Matching articles for Park Sites & Trails: 120
Supplement Feature - April 2017
Parks are an essential part of a well-planned neighborhood, and as such, they require careful attention to planning and design. Collaborating with residents and other stakeholders and accommodating the interests of multiple generations are two keys to success.
If you find yourself sitting serenely on a park bench, taking in the surroundings, the last thing on your mind is probably the park bench. But there are people who have given a lot of thought to that bench, along with all the other furnishings that make a park a pleasant place to be.
Feature Article - January 2017
There's always talk about how to get people to turn off the technology and head outside. But if you can't beat the screen, there are ways you can incorporate it into your parks and facilities with tech-enabled fun.
Feature Article - September 2016
Outdoor fitness provides a way for everyone to get active without having to pony up for a gym membership, and communities are increasingly using them to boost their health.
Problem Solver - August 2016
In addition to active areas, you'll want to include things like picnic areas and seating for individuals and families, along with fountains and aquatic elements for people to enjoy. You want to create an oasis—a haven for the community to gather, be active and enjoy beauty.
Guest Column - August 2016
As schools continue to eliminate art, music and other creative learning, one park district is stepping up to the plate to fill in the gap.
Feature Article - July 2016
To design and develop an effective trail or greenway, you need to start with a proper plan. Community involvement and funding partnerships will help get the project off the ground.
Facility Profile - July 2016
The City of Sisters, Ore., wanted to encourage bikers along its trailways to stop in for a bite and enjoy the surrounding community. So, it turned to a restroom and shower building, as well as bike lockers.
Feature Article - June 2016
More than 2,100 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. Here, we summarize their responses.
Parks and recreation respondents make up the largest portion of the survey audience. Here, we examine some of the trends in these facilities, highlighting revenues and budgets, as well as construction plans and programming trends.