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President Proposes $2.8 Billion in Budget for National Park Service

President Trump has proposed a $2.8 billion Fiscal Year 2021 budget for the National Park Service (NPS) prioritizing core mission capacity, increasing recreational and public access and infrastructure improvement.

Pediactricians Offer New PSA on Physical Activity

It's recommended that children and teens get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day.

Women Make History at Super Bowl LIV

While Super Bowl LIV occurred during the NFL's 100th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl.

NFHS Announces Football Rule Revisions

In an effort to eliminate a potential timing advantage gained by the defensive team in high school football, the play clock will be set to 40 seconds – effective with the 2020 season – when an official's time-out is taken for an injury to a defensive player or a defensive player has an equipment issue, one of six rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee.

Grants Available for Disaster Recovery Assistance

The American Planning Association's Community Planning Assistance Program encourages disaster-affected communities to apply for one of four available grants for technical assistance.

American Physical Activity Rate Ticks Up

After years of stagnant activity rates, 2019 saw 3 million more Americans take part in some sport or fitness activity, according to the SFIA's annual Topline Participation Report. The report found fitness, outdoor activities and team sports categories showing the most growth.

New Nonprofit Aligns Outdoor Pros With Resources

The Alliance Collaborative is a new nonprofit that intends to revolutionize the challenge course industry. This new organization will serve its members by helping them streamline business operations, develop shared resources and leverage buying power that will bring cost savings and better efficiencies to the industry.

PHTA Announces Publicaiton of Revised VGB Drain Cover Standard

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) announced the publication of its updated ANSI/APSP/ICC-16 2017 American National Standard for Suction Outlet Fitting Assemblies (SOFA) for Use in Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs approved by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

ASTM International Committee Developing Women's Softball Mask Standard

ASTM International's sports equipment, playing surfaces and facilities committee (F08) has begun developing a standard on defensive masks for women's softball players.

City of Philadelphia, Trust for Public Land Announce Funding for Park Redevelopment

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has received $750,000 from the National Park Service to revitalize Mifflin Square Park. This award is to be matched with $750,000 committed by public and private sources.

High School Field Hockey Moves From Halves to Quarters

High school field hockey games will be played in four quarters instead of two halves beginning with the 2020 season. This significant change was one of several rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Field Hockey Rules Committee.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Grants Invest in Community Projects

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced the recipients of its 2020 Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund grants, with an emphasis on strategic investments that provide necessary financial support for regional and community trail-development goals. The Doppelt Family Trail Development Fund invested a total of $100,000 in six priority regional and community trail projects across the country.

NRPA: Nine in 10 U.S. Adults Support Local Government Providing Resources for Healthy Food

Nine in 10 U.S. adults support their local government providing resources for healthy food and nutrition assistance to low-income families in their community, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll.

Genesis Announces New Facilty Members

GENESIS, a company of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance, announced the addition of faculty members to their instructor roster.

NAYS Adds Free Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training

The National Alliance for Youth Sports has added a new Sudden Cardiac Arrest training course to its selection of online offerings available at www.nays.org.

New York Giants, inCourage Partner to Improve Young Players' Lives

The New York Giants and inCourage, a national organization devoted to keeping kids playing organized sports, announced a new partnership that will further their shared commitment to educational programming to help combat declining youth sports participation rates.

IHRSA Announces 2020 Industry Award Recipients

IHRSA, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has announced that four award recipients will be honored during IHRSA 2020, the association's 39th Annual International Convention & Trade Show in San Diego.

NFHS Announces High School Volleyball Rules Changes

Revised rules for roster submissions and penalties assessed to the team bench are among the most prominent high school volleyball rules changes for the upcoming 2020-21 season recently announced by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

America Is Becoming an Indoor Nation

Outdoor Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), released the latest Outdoor Participation Report, showing about half the U.S. population participated in outdoor recreation at least once in 2018, including hunting, hiking, camping, fishing, canoeing and biking

PHTA Announces American National Standard Revision

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) announced a revision to American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/APSP/ICC-14 2014 Standard for Portable Electric Spa Energy Efficiency.

CMAHC Announces New Technical Director

The Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) welcomes Dewey Case as its new Technical Director.

Orlando Grand Avenue Park Marks 10th NRPA Parks Build Community Project

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the City of Orlando Families, Parks and Recreation Department announced that Grand Avenue Park has been chosen for the 10th NRPA Parks Build Community project.

YMCA of the USA Teams With Lyft to Expand Access to Bikeshare

YMCA of the USA and Lyft announced a new effort to expand bikeshare access and equity across the country.

Grant Supports Program Quality Initiative in Summer Camps

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $991,800 grant to the American Camp Association (ACA) to explore and develop systems that support camp professionals in promoting positive youth development through camp experiences.

STMA Enjoys Successful 31st Conference & Exhibition

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the nonprofit, professional association comprised of 2,700 men and women professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide and critical to athletes' safety – received outstanding participation at its 31st annual Conference & Exhibition in West Palm Beach, Fla.

NRPA Launches Mentoring in Parks & Rec

As January ushers in National Mentoring Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced its new initiative, Mentoring in Parks and Rec: Connecting Communities, Cultivating Leaders.

WAHC 2020 Save the Date Announced

The 17th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) will be held Oct. 14 to 16, 2020, at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston.

STMA Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional organization for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide and are critical to the safety of athletes and coaches – confirmed its 2020 Board of Directors.

Third Class of American Hiking Society's NextGen Trail Leaders Announced

American Hiking Society announced the third class of NextGen Trail Leaders, bringing together rising stars in the outdoor community from across the country. Through American Hiking Society, NextGen Trail Leaders will speak out to elected officials and engage the millions-strong hiking community on the need to protect public lands and build more inclusive outdoor recreation opportunities.

Park Service Reduces Wildfire Risk in National Parks

National Park Service (NPS) Deputy Director David Vela announced that the NPS successfully treated 230,308 acres of public land in fiscal 2019, helping to reduce wildfire risks in America's national parks and safeguarding nearby communities, natural resources and infrastructure.

ASBA Announces Publication of Running Tracks Manual

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the publication of Running Tracks: A Construction and Maintenance Manual.

Survey: Majority of U.S. Adults Are Less Active in Winter

The large majority (86%) of U.S. adults say their physical activity level changes during the winter, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll. More than half (58 percent) are less active, while slightly more than a quarter (27 percent) are more active.

Park & Conservation Organizations Applaud Grants for Parks in Disadvantaged Communities

The National Park Service announced the selection of Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) program grants for projects to develop brand new or improve existing parks in 18 economically disadvantaged, urbanized areas in 16 states.

JCC Association & The Union for Reform Judaism Aim to Strengthen Early Childhood Education

JCC Association of North America and the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) announced a major new partnership to address immediate challenges facing the field of Jewish early childhood education and family engagement.

ASBA Announces Industry Award Winners

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of awards of recognition presented in the industry.

National Fitness Foundation Aligns With IHRSA for NEYS Launch

The National Fitness Foundation, the official nonprofit of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition, has announced IHRSA (The International Health, Racquet & Sportclub Association) as a sponsor of the National Endowment for Youth Sports Launch Reception.

National Park Foundation Receives $5 Million in 2020 Appropriations

The National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, will receive $5 million as authorized under the National Park Service Centennial Act (PL-114-289, Section 402).

ACSM Announces 2020 Fitness Trends

If you need some motivation to achieve your 2020 fitness goals, consider incorporating one or several of these new fitness trends from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). From wearable tech to fitness programming to health and wellness coaching, ACSM's annual fitness trend forecast can help.

ASBA Announces 2019 Game Changer Award Winners

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual Game Changer awards.

Penn State Extension Offers Professional Development for the Green Industry

Green industry professionals are invited to join us for professional development and networking opportunities offered by Penn State Extension Jan. 6, 2020, at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pa.

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by ASBA members, which best exemplify construction excellence.

Updated Athletic Equality Index Shows Progress for LGBTQ Inclusivity

Athlete Ally released the updated version of its historic 2017 Athletic Equality Index (AEI), a first-of-its-kind ranking and reporting of the LGBTQ inclusiveness of all 65 member institutions of the NCAA's Power 5 conferences.

Corporate Support Elevates National Park Foundation Impact

From protecting America's national parks to connecting people to all they have to offer to engaging the next generation of national park champions, the National Park Foundation's corporate partners help make so much possible for the national parks community.

National Park Service Seeks Public Input to Increase Access to Park Lands

The National Park Service (NPS) announced it is seeking the public's assistance to develop a list of national park lands that would benefit from new or increased access routes.

PHTA University Announces Upcoming Classes

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) announced its PHTA University 2019/2020 winter training schedule that includes in person courses across the country, instructor-led courses and 24/7/365 online self-paced courses.

People Look to Parks & Rec for Winter Cultural Celebrations

Four in five adults want their communities to hold cultural events and celebrations during the holidays that everyone can enjoy according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grants Available

The Coca-Cola Foundation and national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful announced that the application period for the 2020 Keep America Beautiful/Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program is open through Dec. 31, 2019.

Rails-to-Trails Releases Latest Research on Trails' Impact in Wisconsin

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) released the latest data about the health and economic benefits that trails deliver to the state of Wisconsin.

STMA Names 'Moving Patterns Contest' Winner

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – comprised of 2,700 men and women professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide and critical to athletes' safety – named Andrew Miller, program advisor for the Brentsville High School (Nokesville, Va.) turfgrass management program, its seventh annual "Mowing Patterns Contest" winner.

PHTA Makes Education Updates

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance board of directors recently made determinations on PHTA education structure and course format plans for the future to address duplicate courses and certifications that came as a result of the unification of The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF).

WHO Says Majority of Adolescents Worldwide Are Not Sufficiently Physically Active

The first ever global trends for adolescent insufficient physical activity show that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years.

PHTA Welcomes New VP of Education

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) announced the appointment of Mark C. Milroy, CAE as PHTA's vice president of education.

Keep American Beautiful Selects National Youth Advisory Council

Keep America Beautiful has selected 17 high school students from across the country to serve on its eighth national Youth Advisory Council over the course of the 2019/2020 school year.

YMCA Research Shows Young Americans Are Optimistic About Creating Change

A survey of 2,000 Americans (aged 18 to 38) found that 67% believe younger generations are more likely to be outspoken about the issues they support, and half of respondents believe younger generations are actually the ones driving positive change.

Urban Land Institute to Advise Kansas City on Equitable Parks

A group of nationally renowned land use, urban planning and resilience experts representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) are making recommendations to Kansas City, Mo., on the creation of an equitable park system.

Wheelin' and Dealin'

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AmpliVox Donates Carry Bags to YMCA Conference

AmpliVox Sound Systems, a long supporter of YMCA programs and activities, has donated carry bags for attendees of the Executive Conference for Small and Mid-size YMCAs.

T-Cool Helps Mitigate Oppressive Heat on Synthetic Turf Fields

With nearly 20,000 synthetic turf fields in the United States, and with approximately 1,500 new fields built each year, hundreds of thousands of athletes, coaches and officials cope with oppressive, dangerous heat that consistently exceeds 140 degrees - and often reaches the 160 Degree level - during the spring, summer and early fall seasons.

Survey Shows Consumers Increase Spending When Restrooms Are Clean

A growing majority of consumers value businesses' well-kept restrooms so much that they are willing to spend more money when they encounter one, according to new national research.

John Deere Launches New 4M Heavy-Duty Compact Utility Tractor

John Deere announced the launch of the new John Deere 4M Heavy-Duty Tractor. Designed with commercial customers and large property owners in mind, the new 4M Heavy-Duty delivers all the performance customers demand from their utility tractor in a compact, easy to use package.

Waterplay Announces Dealer Awards for 2019

Waterplay Solutions, a worldwide provider of aquatic play solutions, announced Watergames & More as the recipient of both the Waterplay Dealer of the Year and President's Award for 2019.

Rain Bird Introduces New Controllers for Irrigation Systems

Rain Bird has introduced the ESP-LXIVM Series, two new, easy-to-use controllers for two-wire irrigation systems that provide large, challenging sites with advanced water management tools, diagnostics and a host of new-to-the-industry features.

Bobcat Introduces Next-Generation R-Series Compact Loaders

Bobcat Company invented the compact equipment industry more than 60 years ago with the world's first compact loader. Now it has completed the largest redesign of a core product in company history with the launch of the all-new, next-generation R-Series compact loaders.

Lincoln Aquatics Marks 65th Anniversary

Lincoln Aquatics, the leading supplier of commercial swimming pool equipment, aquatic supplies and chemicals, recently celebrated its 65th anniversary.

Toro Introduces Groundsmaster Out-Front Rotary Mowers

In early 2020, Toro will launch its next generation of out-front rotary mowers for the Groundsmaster product line. These new Groundsmaster 3200/3300 mowers are designed to be durable and tackle tough jobs all year round, increasing productivity and offering an enhanced operator experience.

Matrix Fitness, Smart Fit Announce Partnership

Matrix Fitness and Smart Fit announced a partnership for the premium equipment provider to equip 200 Smart Fit facilities within the next three years.

Waterplay Announces Dealer Partnership With Great Southern Recreation

Waterplay Solutions Corp. announced a new dealer partnership with Great Southern Recreation. Based out of Tennessee, Great Southern Recreation (GSR) will work to support Waterplay's efforts in bringing aquatic splash pad solutions to communities throughout the Southeastern United States.

Interkal Presents AURA Stadium Seating

Interkal, a market leader in designing, manufacturing and installing spectator seating in the United States, has launched the AURA stadium chair. This recent addition to Interkal's seating portfolio offers a variety of sports and entertainment venues a unique combination of comfort and durability.

Action Floor Systems Launches Five New Flooring Products

Action Floor Systems, a manufacturer of maple sports flooring systems and supplier of premium synthetic sports and commercial floor systems, recently added four new systems to its commercial, industrial and decorative synthetic flooring line as well as expanded its synthetic sports flooring line.

Toro Introduces ProLine H800 Rotary Mowers

Mowing and collecting clippings and leaves in a snap just got easier with the new ProLine H800 direct collect rotary mowers.

Polin Waterparks Launches World's Largest Bowl Slide

Polin Waterparks announced the launch of Time Rider waterslide, featuring the world's largest bowl with four possible paths.

Technogym Named Supplier to Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have chosen Technogym as official and exclusive supplier of fitness equipment and digital technologies for the athletes' preparation.

John Deere Adds New Rotary Cutters

John Deere updated its line of rotary cutter attachments with the new RX72 and RX84. These new models are designed for heavy-duty vegetation management applications, including property maintenance and right-of-way clearing.

Technogym Launches Golf Performance Program

TECHNOGYM, producer of design and technology-driven fitness smart connected equipment, will launch the Technogym Golf Performance Program, which includes Technogym's Extended Golf Performance Portfolio at the PGA Merchandise Show.

Competitor Swim Donates Lane Lines to Community Pools

As a part of its partnership with USA Swimming, Competitor Swim has donated the lane lines from a major USA Swimming championship to worthy swimming organizations across the country.

Amplivox Introduces 96-Channel Wireless PA

AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced an upgraded version of its powerful Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus wireless portable PA system with a 96-channel wireless receiver. The new capability will help increase sound coverage and reduce wireless channel interference.

Kwik-Covers Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2020 marks an important milestone for Kwik-Covers LLC -- it's been 20 years since the Kwik-Cover was created!

Civitas Named a Best Five Firm 'Putting the Public Back in Public Space'

National online news outlet Curbed recently selected five top U.S. design studios to profile, including Civitas, which tackled social justice issues in creating a newly beloved park for West Tampa, Fla.

Zodiac Announces Transition to the Fluidra Name

Following the July 2018 merger with Fluidra, S.A., Zodiac announced that the company will now be operating as Fluidra.

Fecon Introduces Low-Flow Mulcher Head

Fecon introduced a new low-flow mulcher head that is ideal for use with most standard skid steer loaders, Avant-type wheel loaders and other carriers that are able to provide 17-27 gpm of hydraulic flow, have enclosed cabs that can be properly protected with the appropriate polycarbonate guarding, and have the ability to carry the 1300-pound attachment.

Doosan Bobcat Announces Investment Dealer Trade-In Program

Doosan Bobcat Inc., a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced the launch of a new dealer program, Trade-ins Made Easy, the result of a strategic partnership between Bobcat Company, Doosan Financial Solutions and Sandhills Global.

Rain Bird Golf's New ICI+ Provides Integrated Course Control

Rain Bird's Golf Division is introducing a new integrated course control solution that makes it possible to install satellites and the company's popular IC System on the same wire path.

Ramuc Introduces New Ultra PRO 2000

Ramuc's Ultra PRO 2000 is a synthetic rubber pool paint formulated for commercial use on concrete or plaster pool surfaces.

Doosan Bobcat Completes Acquisition of BOB-CAT Mowers

Doosan Bobcat Inc., a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of the BOB-CAT Mowers and the Steiner and Ryan brands of grounds maintenance equipment from Schiller Grounds Care Inc.

AmpliVox Introduces Rechargeable Battery for Lecterns With Built-In PAs

AmpliVox Sound Systems has introduced a new rechargeable battery that is compatible with its 150-watt Compact Amplifier, making it capable of powering built-in wireless PA systems built into many AmpliVox lecterns, including such popular models as the Multimedia Computer Lectern, Coventry Lectern, Pinnacle Multimedia Lectern, Executive Column Lectern and others.

Amplivox Mega Hailer Earns Awards

AmpliVox Sound Systems' Mega Hailer PA System has been recognized with two awards: 2019 Award of Excellence by Tech & Learning Magazine, and a 2019 Security Solution Award Runner Up by Security Sales & Integration Magazine.

QubicaAMF Introduces New Partneship

QubicaAMF Worldwide, the largest bowling products company in the world, announced that the Qubica legacy partners acquired full ownership of QubicaAMF.

Vortex International Opens New Headquarters

Vortex Aquatic Structures International, a manufacturer and world leader in water attractions, has relocated to larger offices in the same Montreal community of Pointe-Claire to expand its manufacturing capabilities.

Designated Space for Student Gamers Important in Design

When baby boomers left home for college, they were sternly warned by their parents not to waste time playing cards in the student union. Today, children of the gen X generation leave their homes completely wired for technology, packing up their PS4s and an average of seven devices and expect to be able to continue their gaming and online activities while away at school.

Maryland Horsemen's Health System Joins With HeadCheck Health

MedStar Health, in conjunction with Delaware Jockeys Health and Welfare Fund (DJHWF), and Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (MTHA), announced a new partnership with software company HeadCheck Health to launch an industry-specific electronic injury tracking system with a focus on optimizing concussion safety and medical care at racetracks.

Genesis Hosts Record-Breaking International Attendance

Genesis, a company of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance, broke pre-conference schools and attendance records at the 2019 International Pool, Spa, Patio Expo.

LG Commercial Display Technologies Amplify Engagement at Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness has named LG Business Solutions USA as the preferred commercial display vendor for the more than 2,800 Anytime Fitness franchise locations in the United States.

The Abs Company Signs 100 Club Deal for Booty Coaster

The Abs Company, manufacturer of core-based functional training equipment, announced that it has entered into a global partnership with World Gym Taiwan.

WhiteWater Announces Brass Ring for Tailspin at Whirln' Water Adventure Waterpark

WhiteWater received an IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Tailspin in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category.

SLG Introduces Sparta Sports Light

Spring Lighting Group, a veteran OEM luminaire manufacturer which has been producing an extensive line of popular, specification-grade LED luminaires under the 'SLG' brand for several years, announced the introduction of its new Sparta Sports Light.

Augmented Wall Climbing Game Platform Can Now Be Controlled With Shadows

Valo Motion from Finland released a new puzzle-based multiplayer game for its augmented wall climbing game platform.

Tennessee Titans' Nissan Stadium Selects Baron Threat Net

Baron, a leading provider of critical weather solutions, announced that the Tennessee Titans' Nissan Stadium has chosen Baron Threat Net active weather monitoring and forecasting tools to promote stadium safety.

Natare Provides New Headwall for Brantford, Ontario Aquatic Centre

Natare Corp., along with Canadian partner Austin Carroll Pool Construction Ltd., recently provided a stainless steel headwall to assist the multi-faceted Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre with FINA compliancy.

WhiteWater's Spinning Rapids Ride Recognized With Brass Ring Award

WhiteWater, leading global designer and manufacturer of park attractions, was recognized by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) with a Brass Ring Award for Spinning Rapids Ride in the Best New Product category.

Doosan Bobcat to Acquire BOB-CAT Mowers

Doosan Bobcat Inc., a global leader in the compact equipment industry, announced plans to acquire the assets of the BOB-CAT Mowers, and the Steiner and Ryan brands of ground care equipment from Schiller Grounds Care Inc.

Life Fitness Introduces On-Demand Workout Classes for Cardio Products

Life Fitness announced the debut of Life Fitness On Demand, an innovative and growing library of digital classes available exclusively on the touchscreens of Life Fitness premium cardio products.

Scranton Products Included at Newly Renovated Syracuse Hockey Arena

The Syracuse Crunch hockey team's War Memorial Arena's Oncenter in Syracuse, N.Y., recently completed an $8.5 million transformation designed to enhance fan experiences with luxury amenities.

WhisperFloXFVS - 5HP Pump Recognized as Best New Product

Pentair announced that its brand-new WhisperFloXF VS 5HP commercial variable speed pool pump was named Best New Equipment Pad Product at the International Pool & Spa Patio Expo.

Goric Playgrounds Releases New Products

Goric Playgrounds, specialists in the design and marketing of innovative children's playground equipment for public spaces, rolled out several new products at the annual ASLA Conference in San Diego.

WhiteWater Announces Brass Ring Award for Over/Under

WhiteWater received a Brass Ring Award from IAAPA for the Over/Under in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category at the recent.

John Deere Upgrades Small-Frame G-Series Skid Steers & Compact Track Loaders

John Deere enhanced its lineup of five small-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders, providing operators with even more power and efficiency on the job site.

Weigl, Avolites Collaborate on Dollywood's Wildwood Grove Installation

Avolites and Weigl recently partnered on The Wildwood Tree, a unique installation located within Wildwood Grove at Dollywood. Designed and built by LifeFormations, with creative from The Imagination House, the centerpiece of this new land is majestic and unlike any other tree in the world.



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