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Campus Recreation Center Management

Maximizing the center of student life, recreation, and wellness.

Your turn-key solution for campus recreation center management.

When you want a vibrant center for student life, health, and campus activity, SFC delivers. Our experience in a variety of operating models and facility types means there’s nothing we can’t handle.

Internships & Career Opportunities for Students
On-Campus Staff + National Experts At Your Fingertips
Engage Your Campus and Your Community
Vibrant Campus Recreation. Healthy Students.
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Investing in student recreation doesn’t stop with opening an incredible student recreation facility, it’s just the beginning. When you want to create a hub of health and wellbeing for your students, a competitive and attractive student recruiting tool, and a well-managed, clean facility, SFC can deliver. Our turn-key approach means we can handle it all – from student programming and leagues, to facility maintenance and marketing. That’s student recreation centers made easy.

At Sports Facilities Companies, our campus recreation center management services provide day-to-day operations and facility management for a variety of facility types including multi-sport complexes, wellness centers, indoor venues, and aquatic centers, among many others. We bring the security of a highly experienced and collaborative team – one that is also a great partner to university departments, existing user groups, clubs, and others who will serve the community well.

Service Highlights

Service Duration:
12-18 Months, Start-Up
5 Year Avg. Engagement

Best Suited For:
University Recreation Centers
Students Fitness Centers

Led By SFC Operations Advisors:

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Huntsville, AL

The Alabama A&M Events Center is a facility that seats 6,000 people for basketball and volleyball games, graduation ceremonies, and other Alabama A&M events. The facility also features locker rooms, training rooms, a Hall of Fame, and a kitchen.

Bryan, TX

Welcoming athletes of all skill levels, Legends Event Center will be the new hub for basketball, volleyball, and even arcade lovers.  

Why SFC for Campus Recreation?

Managing a campus recreation center can be challenging task. While the facility may look calm on the surface, behind the scenes, a myriad of processes must be conducted effectively in order to serve the needs of your students and guests. Through our work in over 2,000 communities nationwide, we understand both the challenges facing campuses and communities in maintaining recreation assets, and are equipped to solve them.  With experience operating some of the nation’s most successful sports, recreation, and events venues, we are able to develop programming and events that engage your student body and build connection to your university.

Account Leadership

At the SF Companies, our team leaders not only have experience in all facets of recreation center management, we also have a deep commitment to improving communities everywhere. They serve as the point of contact for clients and connect your facility to the SF Network’s wealth of best practices.

Marketing and Branding

Our in-house marketing and design team leverages a combination of recreation industry experience and an understanding of your market and community to develop compelling and comprehensive brands and strategic marketing plans that drive people to your facility.

Research and Forecasting

Our campus recreation center management clients have access to data collected from 1,000s of communities. This data helps us understand the conditions that will lead to facility success. It influences a variety of processes for our venues from program planning to financial analysis.

Legal and Risk Management

With the goal of creating a safer environment for guests and reduced liability to owners, our legal counsel and risk management team installs a variety of safety measures, reviews contracts, coordinates insurances policies, and assists recreation facilities in a variety of legal matters.

Human Resources & Recruiting

Campus recreation centers win with great people. Our HR team will develop a staff that will embody your brand and deliver an outstanding customer experience. Our team also supports your venue through internships, conflict resolution, and staff training and onboarding.

Programming & Events

We go beyond providing a clean, safe environment for students to expand their health and fitness. We provide activation of the space through programming and events to create opportunities for students to connect, learn, and have fun.

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