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Gering tennis courts should be ready for fall | News

A city employee blows snow off the tennis courts for his co-worker to rip out during demolition Thursday. The courts should be finished just in time for the boys’ tennis season this fall. OLIVIA WIESELER/Star-Herald After nearly two years of work, the negative weather was no longer going to hinder the renovation project of the […]

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With Council support, Goleta Valley Community Center to convert tennis courts into pickleball courts | Local News

Goleta City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to support a proposal by the Goleta Valley Community Center organization to repurpose the center’s tennis courts as permanent pickleball courts. The community center’s current tennis and basketball courts were built in 1994, but activity on the courts has declined significantly over the past 10 to 15 years, […]

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Gering tennis courts should be ready for fall | Education

A city employee blows snow off the tennis courts for his co-worker to rip out during demolition Thursday. The courts should be finished just in time for the boys’ tennis season this fall. OLIVIA WIESELER/Star-Herald After nearly two years of work, the negative weather was no longer going to hinder the renovation project of the […]

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Alexandria is looking to turn more tennis courts into multi-purpose pickleball courts

Alexandria planners want the community to know where to add pickleball courts alongside the city’s existing outdoor tennis courts. “The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities has requested additional funding in fiscal year 2022 to provide infrastructure and court markings to provide more pickleball courts and improve the level of play of pickleball users,” […]

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Alexandria plans to add pickleball facilities to local tennis courts | ALXnow

Pickleball courts, via Frankie Lopez/Unsplash The Alexandria Parks and Recreation Commission is deciding whether or not to add pickleball courts to other local tennis courts and wants public input on the decision. At a virtual public hearing on Thursday, February 17, the Commission held a public hearing to seek public comment on the proposal. The […]

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Cove Point Park tennis courts to close Jan. 24 for lighting upgrades

LUSBY, Md. – The Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation is advising citizens that the tennis courts located in Cove Point Park will be temporarily closed beginning on or about Monday, January 24 for lighting upgrades. Work should be completed on Friday, February 4, weather permitting. Access to the rest of the park remains […]

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Cove Point Park tennis courts to close Jan. 24 for lighting upgrades

PRINCE FREDERICK, Maryland – January 21, 2022 – The Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation is advising citizens that the tennis courts located in Cove Point Park will be temporarily closed beginning on or about Monday, January 24 for lighting upgrades. Work should be completed by Friday, February 4, weather permitting. Access to the […]

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Newton Sports Grounds Committee faces backlash over new pricing plan

NEWTON, MA — The Newton Sports Fields Committee is facing a backlash after approving a plan to raise taxes for the families of young athletes. The new plan will implement a “per-player, per-season fee,” which would cost youth sports programs like Newton Girls Soccer and Newton Youth Soccer up to an additional $50,000 a year. […]

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🌱 Friction on the Tennis Courts + Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks

Happy Tuesday, people of Dunedin! Here’s everything you need to know about Dunedin today. First, today’s weather forecast: Cool with lots of sun. High: 60 Low: 49. Congratulations to our first local sponsor: Want a unique portrait of your doggie or know someone who would like this as a gift? Debbie Lewis is a talented […]

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Sioux Park in Rapid City Receives Vision Fund Grant for New Tennis Courts

RAPID CITY, SD– Thanks to a $3 million grant from the Rapid City Vision Fund, Sioux Park’s 12 tennis courts will get some much-needed love. The courts currently in the park were constructed with asphalt, which requires ongoing upkeep and maintenance to repair cracks. Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Biegler explained that the new courts […]

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Protests against Lanarkshire tennis court proposals that would eliminate green spaces

Campaigners have raised furious objections against proposals by a Lanarkshire tennis club to develop a local green space. The Rutherglen Tennis Club (RTC) is keen to transform part of Overtoun Park into all-season indoor courts which they say will be an “aced” addition to the area. However, a group of residents believe the plans will […]

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City of Stonington continues to protect the climate for athletic fields and parks

Since announcing its commitment to act on the climate emergency in 2020, the City of Stonington has continued to work towards the sustainability of the city to minimize the effects of rising temperatures and extreme weather events. To reduce water used for irrigation, the Council converted several of its sports fields to drought tolerant surfaces […]

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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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Durango says pickleball is too loud for outdoor tennis courts – The Durango Herald

The City is looking for other spaces where residents can play Cathy Sykes suffered from deep depression before learning to play pickleball. Unlike many cities, Durango does not allow pickleball players to play on its tennis courts. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald file) With the growing popularity of pickleball, the city of Durango is looking […]

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BPS to open playgrounds and sports fields to residents when schools are not in session | Local News

The second phase will focus on sports fields and facilities: All High Stadium, Riverside Stadium, MST Field, Grabiarz Field and Olmsted / Kensington Field, Keresztes said. Community groups or leagues should apply to use them, and they’re subject to availability when BPS students aren’t training or playing, Keresztes said. For the grounds, the times may […]

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Laredo inaugurates new equipment for United Day tennis courts

The town of Laredo and District VI Council member Dr Marte Martinez held a groundbreaking ceremony for the United Day School tennis courts on Monday, November 22. This project was an agreement between United Day School and the city of Laredo with the aim of providing residents of District VI and all tennis fans with […]

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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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Oakland tennis courts, former homeless camp, reopen to players – NBC Bay Area

Tennis courts near Lake Merritt that had been taken over by a homeless camp were reopened for tennis players on Saturday now that homeless people have been successfully transferred to supportive housing and the courts were renovated, city officials said. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a […]

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Athol Plaza tennis courts in Oakland, formerly a homeless camp, to reopen – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (BCN) – Tennis courts near Lake Merritt that had been taken over by a homeless camp will reopen for tennis players on Saturday now that homeless people have been successfully transferred to supportive housing and that the courts have been renovated, city officials said. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. […]

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Moline Riverside Pool and Tennis Courts to Receive $ 7 Million Renovation | Politics and Elections

Griffith said adding lighting to the pool would increase hours of operation for special events and rentals that take place in the evening. The project is divided into three parts: Upgrades to the Riverside Pool are expected to cost $ 5.5 million and will include a lazy river with a slide that flows into it; […]

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Tennis courts a hot topic | News, Sports, Jobs

Volleys crossed the net at the regular Blue Earth City Council meeting on Monday, September 20. Council members again discussed the construction of new tennis courts at Blue Earth Area High School. Following meetings with the Tennis Courts Subcommittee, City Manager Mary Kennedy presented project updates to council. Regarding the proposed arrangement of the new […]

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Shawnee County to pay $ 98,000 to resurface basketball and tennis courts

Shawnee County Commissioners voted Thursday to resurface 12 tennis courts after being assured those courts will be used in a reasonable manner. Although the similar sport of pickleball has grown in popularity considerably, tennis remains “a lot” viable, said Tim Laurent, director of parks and recreation for Shawnee County. “The two have to coexist,” Laurent […]

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Bloomfield cuts ribbon on new pickleball and tennis courts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Whether tennis or pickleball is your game, now you have a renovated court to visit in Bloomfield. On Monday, Bloomfield officials held a dedication ceremony for the new pickleball and tennis courts at Memorial Park. Both courts were funded by community development block grants, with the contract totaling $ 411,955. The courts […]

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Bloomfield hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for new pickleball and tennis courts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – On Monday Bloomfield hosted a dedication ceremony for the brand new pickleball and tennis courts located in Memorial Park. In total, there are now two full-size tennis courts, four pickleball courts and a practice wall in the park. Bloomfield Ribbon Cut, NJ Tennis and Pickle Ball Court. “At Bloomfield, we’ve made it […]

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Project at Sloan Lake will replace playground, tennis courts

DENVER – Visitors to Sloan Lake Park may have noticed that two large sections on the south side of the park are fenced. The fence, which was erected late this week, surrounds the southern tennis courts and the playground. This is all part of a project that has been under construction since 2019. Denver Parks […]

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Resurfacing on the Horizon for Freeman Lake Tennis Courts | Local News

During Monday’s business session, Elizabethtown City Council heard brief updates from the Parks and Recreation and Stormwater departments, as well as the Elizabethtown Sports Park. Parks and Recreation Director Seth Breitner said funds were budgeted this year to resurface the Freeman Lake Park tennis courts, which were built in 2012. Submissions for the project will […]

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City discusses future of tennis courts

By Meg DickensEditor-in-chief Locals have heard a lot about Cunningham Park and the tennis courts there in recent years. Courts have closed due to poor conditions and are currently being turned into something the public can use. Despite this development, the tennis court revitalization project is still ongoing. This means that the new pickleball courts […]

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A plaque on the tennis courts honors the former town councilor and community activist

By Mike Cook Service must have been one of Olga Pedroza’s favorite words. The late lawyer and councilman was an avid tennis player and lifelong community activist. The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department unveiled a plaque July 30 honoring Pedroza at Lions Park, 701 W. Picacho Ave., “near the tennis courts she […]

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Members of a pickleball club have volunteered to refurbish their local park tennis courts on their own. The city pushed them back.

If you were near the tennis courts at Sellwood Park in southeast Portland early in the morning of last month, you would have found a scene straight out of Tom sawyer: Nisa ‘Haron and seven of her friends clean and seal cracked concrete for free. The eight retirees from Southeast Portland are avid participants in […]

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Gering School Board allocates $ 200,000 for tennis courts | Education

“We have a strong pickleball community,” he said, referring to the growing Carpenter Center program. “Pickleball feeds tennis.” It’s not just the pickleball community, either. Swank suggested that the Gering Tennis Club needed good community courts. According to Amy Seiler, director of parks, recreation and recreation services at Gering, the club is booming. “We have […]

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County to resurface Beaufort’s seven dilapidated tennis courts

The seven tennis courts in downtown Beaufort are undergoing overhaul and the job can’t come soon enough for the director of the local tennis academy, Larry Scheper. “I feel good about it, but they’ve been saying it for quite a long time,” Scheper said. Work is scheduled to begin in October, said Chris Ophardt, spokesperson […]

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Refurbished Tennis Courts at Lawton’s Greer Park | News

Lawton’s tennis courts are getting a makeover. On Thursday, the City of Lawton held a rededication and dedication ceremony at Greer Park, Northwest 38th Street and Meadowbrook, where the tennis courts were recently remodeled. In addition, the city added LED lighting systems, a padlock gate, new water fountains and new benches for spectators. The park […]

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Tennis courts in Decatur receiving necessary maintenance

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – In May, Decatur City Council approved a $ 300,000 project to upgrade the city’s tennis courts. WAFF 48 has asked city leaders for details on where the money is going. Decatur Parks and Recreation executive director Jason Lake said the money will be used to update the city’s public tennis courts […]

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Galesburg pickleball courts could replace Bateman Park tennis courts

GALESBURG – Goodbye, tennis. Hello, pickleball. Galesburg City Council, at its Monday meeting, will consider an offer to install pickleball courts in Bateman Park, near Losey Street and Maple Avenue. The project would convert the two existing tennis courts into a total of six pickleball courts. City staff recommend that City Council award the pickleball […]

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Construction of Auxiliary Gymnasium in Tennis Courts Creates Uncertainty for Future of Tennis Teams – Oracle

From June 2021 to fall 2022, the school’s tennis courts will be closed for tennis practice and used to store construction materials for the construction of the new auxiliary gymnasium. The tennis team will not have courts at the school for training or staging matches until the spring 2023 men’s tennis season. These courts will […]

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Construction of auxiliary gymnasiums in tennis courts creates uncertainty for the future of tennis teams

From June 2021 to fall 2022, the school’s tennis courts will be closed for playing tennis and used to store building materials for the construction of the new auxiliary gymnasium. The tennis team will not have courts at the school to train or organize matches until the spring 2023 men’s tennis season. These courts will […]

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South Fork Teeth | Negotiations accelerate for sports fields

DEL NORTE – Negotiations between Rio Grande County Commissioners, Upper Rio Grande School District (URGSD), D Mountain Parks and Recreation, and community members have started to accelerate over the future of the community sports fields of Del Norte on Friday April 23, during a working session of the commissioners. Several people gathered in the Rio […]

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Prospector Del Norte | Negotiations are accelerating for Athletic Fields

DEL NORTE – Negotiations between Rio Grande County Commissioners, Upper Rio Grande School District (URGSD), D Mountain Parks and Recreation and community members have begun to gather pace over the future of the grounds Del Norte Community Sports Center on Friday, April 23, during a commissioner’s business session. Several people gathered in the rooms of […]

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Central Park Tennis Courts in San Mateo Open in June | Local news

The Central Park tennis courts will reopen in mid-June after completion of repairs to the court surface and renovation of the garage below in late May. The tennis court repair is part of the city’s Central Park tennis court garage project, a renovation of the 132 underground parking spaces under the six roof-level tennis courts. […]

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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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Troy’s council approves funds to re-surfacing the tennis courts at Parc Boulan

Students and residents gather at the Boulan Park tennis courts on March 25 to play tennis. The courts will soon be remade to repair the cracks that have formed in the asphalt. The cracked asphalt on Boulan Park tennis courts will soon be replaced with new surfacing, including new nets and posts, after city council […]

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County plans to offer pickleball on public school tennis courts | News

At its Monday meeting, the joint committee of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and Loudoun County School Board discussed the possible resurfacing of public school tennis courts to accommodate pickleball. Loudoun County Public Schools and the County Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department began discussing the idea at the suggestion of Supervisor Juli Briskmann […]

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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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Summerville Residents Worried About Doty Park Tennis Courts | News

SUMMERVILLE – Frequent tennis players at Doty Park are concerned that residents will definitely avoid using the courts if repairs and improvements aren’t made soon. As tennis has grown in popularity in the Summerville area, particularly with the pandemic, organizers are increasingly receiving complaints, including from professional players, about court maintenance. The problems range from […]

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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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Shawnee residents will be able to play pickleball on redesigned tennis courts in two city parks

Shawnee is replacing tennis courts, fencing and aging field lighting – and also adding pickleball lines and nets – to Listowel and Herman Laird Parks. Above, the Herman Laird Park tennis court. Pickleball lines and nets will be part of the new tennis courts at Listowel and Herman Laird Parks in Shawnee. Shawnee plans to […]

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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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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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Germantown Board of Directors votes to acquire land for new park and sports fields

Germantown’s mayor’s council and aldermen voted on Monday to approve the agreement to buy and sell approximately 44 acres of land, taking the first step towards a new park and recreational sports fields. The board of directors voted 3-2 to acquire the land on Crestwyn Hills Drive in order to advance the park acquisition recommendations […]

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East Hampton Residents to Vote on Sports Field Modernization

EAST HAMPTON – City Council will hold a unique in-person and virtual meeting on Monday to follow up on a proposal to renovate three sports fields and the high school track. Residents will be asked to vote on approving $ 1.2 million for the improvements. Money for the project will come from two sources: a […]

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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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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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Reservable sports fields in Phoenix parks to reopen on September 10

Open the audio article player Through Staff | to September 08, 2020 Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. Following a vote at Wednesday’s Phoenix city council meeting, reservable sports fields in city parks will reopen for games and practice starting September 10. The toilets located near these grounds will also reopen […]

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Phoenix to reopen athletic fields in accordance with CDC guidelines

Christina Estes/KJZZ Children play soccer at Encanto Park in Phoenix before COVID-19. People will soon be able to play soccer, softball and football in Phoenix city parks. For six months, nearly 170 sites have been closed to the public. At the request of council members Thelda Williams, Jim Waring and Sal DiCiccio, the parks and […]

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Phoenix to reopen athletic fields as directed by CDC

Christina Estes / KJZZ Children playing football at Encanto Park in Phoenix before COVID-19. People will soon be able to play soccer, softball and football in the parks of the city of Phoenix. For six months, nearly 170 fields have been closed to the public. At the request of board members Thelda Williams, Jim Waring […]

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Lessons and league play available at Kiroli Park tennis courts

WEST MONROE – The City of West Monroe Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with tennis pro Phil Trahan to offer a variety of lessons and league matches for people of all ages and skill levels. Recreational tennis lessons as well as tennis lessons and league matches are available at the Kiroli Park Tennis […]

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Dickinson Park tennis courts resurfacing means everyone shares at Treadwell Park

Posted: Aug 04, 2020 7:00 AM Work on the tennis courts in Dickinson Park last week had a ripple effect on the courts in Treadwell Park. With Dickinson’s five courts closed for resurfacing, that meant local tennis fans had to share the four available courts at Treadwell Park. Fortunately, the overlap is short lived. A […]

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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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Westport reopens sports grounds

DJ Simmons June 18, 2020Updated: June 24, 2020 5:38 p.m. 1of14 Lloyd Clarmen, of Westport, plays tennis at the Longshore Club Park tennis courts in Westport, Connecticut on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow moreShow less 2of14 Lloyd Clarmen, of Westport, plays tennis at the Longshore Club Park tennis courts in […]

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Westport reopens sports grounds

DJ Simmons June 18, 2020Updated: June 24, 2020 5:38 p.m. 1of17 Lloyd Clarmen, of Westport, plays tennis at the Longshore Club Park tennis courts in Westport, Connecticut on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow moreShow less 2of17 Lloyd Clarmen, of Westport, plays tennis at the Longshore Club Park tennis courts in […]

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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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County parks are now open; sports fields remain closed

Coweta County reopened most areas of its parks, effective Monday, although sports facilities and washrooms are closed. In addition, the Coweta County Recreation Department’s summer day camp has been officially canceled. The opening applies to hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, outdoor grounds and green spaces. Restrooms, sports fields, outdoor water fountains and all indoor facilities […]

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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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Knoxville Parks Close Playgrounds and Sports Fields

A week after Knoxville said the city’s 93 parks were open for passive use only – no basketball games, no climbing on playground equipment, no access to toilets – authorities cracked down harder to drive out the crowds that continued to show up. On Tuesday and Wednesday, park and recreation workers cordoned off playgrounds and […]

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BREAKING: Sports fields, dog parks and playgrounds in Arlington closed

All of Arlington’s dog parks, fields and playgrounds are closing in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Amid the rapid increase in cases and community spread of the virus in the county, Arlington Public Schools and the Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation are locking down most outdoor recreation facilities where people […]

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Dream pitch: Proposed sports pitches in early planning stages – The Dickinson Press

Dickinson has long struggled with attractive outdoor sports facilities hosting tournaments, but that may soon change. At the Jan. 21 city commission meeting, preliminary planning discussions were revealed for a proposed construction of four turf baseball, softball and football complexes that would be shared by student-athletes from Dickinson State University. , Dickinson High School and […]

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Field of dreams: sports fields offered in the early stages of planning

At the Jan. 21 city council meeting, the first planning discussions were revealed for a project to build four grassed baseball, softball and football complexes that would be shared by student-athletes at Dickinson State University. , Dickinson High School and members of the general public. Guy Fridley, athletic director of Dickinson Public Schools; Pete Stanton, […]

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East Brunswick to Celebrate Sports Field Improvements at Heavenly Farms Park

BRUNSWICK EAST – Athletes and others are greeted by two upgraded multipurpose turf pitches at Heavenly Farms. The turf fields are among three located in the 147.6-acre park on Dunhams Corner Road, said Michael Reissner, director of the township’s recreation, parks and community services department. READ:North Brunswick, East Brunswick and Milltown are planning community days […]

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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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Vote for GO Bonds to improve parks and sports fields

Dolores C. Archuleta | Las Cruces Sun-News To all parents, grandparents, coaches, referees and athletes registered to vote, I encourage you to vote yes in favor of “up to $16,900,000 to build park improvements, including sports fields and ‘other related facilities’, during our special election. My introduction to the poor maintenance of our playgrounds goes […]

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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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Sherman Spends $ 4.5 Million on Pecan Grove Sports Fields

William C. Wadsack, Democratic Herald Sherman is moving forward with plans of $ 4.5 million for the construction of a new sports complex west of Pecan Grove Park and $ 625,000 for further improvements to the city’s parks and facilities. The city will soon begin advertising a risky construction manager for the sports complex’s work […]

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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 […]