RECENT ARTICLES
  • Board Approves Sports Complex, Baseball Fields

    by Debbie Truong April 2016

    Plans for a 27.5-acre sports park that will include several ball fields and a two-story indoor complex received approval in Hanover County on Wednesday. The county's Board of Supervisors unanimously granted the permit needed for the sprawling venue called RVA Sports Park that would be located on the western side of Lakeridge Parkway near Marvin Lane. The venue, which will host regional tournaments and league games, is expected to attract 400,000 annual visits, according to the project's developers.

  • Community Rallies for Sports Complex Groundbreaking

    by Leann Eckroth April 2016

    With a "build it they will come" enthusiasm, Mandan broke ground at noon Wednesday for a new sports complex on a "Field of Dreams" south of the Tesoro plant and north of Interstate 94. Warm spring temperatures welcomed community members to the ceremony that kicks off construction scheduled to begin next week for a combined two-rink hockey arena, gymnastics building and new track and football field. Attending were park officials, members of the business community, the public, athletic groups and other stakeholders. Ceremony participants found that towering trees on the edge of the parcel blocked the view of the industrial fuel plant. The large field will hold one of the largest building projects and recreation sites Mandan has seen in decades.

  • Greensburg Y Plans $500K in Renovations

    by Jacob Tierney April 2016

    The Greensburg YMCA will continue renovating its facilities this year, with about $500,000 worth of projects lined up for the summer.

  • Naming Rights of Youth Sports Center Up for Sale

    by Larry Zelisko April 2016

    Naming for the Abilene Youth Sports Authority' youth sports complex rights range from $2 million for the entire complex for 30 years to $250,000 to name one of the four courts for 10 years to $125,000 for the concession stand for 10 years.

  • $15M Sought for New Youth Sports Facilities

    by Natalie Daher April 2016

    The growth of youth sports has prompted the city of Rosemount to ask voters for $15 million to build a second indoor ice arena and more fields for other sports.

  • Rec Center Program Keeps Seniors Moving

    by Denise Allen Membreno April 2016

    Is it possible to age gracefully? Exercise may be the key, and a group of seniors in Rocky Mount is setting the example through group exercise.

  • Aluminum Bleachers Repurposed as Entry Wall Paneling

    by Paul Steinbach April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Students Want Better Rec Facilities, Willing to Pay

    by Jay Tokasz April 2016

    Many students have complained of poorly maintained outdoor fields, inadequate fitness equipment, paying additional fees to participate in intramural sports and an overall lack of recreational space

  • YMCA to Host Wheelchair Sports Clinic

    by Megan Thorne April 2016

    The Indiana State Games and the Downtown YMCA will host a badminton and shuffleboard event for veterans and people older than 50 who use wheelchairs.

  • College Rec Centers Expanding into Student Life Hubs

    by Dan Sullivan April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.