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Matching articles for Sports Facilities – Outdoor - Sports Fields: 56

Making the Ballfield Safer

Problem Solver - August 2011

Traditional stationary bases include two parts: a metal post sunk into the ground and fixed in concrete and a pillow base bolted to a metal pole that fits into this base. This results in rigid, unmoving bases—it takes 3,500 pounds of force to dislodge one of these bases.

From Blueprint to Ballgame

The Ins and Outs of Sports Field Design

Feature Article - February 2011

Before you can get your team onto the field, you have to take care to ensure your fields are properly designed. Close attention to the soil and other factors is essential.

Maintenance Series: Sports Turf

Toughen Up Your Turf

Feature Article - January 2011

In this first installment in our series on maintenance issues, we take a look at the basic requirements for maintaining sports fields. Whether your fields are synthetic or natural turf, there are steps you can take to maximize their playability.

Sports Turf 101

The Benefits & Drawbacks of Synthetic & Natural Turf

Supplement Feature - September 2010

Natural or synthetic turf? It remains one of the hottest conversations in recreation and athletic circles today.

Field Maintenance

Spruce Up Your Sports Field for Spring

Guest Column - March 2010

Spring is in the air, and that means baseball season. To ensure your fields are ready for the increased traffic, you need to pay close attention to your field maintenance practices.

Breaking Ground

Making the Most of Your Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2010

No matter what type of turf you deploy, your sports fields need careful consideration to ensure they remain in playing shape. We offer advice from those in the know to help you stay on top of your game.