RECENT ARTICLES
  • Federal Program to Help Get Richmond Kids Outdoors

    by Justin Mattingly June 2016

    Richmond is one of 50 cities chosen by the Department of the Interior to participate in the nationwide movement, which is part of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move! Outside" initiative.

  • Playground Fire Causes $150K in Damage

    by Debbie Truong June 2016

    Matting from the playground is believed to have been used to start the fire that then spread to the surrounding equipment, said Thomas E. Kranz, assistant superintendent of support service at Richmond Public Schools.

  • NYC Trims Parks Fees for Vets, People with Disabilities

    by Yeho Hwang June 2016

    The city has reduced the annual membership rate for veterans and people with disabilities to $25 for access to 36 NYC Parks recreation centers.

  • Utility, Revenue Driving Soccer Complex Design

    by Emily Attwood May 2016

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

  • New and Improved: Fitness Equipment, Pool Pumps and More

    by AB Staff May 2016

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

  • Pickleball Finds a Home on New, Existing Outdoor Courts

    by Mary Helen Sprecher May 2016

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

  • Philly Is First City to Photograph Its Parks for Google

    by Aubrey Whelan; Staff Writer May 2016

    The job listing on Philadelphia's Parks and Recreation website said the position required the ability to lift heavy weights - and the willingness to walk, for miles, through every park in the city, day in and day out, for six months.

  • Legal Challenge Offers Lessons in Parking Lot Siting

    by John Wolohan May 2016

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

  • Cal Ripken Jr. Helps Unveil New Youth Baseball Field

    by The Post and Courier May 2016

    Tom Conley Park in Ladson has been a home away from home for kids with big dreams for more than 50 years. Every spring, night after night, families have gathered there to watch baseball. The same land originally donated by the Westvaco corporation in the 1960s is still home to Dixie Youth baseball in the Sangaree, Tall Pines and College Park area. Thousands of young boys grew into men at the ballpark. Now, current and future players have a brand new field. A joint venture between Major League Baseball and Scotts brought Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. to Tom Conley Park on Monday to kick off a national program that involves fixing up youth baseball fields across America.

  • Exercise Equipment Added to County Parks

    by Aaron Aupperlee May 2016

    Visitors to some Allegheny County Parks don't have to stay inside a gym to get a cardio or weight-training workout.