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STMA Announces 2021 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 – confirms its 2021 Board of Directors.

U.S. Department of State and National Park Service Partner to Strengthen Fulbright Exchanges

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the National Park Service (NPS) of the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) announced the establishment of the Fulbright-National Parks Partnership.

The Alliance Collaborative Rolls Out Membership Program

The Alliance Collaborative is launching a new membership program for professionals in the aerial adventure, challenge course and zip line industries.

National Park Foundation Grants Expand Local Partners' Impact

The National Park Foundation announced that 36 park partner organizations will receive a Strong Parks, Strong Communities capacity building grant.

5 Trends for Senior Living Emerge During ICAA Forum

While the fundamental services offered in independent living, assisted living and memory care continued to be provided, by the end of 2020, leaders in senior living were imagining the optimal community that offers the lifestyle and services current residents desire, and the quality-of-life future residents will seek.

STMA Names 2020 Founders Award Winners

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) — the organization for 2,700 men and women professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide and critical to athlete safety — has named recipients of the 2020 Founders' Awards, recognizing those members who have made significant contributions to STMA and to the profession.

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Guidance on School Safety

As U.S. schools reach the mid-year of teaching classes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its guidance for school safety based on the latest research.

NRPA Survey: 9 in 10 U.S. Adults Say Youth Mentorship Is Important

Nine in 10 U.S. adults agree it is important for children and young adults to have access to mentors, including 71% who say it is extremely or very important, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll.

STMA Names 2021 'Innovative Award' Winners

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) named Esto Retractable and Sports Turf Company their "Innovative Award" winners.

AAP Policy Details Growing Child LIfe Services at Hospitals, Clinics and, Now, Camps

Child life programs, which help doctors and nurses engage children, from infants to teens, through play, talk and other tools to prepare children for health care and recovery, are growing across the country as research shows these programs are effective in delivering care and containing costs.

Survey Shows Open Childcare Centers Are Struggling

Childcare providers across the United States are facing an unsustainable reality without significant public investment, according to a new national survey conducted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), a leading advocate for high-quality early childhood education.

ASBA to Create New 'Courts' Division

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for designers, builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has made the decision to combine its Tennis and Courts & Recreation divisions into one 'Courts' division in 2021.

Report Shows Decade of Growth for Health Clubs, Gyms & Studios

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has released the 2020 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report. This year's report discusses health club member growth and trends over the past decade, along with the impact of the pandemic on fitness consumers.

YMCA of the USA, 43 Local Ys Receive Donations to Ensure Vital Work Continues

YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) announced significant financial donations have been made by philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to local YMCAs around the country and to Y-USA, all in support of the organization's work to strengthen communities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NATA Recognized as NYSS Champion to Promote Participation in Youth Sports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion.

Study Produces Scientific Data for Return to Performing Arts Activities

In its ongoing task of identifying ways to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in performing arts activities, a third set of preliminary results has been released in the unprecedented aerosol study commissioned by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) and a coalition of more than 125 performing arts organizations.

Athlete Ally Recognized as NYSS Champion

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Athlete Ally as a National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion.

Organizations Emphasize Importance of Vaccine Eligibility for Workers in Out-of-School Settings in Education Sector

On Dec. 10, the American Camp Association (ACA), along with the Afterschool Alliance, the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, JCC Association of North America and the YMCA of the USA, made a strong case to have out-of-school-time workers supporting the education of our children and adult learners in a myriad of settings classified as "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers" and made eligible for vaccinations coincident with other workers in the education sector as defined the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

2020 Progress on Great American Rail-Trail Includes $4 Million in New Funding, 2,000 Miles

As the 2020 trail construction season comes to a close in much of the country, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), alongside Great American Rail-Trail partners on the 3,700-mile route, celebrate a year that saw significant new investments and miles completed for the nation's first cross-country multiuse trail.

ASLA Maintains Commitment to Global Climate Action

The American Society of Landscape Architects is marking the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement by recommitting to a national mobilization for climate action, joining over a thousand leaders from organizations, businesses, communities and local governments across the United States as part of the "America Is All In" joint statement.

IHRSA Launches Global Active & Safe Commitment for Health Clubs

IHRSA, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, has launched the Active & Safe Commitment for the global fitness industry to demonstrate that health and fitness clubs are operating with best industry practices and mitigation risks.

NRPA Releases Resources for Addressing Substance Use & Mental Health

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) released two new resources for park and recreation leaders who work on the frontlines in communities across the country to address substance use, promote positive mental health and confront related stigmas.

IAAPA Shares Details for EMEA Trade Summit

From Feb. 2 through Feb. 4 IAAPA will host IAAPA EMEA Trade Summit at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany.

ASTM International Awards Grants for Students' Standards Projects

ASTM International announced five $500 grants for university students to help with senior or graduate design projects that contain an ASTM International standards component.

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.

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 'Field of the Year' Winners

Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) — the professional association for 2,700 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide who are critical to the safety of athletes and coaches — awards its 2020 "Field of the Year" winners.

Communities Encouraged to 'Take Action' With Local Parks & Rec

In an effort to "give back" this holiday season and beyond, three in four U.S. adults want to "take action" to help their local community, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll.

YMCA Receives $1 Million Face Cover Donation to Support Communities in Need

MISSION Opens a new window, innovators of temperature-regulating textile technologies, along with partner and NFL champion, Drew Brees, announced it will donate $1 million of MISSION Gaiters to the YMCA to provide much-needed face covers to communities in need across the United States.

Rails-to-Trails Helps Trail Users Get Outside Safely This Winter

With trail use surging nationally, new data from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy shows people are getting outside 50% more than before the pandemic, significantly reducing stress.

US Park Pass Partners With National Park Foundation

US Park Pass connects travelers with the gateway communities of America's public lands. With the mission to support local artisans, businesses, and the national parks themselves, they have joined forces with the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service.

Partners Work to End Playspace Inequity in Oakland

Kids at Franklin Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., are celebrating because they will soon have a great new place to play.

Penn State Extension Offers Professional Pest Managers School Online

Licensed pesticide applicators can brush up on their skills and responsibilities and gain pesticide credits in a course offered by Penn State Extension on December 7, 2020.

IAAPA Inducts Industry Legends Into Hall of Fame

During the IAAPA Expo: Virtual Education Conference, the global association for the attractions industry inducted three industry icons into the prestigious IAAPA Hall of Fame.

ACE Education Offers Pilates Instructor Training

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Pilates Unlimited - The Art of Movement launched a new continuing education course, the Pilates Mat Specialist Program.

Trust for Public Land Launches Program to Improve Tacoma Schoolyards

The Trust for Public Land announced the launch of its Green Schoolyards program in Tacoma.

Nation's Capital Swim Club Ranked No. 1 in USA Swimming Club Excellence Ratings

The Washington, D.C. area's Nation's Capital Swim Club has claimed the No. 1 spot in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program for the seventh consecutive year.

Guidelines Aim to Help People Recreate Responsibly This Winter

With the winter season upon us and COVID-19 infections and corresponding public-health measures increasing worldwide, many in the United States continue to seek opportunities for outdoor recreation, including visits to the nation's public lands, waterways and public spaces like parks and trails.

PHTA Leads in Education During the Pandemic

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) has been proactive over the past eight months on transitioning top-tier education programs to a virtual format.

TeamSnap Expands Successful Partnership With Positive Coaching Alliance

TeamSnap, the industry-leading sport management platform, announced it is expanding its nine-year partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) – a national nonprofit dedicated to providing a positive, character-building experience for youth athletes in all communities across the United States.

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Individuals to Join the Recycling Effort

Individual recycling action and behavior are themes of this year's America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national program and the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

American Camp Associaiton Aims to Promote Access & Inclusion at Camp

The American Camp Association (ACA) announced a new project that includes a three-year grant program designed to foster evidence-informed planning, testing and improving initiatives to increase access to and engagement in counselor-in-training (CIT) programs and other qualified leadership programs among young people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and identities.

New BEA Numbers Underscore Value of the Outdoor Industry

New U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data shows the economic impact of outdoor recreation. BEA found outdoor recreation contributed to the economies of all 50 states and accounted for 2.1% ($459.8 billion) of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) and $788 billion in gross output (consumer spending) in 2019 – a $10 billion consumer spending increase from 2017.

ACSM Updates Education Requirement to Maintain Certifications

The American College of Sports Medicine Committee on Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB) announced substantial changes to the educational requirements for its two highest level certifications, the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP) and the ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP).

NRPA Recognizes Spokane Parks & Recreation With Best in Innovation Award

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the nation's leading advocate for parks and recreation, recognizes the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department in Spokane, Wash., with its Best in Innovation Award.

Voters Approve $3.7 Billion for Parks, Climate Resiliency & Public Lands

According to a Trust for Public Land analysis, on Election Day, voters approved nearly $3.7 billion in new funding for parks, climate resiliency and public lands.

Joint Base San Antonio Honored as Recycling Hero

Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) will receive the second annual America Recycles Day (ARD) Recycling Hero Award by Keep Texas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Calls on Policymakers to Prioritize Active Transportation

As election results continue to come in, federal policymakers are already looking to the year ahead when the next Congress and the White House will be tasked with the country's economic recovery and reauthorization of the nation's federal transportation bill.

IAAPA Shares Details for Inaugural IAAPA Expo: IAAPA Virtual Education Conference

From Nov. 16 through Nov. 18, IAAPA will host its first ever IAAPA Expo: Virtual Education Conference.

Mount Marty University Celebrates Newly Opened Athletic Facility

Mount Marty University recently celebrated the official opening of its new athletic facility, the Ruth Donohoe First Dakota Fieldhouse.

3 in 4 U.S. Adults Embrace Outdoor Amenities in Fall and Winter, NRPA Survey Says

Three in four U.S. adults say outdoor amenities will be important to continue or create new family traditions this fall and winter, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll.

New Grants Deliver Momentum for Wisconsin Trail Network

More than $6.3 million has been awarded to projects within the footprint of Southeast Wisconsin's landmark trail network, the Route of the Badger, organizers at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced.

IHRSA, Medical Fitness Association Establish Partnership

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA) have formed a strategic partnership with a common goal of promoting exercise as a primary prevention tool and cost-effective treatment option for people with chronic illnesses.

Report Finds Citywide Trail System Would Generate Economic Opportunity in Baltimore

Ernst & Young LLP, on behalf of the Greater Washington Partnership, released a report on the Economic and Social Benefits of Completing the Baltimore Greenway Trails Network. The study examines the potential economic and social benefits of a $28 million plan to expand and connect existing trails in Baltimore City to complete the Greenway Trails Network.

ASBA Announces Pickleball Courts Manual

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for sports fields, running tracks, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor courts and recreational facilities, has announced the publication of the 2020 edition of "Pickleball Courts: Construction & Maintenance Manual."

NRPA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), the nation's leading advocate for parks and recreation, announced its new 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

National Study Reveals Current Fitness Habits of the American Gymgoer

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) released first-of-its kind data from a new national survey of Americans with gym memberships that addresses their physical and mental state throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn-to-Swim Grant Applications Available Now to Swim Lesson Providers

The 2021 USA Swimming Foundation Learn-to-Swim grant application for lesson providers is now open.

ACE Celebrates 35 Years by Recognizing Some of Its Earliest Certified Pros

In its 35th anniversary celebration, ACE is telling the stories of the exercise and health professionals who have been with the organization since the beginning and who experienced the evolution of the fitness industry from its early focus on dance aerobics group fitness to its more comprehensive approach which includes health coaching.

TeamSnap Commits $1 Million to Improve Access to Sport for Underserved Youth

TeamSnap CEO and Founder Dave DuPont announced that TeamSnap will commit $1 million over the next three years to improve access to sport for underserved youth athletes.

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Fluidra Expands With Acquisition of Built Right

Fluidra, a global leader in pool and wellness equipment, has completed the acquisition of all of the substantial assets of Built Right, a trusted Florida-based manufacturer of heat pumps.

OPTP Brings Uneven Surface Training System to Market

OPTP announced the launch of a new balance training system. The CobbleFoam Uneven-Surface Balance Trainer simulates the challenges of moving on uneven terrain to help people improve strength and balance.

S.R.Smith SwimWall System Project Recognized With Award

At the UK Pool and Spa Awards held virtually in December, S.R.Smith's SwimWall System was awarded the Gold Standard for Pool Product of the Year and Silver Standard for Commercial Pool Project of the Year for the University of Bath SwimWall project.

Rola-Chem Introduces Dual ORP Controller

Monitoring and recording pH and sanitizer levels in pools and spas is now simpler than ever with Rola-Chem's Generation II, Digital pH/Dual ORP/FAC Controller.

OPTP Introduces Release & Stabilization Exercise Tools

OPTP introduces the PRO-PODS Release & Stabilization Tools. Sold as a pair, these versatile exercise tools can be used for light massage to relieve muscle tension throughout the body and to perform exercises to help improve balance and stability.

SubAur Puts Hydronics in Play at New Columbus Soccer Stadium

When the defending MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew SC opens its new downtown stadium and training complex this summer, they are sure to be the envy of Major League Soccer franchises everywhere.

Haviland Pool & Spa Helps Clean Grand River

Haviland Manufacturing, makers of pool and spa brand chemicals, gathered a group of employees to participate in their city's Grand River Cleanup.

OPTP Introduces the FitGlide by Bob & Brad

The FitGlide by Bob and Brad is an easy-to-use tool for exercise and rehabilitation of the lower extremities.

Evoqua's Neptune Benson Makes Waves With Advanced Regenerative Media Tech

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. announced the introduction of the Defender FP-Series regenerative media filtration (RMF) system designed to deliver maximum performance for swim schools, health clubs and other small to medium size commercial aquatics venues committed to providing their guests with exceptional water quality with the lowest operational costs.

LSI Industries Expands Presence in HIgh-Growth Sports LIghting Market

LSI Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics solutions, said that it has become the official lighting partner of USA Pickleball, the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in America.

Peloton Signs Agreement to Acquire Precor

Peloton, the leading interactive fitness platform, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Precor, one of the largest global commercial fitness equipment providers with a significant U.S. manufacturing presence, in a transaction valued at $420 million.

WhiteWater Commemorates 40th Anniversary

WhiteWater, a leading global designer and manufacturer of innovative waterpark products and active family attractions, announced December 15th that it is has begun a year-long celebration to commemorate its 40th anniversary.

JED Pool Tools Offers New Telescoping Pole

JED Pool Tools has added a new commercial-grade, Pro-Series Telescoping Pole designed specifically for service professionals in the field.

Matrix Fitness Expands Strength Portfolio

The new Go Series strength units are compact and designed with minimal adjustments to accommodate virtually any fitness facility's budget, space and members.

Northern Tool + Equipment Adds Ultra-Fine Mist Disinfecting Sprayer

Northern Tool + Equipment, a leading supplier of high-quality tools and equipment, is supporting several industries and settings — such as schools, offices and more — with a comprehensive line of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfectant products, including the innovative and patent-pending NorthStar Ultra-Fine Mist Disinfecting Sprayer.

Codelocks Launches New Gate and Fence Lock Boxes

Codelocks Inc., a leading access control company that designs and distributes innovative, keyless door locks and access solutions, announced its new all-inclusive Gate Box Kits.

Thomas Turf Services Simplifies Soil Testing

Thomas Turf Services (TTS) has taken its mission to aid the building and maintaining of the best possible quality turf facilities to another level by simplifying the testing of soils.

Aquify Systems Makes Waves With New Standard in Filtration

Owners, contractors and designers of recreational aquatics facilities will be able to save water, energy and space while providing a pristine aquatic experience for their customers and communities, thanks to Aquify Systems' new stainless steel regenerative media filter.

GameTime Announces Playground Trends for 2021

GameTime, a PlayCore company, announced five notable trends in the playground industry for the year 2021. These trends indicate the direction the industry is moving in the upcoming year while simultaneously calling attention to innovations from 2020.

Nortex WF-2 AHU Cabinet Receives Top Hurricane Rating

Nortek Air Solutions (NAS), the largest manufacturer of custom HVAC equipment in North America, received a Notice of Acceptance (NOA) on its Welded Frame (WF-2) air handling unit (AHU) cabinet for compliance with Miami-Dade County's (Fla.) High Velocity Hurricane Zone (MDC HVHZ) building code.

Gyms for Dogs Releases Cool Dog Wash Tub

This tub is manufactured with the highest quality craftsmanship and designed for indoor or outdoor usage and commercial or residential use.

Torque Fitness Launches Compact TANK M1

Torque Fitness has introduced the TANK M1 Push Sled for commercial and home use. It is equipped with the same challenging technology that TANK users love, but now sports a compact, portable and more affordable design.

Fitness Time Signs Agreement With Technogym

Technogym - a leading brand in fitness and wellness products, services and digital technologies and official supplier to the past seven Olympic games - has been awarded a five-year contract to supply its state-of-the-art equipment and digital solutions to Fitness Time - the largest network of sport and fitness clubs in Saudi Arabia with 138 active clubs and a pipeline of at least 70 new openings in the next five years.

PlayPower Introduces PlayArmor Antimicrobial Protective Coating

PlayPower, a commercial playground and recreational equipment manufacturer, introduced PlayArmor, a long-lasting antimicrobial coating specifically targeted for use on playgrounds to add a barrier of protection to the surfaces that children touch.

Ecore Athletic Launches Outdoor Spaces Collection

Ecore, a manufacturer of safety, ergonomic and acoustic performance surfaces, launched its Outdoor Spaces Collection.

Kebony Rolls Out Line of Commercial Outdoor Furniture

Kebony US announced the launch of its new Site Furnishings division and its first collection of commercial outdoor furniture, called North Cape by Kebony.

Clear Comfort Cares Program Recognizes Aquatic Facility That Gives Back

Clear Comfort is giving back to an organization or facility that uses pools or spas as tools to help, heal or teach members in its community.

Training Approved for New ASSE Legionella Certification Standard

HC Info's ASSE 12080 course bundle is the first go-at-your-own-pace training approved to meet the educational requirements of ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Standard 12080, the new Professional Qualifications Standard for Legionella Water Safety and Management Personnel in the U.S.

Empire Screen Printing Delivers Graphic Impact for Sporting Goods Customers

Empire Screen Printing, a manufacturer of screen-printed products, announced that its wide range of printing technology brings exceptional benefits to the graphic impact, image quality and durability of printing in the sporting goods, leisure, and health & fitness markets.

Antibacterial Coating From Codelocks Improves Protection Against COVID-19

Codelocks Inc., a leading access control company that designs and distributes innovative, keyless door locks and access solutions, announced an ISO-certified photocatalytic coating which, when applied to Codelocks' products, offers enhanced protection against viruses, bacteria, germs, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other environmental toxins.

Unique Badlands Mini Golf Is Popular Attraction

Last year, when the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation decided to replace their 1970's era "Little Bully Pulpit" 18-hole miniature golf concrete course with a new one, they called on Adventure Golf & Sports (AGS – formerly Adventure Golf Services) to expand the course by having the new front 9 holes encompass the entire space of the original mini-golf area, and building the back 9 holes into a Badlands hill across the street from the original mini-golf location.

Bradley Expands Options for Touchless WashBar

Bradley Corp. added five new beautiful finishes to its popular WashBar series to complement every designer's vision for washroom design.

California Sports Surfaces Launches Ultra Performance Series

ICP Building Solutions Group (ICP BSG) has announced the launch of its California Sports Surfaces (CSS) Ultra Performance Series, a complete reformulation of its Plexipave and DecoTurf products that delivers exceptional abrasion resistance, improved permeability, excellent coverage, a streamlined color palette and more.

Lab Study: Fresh-Aire UV Systems Inactivate More than 99.99% of SARS CoV-2 Virus

Fresh-Aire UV, a leading global manufacturer of HVAC ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems, announced that third-party lab tests successfully proved its residential and commercial UVC disinfection equipment for HVAC systems are more than 99.99% effective in inactivating SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease.

WaterTech Corp. Supports Neighborhood Y

Water Tech Corp, manufacturer of Pool Blaster battery-operated pool cleaners, has taken upon itself to supply regular pool care and technical help to its local YMCA, just a few blocks from the company's headquarters in East Brunswick, N.J.

DR Power Equipment Acquires Mean Green Products LLC

DR Power Equipment, a division of Generac Holdings Inc., announced the closing of a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Mean Green Products LLC, a battery-powered, commercial-grade turf care manufacturer headquartered in Ross, Ohio.

Ecore Launches Blog for Ecore Athletic & Commercial Sites

Ecore, a manufacturer of safe, ergonomic and acoustic performance surfaces for commercial and athletic markets, has launched a blog on its Ecore Athletic and Ecore Commercial websites.

Kubota Introduces the New L60LE Series

Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the launch of the new L60LE Series.

Pentair Improves Mastertemp ASME Certified Commercial Heater

Pentair's MASTERTEMP ASME certified commercial heater has been improved with a new bronze header design that allows for easy access to the thermal regulator and bypass valve for easy servicing without use of special tools.

SYNLawn Garners Industry Awards From Synthetic Turf Council

SYNLawn, a manufacturer of artificial grass, received four industry awards from the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) recognizing outstanding achievements.

New John Deere Fastback PRO Deck Enhances Productivity

John Deere debuted the new Fastback PRO Rear-Discharge Mower Deck for its line of gas and diesel Z900 ZTrak Mowers.

Polin Waterparks Recognized With Leading Edge Award

Polin, a world leader in the design, production and installation of waterparks and water-play attractions, was honored to receive the Leading Edge Award last week during the World Waterpark Association (WWA) Virtual Show for Europe’s Largest Indoor Waterpark, Suntago Water World.

Nautilus Inc. Announces Sale of Octane Fitness

Nautilus Inc., a leader in home fitness for over 30 years, announced that it has completed the sale of its commercially focused Octane Fitness business to TRUE Fitness Technology Inc.

Technogym Aims to Get People Moving

Technogym, a world leader brand in fitness, wellness, sport and health, announces Let's Move Week 2020, a new format full of fitness events, challenges, online and offline activities.

VivoAquatics Receives CMAHC Certification for CDC Safety Standards

VivoAquatics, a leader in providing innovative and sustainable aquatic solutions, has achieved Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code (CMAHC) Certification for CDC safety standards for its aquatic management platform.

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