Park Board Readies for $22M Sports Complex Design
by Leann Eckroth, The Bismarck Tribune July 2015
JLG Architects was selected Monday to design Mandan's $22 million sports complex and new ball field projects at the monthly park board meeting.
How LED Lighting Is Reaching All Levels of Outdoor Sports
by Paul Steinbach July 2015
The future for high-intensity discharge bulbs as an instrument of sports illumination grows dimmer by the day.
Banned from Parks, Drones May Get Own Spot in City
by Alexandra Seltzer, Palm Beach Post (Florida) July 2015
After having ordinances that both allow drones to be flown in the city but ban them from being flown in the parks, Boynton Beach staff has been told to research and find an area that can be designated for drone-flying only.
Park Opens Three Cricket Fields, Hosts 22-Team League
by Keith Morelli, The Tampa Tribune (Florida) July 2015
So new are the cricket fields at Evans Park in Seffner that they are not yet listed on the county's website that mentions the basketball and hockey courts, football, soccer and softball fields. The park now is home to the Tampa Cricket League, which played its first matches there in 2012 on open fields.
In Tampa, Parks Hours Extended to Help Fight Crime
by Elizabeth Behrman, The Tampa Tribune July 2015
Barbara Verdecia's children are at Desoto Park almost every day. Her 8-year-old daughter attends one of the city's summer day camps there. The family also takes advantage of new summer hours at the park, which allow them to use the swimming pool every day until midnight.
The AB Extra: July 10
by Laura Godlewski July 2015
This week's AB Extra features the world's first sliding field at a new stadium in London, a high school that's getting creative in solving a rodent problem and a Texas-shaped pool that's fighting to become a historical landmark.
City's Police Dept. Says It Can No Longer Patrol Parks
by Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post (Florida) July 2015
Riviera Beach says it can't afford to keep patrolling Palm Beach County parks in its city on its dime and will stop doing so Aug. 1. It's an announcement county officials said has both blindsided and flummoxed them.
Locals Remove Construction Debris Dumped on Diamond
by Karen Zamora, Star Tribune (Mpls.-St. Paul) July 2015
Volunteers stepped up recently for the Brooklyn Center Little League, removing broken concrete and construction waste that had been dumped by unknown parties at the organization's baseball complex.
Firm Hired to Develop 'Destination Park' Master Plan
by Carmen Forman, The Roanoke Times (Virginia) July 2015
Roanoke County has hired a Philadelphia firm to develop a master plan that could pave the way for more than $20 million in private investment in Explore Park.
Two Explosive Devices Found at Florida Park
by Laura Godlewski July 2015
Six teens were arrested after an explosive device went off in a Florida park and a second was found device was found in the park.