In 2009, when Louis Anna State University surveyed students to find out what they wanted most in the new entertainment center, there was a feature that even surpassed massage therapy: Lazy River. But there are dozens of schools. Including some of its competitors in the southeast) The university must do better when building water rides: when its Lazy River is finished in 2016, it will spell the \"LSU\" letter in the school\'s signature Geaux font. \"Students involved in the planning process want something cooler than others,\" said school Entertainment Director Laurie Braden . \". \"University relations say this is O. K. As long as it follows the font appropriately and does not exceed the scale. In the arms race at the University Entertainment Center Tuition fees in 92 schools exceed $1. According to the Nirsa 7 billion study, the capital program is 2013: a leader in university Entertainment ( Formerly known as a national school Leisure Sports Association— One recent thing is to turn the campus into a place close to the water theme park. For example, at Auburn University in Alabama, students can be at 45-person paw-print- Hot tub in shape or 20- Before jumping into the pool, the feet got wet climbing the wall. The design of the North Dakota factory, which is scheduled to start construction next year, includes a zip line that students can ride on the water, a 36-foot- The diameter Whirlpool of the Whirlpool water and the embedded fireplace on an island in the middle of the pool allow students to swim there. It is planned to build a small \"Rain Flower Garden\" to make the idle students confused. At Clemson University in South Carolina, there is a re-development 38- Acres property on Lake Hartwell, located opposite the current rec Center. The program may include \"spots\", basically placing floating mattresses so that students can jump from mattress to mattress. David flock, director of entertainment at Clemson, said: \"It\'s like an obstacle course, like \'American Ninja \'. \" He is referring to the TV show \"American Ninja Warrior \". At the same time, a company called The Water Development Group, a company that provides swimming pool climbing walls, installed a $1 million wave rider at the Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. Cooperate with six other schools. So far, AquaClimb has placed 10 climbing walls in the university, and another 35 are stuck in the project. Jack Barton, who led the sport, said: \"Water sports is a huge area of growth. Facility Group for planning and designing RDG, a construction company located in Des Moines. \"A lot of students don\'t want to swim, but the casual pool is a good EQ: I can get my toes wet, I can play, I can learn, and I can go all out. Darren Bevard said: \"Every square foot, the pool is the most expensive part of the rec center, so it makes sense that the university is looking for any way to attract more students, a principal of comsmann Hunsaker, a water design company based in St Louis designed the water section of almost all major new university projects. Attention to the pool is accompanied by a shift in the university entertainment center from just place to sweat to more social spaces, including the hangout area. Sun loungers, water slides and projectors for \"diving\" The movie in the pool is part of it. Ms. Braden, president of Bradsa, said today\'s students know more about health and healthbeing. \"They came in and asked, \'Do you all have Zumba? \"But it\'s not just exercise,\" she said . \"“Students — I don\'t know if the word demand is right. But they certainly hope that the amenities that will help them balance their lives will be in place. To reflect this change, most of the university\'s recreational facilities are named \"health and health centers\" The introduction of students is a social event. Texas Tech held a pool party in the first week of school to showcase two acres of land including Texas Lazy River size, waterslide and wet deck on terrace Tan. (There’s Wi-Fi, too. ) Amanda Cook, 20, said it was $8. 4 million complex, students pay $10per- The increase in the semester entertainment fee soon became a place to go. \"As the weather gets warmer, you start seeing fewer people in class,\" she said . \". \"Everyone will say, \'let\'s go rafting. There will be about 300 people there and there will be no Tube or raft. \"As college fees climbed and outstanding student loan debt hit a record $1. 2 trillion. schools have demonstrated that these facilities are important for recruiting and retaining talent. The classroom looks a lot like it, but the pool is an unforgettable tourist stop for future students, especially at the University of Missouri, where the guide will show the palm trees of the indoor beach club, lazy rivers and waterfalls, and coyly announced that the grottoes imitate the grottoes of the Playboy Mansion, the company that designed it, Counsilman- Hansack confirmed. ( A study by the 2013 National Bureau of Economic Research called \"University as a country club\" found that the resort- Style amenities have a greater impact on less-student enrollmentelite schools. ) In some cases, students voted to tax buildings that most people completed shortly after graduation. Lauren Hayes, 2008. The president of the student union at Auburn University said her platform was an obvious choice given that the school\'s \"post-80 s dark basement\" was the worst in the SEC at the time. A week before her departure, 74% of students voted to raise the activity fee from $7 to $7. Between $50 and $200, $52 is funded. Project 5 million. Managers also like to point out studies conducted by Purdue University and Michigan that show that students who go to the gym do better academically than students who don\'t go to the gym. Floating in the river is not the main reason for calorie burning, but this is not the point. \"When you think about our sedentary lifestyle today, it\'s a huge win if you can get some kids to sit on the zipper instead of playing video games and eating pizza, david Greusel of convergence Design says his projects include water slides at Toledo University. \"It\'s also the logic of the grocery store: they buy something else once you let them in. Once you bring them to the recreation center of the pool, they may sign up for a yoga class. ”With resort- However, the style facilities bring a concern that higher education sounds too much like a fourth class schoolyear vacation. The new swimming pool at Missouri State University opened in 2012 with a zip line and a lazy river to try to prevent this problem by calling water travel \"current river\" or \"Bear River ( School mascot). Brandon Eckhart, assistant director of school Entertainment, said, \"We don\'t like to use the word laziness because we\'re not lazy at school. Some schools are trying to avoid Image problems altogether. Arizona State University, which often appears on Playboy\'s list of top party schools of the year, added a casual pool to its west campus in 2013, with little hope to boost that reputation. \"They even said they wouldn\'t have recliner chairs because they didn\'t want people to sunbathe,\" said James blam of the 360 construction company that worked on the project . \". \"They don\'t want to be lazy. They want a real pool.