Athletic Facilities

Title Abstract Publication Date
Dreams of Fields. Presents an example of one school's solution to space needs for handling play and practice times for its multiple sports teams. It explains the school's planning efforts towards agreeing to... 10/31/1998
Dressed to Impress. Advises on the most popular and affordable locker room amenities, which include quality lockers, private showers, fresh paint and carpet, and enough space for individuals to move around in. Regular... 04/30/2007
Dry Runnings. Advises on humidity control in athletic facilities, with particular attention to natatoriums and ice rinks. HVAC design, vapor barriers, dehumidification, water temperature, and indoor air conditions... 10/31/2007
Dryer Learning. Discusses athletic facilities dryers, including the tendency to over-dry, the benefits of high-extraction washers, axial airflow, auto-dry features, proper matching of dryer to washer capacity, and... 09/30/2009
Elements to Increase Students' Physical Activity Describes four elements to consider when increasing students' physical activity: equipment and space; creative teachers and creative spaces; athletic trainers; and examples to follow. Includes... 09/30/2011
Everyone's a Winner. Discusses a trend toward the creation of large, amenity-laden athletic facilities in public schools, due to the heavy demands of large athletic programs, large numbers of fans, and expanding... 11/30/2004
Exelon Gymnasium Rowe Clark Math & Science Academy Sustainable strategies in the project include a green roof, a super-insulated envelope with high internal thermal mass, diffuse daylighting and heat recovery ventilation. The gym and the school share... 05/31/2012
Fabric Fact & Fiction. Examines the positive and negative attributes of fabric structures in providing affordable shelter for a variety of multipurpose applications, including temporary or seasonal use. Describes the three... 10/31/2001
Facilities Specifications Guide. Provides line drawings of indoor and outdoor sporting fields reflecting the specifications and dimensional standards of each, including where additional information can be found. Sporting events from... 01/31/2000
Facility and Equipment Management for Sport Directors. This book, intended for directors or managers of sport facilities, presents an overview of management techniques, strategies, and considerations. The first section focuses on planning for effective... 12/31/1995
Facility Design and Management for Health, Fitness, Physical Activity, Recreation, and Sports Facility Development. Offers extensive advice on athletic facility and event management, common facility components and their design, field and court specifications, recreational spaces, specialty areas, and trends. The... 12/31/2004
Facility Planning for Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics. This publication reflects the composite knowledge of many professionals on the topic of the planning and construction of facilities for athletics, physical education, and recreation. The text is... 12/31/1992
Facility Specification Guide. Provides field and court specifications for 19 sports, along with contact information for the regulating bodies of that sport. 12/31/2008
Facility Specifications. Provides regulation court and field diagrams for badminton, baseball, basketball, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, squash, handball, team handball, rugby, soccer, softball,... 12/31/2006
Finish Lines. Discusses gymnasium floor coatings, which are evolving toward polymers with lower volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in response to more stringent attention to and regulation of indoor air quality.... 07/31/2009
First and Goal. Discusses the importance of community and school official collaboration and compromise behind building secondary school multipurpose stadiums. Examples of how some schools resolved funding issues are... 10/31/1999
First-String Field Houses. Discusses how to build field houses that not only cater to athletes and recreational users alike, but is also designed and supplied to satisfy a wide range of interests and abilities. Tips include... 03/31/1999
Fit(ness) Designs: Meeting a Growing Need. Advises on selection of fitness equipment to accommodate various ages and abilities, including those with disabilities. The welcoming of beginners who might be intimidated by elaborate equipment is... 10/31/2009
Fitness Assessment. Reviews the outcome of several Carl M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grants, which gives federal money to help overhaul school fitness programs with new equipment and programming that... 12/31/2007
Fitness Facilities: The New Trend in Athletic Equipment. Discusses the requirements and costs associated with building a high school weight room in terms of space renovation and new construction. Observations from high schools that have experienced these... 07/31/1999
Fixtures Fixation. Discusses how to accessorize a sports facility so it can best serve as both competition and practice venues for a variety of sports. Facility managers and other experts share their advice on how to... 09/30/2006
Floored! Choices in Indoor Sports Surfaces. Discusses options for indoor sports flooring, highlighting the many available products. Type, frequency, and duration of activities on the floor, along with the ages and skill levels of the users,... 08/31/2008
Football Strength and Conditioning Facility, Syracuse University. Profiles this new facility featuring extensive glazing that reveals the activity within. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost details, floor plans, and photographs are... 12/31/2006
Frank and Dorothy Grisanti Gymnasium at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, Santa Monica, California. This recently opened sports center features a gym, a new competition pool, and a multi-purpose playing field. The 23,724-square-foot double gymnasium includes exhibition basketball and volleyball... 02/28/2003
Free at Last. Describes dynamic new athletic facility designs made possible by advances in metal building product technology. Facilities described used metal elements as revealed structural components of the... 07/31/2005