Group Exercise Rooms Are Changing
Group Exercise Rooms Are Changing

With people wanting to be entertained, technology costs coming down, and more on-demand sources providing better content, your group exercise room is probably beginning to look like…. READ MORE

Campus-wide Strategies to Increase Fitness Space
Campus-wide Strategies to Increase Fitness Space

Collegiate recreation directors are very resourceful; many schools maximize programs by squeezing activity out of every square foot. But no matter what size your facility or your student enrollment … (Campus Rec Magazine, November 2018, Supplier Voice) READ MORE

Perseverance in a Time of Adversity
Perseverance in a Time of Adversity

In an effort to deliver a more robust fitness offering to the people of Puerto Rico, HCOA Fitness had no idea it was going to take on a hurricane… READ MORE

The Power of Integrating Physical Therapy and Training
The Power of Integrating Physical Therapy and Training

What do you do when tragedy strikes your business? You regroup, refocus, and press on… READ MORE

"Smart" Club Design
"Smart" Club Design

In a world of advancing technologies and experts for everything, smart design still centers on thoughtful problem solving. If you want your club design to work for you rather than against you… (Club Solutions, August 2018, Supplier Voice) READ MORE

Redefining the Hotel Fitness Experience: Stay Fit on the Go!
Redefining the Hotel Fitness Experience: Stay Fit on the Go!

Staying fit while traveling requires extraordinary motivation to combat the jet lag, dining-out, and on-the-go-lifestyle that can occur on a business trip or vacation… READ MORE

An Oasis of Their Own
An Oasis of Their Own

"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

Locker Rooms: It's the Details that Matter
Locker Rooms: It's the Details that Matter

Health club design is about nailing the details that have an impact on your members... (Club Solutions, February 2018, Supplier Voice) READ MORE

Sounds Good to Us!
Sounds Good to Us!

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 Experience - It Starts and Ends at the Control Desk
The Experience - It Starts and Ends at the Control Desk

The campus recreation center has always been intended to be a welcoming place... (Campus Rec, Jan/Feb 2018, pg 54) READ MORE

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 (Club Solutions, Nov 2017; includes quotes from S3's Bryan Dunkelberger)

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... (Campus Rec, November 2017, Supplier Voice) READ MORE

State-of-the-Art Hockey Locker Rooms Unveiled
State-of-the-Art Hockey Locker Rooms Unveiled

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Boston College men's and women's hockey teams moved into newly redesigned and expanded locker rooms inside Conte Forum on Monday… designed by S3 Design, based in Braintree, Mass. (Boston College Athletic Communications, September 2017) 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... (Campus Rec, Sept/Oct 2017) READ MORE

BostonVoyager - Inspiring Stories
BostonVoyager - Inspiring Stories

BostonVoyager's interview with S3 Design Principals, Sal Canciello and Bryan Dunkelberger... (Boston Voyager, July 2017) 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. (CBI July 2017, pgs 60-64) 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. (Campus Rec, May/June 2017) 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... (Club Solutions, March 2017) 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. (Club Solutions, September 2016) 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. (Club Solutions, March 2016) 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... (Campus Rec, March/April 2016) READ MORE

The Evolving Rec Center
The Evolving Rec Center

Over the past 15 years, the way people exercise has changed tremendously. (Campus Rec, January/February 2016) 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. (Campus Rec, Nov/Dec 2015) 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... (Club Solutions, March 2015) 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. (Club Solutions, March 2015) READ MORE...

Surviving a Club Renovation
Surviving a Club Renovation

"Renovations, renovations, renovations." To some, that phrase reminds you of... (Club Solutions, February 2015) READ MORE