Facilities design and management for non-profit recreation professionals

Abilene Christian University, Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Fitness Center (Marmon Mok)

NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute, presented by Mondo

October 21-23, 2014 | Houston, Texas

Collegiate recreation programs are a tremendous growth industry nationwide and provide a great marketable asset to colleges and universities. And, even in the face of a slow economy, that booming recreational facilities construction trend has not faltered.

The 2010-2015 NIRSA Facilities Construction and Renovation Survey shows nearly 160 projects underway, representing more than $1.7 billion in capital projects. Fifty-five percent of these projects are new construction, while the remaining balance represent renovation projects to existing facilities. Two-thirds of reported projects expect to be completed before 2015.

The building boom for recreation sports facilities continues to increase demand for knowledgeable and qualified facility managers and directors. The NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute, presented by Mondo, provides in-depth information on planning, constructing, renovating, and operating recreation sports facilities.

NIRSA Recreation Facilities Institute attendees may choose between educational sessions focused on design/construction or management operations. In addition to the informative educational sessions, facilities tours are included for some of the area's top recreational facilities. The on-campus tours are designed to complement the educational sessions, and the networking opportunities with recreational sports managers, recreational program directors, and architects from across North America.

  • Bill Crockett, Committee Chair, University of Maryland-Baltimore, The Founding Campus
  • Silvia Chan, University of Connecticut
  • Jeff Haug, The University of Georgia
  • Gregory Haverlock, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
  • Katy Locke, The University of Tennessee
  • Tina Villard, Rice University

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Contact NIRSA Assistant Director of Professional Development, Brittany Rejda for more information.