• Repaired Wind Turbine to Again Aid Park's Sustainability

    by John Reynolds, Staff Writer March 2015

    Work is expected to start this week on the long-idled wind turbine at Southwind Park. The turbine was installed in April 2011, but the Springfield Park District has had multiple problems over the years.

  • Three City Parks to Get New Inclusive Playgrounds

    by MICHAEL WILLIAMS The Orange County Register March 2015

    Three Lake Elsinore parks soon will have new playgrounds on which to climb, crawl, hang, swing and, in one case, to tintinnabulate.

  • Rec and Parks Manager Critically Injured by Falling Tree

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    A recreation and parks manager in San Francisco is in critical condition after being hit by a falling tree on Tuesday in the Bayview district, reports CBS San Francisco

  • Parks Plan Calls for Adding 16 Sand Volleyball Courts

    by Pia Hallenberg, (509) 459-5427 March 2015

    Spokane Valley has started work on the first five of a planned 16 sand volleyball courts to Browns Park.

  • 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.