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Made in the Shade
Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Facility Profile - February 2014

The development of Brooklyn Bridge Park has reinvented the landscape of Brooklyn's East River shoreline, repurposing the waterfront neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge overpass) from industrial shipping and storage areas into the Eden of the East River.

Sports Fields

When There's a Will, There's a Way
How to Design a Field With Unique Requirements

Guest Column - January 2014

Whether you're located in a unique climate or your facility is landlocked and suffers from a lack of space, working with the right team will ensure you get the sports field that meets your needs.

Make Some Noise

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
Scotch Plains, N.J.

Web Exclusive - January 2014

When its sports fields' audio system failed on homecoming day, one school knew it was time for something different.

King of Laundry

Cabrillo College Boosts Laundry Productivity

Web Exclusive - November 2013

Athletic and fitness facility laundry can be a gigantic chore. Having the right tools in place can make a difference, as one college found.

Sports for Everyone

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Adaptive Sports

Feature Article - October 2013

Adaptive sports programs are becoming more common, but the demand for them is rising at a much faster rate. Learn about the challenges around these offerings, and what resources exist to help you implement them.


Tiptop Turf
Keeping Your Synthetic Turf in Shape

Guest Column - October 2013

Keeping your synthetic turf in top shape requires careful adherence to maintenance practices. This month, the experts give you a quick rundown.

Boosting Sports in a War Zone

Web Exclusive - October 2013

Sports are a universal language, and children around the world love to come together for competition and fun. Engaging children in community and sport is one goal of a recent project that brought dozens of sports courts to communities in Afghanistan.

Grounds for Innovation

Turf Trends for Today & Tomorrow

Supplement Feature - September 2013

One way facilities are accommodating their increased use is through synthetic turf. "We are certainly seeing more and more synthetic systems going in throughout the Mid-Atlantic," said Mike Goatley Jr., professor and extension turfgrass specialist at Virginia Tech and president of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). "They're popping up like dandelions."

Programming: Recreational Sports

Never Stop Playing
Trends in Adult Recreational Sports

Feature Article - September 2013

Whether they're highly competitive players or just out for a little socializing and fun, grownups can reap all the benefits of recreational sports just as much as kids can.

Get Seating Where & When You Need It

Problem Solver - August 2013

What's more, even if you already have a grandstand in place, it might not provide enough seating if the crowds attending your event grow over time. You can use portable bleachers alongside existing seating to create additional places for fans and spectators to sit. This saves any costs associated with rebuilding and replacing your grandstand, and at the same time, you get the extra benefit of having seating that can easily be transported to any event and location.