Snow Skiing Planned for Extreme Sports Park in Florida
by Michael Gaio February 2015
The Orlando area is home to Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World among other attractions. But one thing you can't do in Florida is snowboard or snow ski. That could change if a new extreme sports park comes to fruition.
New Skatepark, Parkour Course Planned for Boise Park
by Murri, Jessica February 2015
The sidewalks and spaces on either side of Rhodes Park are covered with a collection of mattresses, blankets, milk crates, plastic bottles and bags, clothes, bikes and even a Christmas tree.
Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour
by AB Staff February 2015
See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.
Vandalism at San Francisco Park Totals $100K
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern February 2015
Park renovations are expensive enough as it is. Add vandalism into these costs and the total price can skyrocket, which those working on renovations at Dolores Park in San Francisco know all too well. Construction at the park has already experienced delays and minor vandalism, but nothing like what occurred several days ago when two teenage vandals allegedly broke into the construction site and caused about $100,000 worth of damage.
School Board OKs Funding for Turf, Track Resurfacing
by Robyn Meadows Correspondent February 2015
Football, track and field, lacrosse, marching band and soccer are just some of the activities that will benefit when Hempfield High School's stadium and track and field get a facelift.
Youth Baseball League Without Field as Lease Talks Fail
by Susan Sarkauskas email@example.com February 2015
Elburn Youth Baseball will lose the use of McNair Field in Blackberry Township this season as negotiations for a new lease have failed. Blackberry Township Supervisor Fred Dornback told the township board about this Tuesday. The township had leased the field, for $1 a year, on behalf of the baseball league.
School District to Invest $900K to Light Sports Fields
by Megan Nicolai, Staff Writer February 2015
Student athletes at Corona del Mar High School won't have to call it quits at sundown after the district chose Tuesday to add field lighting to proposed improvements for the school's sports fields.
Vandals Do $26K in Damage to Sports Park Lighting
by DANIEL LANGHORNE, STAFF WRITER February 2015
The cost to repair vandalism and other damage to lighting for six fields at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center has more than doubled since December.
One on One with Norris Legue: A Safe Alternative to Synthetic Turf Infills (Sponsored)
by AB Staff February 2015
Recent bad publicity has gotten synthetic turf infill into the "dog house" about being a potential health hazard. Real or imagined, it has caused some to seek proven low-hazard alternatives to all infills, which in turn, will allow the synthetic turf industry to continue to grow without fear about infill hazards.
Proposed Soccer Complex Struggles to Find Home Site
by Naples Daily News (Florida) February 2015
On Tuesday, Jeff Butzke, progenitor of the soccer complex concept in Collier County, heard a half-dozen people, county commissioners and members of the public state their unwavering support for his idea.