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The fundamental challenge to creating any recreational or fitness center comes from understanding what motivates the people who will use the space. Only by understanding that dynamic, can we create an environment that serves the differing needs of broad and diverse communities.

At AMDG, we believe that creating a sense of community is one of the most powerful outcomes of intuitive, authentic architecture. We see athletic facility design as an opportunity to create spaces that foster and build community.

Our goal is to enhance the lives of individuals and families by designing spaces that encourage wellness through exercise, sports, and recreation. Through a collaborative process with our client, we envision the most effective way to motivate and stimulate all participants…wisely investing resources to successfully leverage the space to reach the broadest possible demographic.

Our sports and fitness facility designs are created to maximize the experience of each participant. We understand that multi-use spaces must accommodate a range of experiences, such as sports training and competition, individual and group exercise participants, medical science, and educational programs. From stadiums, to competition gyms, to fitness centers, we create viewpoints and vistas that energize and engage.

Please take a moment to explore the story behind each of the completed projects below. Each presented its own unique challenges, and AMDG, in tandem with our clients and other team members, maximized architectural design to revitalize the community.   


Representative list of project experience:

American Barn Style Family Recreation House - Michigan
Recreation Home 

Aquinas College - Grand Rapids, Michigan
master planning for renovation of fieldhouse and student center

Catholic Central High School Cougar Athletic Trails - Grand Rapids, Michigan
new stadium improvements

Catholic Central Athletic Stadium - Grand Rapids, MI

Children's Healing Center - Grands Rapids

Grand Rapids Christian Ice Center - Grand Rapids, Michigan
locker room addition to existing ice arena

Grand Rapids Christian High Eagles Stadium - Grand Rapids, Michigan
stadium renovation seating 3,200 and new outbuildings including locker rooms, concessions and a ticket booth

Grand Rapids Christian High Quest Center - Grand Rapids, Michigan
new wellness center, gymnasium, fitness, locker rooms, training room and concessions

GVSU Golf Team Room - Allendale, Michigan
locker room addition/ team meeting room

Holland Christian - Holland, Michigan
athletic master planning

Holland Christian Tennis Complex - Holland, Michigan
new tennis complex, outdoor pavilion and concessions

MVP Fieldhouse - Cascade, Michigan
new sports center and outdoor fields

MVP Holland - Holland, Michigan
renovation to existing athletic club

MVP Holland Aquatic Center - Holland, Michigan
new outdoor aquatic center for existing athletic club

MVP Metro Club - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation to existing athletic club

MVP Ochard Hills - Grand Rapids, Michigan
remodel and renovation of an existing indoor tennis barn

MVP Rockford - Rockford, Michigan
renovation to fitness center reception

MVP Sports CenterGrand Rapids, Michigan

MVP Sportsplex - Kentwood, Michigan
world class fitness and aquatic center

MVP Sportsplex Locker Rooms - Kentwood, Michigan
expansion design

MVP Well-Fit - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Oakdale Park Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
gym expansion design

Private Family Recreation Building - Michigan
basketball court, bowling lanes and indoor swimming pool

Private Lake Michigan Family Retreat - Arcadia, Michigan
recreational facility

Private Recreational Additions - Michigan
pool, poolhouse, basketball court and hot tub

Private Recreational Building - Pentwater, Michigan
new recreational facility

Rehoboth Christian School  High School Master Planning - Rehoboth, New Mexico
campus master planning

Rehoboth Christian School Sports and Fitness Center - Rehoboth, New Mexico
new athletic facility

Lake Michigan Family Retreat, Arcadia, Michigan
private recreational facility

Ridgeview Athletic Club at Ridgeview Industries - Grand Rapids, Michigan
multi-purpose and cardiovascular spaces

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Southside Ice Arena - Byron Center, Michigan

Tree House - Michigan

Trinity Christian College Athletics and Recreation Complex - Palos Heights, Illinois
new competition gymnasium, locker rooms, training room, concessions, human performance, offices and hospitality suite

Trinity Christian College Athletic & Recreation Center Phase 2  Palos Heights, Illinois 
Phase 2 added a fitness center, a climbing wall, a renovation of the exsiting gym, renovated locke rooms, and flexible educational spaces.

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