Facility Design and Construction 101, Part Two

by: Sarah Schrenk, MS

Facility Design

Create a master plan and consider supplementary areas as you navigate your timeline.

In Part One of this series, we discussed the importance of researching users, space and programs before committing to new fitness facility design and construction. We also looked at funding and its effect on programming. The goal of this three-part series is to make fitness managers aware of key elements in the planning and building process, with a focus on group fitness and personal training spaces.

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About the Author

Sarah Schrenk, MS

Sarah Schrenk, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

I have more than ten years' experience as a fitness professional. Prior to that, I was a biologist and found it very unfulfilling. After a few years of teaching group fitness classes after work, I ret...