• Long-Awaited Park to Combine Soccer, Equestrian

    by PETER FISCHETTI, The Orange County Register March 2015

    The on-again, off-again, plans to build Silverlakes Equestrian & Sports Park in Norco is on again. And this time, Norco city officials are confident the 122-acre recreational facility will rise on the north end of town near the Santa Ana River.

  • Snow Skiing Planned for Extreme Sports Park in Florida

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    The Orlando area is home to Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World among other attractions. But one thing you can't do in Florida is snowboard or snow ski. That could change if a new extreme sports park comes to fruition.

  • New Skatepark, Parkour Course Planned for Boise Park

    by Murri, Jessica February 2015

    The sidewalks and spaces on either side of Rhodes Park are covered with a collection of mattresses, blankets, milk crates, plastic bottles and bags, clothes, bikes and even a Christmas tree.

  • Architectural Showcase: A Video Tour

    by AB Staff February 2015

    See how Athletic Business's Architectural Showcase offers unmatched year-round exposure for new and recently renovated athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • Vandalism at San Francisco Park Totals $100K

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern February 2015

    Park renovations are expensive enough as it is. Add vandalism into these costs and the total price can skyrocket, which those working on renovations at Dolores Park in San Francisco know all too well. Construction at the park has already experienced delays and minor vandalism, but nothing like what occurred several days ago when two teenage vandals allegedly broke into the construction site and caused about $100,000 worth of damage.

  • School Board OKs Funding for Turf, Track Resurfacing

    by Robyn Meadows Correspondent February 2015

    Football, track and field, lacrosse, marching band and soccer are just some of the activities that will benefit when Hempfield High School's stadium and track and field get a facelift.

  • Youth Baseball League Without Field as Lease Talks Fail

    by Susan Sarkauskas February 2015

    Elburn Youth Baseball will lose the use of McNair Field in Blackberry Township this season as negotiations for a new lease have failed. Blackberry Township Supervisor Fred Dornback told the township board about this Tuesday. The township had leased the field, for $1 a year, on behalf of the baseball league.

  • School District to Invest $900K to Light Sports Fields

    by Megan Nicolai, Staff Writer February 2015

    Student athletes at Corona del Mar High School won't have to call it quits at sundown after the district chose Tuesday to add field lighting to proposed improvements for the school's sports fields.

  • Vandals Do $26K in Damage to Sports Park Lighting


    The cost to repair vandalism and other damage to lighting for six fields at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center has more than doubled since December.

  • 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.