Fitness and recreation centers, as well as fitness equipment manufacturers, are adapting. New weight equipment can be costly; rather than purchase the latest and greatest, fitness centers and gyms are creating versatile space for small group training and workouts that integrate equipment like TRX suspension trainers, ropes, kettlebells, medicine balls, and resistance bands for enhanced exercise. This added choice in strength training will have future impact on rec and fitness center operations and design.
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Located in a predominantly low-income neighborhood, the Phoenix Kroc Center is the largest community center in Arizona and provides opportunities in Art, Education, Recreation, Spiritual Guidance, and Wellness to individuals and families in the greatest need. TSMG has worked alongside The Salvation Army and the Kroc Center staff in both pre- and post-opening phases to assist in operational planning, financial analysis, design consulting, and staff support as the center progresses through its first year of operations.
The 147,000 sf center utilizes sustainable methods for energy efficiency, with solar thermal panels, an elaborate filtering system in the aquatic center, an HVAC chilled system and low-voltage lighting. The sate-of-the-art facility--offering NBA-sized basketball courts, aquatics center, game room, classrooms, computer lab, library, theater, fitness center, and more—is a valuable resource to the community of Phoenix South Mountain.
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The 25,000-square-foot LEED Silver project was commended not only for its design, but also for its significance to the surrounding community as a “beacon” and much needed resource. TSMG worked with the project architect, ELS Architecture and Urban Design, to provide services in programming, financial analysis, and public facilitation.
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This year marks our 25th year of service to communities, colleges and universities and we are celebrating!!
We have been privileged to work with over 400 communities throughout the United States and over 100 colleges and universities in this country and abroad. Over the years, we have been honored to work with outstanding staff who are making a difference in their community or institution. We have enjoyed working alongside thousands of members of the public, committee members, advisory board members, councils and trustees who shared their vision and entrusted The Sports Management Group to assist them in making it a reality. We also are appreciative of the many professional colleagues with whom we have teamed. We are gratified by the associations that span our 25 years and look forward to great collaborations in the future!