• L.A. Rec and Parks Debuts Synthetic Turf Soccer Fields

    by The Daily News of Los Angeles May 2017

    L.A.'s Department of Recreation and Parks celebrated the grand opening of three new state-of-the-art synthetic turf soccer fields at Whitsett Fields Park in North Hollywood.

  • The Evolution of Campus Recreation Facilities and Programs

    by Emily Attwood May 2017

    Building a facility specifically for recreation was a novel concept when St. Louis University's campus recreation center was named an Athletic Business Facility of Merit® in 1982. In the 35 years since, the definition of "recreation" and its place in the college landscape has changed dramatically, as evidenced in AB's collective roster of Facilities of Merit.

  • Voters Reject Funding for Parks and Recreation Facilities

    by Nancy Bowman May 2017

    Unofficial totals from the Miami County Board of Elections showed 63 percent of Troy, Ohio, residents opposed and 37 percent in favor of using tax dollars to pay for a series of recreation projects.

  • U. of Wisconsin's $96.5M Rec Center Plan Approved

    by Dan Shaw May 2017

    The state Building Commission approved plans Wednesday for a roughly $96.5 million replacement of the Southeast Recreation Facility at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Recreation Complex Gets Tot Lot, Four Batting Cages

    by Rickey Ciapha Dennis Jr. May 2017

    At an April 18 council meeting, town council agreed to match three grants which will fund additions to the Moncks Corner's Regional Recreation Complex.

  • New Product Roundup: Pool Lifts | Turf Infill | Rowing Machines

    by AB Staff April 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2017 issue.

  • Town Moves Ahead on Proposed Sportsplex Plan

    by Barbara O'Brien April 2017

    Hamburg Town Board members got an update Monday evening on the proposed $25 million to $30 million sportsplex. But, the board members would not reveal the latest on the public-private venture.

  • $10M Tennessee Community Center Proposed

    by Megan Boehnke April 2017

    Emerald Youth Foundation plans to build a $10 million recreation and community center on a 10-acre city block in Lonsdale, a neighborhood that has been shaken by gang violence in recent years. The facility, which would be built on parcels owned by the city and the county near Sam E. Hill preschool, would include two turf sports fields and a community center with meeting rooms, a gymnasium, learning center, fitness center, cafe and chapel.

  • College Fitness Facility Stands Firm on Dress Code

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A student who was kicked out of the College of Charleston’s fitness facility for wearing a shirt that exposed her midriff got some attention on social media this week, but C-of-C is standing firm in its choice to ask her to leave.

  • YMCA Eyes Former WVU Tech Facility

    by Jake Zuckerman April 2017

    The Kanawha County Commission is preparing to grant funding to a YMCA vying to open at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology's athletic center at its former campus in Montgomery.