Our Colleen McKenna and Karl Leabo will present, “Does Everyone REALLY Feel Welcome in Your Recreation Center,” at the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Region I Conference Nov. 7 in New Haven, CT. The presentation focuses on how campus recreation centers can be purposely designed to be inclusive and engage as much of a campus population as possible. McKenna and Leabo will share strategies spanning design, programming, policy and staff training.
NIRSA is the leading professional organization focused on collegiate recreation and advocates for recreation as a significant and powerful key to inspiring wellness in local, regional and global communities. Each year, different NIRSA regions invite thought leaders to their annual conferences to share best practices, lessons learned and ideas for the future. NIRSA I focuses on the Northeast US.