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.
City Council Wants Regional Sports Complex ASAP
by Matt Woolbright February 2015
The City Council wants a regional sports complex built in Corpus Christi, and they want it now. The discussion followed a presentation by city staff recommending that the council not move forward on a contract with the sole bidder for such a complex.
Unsafe Baseball Fields to Get $10K in Playability Fixes
by Kirk Brown email@example.com 864-260-1259 Follow Kirk Brown on Twitter @KirkBrown_AIM February 2015
Belton city officials agreed Tuesday to spend about $10,000 on improvements for two baseball fields at Jaycee Park.
Sports Complex to Finally Get $70K Playground
by Ryan Lewis February 2015
City leaders have been working for more than six months to add a sizable playground to Kimball Park's Chester Blevins Sports Complex, and now that project is about to get underway.
Eighty Percent of District's Play Areas Called Unsafe
by Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star February 2015
Of the 84 playgrounds in Tucson Unified School District schools, 69 have significant safety hazards.
Park District Investing in Rare Year-Round Ski Jump
by JOHN REINAN; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) February 2015
The Minneapolis Ski Club and Three Rivers Park District will spend about $750,000 over the next 18 months for improvements to the Bloomington ski jumping facility.
Recreational Reuse Sought for Historic Military Fort
by firstname.lastname@example.org February 2015
The Mound behind Stith Park was born in time of war. Now, the Town Council is considering developing it for recreation. So far, ideas include an in-ground slide, a walking trail at the top and historical markers.
Major Gifts to Fund School's $4M Field Upgrade
by The Buffalo News (New York) January 2015
St. Francis High School in Athol Springs has gained a reputation over the years for fielding competitive football teams. Unfortunately, the school's football field - on Camp Road, across the street from the main campus - hasn't measured up.
Facility Arms Race Reaches the High School Level
by JR Radcliffe, Brookfield Elm Grove Now January 2015
Walk just west of Stadium Drive near the main entrance of Oconomowoc High School and peer down into what used to be known as the "shoe factory" property, to the base of the valley where a new softball field awaits. It's a beautiful setting - too beautiful to merely serve as home to freshman and JV games, as was initially intended within the Athletic Fields Forever project that renovated so many of the school's outdoor facilities.