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Ready for Anything

Improving Sports Facility Safety & Security

Feature Article - January 2015

After 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing, many high-profile sports facilities and events have stepped up their security, Here, we examine how some of those practices have trickled down to the school district and park district level to provide ideas on how to keep your players and spectators safe.

Inclusive Sports

We All Play Ball
Miracle League of Grand Island in Grand Island, N.Y.

Facility Profile - January 2015

Miracle League fields offer children of all abilities the chance to play ball and learn from one another.

Take the Field

Managing & Maintaining High-Performing Sports Fields

Feature Article - November 2014

If you want to keep your sports fields in top playing shape, you need to take good care of turf, whether it's natural or synthetic.

Fields of Dreams

Making the Best Turf Decisions

Supplement Feature - September 2014

Notre Dame Stadium is known as one of the most old-school venues in college football, but the Irish departed from tradition in a big way by announcing that artificial turf would replace the grass in time for the 2014 football season.

Scoreboard Watching

Trends in Scoreboards & Video Displays

Feature Article - September 2014

LED lights and more cost-effective video displays have transformed run-of-the-mill scoreboards into something patrons will love to watch.

Sports Fields

Sporting Shade
Play It Cool While Playing Ball

Guest Column - September 2014

Providing a way for spectators as well as player to get a break from the sun at the ballpark or other types of sports facilities is a smart way to protect everyone's health, and get more out of your facility.

Turf: A Crash Course

Web Exclusive - September 2014

Synthetic turf fields offer a wide range of benefits. Here's a look at some specific types of turf and their applications.

Provide Sun Protection at Sports Fields

Problem Solver - August 2014

Exposure to the sun's UV rays is the leading cause of skin cancer and other disorders. Because of this, providing shade protection at sports fields is a smart strategy for keeping spectators and players alike safe from the sun, as well as from fly balls.

Maintain Your Synthetic Turf Field

Problem Solver - August 2014

More and more owners are installing synthetic turf fields, which can offer a number of benefits, from reduced maintenance to increased playing time. Properly maintaining the field helps ensure safety, playability, appearance, durability and flexibility.

Provide Comfortable, Compliant Spectator Seating

Problem Solver - August 2014

For parades, concerts, sporting events and more, communities rely on bleachers to provide a place for everyone to sit. You can provide the bare minimum, but if you want to ensure safety and compliance with local codes and give everyone a comfortable view, you should consider bleachers with certain features that set them above and beyond the simplest options.