From the February 2019 issue of Club Solutions magazine (page 16)… Rachel Zabonick speaks with Bryan Dunkelberger, principal of S3 Design, about club design and layout trends. … READ MORE
If you are a health club, what do you do to combat studio fitness offerings popping up all around you? … READ MORE
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
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
What do you do when tragedy strikes your business? You regroup, refocus, and press on… READ MORE
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
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
"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... (Club Solutions, February 2018, Supplier Voice) 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... (Campus Rec, Jan/Feb 2018, pg 54) READ MORE
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)
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
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
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's interview with S3 Design Principals, Sal Canciello and Bryan Dunkelberger... (Boston Voyager, July 2017) READ MORE
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
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. (Campus Rec, May/June 2017) 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... (Club Solutions, March 2017) READ MORE
Recreation facilities are an important component in the recruitment of students, so the initial impression is important. (Club Solutions, September 2016) READ MORE...
Opening a new club can be rewarding and scary at the same time. (Club Solutions, March 2016) READ MORE...
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
Over the past 15 years, the way people exercise has changed tremendously. (Campus Rec, January/February 2016) 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. (Campus Rec, Nov/Dec 2015) 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... (Club Solutions, March 2015) READ MORE
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...
"Renovations, renovations, renovations." To some, that phrase reminds you of... (Club Solutions, February 2015) READ MORE