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Bexar County Commits $10 Million for Texas A&M-San Antonio South Side Sports Fields, Pray for Ukraine

A $10 million pledge Tuesday from Bexar County to fund sports facilities at Texas A&M University-San Antonio will provide a safe place for residents to exercise on the South Side. County commissioners have approved a request from the university to help design and build a new softball field and stadium, as well as a multipurpose […]

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Neshaminy High School sports fields are getting an overhaul

The current high school sports complex. Credit: Neshaminy School District The Neshaminy School District plans to undertake an extensive renovation project for the high school’s aging athletic facilities. The Middletown Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its Tuesday evening meeting to approve the preliminary and final land layout for the district plan. Paul Meehan, […]

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Bendigo residents mourn the impending loss of the town’s last grass tennis courts

Bendigo’s last remaining lawn tennis courts will soon be no more as the council begins work to repurpose the site. Key points: The work of removing the fences and pulling up the grass will begin in the coming weeks. Local tennis players fear getting rid of grass courts will see Bendigo lose players and tournaments […]

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Melbourne City Football Club opens elite training ground at Casey Fields

Casey City’s partnership with Melbourne City FC marked another milestone on February 21 with the opening of the club’s new elite training ground at Casey Fields. Championship-winning Melbourne City men’s side finalized preparations for their men’s A-League fixture against Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday night by hosting their first training session on the hybrid turf […]

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Still no ice rink sign, but tennis court plans submitted for clearance

As time is running out to hope for an ice rink on the Isle of Wight again, the first phase of development for the Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Center (SILC) has been submitted – for the tennis courts. Permission for the main facility, next to Smallbrook Stadium, was granted in December 2019, after support from […]

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Plans for tennis courts submitted for Smallbrook but where’s the rink?

Plans for the Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Center have been proposed, but alter what has been approved. Photo by ermc and, inset, Duncan Gayler. AS TIME is running out to hope for an ice rink on the Isle of Wight again, the first phase of development for the Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Center (SILC) has […]

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Plans for tennis courts submitted for Smallbrook but where’s the rink?

Plans for the Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Center have been proposed, but alter what has been approved. Photo by ermc and, inset, Duncan Gayler. AS TIME is running out to hope for an ice rink on the Isle of Wight again, the first phase of development for the Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Center (SILC) has […]

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Cabarrus County hopes to hit a home run with new sports fields

CABARRUS COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Cabarrus County leaders will soon be receiving feedback on the design of sports fields at Mt. Pleasant. The fields will be part of a larger campus along Washington Street that includes a new library/senior center. Officials are asking residents to share what they would like incorporated into the plan for […]

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Beginning of the construction of 3 UMaine sports fields on the Orono campus

Construction is expected to begin on 3 UMaine Sports fields on the Orono campus, which include a new softball, field hockey and softball field. According to Ken Ralph, UMaine’s athletic director, the main source of funding for the project came from a $90 million donation from the Harold Alfond Foundation, as well as other additional […]

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Learn to Drive facility nears completion at King George V Playing Fields – www.watford.gov.uk

Work on the new learn-to-ride cycle facility being built at King George V Playgrounds is progressing well with the project expected to be completed by the end of February/early March… The learning to ride space, which aims to help people ride bikes safely and confidently, includes miniature roads, road signs, markings and model buildings, and […]

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MUSD approves guarantee budget for sports grounds

Superintendent Dr. Tracey Lopeman. [Brian Petersheim, Jr. photo] When it was announced that Maricopa would be getting a second high school, there was speculation that the school, known as Desert Sunrise High School, would be a “raw” facility, at least initially. And until the Arizona Legislature provided $18,826,250 million in additional funding to the original […]

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What is happening with the tennis courts at Verulamium Park?

Posted: 10:32 am January 12, 2022 The project to replace sports facilities at a park in St Albans finally received the green light almost two years after the courts were closed. New tennis and netball courts will be built alongside Abbey View Golf and Track, two years after the old courts were converted into a […]

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St Albans tennis courts closed two years ago for replacement

Plans to replace sports facilities at a park in St Albans have finally been given the green light almost two years after the courts were closed. New tennis and netball courts will be built next to Abbey View Golf and Track, two years after the previous courts were converted into a children’s play area. St […]

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Sports Fields Could Improve Economic Development, Parks Plan Says | News

Sports recreation can be linked to economic development, according to the project manager who helped oversee the creation of Lawton’s first parks master plan. Nate Clair, of Halff Associates, said Lawton needed new and modern sports fields and facilities, including tournament-type sports fields. “It’s the best thing for economic development,” Clair said, adding that quality […]

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Improvements to Kingston sports fields have been discussed with the school board

When Rich Silverstein arrived at Kingston City School District (KCSD) in 2017 to take on the role of Director of Physical Education, Health and Athletics, he felt it was important to take a look at the various sports venues used by its teams and gym classes. “A little over four years ago, we sat down […]

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Rainbow Beach Sports Fields Offer A Plethora of Benefits | Camden Haven Courier

news, local news, Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, sport, 2021, Lake Cathie, Bonny Hills Fast forward to the 2023 winter season and the initial phase of Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields should be ready for action. The project will introduce district-level facilities for the communities of Lake Cathie and Bonny Hills. The community can […]

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Rainbow Beach Sports Fields Offer A Plethora of Benefits | Camden Haven Courier

news, local news, Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, sport, 2021, Lake Cathie, Bonny Hills Fast forward to the 2023 winter season and the initial phase of Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields should be ready for action. The project will introduce district-level facilities for the communities of Lake Cathie and Bonny Hills. The community can […]

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Rainbow Beach Sports Fields Offer A Plethora of Benefits | Port Macquarie News

news, breaking news, Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, sport, 2021, Lake Cathie, Bonny Hills Fast forward to the 2023 winter season and the initial phase of Rainbow Beach Sporting Fields should be ready for action. The project will introduce district-level facilities for the communities of Lake Cathie and Bonny Hills. The community can […]

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School Districts Using COVID Relief on Vape Detectors, Tennis Courts

Earlier this year, schools across the country received over $ 100 billion from the federal government – U.S. taxpayers, in fact – to recover from the pandemic and finally get back to teaching children. The federal government has stipulated that 20% of that money will be spent on tackling learning losses during the pandemic, but […]

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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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Mechanicsburg School Board approves soccer field and tennis court lighting upgrades | Education

Phyllis Zimmerman for the Sentry The Mechanicsburg area school board this week approved contracts to improve lighting at two of the district’s sports facilities while approving a list of federal and state funding the district expects to receive this year. The district plans to replace the lighting systems at the high school tennis court and […]

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Administrators defend spending on NC pool and tennis courts as parents complain about lack of reading skills

(Natrona County High School, Facebook) CASPER, Wyo. – Several parents complained to the Natrona County School District Board on Monday about what they perceive to be a lack of attention to teaching students the basics of reading and math. Some of the parents said the NCSD should not spend money on sports facilities such as […]

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£ 30million to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts in disadvantaged areas of the UK

The government and the Lawn Tennis Association have announced a £ 30million package to renovate more than 4,500 public tennis courts in the UK’s most disadvantaged areas and help a new generation of players get started in the sport . The package, which will see £ 21.9million pledged by the government and £ 8.4million by […]

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Boris Johnson to launch £ 30million campaign to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts after Emma Raducanu’s US Open win

BORIS Johnson will today launch a £ 30million campaign to boost tennis and create more champions like Emma Raducanu. UK parks will receive a share of the money to renovate 4,500 public courts. 1 Emma Raducanu, 18, won the US Open last monthCredit: Reuters An additional £ 30million per year will go to schools to […]

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A £ 30million package to renovate 4,500 public tennis courts in disadvantaged areas of the UK has been announced

£ 22million committed by the government, with an additional £ 8.4million provided by the Lawn Tennis Association Funding to support the government’s commitment to level sporting offer across the country and Chief Medical Officer advice on physical activity for children and adults The government and the Lawn Tennis Association have announced a £ 30million package […]

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Britain to spend £ 30million on tennis courts to find next Emma Raducanu | Politics | New

The funding is the first announcement from new Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries since joining the firm with £ 22million from the taxpayer and £ 8.5million from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). An additional £ 30million per year has been announced by new Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi to beautify and build new sports facilities in schools […]

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Council destroys wildflower meadow to make way for hard tennis courts

Council has been accused of destroying a possible ‘oasis of nature’ after plowing a wildflower meadow containing 130 species of wild animals and plant types to make way for a set of hard tennis courts . Dozens of local residents protested after Norwich City Council announced plans to install three floodlit courts in harsh weather […]

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Judy Murray warns Scotland’s dilapidated public tennis courts make it harder to find superstars like Emma Raducanu

JUDY Murray has warned that Scotland’s dilapidated public tennis courts make it harder to find more superstars like Emma Raducanu. Sir Andy Murray’s mother has aimed after the 18-year-old sensation’s victory at the US Open sparked renewed interest in grassroots development. 4 Judy Murray warns Scotland’s dilapidated public tennis courts make it harder to find […]

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Hickory High athletic fields and complexes will be named for Elder, Craft

At a recent meeting of the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education, the name selection for two sports facilities at Hickory High received a unanimous vote from the board members. Presented to the Board of Education by Hickory High (HHS) Athletic Boosters President Roger Young, the name recognition will honor two coaches who have a […]

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Work on the sports grounds of JC schools will resume soon

After an intermission due to record construction costs, construction of sports facilities at Jefferson City High School is scheduled to begin later this fall. The Jefferson City School District has been planning to build athletic facilities at JCHS and Capital City High School since 2017, but the plan has changed several times since then. When […]

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Work on the sports grounds of JC schools will resume soon

After an intermission due to record construction costs, construction of sports facilities at Jefferson City High School is scheduled to begin later this fall. The Jefferson City School District has been planning the construction of sports facilities at JCHS and Capital City High School since 2017, but the plan has changed several times since then. […]

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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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Andy Murray slamming East Kilbride tennis courts can help turn things around, says campaigner

An East Kilbride father hopes the support of tennis superstar Andy Murray can help his daughter and other local children gain access to public tennis courts that have been abandoned. Lanarkshire Live Sport told this morning how Allan Kay was dismayed when he turned up at his local tennis court at the John Wright Sports […]

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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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Beginning of $ 5.5 million renovations to the sports fields at Belleville High School

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The shot rang out over a much-vaunted $ 5.5 million plan to modernize the sports facilities at Belleville High School. This past weekend, Belleville officials and community members gathered for a high school dedication ceremony to kick off the effort, which Mayor Michael Melham called “the most monumental public works project of […]

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Ace prices and new mobile-friendly bookings for Stoke Park tennis courts

We’re making it easier for residents to book our Stoke Park tennis courts with a new mobile-friendly reservation system – and we’re lowering prices for those under 18 to inspire a new generation of tennis fans. We work with Premier Tennis to manage our reservations. Mobile bookings open on Saturday April 17, for sessions starting […]

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Moderate Risk Sports Fields and Sports Facilities Reopen in Bellmore-Merrick | Herald Community Newspapers

Athletes of all ages now take advantage of the open playing fields and some indoor sports facilities. On day one of the Express Lacrosse Youth Training Clinic at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on July 6, Nassau County Manager Laura Curran announced the reopening of the County and County batting cages. 60 sports fields, as […]

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Moderate-risk athletic fields and facilities reopen in Bellmore-Merrick | Herald Community Newspapers

Athletes of all ages now take advantage of open playgrounds and some indoor sports facilities. During the first day of the Express Lacrosse Youth Practice Clinic at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on July 6, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced the reopening of county batting cages and 60 sports fields, plus the resumption of […]

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Moderate Risk Sports Fields and Sports Facilities Reopen in Bellmore-Merrick | Herald Community Newspapers

Athletes of all ages now take advantage of the open playing fields and some indoor sports facilities. On day one of the Express Lacrosse Youth Training Clinic at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on July 6, Nassau County Manager Laura Curran announced the reopening of the County and County batting cages. 60 sports fields, as […]

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City prepares ball fields and sports fields for reopening

REGINA – The City of Regina is preparing for the reopening of athletics and ball fields next week. These spaces are authorized to open on June 22, as part of the first part of phase four of the Reopen Saskatchewan plan. City officials said staff were brought back this week to begin maintenance of the […]

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New Garden Spot Tennis Courts Among LL League Schools Sports Facilities Summer Upgrades | Sports

With the tennis courts at Garden Spot High School nearing the end of their lifespan, the Eastern Lancaster County School Board approved the design of new courts last year. But where to place these new courts was a question mark. “Because we are landlocked on the secondary Garden Spot campus and the tennis courts had […]

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Westminster begins construction of new sports grounds | Sports

NEW WILMINGTON – Westminster College began construction on highly anticipated new sports grounds last week, including the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) sports complex. The new fields include the UPMC Sports Complex, which will house Westminster’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s soccer programs, and the new softball and baseball fields. The UPMC Sports Complex […]

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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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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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Fields & Futures to modernize school sports fields and build futsal fields

Behind FD Moon Middle School is an empty excavated field and a concrete slab. But Fields & Futures president Tim McLaughlin, co-owner of OKC Energy FC, sees a space full of possibilities. This summer, the nonprofit is renovating the grounds of seven colleges, all affected by consolidations in the Oklahoma City school district. Some of […]

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The village and school district could team up for new fields, tennis courts, etc. at Wellington High

Kristina Webb | kwebb@pbpost.com WELLINGTON — The Village and Palm Beach County School District are considering an agreement that would bring new Village-operated public-use recreation facilities to the Wellington High School campus, including courts and basketball courts and of tennis. The project is the evolution of a plan to build multipurpose fields and maintenance facilities […]

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Purdue Obtains Approval to Purchase Dowling Park Sports Fields | Government and politics

INDIANAPOLIS | Purdue University is set to spend $ 3.5 million to purchase the Dowling Park outdoor sports complex in the town of Hammond for recreational and student use. The state budget committee on Friday authorized Purdue trustees to complete their acquisition of 15 acres of urban parkland containing all-weather synthetic fields for baseball, softball […]