Eye for Design: Choosing an Architect
Eye for Design: Choosing an Architect

Health clubs aren’t typically thought of as architectural feats. However, architectural design plays a much bigger role.... READ MORE

How to Plan Programming to Create a Compelling Vision
How to Plan Programming to Create a Compelling Vision

The pressure for college recreation centers to engage students and satisfy increasing expectations is more intense than ever... READ MORE

Focusing Your Feasibility Study for Success
Focusing Your Feasibility Study for Success

Ideally, a feasibility study sets the stage for the successful completion of a building. Too often they can end up as a pretty book that sits on a shelf... READ MORE

BostonVoyager - Inspiring Stories
BostonVoyager - Inspiring Stories

BostonVoyager's interview with S3 Design Principals, Sal Canciello and Bryan Dunkelberger...  READ MORE

Locker Rooms: Pluses & Minuses
Locker Rooms: Pluses & Minuses

CBI's experts (including S3's Bryan Dunkelberger) describe what clubs are doing well... and what they could be doing better. READ MORE

102 Health Club Industry Tips, Tricks & Ideas
102 Health Club Industry Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Welcome to Club Solutions 102 Health Club Industry Tips, Tricks and Ideas issue! (S3 Design tip - Architecture: Go with the Flow) READ MORE

Is the Future of Recreation and Wellness, Medical?
Is the Future of Recreation and Wellness, Medical?

There is a growing trend to add Health and Human Services into the Recreation Center. Understandably, recreation directors see a partnership that might allow them. READ MORE...

Get the Most Out of Your Group X Studio's Design
Get the Most Out of Your Group X Studio's Design

How do you get the most out of your studio? Whether you are trying to up the quality of your studio in a larger club or create a free-standing studio model... READ MORE

Organizing the Fitness Floor
Organizing the Fitness Floor

Recreation facilities are an important component in the recruitment of students, so the initial impression is important. READ MORE...

7 Tips for Opening a New Club
7 Tips for Opening a New Club

Opening a new club can be rewarding and scary at the same time. READ MORE...

Adapting for Trends in Group Fitness
Adapting for Trends in Group Fitness

Chasing trends in group fitness can be a hit or miss endeavor, but smaller classes with a specialized focus... READ MORE

The Evolving Rec Center
The Evolving Rec Center

Over the past 15 years, the way people exercise has changed tremendously. READ MORE...

Master Planning for Building Improvements
Master Planning for Building Improvements

No matter how old your recreation center, it is always a challenge to keep your facility fresh and respond to changes in the landscape of fitness. READ MORE...

A Master Plan for Club Renovations
A Master Plan for Club Renovations

Whether you are an old tennis club that has converted to fitness over the past 30 years or a relatively new club built in the last 10 years... READ MORE

Opening a New Club? Pay Attention to These Three Things
Opening a New Club? Pay Attention to These Three Things

You've been thinking about opening that new club for a while, and you're just about ready to go for it. READ MORE...

Surviving a Club Renovation
Surviving a Club Renovation

"Renovations, renovations, renovations." To some, that phrase reminds you of... READ MORE