• Youth Sports Association Confronts Need for More Fields

    by Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine) September 2014

    Enrollment in Minot-Hebron Athletic Association programs is way up, and with success comes problems, two in particular that board of directors member Mike Rioux wanted to discuss with selectmen.

  • Despite Changes, Rec Facilities' Noise Rankles Neighbors

    by Steven Matthews September 2014

    Huber Heights city leaders plan to examine residents' concerns about the noise that comes from the city's Brandt Pike community facilities - an ongoing issue for nearby homeowners since the venues opened in 2012. Some residents are upset because they believe activities at the Kroger Aquatic Center and Eichelberger Amphitheater are too loud, but Huber Heights offi cials say the noise does not violate any of the city ordinances.

  • 'Fall Fitness Sundays' to Launch in N.Y. State Parks

    by Teresa Sharp; Niagara correspondent September 2014

    "This is a new series of walks in different parks, to get people out of the house on Sunday afternoons," said Carol Rogers, a state parks interpreter.

  • Banned from Skate Park, Cyclists Seek Bike Park

    by Anne Kallas Special to The Star September 2014

    Ojai Skate Park, which opened more than 15 years after being proposed, is for skateboarders. So a coalition of parents banded together to work on creating a similar facility for bicycle riders.

  • Rec Project On Despite Human Remains, Power Lines

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    Potentially dangerous power lines run overhead. What might be an ancient Indian burial ground lies below. In between will be Alabama's newest recreation complex.

  • One on One with the 'Guru of Glue' Norris Legue (Sponsored)

    by Super User September 2014

    The synthetic turf industry has grown from a small business about 50 years ago to one with rapid growth. It's because natural grass has certain limitations that synthetic turf does not.

  • Photos: High School Grounds Crew Mows Synthetic Turf

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    A member of the grounds crew at a Maryland high school took a lawn mower to the school's football field yesterday morning. This typically routine task was complicated by one major problem: the field isn't grass, it's synthetic turf.

  • Video: 2014 Facilities of Merit Preview

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    The Architectural Showcase is always one of the highlights of the year here at Athletic Business. We invite architects, builders, consultants and facility owners to submit their best work from the previous three years. The difficult part is choosing just 10 of these outstanding facilities to earn the honor of being recognized as our Facilities of Merit.

  • Buffalo-Shaped Pool Draws Variety of Colorado Students

    by Paul Steinbach August 2014

    A small component of the University of Colorado Boulder Student Recreation Center's 300,000-square-foot renovation and expansion produced some fairly substantial debate.

  • New Park Near Vikings Stadium in Jeopardy

    by Andrew Brandt August 2014

    Plans for "The Yard," an open public park that would sit adjacent to the Vikings' new $1 billion dollar stadium, are in peril.