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  • Heavy Snow Collapses Roof of Oregon School Gym

    by Spokane Spokesman-Review January 2017

    A central Oregon district closed all its schools Thursday after a gymnasium roof collapsed at a Bend elementary. Nobody was in the gym when the roof fell at Highland Magnet at Kenwood School, the Bend-La Pine School District said. There will be no classes for the rest of the week as districtwide roof assessments are conducted.

  • Georgia State's Turner Field Redevelopment to Start

    by J. Scott Trubey January 2017

    Georgia State University and partners plan to get started soon on redevelopment of Turner Field and surrounding parking lots, with the first phase of stadium renovations beginning next month.

  • County Officials Revoke Club’s Rights to Field Lights

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    Last Thursday, local officials in Harrison County, Miss., sent a message to the constituents of the South Mississippi Soccer Club by turning off the field lights, effectively halting practice and enforcing the value of resource frugality.  

  • Man Locked Inside Gym Gets Banned for Life

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    An honest mistake seems to have resulted in one Massachusetts man losing his gym membership privileges — for life.

  • Product Spotlight: Indoor Sports Surfaces

    by AB Staff December 2016

    Indoor sports surfacing products as seen in the November/December 2016 issue of Athletic Business:

  • New Product Roundup: Cardio Equipment | Deck Drains | Building Frames

    by AB Staff December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Six Reasons to Choose Modular Tile Sports Flooring

    by Paul Steinbach November 2016

    The Bethlehem Area YMCA in Delmar, N.Y., came into being following the conversion of a former two-sheet ice arena. One rink was converted to pool and gym spaces, and the arena's restaurant/bar and arcade were converted into a wellness facility. One rink remained, but it would begin seeing semiannual conversions of its own beginning four years ago.

  • Baltimore Unveils New UA House Rec Center

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    On Tuesday, Under Armor CEO Kevin Plank unveiled the new UA House at Fayette, a recreation and community center in East Baltimore. The UA House project started with a revitalization of the former Carmelo Anthony Center, and has grown into a center for creative learning and innovation offering a recording studio, design lab, yoga and dance studio and other classrooms, workforce development and entrepreneurship center, and gymnasium. The entire project took 336 days to complete.

  • College Softball Team Gets Upgraded Home Field

    by Tribune Report November 2016

    Indiana University South Bend's women's softball team will play its home games at the newly upgraded Pfeil Field in the city-owned Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to campus.

  • L.A. Praised for Low-Risk Olympics Bid

    by Daily News of Los Angeles November 2016

    California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has affirmed that Los Angeles is taking a "low-cost, low-risk" approach in its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.