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Athlete Lab

The Athlete Lab coming to Farmington Hills this August

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Suburban Sports Group announced today plans for a state-of-the-art performance center coming to Farmington Hills this August.

The Athlete Lab will feature a 13,000 square-foot space dedicated to both physical and mental athlete development, including strength and conditioning training, physical therapy and classroom space for studying and educational presentations.

The 6,000 square-foot performance training space will feature weight racks; squat racks; FreeMotion cable columns; a dumbbell area; and an adjacent turf area with Torque Tank4 sleds, sprint lanes, a medicine ball zone, battle rope zone and open turf space for functional movement exercises.

Within the overall training space will also be a skating treadmill and 1,000 square-foot Cognitive Training Zone that will utilize Sense Arena virtual reality training and Senaptec Sensory Technology, designed to improve movement, balance and reaction time.

A 2,500 square-foot Mind Gym is designed to support mental performance and house ongoing educational sessions on topics such as leadership, nutrition, career development services and more.

The Athlete’s Lounge will serve as a leisure area for athletes to relax and unwind, as well as opportunity to refuel at the Athlete Lab Fueling Station.

The Athlete Lab will be housed in the former Detroit Bio Medical Lab directly across from Suburban Ice Farmington Hills.

To view a 3D-rendered walkthrough of the facility, please watch the video below or visit

Based in suburban Detroit, Suburban Sports Group owns, operates and manages full service sports and entertainment facilities. Headquartered in the city of Farmington Hills, Mich., the Suburban Sports Group also creates world class training, education, periodicals and programming for ice sports through Suburban Sports Communications and Suburban Hockey. Suburban Sports Group’s team members are passionate about delivering exceptional programs and services to our customers, business and community partners.