Parks & Recreation http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32076/more en New cooperative contract announced for tractors, mowers and related products http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products <div class="field-deck"> Competitively solicited contract provides access to overall best government pricing with leading suppliers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities, a national cooperative purchasing program, has announced a new contract for tractors, mowing equipment, implements, parts and service.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:01:00 +0000 78591 at http://americancityandcounty.com Durable truck body handles multiple tasks http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">The Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel is suited for landscaping, groundskeeping, refuse/waste hauling tasks and recycling applications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/durable-truck-body-handles-multiple-tasks#comments Fleets Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:30:00 +0000 78531 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the Aluminum Landscape body from Crysteel. Available options include full cab shield, bolt-on pull out ladder kit, pull tarp and plastic fenders.</p> Cooperative agreement offers abundant choices for playground gear http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear <div class="field-deck"> Contract simplifies acquiring fitness gear and related items </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two global vendors, GameTime and KOMPAN, have won a U.S. Communities cooperative contract for playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, site accessories, surfacing and related products and services.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-agreement-offers-abundant-choices-playground-gear#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Strategic Sourcing Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:20:00 +0000 78321 at http://americancityandcounty.com UTV equipment provides efficient on-field medical transport for sports programs http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/utv-equipment-provides-efficient-field-medical-transport-sports-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Athletic departments and schools use the MEDLITE transport skid for on-field medical transport.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/utv-equipment-provides-efficient-field-medical-transport-sports-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/utv-equipment-provides-efficient-field-medical-transport-sports-programs#comments Fleets Parks & Recreation Public Safety Public Safety Public Works Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:25:00 +0000 77941 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>in the photo: A demonstration of how the MEDLITE transport skid would be used on a sports field. The product is a modular utility task vehicle (UTV) side-by-side medical unit.</p> New cooperative contract available for recreation products http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products <div class="node-body article-body">NJPA recently awarded contracts in the “Recreation and Playground Equipment, Accessories, and Supplies” category.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Parks & Recreation Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:22:00 +0000 77911 at http://americancityandcounty.com For park and rec: Frozen slush machine http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/park-and-rec-frozen-slush-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Gold Medal is introducing a new frozen slush machine. The 2 Bowl Frozen Drink/Slush Machine (Item #1111) is suited for a variety of concession areas, including parks, stadiums, tourist areas, school cafeterias and universities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/park-and-rec-frozen-slush-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/park-and-rec-frozen-slush-machine#comments Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Mon, 01 May 2017 15:38:00 +0000 77371 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The 2 Bowl Frozen Drink/Slush Machine. A model with lighted lids is available (Item #1114). Plus, a carrying tote (Item #6055B) can be purchased separately. (Photo displays both of the options.)</p> Webinar spotlights sporting goods cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> Get the athletic and fitness gear for your agency in time for spring and summer sports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gopher Sport’s cooperative purchasing agreement with U.S. Communities for sports and fitness products can speed and simplify the acquisition process.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Strategic Sourcing Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0000 77241 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A few of Gopher&#39;s sports products.</p> Park paths are paved with material made of recycled tires http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/park-paths-are-paved-material-made-recycled-tires <div class="node-body article-body">Park visitors in Florida walk through the parks on sturdy 8-foot-wide paths. The paths were installed with Porous Pave XL, a pour-in-place permeable paving material. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/park-paths-are-paved-material-made-recycled-tires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/park-paths-are-paved-material-made-recycled-tires#comments Products at Work Green Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Sustainability Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0000 77251 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo above shows the Sunrise, Fla., park paths after the Porous Pave XL paving material was installed. The flexible surfacing material enables water pass-through and reduces stormwater runoff.</p> Flail mowers offer versatility http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility <div class="node-body article-body">The Land Pride FM25 Series of flail mowers is built for use in sports or recreation areas, yards with trees, and other grounds maintenance applications.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:41:00 +0000 77101 at http://americancityandcounty.com Paperless, automated system simplifies registering for recreation activities in Virginia http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Loudoun County, Va., is using a Laserfiche enterprise content management system to make it easier for residents to register for a variety of recreation activities. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/paperless-automated-system-simplifies-registering-recreation-activities-virginia#comments Products at Work Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Technology Technology Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:20:00 +0000 76701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Loudoun County families waiting to register their kids for programming provided by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services before the county used Laserfiche to create an online form and automate the process. The paperless system has helped reduce or eliminate registration lines.</p>