time research and product development staff, Robbins is dedicated to providing eco-friendly, superior gym flooring products that maximize performance and safety. They have innovative floor designs that reduce vibration and increase uniformity. Robbins is also the exclusive distributor of Pulastic synthetic flooring systems in the U.S. 

 800.543.1913  

Heather Hartmann
Heather Hartmann is the editor for Campus Rec Magazine. She can be reached at

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