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Resurfacing Begins at South Laredo High School Football Fields

Resurfacing has begun in South Laredo as high school athletic fields will soon include on-court turf in the coming months. It’s a move that will likely save the district money in the long run because, according to fieldturf.com, the average upkeep of a natural grass pitch over 10 years is $200,000, compared to $50,000 for […]

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local businessman donates $ 1 million for indoor tennis courts at Haverhill High | News

HAVERHILL – Local businessman Ernie DiBurro has donated over $ 1 million in recent years to Haverhill High School’s Track and Field Program. Now, a member of the Haverhill High Class of 1952 DiBurro is preparing to donate another $ 1 million to erect a building on the high school campus that will house several […]

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Branford sports grounds project cost depends on schedule, architect says

BRAFORD – New athletic fields around the recently expanded and renovated Francis Walsh Middle School will cost more than $ 5.4 million, the school board said this week. And that cost is only valid if the project can be completed in its entirety in the summer of 2022, according to Michael Losasso, an architect from […]

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Niskayuna sports fields ready for necessary upgrades – the daily gazette

The renovations to the athletics stadium at Niskayuna High School are expected to impact sports teams and physical education for at least a year, maybe two. The renovations are part of the district’s nearly $ 80 million capital improvement project that is expected to take place over the next several years. The project includes a […]

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Park Council Seeks Feedback on Vancouver Sports Field Improvements

The quality and quantity of athletic fields in the city of Vancouver are being discussed, as part of the Vancouver Park Board’s new planning strategy to improve these facilities. Public input is currently being sought on improving existing sports fields and building additional new areas over the next decade. This specifically involves reviewing the priorities […]

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Architect details recommendations for sports fields at Walsh School in Branford

BRANNORD – Months after commissioning a feasibility study on new athletic fields surrounding the newly expanded and renovated Francis Walsh Middle School, the school board got a first look at the plans. Michael Losasso, an architect from Antinozzi and Associates, presented a draft summary at the Education Council meeting this fall. Despite requests, no copy […]

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Spring opening scheduled for Pearland Miracle Field, rugby and cricket grounds

New sports and recreation options at Pearland, including rugby, cricket and inclusive games for children of all skill levels, come closer to realization as town prepares to complete phase two of sports complex at Shadow Creek Ranch. Pearland Parks and Recreation Director Carry Capers said she and her team are preparing for the spring opening […]

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Tennis courts have grown in popularity, but they are not guaranteed to increase property values

Like so many other oversized recreational facilities, tennis courts have garnered a resurgence of interest over the past year and a half as luxury buyers suddenly stuck at home have turned to larger properties and full service. And with the US Open kicking off this week, more owners and buyers could be inspired to add […]

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Opinion: Turfing DeHart Sports Fields Would Make MAPSO A True “Progressive Community”

Maplewood / South Orange is considered a “progressive community”. To be truly a progressive community, however, we must act for progress. We need to explore new ways of solving the centuries-old problems that persist and apply learning from the mistakes of the past to how we move forward. Updating DeHart’s athletic fields with turf coverage […]

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National Mall sports grounds reopen with new online reservation system

Image from the Library of Congress The reservation system opens on June 23 to play from July 8 June 22, 2021 – Washington – After a 15-month closure due to COVID, the National Park Service-administered outdoor athletic fields around the National Mall will reopen for organized and authorized use on Thursday, July 8. 12 dedicated […]

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A man was found dead at the sports grounds in Woodbridge; PD homicide investigation

WOODBRIDGE, Connecticut (WTNH) – A Derby man was arrested Thursday in connection with the homicidal death of a West Haven man found at Woodbridge Athletic Fields. Police arrested Jorden Rudel, 24, of Derby on Thursday July 1. He is charged with murder, theft and theft. He was presented for arraignment Thursday afternoon in New Haven […]

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Toronto to unlock tennis courts and open golf courses for the long weekend

City of Toronto staff will remove padlocks from tennis courts, open golf courses and remove closure signs from recreation facilities in time for the long weekend. Mayor John Tory, in a statement, thanked Premier Doug Ford on Thursday for lifting the controversial closure of outdoor amenities, effective Saturday, as part of a new framework to […]

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Park officials recommend Waveny sports grounds for 2021 New Canaan summer theater

Saying that a proposed location near the Walled Garden would not work, park officials last week suggested that the Summer Theater in New Canaan find a way to present its 2021 performances on major athletic fields. Members of the Parks and Recreation Commission voted 10-1 at their April 14 meeting for city officials and a […]

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LCS plans a new high school and sports fields in 2025

LANCASTER – Schools in the city of Lancaster have announced plans to build a new high school with a tentative opening date of January 2025. Superintendent Steve Wigton made the announcement Thursday during the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce State of Schools address. While details are still being finalized, Wigton said the district hopes to […]

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Liberty’s Capitol Federal Sports Complex Athletic Fields Win Award | New

FREEDOM – The Capitol Federal Sports Complex team and the City of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department learned on Friday April 2 that the complex has won the 2020 Fields of Excellence award from Pioneer Athletics. The Capitol Federal Sports Complex will receive a Certificate of Recognition and a Fields of Excellence banner that it […]

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Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts

Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts Tennis and pickleball courts open with COVID precautions SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will be opening the Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park tennis courts for personal, league and educational use for the 2021 season, from March 27 to […]

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Willmar City Council to consider sports pitches and leisure and events center – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Plans for the Invest in Willmar Local Sales Tax projects for the Leisure and Events Center and Sports Fields, both to be built at the Willmar Civic Center, will be considered by Willmar City Council during of the meeting on Monday, March 15. It comes after the council’s public works and public safety […]

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Willmar City Council to Consider Sports Fields, Recreation and Events Center

It comes after the council’s public works and public safety committee pushed the plans forward at its meeting last Thursday. The committee tabled these projects two weeks earlier, as board members wanted additional information on operational costs and current agreements with Willmar Public Schools around the fields. In motions to move the plans forward, the […]

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Phoenix City Council Plans To Reopen Youth Sports Fields | Coronavirus in Arizona

There is pressure to convince Phoenix executives to let the kids return to the courts. PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Organized youth sports are still going strong in the valley towns, but not in Phoenix, and parents like Ryan McKay can’t understand why. McKay’s son Willie plays club baseball, but he can’t train or […]

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Lackawanna County Parks accept 2021 reservations for lodges and athletic fields

Added on 01/15/2021 NEPA stage personnel coronavirus, Covington Township, Greenfield Township, Jermyn, Lackawanna County, McDade Park, Scranton Of Press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners – Jerry Notarianni, Debi Domenick and Chris Chermak – announced that the four county parks are now accepting reservations for gatherings at the respective lodges and athletic fields. To reserve, contact the […]

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Winnipeg reopens parks, athletic fields amid latest coronavirus restrictions – Winnipeg

The city of Winnipeg is reopening all parks and athletic fields amid the latest COVID-19 lockdown. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman said on Tuesday the city was reversing a decision that has seen outdoor developments closed since November after clarifying the latest public health orders with provincial authorities. Read more: More than 500 Manitobans have now […]

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Parks & Rec supports the use of pesticides on sports fields

Saying it’s healthier for athletes, park officials voted last week for a recommendation to continue using pesticides on New Canaan athletic fields where it’s legal to do so. Referring to a report by a consultant who compared the surface hardness of a field of grass treated with pesticides (Conner Field next to Farm Road) versus […]

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Planning board hearing to review Princeton Academy’s plans for synthetic turf athletic fields delayed until February Princeton, NJ local news%

The Princeton Planning Council will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on February 4 to review the plans of the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Princeton to construct two artificial turf playgrounds on the school property located on the Great Road. Princeton Academy is a private boys’ school for K-8 grades that was […]

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Portland closes Fitzpatrick Stadium and athletic fields due to updated community sports guidelines

Portland has closed Fitzpatrick Stadium, Memorial Stadium and other athletic fields until Dec. 14 due to new community sports guidelines released by the state last week. December 14. The Portland Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department posted on its Facebook page on Friday that all field rentals for practice or games had been canceled. The track […]

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Maplewood sports fields are closed for the season

From the Maplewood Community Services Department All Maplewood athletic fields will be closed for the season the week of November 9. Starting this week, contractors will be working throughout the community to aerate, cover and seed worn athletic fields. In addition, grass blankets will be placed at Memorial Park, DeHart Park and Borden Park in […]

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Phoenix reopens bookable sports grounds in city parks

PHOENIX – For the first time in five months, the Phoenix Parks athletic fields will be available for reservation starting Thursday. City council last week approved the reopening reservable fields, which were closed on April 2 to combat the spread of COVID-19. Participants, coaches, officials and spectators must follow health safety protocols at the venues. […]

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New York City Parks to Resume Athletic Field Authorization for Youth Outdoor Sports, Mayor Says

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. NEW YORK – As New York City continues to move forward in its battle against COVID-19, city parks may resume licensing of its athletic fields for […]

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Agawam Reduces Use of School Sports Fields | News

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB / WSHM) – Officials in the city of Agawam have confirmed they are reducing the use of their school’s athletic fields due to concerns over COVID-19. Mayor Bill Sapelli said Parks and Rec initially opened the outdoor facilities because varsity athletes wanted to get in shape for any semblance of a season […]

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Nassau County Reopens 60 Sports Fields | Herald Community Newspapers

Young athletes were busy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday for the start of the Express Lacrosse Youth Training Clinic. During their training, Nassau County Manager Laura Curran announced the reopening of the county’s batting cages and 60 athletic fields and the resumption of moderate-risk sports such as baseball, softball and non-lacrosse. contact. […]

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Orange County to open parks and sports grounds on June 9, mayor says

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida. – Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has announced that the county’s parks and athletic fields will open on June 9. The announcement came as Florida entered phase two of Governor Ron DeSantis’ reopening plan on Friday. “Orange County parks have been in high demand since the governor lifted the restriction on youth […]

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Minneapolis Park Board closes playgrounds, athletic fields, removes tennis nets and basketball rims

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced Friday that it is closing city playgrounds, skateparks and athletic fields by May 1 to slow the spread of COVID-19. The park board is also removing nets from tennis courts and blocking or removing edges from basketball courts, according to a press release. The […]

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Santa Maria holds meeting Monday to gather feedback on sports fields | Local news

The Santa Maria Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting a community meeting at the existing sports grounds from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the Westgate Neighborhood Building, 1300 Marsala Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss land availability, assess the reservation process and review city policy on the allocation of […]

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Ann Arbor Public Schools Restrict Use of Athletic Fields and Playgrounds During COVID-19 Outbreak

ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor Public Schools announced that activities involving direct contact are now prohibited on school grounds, playgrounds and athletic fields. The district issued the following statement clarifying permitted activities: Be aware that the use of AAPS school grounds, sports fields and playgrounds is limited to activities that do not involve direct contact […]

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South Orange and Maplewood sports grounds close for the season, November 11 – Essex News Daily

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – All sports fields in South Orange and Maplewood will be closed for the season starting November 11. From that date, contractors will work throughout the community to aerate, cover and seed worn athletic fields. In addition, turf blankets will be placed on Cameron Field, New Waterlands and Meadowland Park […]

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Madison Park along the Isthmus with new sports fields, lighting system and basketball court | Local government

For the first year, the land will not be available for reservations, but residents can still use it unexpectedly. Sturm said that the “stringency of continued use” of reservations would prevent the domain from growing properly. Upgrades Needed The impetus for the project was the poor condition of the old parking lot, Sturm said, but […]

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Carl Schurz High School’s New $ 2.7 Million Sports Fields Now Open

IRVING PARK – The new $ 2.7 million athletic fields at Carl Schurz High School are now open. The regulation-sized football field, softball field, water fountain and running track have been under construction since September 2018, and community members gathered on Sunday to celebrate. “As we watch our students enjoy outdoor physical education classes, the […]

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UPDATE: The impending land swap in the park opens the door to more sports fields in McLean

Update 02/04/2019 – Fairfax County Park Authority officials noted previous development plans were out of date and the current development area is much smaller than originally reported and only includes the redevelopment of a field into two lighted synthetic turf pitches. with additional parking. After eight years of planning, Langley Fork Park is changing hands, […]

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Nutley and Newark Sports Fields Get $ 1.5 Million Facelift in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A $ 1.5 million ‘modernization’ effort at two Essex County parks will help local baseball and softball players line up these hard-to-manage Grounders, have officials announced last week. The indoor fields of Nutley’s Yanticaw Park softball field and two Little League baseball fields at Branch Brook Park (Newark / Belleville) now […]

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Tufts University makes sports fields and facilities available to Somerville to address shortage

MEDFORD / SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 28, 2018) – Tufts University has provided Somerville’s youth athletic programs with daily access to its athletic fields and facilities for more than 450 hours this year in an effort to address the lack of urban space. The arrangement – which has benefited sports such as basketball, softball, tennis, soccer, […]

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Montclair 150: How Montclair Sports Fields Got Their Names

The Woodman Field press box features the numbers “17” in honor of the great Mounted Police member Aubrey Lewis.ANDREW GARDA / STAFF by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The sport in Montclair has a rich history, and the different surfaces are no exception. However, while exploits on the ground were often well covered each week in the […]

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New Sports Fields, Renovations, Planned Parking Areas at Unionville High, Patton Middle – Daily Local

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Multi-million dollar project to renovate and add athletic fields at Unionville High School and Patton Middle School, add more parking and improve traffic flow, is part of a 10-year facilities master plan considered by Unionville school principals. “I love the vision,” said Jeff Hellrung, principal of the school. “This puts our property […]

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Improved lighting on college athletic fields

FARMINGTON – The Town of Farmington has paid for improved lighting at the San Juan College athletic fields and will be upgrading other athletic fields throughout the city using funds from refinancing bonds. The city approved bond refinancing last fall to pay off major projects, including the downtown complete streets revitalization project, the completion of […]

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City opens new sports grounds at Mira Mesa Community Park

Mira Mesa Community Park. Photo file Updated at 12:15 p.m. March 2, 2018 City officials on Thursday opened a set of new athletic fields in Mira Mesa just in time for the start of the neighborhood Little League’s opening day. Fields at Mira Mesa Community Park, which include space for football, baseball, softball and other […]

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Maple Grove Seeks to Improve Sports Fields | Government

Maple Grove has started the process of upgrading three sports fields in the city. At the Maple Grove City Council meeting on October 16, Parks and Recreation Director Chuck Stifter presented council with a feasibility study for the improvement of the sports field. The study was carried out by HKGi at three sports fields: Fernbrook […]

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Citizen Survey Results: Sports Fields and Amphitheater Wanted in Dunwoody’s Brook Run Park

Dunwoody residents want trails and trails, improved parks, an open pavilion for concerts and performances, outdoor athletic fields and a performing arts center, according to citizen survey results seeking feedback on the city’s parks and recreation offerings. The 2013 inauguration of the Brook Run Trail drew crowds. A survey was mailed to 3,000 random residents […]