"A well-designed locker room gives women a place to relax, reflect, and fresh." Read what S3 Design's Bryan Dunkelberger and others have to say about design considerations for women's locker rooms. (CBI April 2018, pgs 63-66) READ MORE
Health club design is about nailing the details that have an impact on your members... READ MORE
S3's Bryan Dunkelberger and others share thoughts on how a club manages sound and how it can make or break the member experience. (CBI February 2018, pgs 64-67) READ MORE
The campus recreation center has always been intended to be a welcoming place... READ MORE
Health clubs aren’t typically thought of as architectural feats. However, architectural design plays a much bigger role.... READ MORE (includes quotes from S3's Bryan Dunkelberger)
The pressure for college recreation centers to engage students and satisfy increasing expectations is more intense than ever... READ MORE
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's interview with S3 Design Principals, Sal Canciello and Bryan Dunkelberger... READ MORE
CBI's experts (including S3's Bryan Dunkelberger) describe what clubs are doing well... and what they could be doing better. READ MORE
Welcome to Club Solutions 102 Health Club Industry Tips, Tricks and Ideas issue! (S3 Design tip - Architecture: Go with the Flow) READ MORE
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...
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
Recreation facilities are an important component in the recruitment of students, so the initial impression is important. READ MORE...
Opening a new club can be rewarding and scary at the same time. READ MORE...
Chasing trends in group fitness can be a hit or miss endeavor, but smaller classes with a specialized focus... READ MORE
Over the past 15 years, the way people exercise has changed tremendously. READ MORE...
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...
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
You've been thinking about opening that new club for a while, and you're just about ready to go for it. READ MORE...
"Renovations, renovations, renovations." To some, that phrase reminds you of... READ MORE