• Even Turf on Park's Sledding Hill Needs Time to Recover

    by Earl Rinehart, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH November 2014

    Why is the only official sledding hill in a small suburb closed on the first day of enough snow that sticks?

  • Accessibility Work to Open Park Trail to Wheelchair Users

    by Scott Maben November 2014

    One of the busier urban hikes in the Inland Northwest will become accessible to wheelchair users next year.

  • Community to Replace Indoor Ice Pavilion with Outdoor Rink

    by Nina Culver,(509) 927-2158 November 2014

    Many skaters gliding on the ice last weekend say they won't miss the rink under the U.S. Pavilion - as long as city leaders follow through on plans to build a new outdoor rink along Spokane Falls Boulevard.

  • Community Debates Future of Wooden Playground

    by Barbara O'Brien News Staff Reporter November 2014

    The playground at Hamburg is one of the few remaining wooden playgrounds in the region.

  • Storm Threat Has Minn. ADs Prepping for Playoff Changes

    by PAUL KLAUDA; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014

    "A good possibility'' exists that some of the 14 games set for Thursday through Saturday will be moved to different dates or sites, a top Minnesota State High School League official said Monday.

  • Two-Hundred-Step Incline Highlight of New City Park

    by Lance Benzel November 2014

    Known as the Challenge Staircase and conceived as a kind of an Incline Jr. for Douglas County's outdoors set, it's among the jaw-dropping amenities at the newly opened Philip S. Miller Park.

  • Maine ADs Scramble for Soccer Fields After Snow Storm

    by Larry Mahoney BDN Staff November 2014

    Grass fields at the homes of the higher seeds were not playable at six of the eight sites so athletic directors sought artificial turf fields near their schools for games originally scheduled for Wednesday.

  • Turf Type Has Impact on Maryland Field Hockey

    by Andrew Brandt November 2014

    High school field hockey participants in Maryland have found themselves on unstable ground.

  • Grant to Fund $500K in Youth Sports Complex Upgrades

    by Katlyn Smith, Chicago Daily Herald November 2014

    Hanover Park will receive a $500,000 state grant to make improvements at a youth sports complex on Barrington Road that has earned a reputation as an eyesore, village officials announced recently.

  • Rec Dept.: No Tackle Football on Park's New Sod (Yet)


    The Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Department finds itself in the uncomfortable position of sounding like the ill-tempered neighbor down the block who shakes his fist and yells, "Hey you kids, stay off of my lawn!"