[Tagging] Sports_centre, gym, dojo

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 18:33:32 BST 2011

On 4/10/2011 1:09 PM, Alan Mintz wrote:
>> PPS--In the US, "gymnasium" is definitely not limited to places where
>> people do gymnastics, as mike said it's a large indoor room for a
>> variety of sports--like basketball and volleyball--and also sometimes
>> events like assemblies or dances.
> ... at a school. The long form of the word would normally cause one to
> think about such a multi-purpose building at a high school or elementary
> school. Colleges and universities generally have separate facilities for
> some of those things and name them more specifically. I never hear
> someone refer to one of the commercial fitness centers as a gymnasium.

Here the county parks department operates recreation centers/gyms: 
http://www.orlandomagicocflgyms.net/ (the Magic paid for these gyms as 
part of the deal to get a new arena)

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