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Matching articles for Sports Facilities – Outdoor: 114

Art & Sport

All in Bronze
University of Akron in Akron, Ohio

Facility Profile - April 2016

Situated right outside the entrance to the InfoCision football stadium at the University of Akron in Ohio is a special new addition—a John W. Heisman Custom Bronze Statue.

Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Know Your Goals to Design Effective Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2016

Sports fields often must cater to a diverse range of sports and users—especially those serving park districts and local schools. Here, we talk to the experts about how to set your goals and design effective fields.

Safe & Secure

New Trends in Sports Facility Security & Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

At the college and professional levels, sports facility security is often a full-time job. But high schools, park districts and other providers of sports tournaments and programs can learn from the pros to improve safety at their own facilities.

Sports Fields

Eight Benefits of Natural Grass

Guest Column - January 2016

While many facilities are transitioning their sports fields to synthetic turf, natural grass turf can provide many useful benefits.

Tarping: How to Keep Your Sports Turf Crew Safe

Web Exclusive - January 2016

Tarps are an important tool to protect sports fields from weather damage. But it's equally important to protect your crew.

Design Corner

Taking It Outside
The Upper Fields Project at Oakland University

Guest Column - October 2015

For Oakland University, the improvement of the Upper Fields has made a huge difference in opportunities to play sports and engage in recreational activities.

Tennis Facilities Recognized

Web Exclusive - October 2015

The City of Phoenix's newly renovated Tennis Center was recently recognized for excellence by the U.S. Tennis Association. Learn about this and 12 other winners that were recognized for excellence in construction and renovation.

Bring the Outside In

Hempfield Recreation Center in Landisville, Pa.

Web Exclusive - September 2015

When the Hempfield Recreation Center in Landisville, Pa., needed to improve its operations, it went with a solution that would improve maintenance while decreasing the center's operating expenses.

Transform Your Tennis Courts

Problem Solver - August 2015

Impact-reducing court surfaces are safer. Look for a surface that is engineered for safety and shock absorption for the best results.

2015 State of the Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2015

More than 2,300 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. . Here, we summarize their responses.