How to Host an Adult Softball League at Your Sports Complex

Women playing softball at recreational sports complex.

Creating an Adult Softball League at Your Sports Complex For people looking to be active, a softball league provides an excellent opportunity to not only get a bit of exercise but also have fun and be social. The beauty of the adult softball league is that none of us are as good at recreational sports […]

Facility Planning: Best Ways To Schedule Your Slowpitch Softball League

Best Ways To Schedule Your Slowpitch Softball League According To Our Facility Planning Expert Adult sports leagues aren’t all that common in today’s day and age, but one sport that has stood the test of time is slowpitch softball. For former athletes looking to relive their high school glory days or co-workers looking to connect […]

Facility Management: Ensuring Your Retain Great Employees

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Facility Management Tactics to Retain Your Best Employees One of the most important aspects of managing a sports facility or recreation center is attracting and keeping talented employees. The nature of the business is that oftentimes your employees will be entry-level and will eventually move on once they get more career-focused job opportunities. However, that […]

FF&E Advice for Comfort vs Style

Advice for FF&E: Balancing Comfort and Style Furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) is an important part of your sports facility or recreation center. This is not just referring to the equipment and amenities that you plan to offer — it also refers to basics you might not even think about it. FF&E includes things like […]

Why a Bocce Court Could Be Perfect For Your Recreation Center

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How and Why to Build a Bocce Court at Your Recreation Center Bocce ball is one of those niche sports that many of us have heard of but haven’t gotten the chance to actually try out. If you have been exposed to bocce ball you may have realized what a fun and physically inclusive game […]

Facility Management: Specials Designed to Attract New Customers

Facility Management: Creating Specials That Actually Attract Visitors The special: possibly the most overused marketing method in business. Consumers are inundated with deals and discounts, to the point that a run-of-the-mill discount program lacks the impact that it used to. That doesn’t mean that there is no place in business for deals to attract new […]

How a Celebrity Endorsement Can Boost Your Sports Complex

What a Celebrity Endorsement Does for a Sports Complex One of the best ways to bring in a lot of business to your sports complex is with a celebrity endorsement. People are always excited if a celebrity is involved, especially if it’s at the local level. This isn’t a guarantee of success, but it can […]

Tips for Social Media Marketing Your Recreation Center

How to Market Your Recreation Center on Social Media Successfully marketing on social media can be extremely difficult, especially if you have no experience creating a brand online. Luckily, SFM is here to help you reach the goals you have for your recreation center. Our expert advisors and management consultants have helped hundreds of sports […]

FF&E: How Updated Does It Need to Be?

How New Does my FF&E Need to Be? FF&E isn’t typically a long-term investment. Sure you want your furniture and equipment to last you awhile, but eventually they’ll need to be replaced. If not, they’ll become outdated or they won’t work as well. You have to make sure your guests are still getting the great […]

How Your Sports Facilities Can Appeal to Families with Children

Developing Sports Facilities That Appeals to Families with Children. Creating family-friendly sports facilities can be more difficult than many people first expect. If you are interested in ensuring that your sports facilities are more likely to attract families with children than you have come to the right place. SFM has a long history of advising […]

Implementing Batting Cages in Your Recreation Center

What You Need for Batting Cages in Your Recreation Center Offering a variety of activities and facilities at your recreation center is a great way to drive interest and bring in customers. Batting cages have increased in popularity over the years, and your recreation center could potentially benefit from implementing them. Today in the Sports […]

Creating an Adult Softball League at Your Sports Complex

How to Host an Adult Softball League at Your Sports Complex For people looking to be active, a softball league provides an excellent opportunity to not only get a bit of exercise but also have fun and be social. The beauty of the adult softball league is that none of us are as good at […]