Universal Playground Gives All Kids a Place to Play
by Dustin White September 2015
The ribbon has finally been cut on the Universal Playground at the Eagle’s Park. Giving the community a unique area for all children to play together, the project has seen great support from its initial conception.
Florida City Aims to Become Pickleball Capital of the World
by Adam Fisher email@example.com 239-403-6135 September 2015
The Collier County tourism department believes Naples can someday become the pickleball capital of the world.
Minnesota's Changing Demographics Bode Well for MLS Bid
by Mike Kaszuba, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) September 2015
Andres Sanchez speaks little English, but his under-the-radar soccer league - Liga La Zapata - speaks volumes about how much the state is changing and how popular the sport is becoming in Minnesota.
Major League Football Confident in Spring 2016 Launch
by Katy Bergen September 2015
Frank Murtha, Major League Football's senior vice-president, said the company will make announcements in the coming weeks that would show vast improvements in its financial outlook.
Dubuque Set to Debut Adaptive-Sports Program
by Stacey Becker firstname.lastname@example.org September 2015
The City of Dubuque`s Leisure Services Department and a small contingent of community partners are piloting an adaptive-sports open gym program this fall.
Youth Soccer Families Fight Field-Use Restrictions
by Michele Willer-Allred September 2015
Some Camarillo soccer families are upset about the park district’s field policies. About 100 parents and their soccer-playing children showed up at Wednesday’s Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District board meeting to protest what they say are unfair restrictions on who can use field space for soccer.
Rec Commission Wants More Wow in Playground Design
by Aleese Kopf September 2015
Buildings in Palm Beach are known for being luxurious, exquisite and stylish -- so a playground should be no different, according to the Recreation Advisory Commission. Palm Beacher and public relations specialist Olympia Devine asked for the board's endorsement Wednesday to spearhead a fundraising effort to construct a new children's playground at the Palm Beach Recreation Center. Commissioners liked the idea but not the initial design. "I think we should shoot higher and try to create a really fantastic playground that's state of the art," said member Matthew Smith. "I look at this design and it doesn't look that much different than our existing playground."
Suburban Recreation Finds Creative Ways to Expand
by Mick Zawislak email@example.com September 2015
Unlike a private business where an economic rebound can translate to reinvestment, public recreation agencies are more constrained in what they can do.
Residents Favor Regional Park Over Soccer Stadium
by Greg Stanley firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015
Golden Gate Estates residents will get the chance Thursday night to pitch their ideas for a long-awaited park. After putting plans on hold for almost a decade, county commissioners have set aside $9 million in funding and have hired architects to design a large regional park behind the county fairgrounds near Immokalee and Oil Well roads.
City's Senior Center Moves Closer to YMCA Control
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) August 2015
Final preparations for the Colorado Springs Senior Center's transition to the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region took another step forward this week.