Cardio Tennis: Fun, Fast-Paced Fitness Set to Music
by Debbie Juniewicz February 2014
A Cardio Tennis class at Quail Run Racquet Club in Sugarcreek Twp. In Cardio Tennis, it's not about winning the game, set or match - it's about raising your heart rate, breaking a sweat and having a good time. "It's high energy tennis with music," said Dave Phillips, director of tennis at KTC Quail Tennis Club. "Lots of energy and lots of fun."
Effort to Bring Little League Closer to Black Community
by Tommy Braswell; firstname.lastname@example.org February 2014
Willie Powell is on a crusade to bring youth baseball back to his hometown. Powell, who grew up in Moncks Corner and still lives there, wants to establish a Little League Baseball program in the black community.
Fundraising Trend Features Actual Miles in Virtual Races
by Samantha Melamed; Inquirer Staff Writer February 2014
A couple of years and 130 pounds ago, Andy Aubin had reached his tipping point. The 36-year-old Hatboro resident, known to friends as "Big Andy" for his 330-pound heft, knew he had to make a drastic lifestyle change. He decided to document his progress in that most public of venues: the Internet. He picked up two hobbies - running and blogging - and found a new, virtual fitness community along the way.
Only 37 Percent of Teens Combat Stress with Exercise
by Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY February 2014
U.S. teens feel high levels of stress that they say negatively affects every aspect of their lives, a new national survey suggests. More than a quarter (27%) say they experience "extreme stress" during the school year, 13% in the summer. And 34% expect stress to increase in the coming year.
Park District Begins Offering CrossFit Instruction
by Karen Stoychoff Inman February 2014
Arlington Heights area residents need to look no further than the Arlington Heights Park District to experience the top fitness trend of 2014.
Start Smart Program Teaches Team Sports Skills to Kids
by CODY McDEVITT February 2014
Rodger McAlevy spent Wednesday chasing after basketballs. The easy part was giving high-fives to Logan, his 5-year-old son. McAlvey and Logan were part of the Start Smart basketball clinic, organized by the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation division. The program helps children learn the fundamentals of various team sports. The basketball clinic was held at Ethel Boyes Elementary School in Idaho Falls.
Future Savings Drive Sports Park's $959K Turf Investment
by DAVID DOWNEY, STAFF WRITER February 2014
A popular Murrieta sports park is in store for a synthetic makeover. With the Murrieta City Council's approval this week of a $959,000 contract, the city is preparing to replace grass with artificial turf on two youth fields at Los Alamos Hills Sports Park.
Triathlon Canceled Post-Boston Returns in New Location
by Journal Staff Report February 2014
Jay Benson is back. The largest triathlon in New Mexico - which is said to be the oldest continuing triathlon in the country - will return to Albuquerque on May 11, Mother's Day.
Six-Month Pool Repair Displaces Summer Swimmers
by THOMAS BECNEL February 2014
When the Arlington Park pool closes for six months of repairs starting Monday, swimmers will scatter across Sarasota. Some say they'll join the YMCA and move to the nearby pool on Bahia Vista Street. Some plan to drive to the Sarasota County lap pool on Lido Key. Others talk about trying G.T. Bray Park in Bradenton or the Sun-N-Fun RV Resort east of Interstate 75.
Racquetball Low on Activity Center's Amenity Wish List
by Marie Wilson email@example.com By Marie Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org February 2014
Early public support has been strong for almost everything the Naperville Park District is considering including in the indoor activity center it aims to open by the fall of 2016.