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City Parks Alliance Applauds USCM City Park Infrastructure Resolution

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) approved a new resolution that urges Congress to include city parks in any future infrastructure legislation. The resolution passed unanimously at the USCM annual meeting in Boston.

Grants Awarded to Support Better Cities for Pets

Mars Petcare and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced the recipients of the first BETTER CITIES FOR PETS grants: Fort Worth, Texas, Richmond, Va., and Hallandale Beach, Fla.

3,954 Miles of Trail Improved on National Trails Day

On June 2, 2018 people across the country came together and surpassed the collective goal to improve 2,802 miles of trail--the distance across the United States--during American Hiking Society's National Trails Day.

NRPA Announces Innovation and Spotlight Awards

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the recipients of this year's NRPA Innovation Awards and NRPA Spotlight Awards.

ACSM Presents Honor Award and Citation Awards

The American College of Sports Medicine recently announced several award winners at its annual meeting in Minneapolis. One Honor Award and seven Citation Award recipients were presented, and all of the winners were selected because of their significant contributions to sports medicine and the exercise sciences.

California Voters Pass Bonds for Parks & Open Space

California voters approved a record $4.1 billion package of bonds to provide parks, open space and clean water, and to help fight climate change in the state.

NLC Releases 2018 State of the Cities Report

The National League of Cities (NLC) released its 2018 State of the Cities report, showing that economic development, infrastructure, budgets, housing and public safety continue to top the list of agenda priorities for U.S. mayors, as well as revealing that opioids, broadband access and climate change have emerged as new and growing concerns.

Survey: Americans Use Local Parks to Relieve Stress

According to a recent poll conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), more than half (58 percent) of Americans manage their daily stress by going for a walk or run around their neighborhood. Others rely on their local parks, which are free and accessible to all, to relieve stress.

National Park Service Provides Grants to Advance Preservation Technology

The National Park Service (NPS) announced $252,600 in grants for projects to develop or adapt techniques that preserve historical sites and cultural heritage.

IAAPA Hall of Fame Inducts Three Attractions Industry Visionaries

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced the induction of three attractions industry legends — Bernard Harrison, Masatomo Takahashi and Kelly Tarlton — into the IAAPA Hall of Fame.

NSPF Reminds the Public to Help Keep Pools Clean

The National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) would like to thank the public for their commitment to influence bather behavior and improve water and air quality in and around swimming pools. This public service message is a reminder to help keep pool time fun time by preventing pee in the pool!

Campaign Highlights Role of Parks in Addressing Pollinator Health

To address the critical need to increase pollinator habitat for beneficial insects, such as honey bees, monarch butterflies and others, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) have teamed up on a new "Parks for Pollinators" campaign aimed at raising public awareness of pollinator health and encouraging local action through public parks and pollinator gardens.

IHRSA Report Looks at Global Health Club Market

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced that global health club industry revenue totaled $87.2 billion in 2017, as more than 201,000 clubs served 174 million members.

Grant Funding Awarded to Support Park Improvement & Play Space Projects

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced the winners of the national Meet Me at the Park Earth Month campaign, along with the recipients of this year's Meet Me at the Park play space grants.

APSP's Commercial Council Meeting Sets the Stage

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals held its first Commercial Council meeting on May 2 in Denver, Colo. This inaugural meeting marks a new era of advancing the needs of the commercial pool and spa segment.

Arlington, Va., Is Fittest City

Arlington, Va., edged out Minneapolis for the coveted "most fit city in America" title by only half a point in the annual ACSM American Fitness Index Ranking (Fitness Index). Arlington's neighbor, Washington, D.C., came in third, 3.7 points behind.

Survey: Swimmers Unaware When Local Pools Fail Inspections

Millions of Americans will soon head to their local swimming pool, but a new survey finds that many swimmers aren't aware they might be wading into potential health risks at the pool.

National Park Services Makes Thousands of Records Public

The National Park Service (NPS) unveiled a newly launched public website, pubs.etic.nps.gov, that is making more than 32,000 NPS records available to the public.

15th WAHC Expands WAHCity Events

The 15th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference will be hosted Oct. 10 to 12, in Charleston, S.C. New this year, the WAHC will be broadcast to six additional WAHCity locations in the greater areas of Boston, Colorado Springs, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Niagara Falls.

Get Involved in PHIT America

In its ongoing effort to educate and enlighten about the negative side effects of physical inactivity, PHIT America is giving the American general public the chance to be a part of the solution with its first National Fundraising & Awareness Campaign. Any company, organization, association and employee in the sports and fitness industry can help.

Survey: Children's Access to Community Gardens Is Important

According to a recent poll conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), nearly all Americans think it's valuable for children to have access to community gardens where they can learn more about where food comes from. Community gardens (and access to healthy food in general) are also important in the fight against childhood obesity and in building a sense of community.

Trust for Public Land Earns Grant for Art Works Research

The Trust for Public Land was awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to examine the impact of the arts on the growing role of parks as drivers of community. This research will be used to make the case for the arts having a role in park development while informing future research.

Experts Gather to Discuss How Parks Impact Business, Quality of Life

Business experts and park leaders from across the country gathered in Oklahoma City to discuss how parks and recreation makes an impact on regional economic competitiveness and quality of life.

APSP Announces New Online Course

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced the availability of its new and improved CHTT Certified Hot Tub Technician online self-paced course.

Three Communities Awarded Funding for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Outreach, Education

For the second year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and Southwest Airlines have partnered on a Community Outreach and Education Grant program to help fund green stormwater infrastructure projects in underserved, low-income communities across the United States.

IAAPA Looks for Award Nominations

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is now accepting entries and nominations for its annual awards programs, including IAAPA Brass Ring Awards, IAAPA Service Awards, and IAAPA Young Professional of the Year Award.

PetSafe Bark for Your Park Grants Available for Dog Parks

Communities around the country interested in securing funds for dog park construction and enhancements can now submit an application for a PetSafe Bark for Your Park grant through June 30, 2018.

Grants Aim to Improve Recycling in Public Parks

Public space recycling efforts in dozens of communities across the United States will be getting a boost this spring, thanks in part to a significant contribution by Dr Pepper Snapple Group in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.

Water Safety USA Encourages People to 'Become Water Competent'

Water Safety USA, a consortium of 14 national governmental and non-governmental organizations, announced the 2018 water safety message: “Become Water Competent.” There are three key elements of water competence: water smarts, water skills, and helping others.

National Park Service Recognizes Volunteers

The enthusiasm and skills of Volunteers-in-Parks (VIPs) provide outreach to millions of national park visitors each year. In 2017, more than 315,600 volunteers donated more than 7.2 million hours of service in national parks, performing just about every job imaginable.

TMP Architecture Project Earns Design Award

The newly renovated St. Clair County Community College Fieldhouse received national recognition with an Outstanding Project Award from Learning by Design. The $4.7 million renovation transformed the old McMorran Ice Arena in Port Huron, Michigan into a modern, multi-sport arena.

NRPA Grants Support Cities Participating in 10-Minute Walk Campaign

As part of the 10-Minute Walk campaign, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), along with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), has selected 12 cities nationwide to receive grant funding totaling $480,000.

$35.8 Billion Added to U.S. Economy in 2017 Due to National Parks

As the nation celebrates National Park Week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2017 resulted in a $35.8 billion benefit to the nation's economy--a nearly $1 billion increase from 2016--and supported 306,000 jobs.

Outstanding Play Researcher, Practitioner Awards Announced

The U.S. Play Coalition introduces its 2018 PLAY award recipients, announced at the Celebration Gala of the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play. Established in 2017, the awards program recognizes outstanding play researchers and youth practitioners.

Local Communities to Prioritize Strong Start for Babies & Toddlers

Leading national organizations announced that they will work with 29 communities across the country to focus on child development from birth to age 3. Research shows investments in the first three years of life, when a child’s brain develops faster than at any other time period, are most critical in helping more children become more confident, empathetic, contributing members of their communities.

APSP Influences ICC Swimming Pool Code Changes

The International Code Council (ICC) held the 2018 Spring Committee Action Hearings last week in Columbus, Ohio to revise the International Family of Codes, including the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC). At the end of the three-stage process, approved changes will appear in the 2021 edition of the ISPSC to be published in the spring of 2020. There were 50 proposals submitted by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP), other organizations, and individuals all with an eye to improve safety, clarity, and comprehensiveness of the code.

Outdoor Industry Association Releases Congressional-Level Outdoor Recreation Economy Reports

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released congressional-level Outdoor Recreation Economy reports for all 435 congressional districts. These reports are the first of their kind, capturing the power of a vast multi-billion dollar economic engine in local communities and across the nation.

STMA Awards Environmental Facility Certification to 14 Facilities

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) recognized 14 facilities with the organization's Environmental Facility Certification.

Congress Gets Moving With ACE Congressional Fitness Challenge

American Council on Exercise's 3rd Annual Congressional Fitness Challenge, a competition that tracks steps and other selected forms of physical activity for six weeks, drew a record number of competitors—more than 700 individuals from 64 offices.

Attractions Leaders Meet With Policymakers

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) hosted its annual IAAPA U.S. Advocacy Days April 16-17, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Park Service Partners to Create Passport to Your National Parks Junior Ranger Edition

Kids now have their own version of the popular national park passport book. Designed to complement and encourage participation in Junior Ranger programs, Passport To Your National Parks Junior Ranger Edition, was released to celebrate National Junior Ranger Day on April 21, 2018, the first day of National Park Week.

National Park Service Announces New Fee Structure

As part of its ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure and improve the visitor experience, the National Park Service (NPS) announced changes to the entrance fees charged at national parks. The changes, which come in response to public comments on a fee proposal released in October 2017, will modestly increase entrance fees to raise additional revenue to address the $11.6 billion in deferred maintenance across the system of 417 parks, historic and cultural sites, and monuments.

Parks Promote Pollinator Health

According to a recent poll conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), nearly all Americans agree that promoting pollinator health should be a conservation priority across the United States. Promoting pollinator health includes protecting against the decline and death of pollinators, such as honey bees and other insects, and increasing their habitat.

National Park Foundation Boosts Volunteer Outreach

The National Park Foundation and American Express announced seven grants supporting volunteer capacity-building efforts at national parks across the country. Designed to support the growth of park volunteer programs, projects funded by the grants include expansion of volunteer housing space, development of recruitment handbooks, and outreach to neighboring communities.

LED Lighting System Wins Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge

The third edition of the Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge - a "Shark Tank"-like competition to identify the most innovative and creative product or service in the tennis industry - took place during the Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference in Charleston, S.C., and the winner was a unique LED lighting system that attaches to existing fencing around tennis and other sport courts.

The Y Aims to Improve Health & Well-Being of Kids & Families

YMCA of the USA will celebrate the 27th annual Healthy Kids Day nationally on Saturday, April 21. Healthy Kids Day is the Y's national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

APSP Launches New Commercial Council

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals announced the formation of its new Commercial Council, a group comprised of industry representatives eager to tackle key issues, risks and opportunities facing the design, construction, operation and servicing of commercial pools and spas.

NRPA Report Provides a Benchmark for U.S. Parks & Rec

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) gives park and recreation professionals the data they need to be industry leaders, while best serving their communities, with the 2018 NRPA Agency Performance Review.

Longtime P.E. Leader Judith C. Young Inducted Into SHAPE America's Hall of Fame

SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators inducted Judith C. Young, who as a member for more than 55 years and association executive helped develop national standards across the professions, into the organization's Hall of Fame.

15th Annual WAHC Registration Opens April 2

Registration opens April 2 for the 2018 World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) at thewahc.org. Hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF), WAHC 2018 will be held in Charleston, S.C., October 10-12.

Walt Disney Company to Invest $1.5 Million in Meet Me at the Park Program

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced a $1.5 million contribution from The Walt Disney Company in support of the association's national Meet Me at the Park program, which helps bring the fun of parks and recreation to children and families across the United States.

Organizations Release Statement on Passage of Child Protection Improvements Act

The American Camp Association, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, and YMCA of the USA are grateful that the Child Protection Improvements Act (CPIA) was passed as part of the recently enacted omnibus spending bill. This bipartisan effort will provide organizations serving children and other vulnerable populations such as the elderly and individuals with disabilities with access to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint background checks to screen prospective volunteers and employees.

APA Announces 2018 National Planning Award Recipients

The American Planning Association (APA) recognizes the recipients of the 2018 National Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards. This year's honorees demonstrate how planning addresses the needs of communities for today, and tomorrow.

APSP Announces Partnership With Aqualine/Venture Pacific Insurance Services

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced a new partnership with Aqualine/Venture Pacific Insurance Services, a national provider of a variety of risk management solutions.

Place, Race Impact County Health Rankings

For nearly a decade, the County Health Rankings have shown that where we live makes a difference in how well and how long we live. This year's analysis shows that meaningful health gaps persist not only by place but also by race and ethnicity.

Urban Land Institute Proposes 10 Principles for Building Resilience

A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines 10 fundamental principles for building resilient cities and regions that successfully anticipate, respond to, and recover from both immediate shocks such as hurricanes and other extreme weather events and long-term stresses such as sea-level rise, poverty, and declining population.

NRPA Applauds Congress on FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill

Barbara Tulipane, CAE, president and CEO of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) issued a statement in response to the FY18 omnibus spending bill passed by Congress.

National Park Foundation Funds Development for Teachers in Parks

With funding from the National Park Foundation, 17 national parks in California and the Washington, D.C., area are inviting teachers to participate in the National Park Service's 2018 Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) Program.

Nation's Mayors, Cities, Counties & Regions Applaud Brownfields Reauthorization

The U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the National Association of Regional Councils released a statement applauding passage of the Brownfields Reauthorization language that was included in the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bill.

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SubAir Introduces TurfWatch for Golf Courses

SubAir has introduced its new TurfWatch technology, a proprietary, patent-pending, state-of-the-art management application that provides turf professionals with real-time, instant access to subsoil conditions via smart phones, tablets or computers.

Civitas-Designed Riverfront Park Debuts in Tampa

Conceived as a "park for everyone," Tampa, Fla.'s new Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park welcomed thousands in a dynamic "Riverfront Rock" weekend grand opening celebration.

WhiteWater, Life Floor Enter Exclusive Agreement

WhiteWater has entered an exclusive distribution agreement with Life Floor for the global waterpark market. Life Floor's patented foam-rubber flooring system significantly reduces slips and falls, the #1 cause of waterpark injuries.

Vortex Explora Collection Earns International Design Awards

Vortex announced that its Explora collection has won International Design Awards in two Product Design categories, taking Gold in Leisure Games and Fun and Silver in the Designs for Social Impact category.

Zoombezi Bay Waterpark Opens

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's 22.7-acre Zoombezi Bay waterpark opened to the public Memorial Day weekend with a brand new expansion designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), appropriately dubbed "Otter Banks."

Greenfields Expands Wheelchair Accessible Line

Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, a worldwide leader in outdoor fitness equipment, announced three new additions to its Signature Accessible line of equipment for those with mobility impairments.

USA Swimming, Competitor Swim Anchor Partnership

USA Swimming and Competitor Swim, the world's leader in racing lane technology, announced an extension to their partnership – the donation of major USA Swimming Championship lane lines to a deserving local swim club post-event. Velocity Swimming has been chosen as the first recipient.

Spectrum Aquatics Launches Stationary Backstroke Start Wedge

Spectrum Aquatics has launched the Stationary Backstroke Start Wedge, which allows swimmers to perfect their backstroke takeoffs at their local pool for a fraction of the cost of other practice wedge systems.

Musco LED System to Be Installed at VELTINS Arena

A custom-designed LED lighting system being installed at VELTINS Arena this summer will greatly improve visibility on the pitch, conserve energy, bring exciting new light shows, and enhance the quality of HD broadcasts.

AstroTurf Introduces TRIONIC

Over the decades, AstroTurf has prided itself on being the leaders of innovation in the synthetic turf industry, and in 2018 AstroTurf has done it again with the TRIONIC Fiber, a new breakthrough in fiber technology.

Waterplay Releases New Products in Kaleidoscope Collection

Waterplay Solutions announced a new lineup of aquatic play products in its Kaleidoscope Collection for splash pads, pools and waterparks.

Big Cedar Lodge Debuts Sky Trail High Ropes Course

Big Cedar Lodge, America's premier wilderness resort located 10 miles south of Branson in Ridgedale, Mo., in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, is debuting an outdoor Sky Trail Explorer ropes course early this summer.

Boon Edam Revamps Tripod Turnstiles

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that its Trilock 60 and Trilock 75 turnstiles have a completely re-engineered internal mechanism that operates more smoothly and with an exceptionally quiet operation during use, when the arms are rotating into the next position.

Turface Supports Field Renovations Project

Turface Athletics, a leader in the sports field construction and maintenance industry, announced a partnership with The Tri-City ValleyCats to support the 8th annual '4 in 24' Field Renovation Project.

Shred415 Brings New Studios to Colorado

Shred415, a high-intensity, dynamic interval training fitness concept, has announced plans to bring 30 new studios to Colorado.

Escape Fitness Featured at Glenville State College

Glenville State College recently completed a major renovation of its 3,900-square-foot Mollohan Campus Community Fitness Center, featuring functional equipment from Escape Fitness.

Inter-Fab Offers New Swim-Assist Excel Long Reach

Inter‐Fab Commercial Aquatics (ICA) offers its new beautiful ADA compliant Swim‐Assist Excel Long Reach 42‐300—a premier pool lift with up to a 42-inch anchor set‐back and a 300-pound weight limit.

Water Odyssey Introduces Massive Splash

Massive Splash is an innovative,  modular splash play feature designed for  maximum inclusivity of all patrons.  

RenoSys Offers New PolyGrate Grating for Aquatic Facilities

New PolyGrate is a durable and versatile pool perimeter grating that is machined from single sheets of marine-grade HDPE and completely customizable.

Pentair's AK110 Is Now Title 22-Ready

Pentair's  popular  Acu‐Trol  AK110  water  chemistry  controller  is  now  Title  22‐Ready  and offers continuous monitoring and control  of  pH  and  disinfectant  levels,  temperature  and  flow  rate. 

airPHX Teams With Sweat N Glow

airPHX ("air fix") has been designated a brand standard for the national network of Sweat N Glow hot yoga studios. In an environment with continuous heat, humidity and large classes, airPHX technology keeps mats, surfaces and the air clean and free of germs.

Civitas Design for Lake Minnetonka Urban Waterfront Moves Forward

Urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas has received approval to move forward with the design of implementation plans and construction documents for the Lake Effect Project to revitalize the Lake Minnetonka waterfront for the City of Wayzata, Minn.

Ecore Whitepaper Explores Athletic Flooring & Its Impact on Acoustics

To ensure that all building occupants and athletes remain productive and undisturbed, the acoustics of an athletic facility must be considered and appropriate flooring made a top priority. A new whitepaper from Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into unique surfacing, addresses why flooring is an integral component of athletic equipment – especially when it comes to acoustics.

Natural Chemistry Announces New Start-Up Magic for Plaster Pools

Natural Chemistry has created a new, highly  concentrated startup formula that controls  calcium scale, plaster dust and metal‐based  staining on newly plastered pools.  

Turface Athletics Hosts Field Day at Georgia Tech

Turface Athletics, in partnership with the Georgia SportsTurf Managers Association (GASTMA), hosted its annual Field Day at Georgia Institute of Technology to bolster awareness and education in the field maintenance industry.

John Deere 1600 Turbo Series III Wide-Area Mowers Now FT4 Compliant

John Deere announced updates to the 1600 Turbo Series III Wide-Area Mowers, including the addition of a Final Tier 4 (FT4)-compliant engine.

Ecore Offers Continuing Education Unit on Flooring Design to Improve Acoustics

Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into performance surfaces that make people's lives better, now offers a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) titled "Flooring Design with Acoustics in Mind."

CORCL Successful in Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018

CORCL Boats announced that the CORCL won 'Honourable Mention' in the Red Dot 2018 Product Design Awards, one of the world's most prestigious design competitions. Only products that show a well-executed aspect of design work win.

Scranton Products Introduces Hiny Hiders Signature Collection

Scranton Products, a world leader in restroom partitions and lockers, has introduced its new Hiny Hiders Signature Collection to combine durability with six new door designs and side panel options.

TMP Architecture Introduces New Marketing Department

The marketing team not only supports the firm’s marketing and business development initiatives, but also specializes in graphic design, writing, public relations and marketing strategy and in the development of bond campaign and fundraising initiatives.

Ecore's Elevate COllection Brings Performance, Safety & Beauty to Fitness Facilities

The latest collection of performance flooring products from Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfacing, is designed to elevate every aspect of today’s modern fitness spaces – from the entryway to the locker room.

Profile Products Acquires Southern Athletic Fields

Profile Products, the leader in solutions for soil modification, erosion control and plant establishment, announced the acquisition of Southern Athletic Fields.

Waterplay to Present at 2018 Play Conference

Waterplay Solutions is excited to join leading play researchers in America for the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play. As a conference presenter and Gold Sponsor, Waterplay is honored to support this high-profile initiative to build awareness on the critical value of play to all lives.

Technogym Launches New Products, Strengthens Connected Wellness

TECHNOGYM, leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment and official supplier to the past seven Olympic games, announced new products, digital innovation, and technology integration at the 37th edition of IHRSA 2018 (March 21-24), San Diego Convention Center.

Nautilus Brings Max Trainer to the Gym

Nautilus, Inc., a leader in innovative fitness equipment, continues to provide ground-breaking products for commercial fitness facilities and specialty markets with the introduction of the Octane Fitness Max Trainer machine.

Ecore Speed & Agility Turf Transforms Indoor Athletic Spaces

Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfacing, offers its Speed & Agility Turf, a flooring surface designed to enhance athletic training and performance through advanced ergonomic design and durability.

Brigadoon Fitness Launches Variable Motion Trainer

Brigadoon Fitness announced the launch of the much-anticipated Sport Series Variable Motion Trainer (VMT).

Technogym Connects More Than 150,000 People to Move for a Better World

Technogym - the world leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment and official supplier to the last seven Olympic games - announced that more than 150,000 people globally are taking part in its Let's Move for a Better World social campaign in the first week.

Turface Athletics, ABCA Recognize Scholarship Winners

Turface Athletics in partnership with the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) recently announced the four winners of the 2017 Field Maintenance Awards and Scholarships.

SiteOne Launches New LESCO.com

SiteOne Landscape Supply announced the return of LESCO.com, a standalone website for the legacy agronomic brand.

Premier Polysteel Doubles in Size

Premier Polysteel, a division of ADA Enterprises, Inc. announce its recently completed construction project that has more than doubled the size of the manufacturing facility.

Technogym Releases Apple GymKit-Enabled Equipment

Technogym now features an installed base of more than 5,000 Apple GymKit-enabled pieces of equipment in hundreds of fitness clubs all over the world.

John Deere Redesigns Pallet Forks

Continuing its commitment to providing industry-leading attachments to rental, ag material handling, landscape and construction customers, John Deere redesigned its Worksite Pro pallet forks to be more durable and powerful than ever.



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