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DRES Ward 6 Senior Wellness Center

SITUATION: When running for Mayor of Washington DC, one of Adrian Fenty’s promises was to improve living for the over 100,000 seniors living in the city. Since 2010, the city has opened a number of senior community centers.  Thanks to the funding efforts the Department of Real Estate Services (DRES), Ward 6 is happy to celebrate the

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Ten Tips For Keeping Your Rec Center Looking Like New

A terrific article by Athletic Business and written by Erik Kocher of Hastings + Chivetta Architects in St. Louis, and Diane Guse Dahmann, Executive Director of MizzouRec Services and Facilities at the University of Missouri, providing interesting insight on how to create and maintain a world class, amenity fitness center…. After the long years of planning

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Ignite Your Corporate Wellness Amenities

Business Challenge: Activate  Unique Corporate Wellness Offerings Workplace Wellness is big business, and corporate fitness facilities of the future reach beyond the customized weight room to feature more natural lighting, eco-friendly construction and stress relieving fitness programming, along with a health-conscious slew of employee extras. The digital revolution has increased the amount of time that

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Aquatic Centers Upgrade Fitness Amenities

Aquatic Centers Activate Multi-Family Fitness and Wellness Amenities New aquatic centers and state-of-the-art fitness centers at your multi-family residential property or commercial facility can engage new users who are willing to pay premium dollars for additional fitness amenities such as aqua fitness classes and personal training. Amenity activation is the next frontier in truly enhancing

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Functional Fitness Training Areas Entice New Users

Core Training and Functional Fitness Functional core training areas of your multi-family fitness space can attract and “sell” people on your facility in record time. The big buzzwords of the last decade “functional fitness training” mean many things to many people. Functional exercises, in fact, use multiple joints and numerous muscles. Instead of only moving

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The Importance of Your Facility Site Assessment

Branding, Budget and Project Scope  The branding, budget and project scope of your new fitness center can be created and developed during an initial site assessment, creating a conceptual, state-of-the-art facility plan. Certified specialists may check your facility’s spatial design, traffic patterns and lines of sight, wiring and outlets, CATV needs, eco-lighting, equipment brands, cardio

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