Outdoor Participation Hits Record Levels

The year 2023 saw a record 175.8 million participants in outdoor recreation, representing 57.3% of the U.S. population, according to the 2024 Outdoor

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Majority of Parks See Increasing Usage

After a major impact on attendance and usage of park facilities in the early phase of the pandemic in 2020, park respondents have seen growing usage

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Announces New Project on Sustainability

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), the nation’s leading coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations, is proud to announce a

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More Physical Activity Translates to Better Mental Health

A new report released today by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play and Hurst Community initiatives identified the immense value of physical activity

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Baltimore Voters Support Equitable Transportation Funding and Enhanced Trail Infrastructure

Baltimore voters are seeking balanced transportation spending, prioritizing connectivity and accessible ways to safely walk and bike, according to a

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Miracle Recreation and Best Buddies International Announce Playground Design Partnership

Miracle® Recreation, a pioneer in manufacturing thrilling playgrounds for nearly a century, and

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Health & Fitness Association Elects New Board Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer

At its June 3 meeting, the Health & Fitness Association board of directors elected

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Drowning Report Shows Increase in Child Fatalities

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has released its annual drowning and submersion report. Focused on deaths and injuries for

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