Setting up Rec Leagues

People playing in rec league

Rec Leagues: How to Set Them Up and Which Ones to Offer Setting up rec leagues is a great way to drive revenue to your recreation center and potentially get some new members. You may be wondering what kind of rec leagues you should offer, and when you figure that out, how to get them […]

Building Hype in the Months Before Your Sports Complex Opens

Crowd excited and cheering

No matter how long you have been preparing, opening a new sports complex can be nerve-wracking. Even with a new state-of-the-art sports facility, you may have problems with attendance if you don’t build hype before your launch. Luckily, you can partner with the expert team at Sports Facilities Advisory, and we can help you build […]

Getting Your Staff Ready for an Event

Staff in Training Session

Training Your Staff for Events Holding events at your sports complex is a great way to bring in revenue. Events are different from your normal day-to-day routines, so you need to properly train your staff to handle them. Today in the Sports Facilities Management blog, we’ll talk about what you need to do to get […]

Facility Planning for Lacrosse

Lacrosse ball on the grass in front of a net.

When setting out to develop and design a lacrosse facility, there are a few factors that are important to keep in mind. First, creating the best possible experience for players and fans alike. Second, establishing the necessary amenities your facility will need to attract teams and fans of the sport. And lastly, securing the best […]

Choosing a Pool for Your Rec Center

Pool in a rec center

What Kind of Pool Should I Build? You’ve decided that you want to put a pool in your recreation center. But what kind of pool should you put in? You have quite a few options that you’ll need to consider. Today we’ll talk about some of the benefits and downsides of different construction materials and […]

Cryotherapy Recovery at Your Sports Complex

Cryotherapy capsule for rehabilitation treatment.

Perhaps the most important thing a sports complex can do to ensure the success of its business is to find a way to stand out from the crowd. The fact is, the sports facility industry can be a difficult market. Offering unique and compelling attractions at your sports complex is critical, especially as you’re beginning […]

Facility Management: Tips For Toddler Exercise.

Mother and Toddler on Exercise Ball

The Facility Management Pros at SFM Discuss Exercise for Toddlers It’s important to lay the groundwork for fitness and wellness early in a child’s life. Kids who are active not only sleep better and are better able to maintain a healthy weight, but they’re also much happier. What’s more, active toddlers are more likely to […]

Taking Care of Turf

Turf on a field

Turf Care and Management There are plenty of good reasons to install turf fields at your recreation center or sports complex. If you do decide to have turf fields, you should understand what kind of care and maintenance is required to keep them in good shape. Today on the Sports Facilities Management blog, we’ll talk […]

Reduce Noise with the Right Flooring at Your Recreation Center

Barbell lying on gym floor

One often-overlooked complication recreation center managers have to deal with is noise complaints. Whether from neighboring businesses or from your own gym users, excessive noise can be a serious problem for a recreation center. Perhaps the most effective means of overcoming the auditory challenge of a recreation center is by proactively preparing your center for […]

Recreation Center: Tips to Keep it Looking New

Equipment in a New Modern Facility

A Few Tips to Keep Your Recreation Center Looking New Developing and launching a recreation center is a difficult undertaking, and when it’s time to open your doors to the public, you now have to manage the day-to-day operations. Sports Facilities Management can manage every aspect of day-to-day operations at your facility. SFM offers management […]

Safety Measures for Aquatic Recreation Centers

Kids Swimming in Pool

Safety for Aquatic Recreation Centers Aquatic recreation centers can attract a lot of guests, but a lot of guests means you have a lot of people you’re responsible for. By having the proper safety measures in place, you can protect yourself and your patrons from incidents. Today on the Sports Facilities Management blog, we’ll talk […]

How to Establish Your Recreation Center's Brand Before Opening

Concept of brand building

Make no mistake about it, the classic film Field of Dreams got it wrong: If you just build it they won’t come. Simply building your sport complex isn’t enough, you have to build your brand as well. You need to spread the word and get people excited to visit the new recreation center. But how […]