Athletic fields

Playgrounds and sports fields licensed to reopen in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG – There is good news for Winnipeggers looking to get out of their homes and get some exercise. Mayor Brian Bowman announced on Tuesday that playgrounds and sports fields are allowed to reopen under provincial public health orders. Bowman said it takes effect immediately. “The public service has started the process of removing the […]

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Winnipeg reopens parks, athletic fields amid latest coronavirus restrictions – Winnipeg

The city of Winnipeg is reopening all parks and athletic fields amid the latest COVID-19 lockdown. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman said on Tuesday the city was reversing a decision that has seen outdoor developments closed since November after clarifying the latest public health orders with provincial authorities. Read more: More than 500 Manitobans have now […]

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Parks & Rec supports the use of pesticides on sports fields

Saying it’s healthier for athletes, park officials voted last week for a recommendation to continue using pesticides on New Canaan athletic fields where it’s legal to do so. Referring to a report by a consultant who compared the surface hardness of a field of grass treated with pesticides (Conner Field next to Farm Road) versus […]

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Germantown Board of Directors votes to acquire land for new park and sports fields

Germantown’s mayor’s council and aldermen voted on Monday to approve the agreement to buy and sell approximately 44 acres of land, taking the first step towards a new park and recreational sports fields. The board of directors voted 3-2 to acquire the land on Crestwyn Hills Drive in order to advance the park acquisition recommendations […]

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East Hampton Residents to Vote on Sports Field Modernization

EAST HAMPTON – City Council will hold a unique in-person and virtual meeting on Monday to follow up on a proposal to renovate three sports fields and the high school track. Residents will be asked to vote on approving $ 1.2 million for the improvements. Money for the project will come from two sources: a […]

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Planning board hearing to review Princeton Academy’s plans for synthetic turf athletic fields delayed until February Princeton, NJ local news%

The Princeton Planning Council will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on February 4 to review the plans of the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Princeton to construct two artificial turf playgrounds on the school property located on the Great Road. Princeton Academy is a private boys’ school for K-8 grades that was […]

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From Rice Park Tennis Courts to Pickleball Courts

The Town of Hutchinson plans to convert a set of deteriorating tennis courts in Rice Park to designated pickleball courts. Parks Director Jason Combs said they hope the playing surfaces will be ready by spring. Pickleball is a paddleball sport played by two or four players using solid wood paddles and a perforated polymer ball, […]