SUSTAINABLE RECREATION

Campus recreation centers are a hub for student engagement and overall wellbeing. They are also a key stop
on campus tours helping attract prospective and incoming students by showcasing the quality of student affairs
at the college or university. Utilize your rec center as an engagement tool by aligning everyday operations with
the sustainable mindset of incoming students to exceed expectations and stand out from the competition.

4000 higher-education projects have been
LEED-certified, with the majority achieving
Gold or better.

 

47% of recreation
facilities are accountable
for annual building
energy consumption.

60% of higher education establishments have
a dedicated office
of sustainability.

75% of students use
on-campus recreation
center facilities.

72% of Generation Z’s
are willing to pay more
for a sustainable
product or offering.

68% of students report
campus recreation
facilities influence
their decision of
which college/university
to attend.

More than 650 college
and university presidents
from all 50 states have
pledged their institutions
will achieve carbon neutrality under
the climate leadership commitments.

800 colleges and universities are measuring their comprehensive environmental performance under STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System).

The ECO-POWR™ line of premium cardio equipment integrates innovative technology with thoughtfully designed products that harness and convert human energy into usable electricity.

With every movement a student takes, energy is being generated. ECO-POWR™ products harness that energy to produce up to 250 watt-hours of electricity, creating an overall reduction in your property’s carbon footprint.

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The SENZA™ line features SportsArt’s top of the line cardio equipment, designed to house the premium SENZA™ technology and entertainment system. The intuitive console actively engages students by providing a streamlined approach to workouts while allowing them to consume entertainment, their way.

Reduce energy consumption while engaging students with SENZA™ touchscreen technology.

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The ECO-NATURAL™ line boasts energy saving fitness equipment that offers individuals a sustainable and intuitive workout experience embodied within a sleek and modern design.

Whatever your school’s sustainability goals may be, zero out your fitness equipment by utilizing equipment that is energy independent.

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TECHNOLOGY TO ENGAGE

With the SA WELL+™ system, not only can students visualize the cumulative impact
their workouts have on the environment,
they can track their individual contribution
to the overall goals. Utilize their energy
generation for power-a-thon events or
top green producer challenges to continually
engage the student body population.

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Some students prefer to lose themselves
in workouts by watching television or personal
content as they workout. With built-in SENZA™
consoles, students can stream any entertainment
they want seamlessly from their personal devices
with ANYcast, or watch TV on the built-in console.

Personal viewing screens can also be added to
ECO-POWR™ equipment so that users can get lost
in their favorite show’s new episode while their
workouts offset the consumption of the screens.

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GREEN REC PARTNERS

TENNESSEE TECH UNIVERSITY
Tennessee Tech Fitness Center

PENN STATE ALTOONA
The Steven A. Adler Athletic Complex

OHIO STATE
Recreation and Physical Activities Center (RPAC)

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References

4,000 higher-education projects have been LEED-certified, with the majority achieving Gold or better.
Usgbc.org. (2019). Sustainable Campus Development | U.S. Green Building Council. [online] Available at: https://www.usgbc.org/education/sessions/sustainable-campus-development-10540861 [Accessed 8 Nov. 2019].
47% of recreation facilities are accountable for annual building energy consumption.
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60% of higher education establishments have a dedicated office of sustainability.
Stinnett, B. and Gibson, F. (2016). Sustainability and Recreational Sports Facilities: An Exploratory Study regarding Levels of Institutional Adoption. Recreational Sports Journal, 40(1), pp.92-104.
75% of students use on-campus recreation center facilities.
Forrester, S. (2014). The Benefits of Campus Recreation. Corvallis, OR: NIRSA.
72% of Generation Z’s are willing to pay more for a sustainable product or offering./span>
“Consumer-Goods’ Brands That Demonstrate Commitment to Sustainability Outperform Those That Don’t.” Nielsen, 12 Oct. 2015, https://www.nielsen.com/eu/en/press-releases/2015/consumer-goods-brands-that-demonstrate-commitment-to-sustainability-outperform/
68% of students report campus recreation facilities influence their decision of which college/university to attend.
Forrester, S. (2014). The Benefits of Campus Recreation. Corvallis, OR: NIRSA.
More than 650 college and university presidents from all 50 states have pledged their institutions will achieve carbon neutrality under the climate leadership commitments.
Usgbc.org. (2019). Sustainable Campus Development | U.S. Green Building Council. [online] Available at: https://www.usgbc.org/education/sessions/sustainable-campus-development-10540861 [Accessed 8 Nov. 2019].
800 colleges and universities are measuring their comprehensive environmental performance under STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System).
Usgbc.org. (2019). Sustainable Campus Development | U.S. Green Building Council. [online] Available at: https://www.usgbc.org/education/sessions/sustainable-campus-development-10540861 [Accessed 8 Nov. 2019].
Spoon, A. (2006). IDENTIFYING CONCEPTS THAT INFLUENCE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DURING A COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR. Bowling Green: Graduate College of Bowling Green State University, pp.6-51.
National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (2004). The Value of Recreational Sports in Higher Education. Impact on Student Enrollment, Success, and Buying Power. Versa Press, pp.3-225