Parks & Recreation http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32076/more en City launches cutting-edge, green indoor pool retrofit http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit <div class="node-body article-body">The retrofit of the Donald Richards Community Pool HVAC system in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, contributed many benefits to the city's pool.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/city-launches-cutting-edge-green-indoor-pool-retrofit#comments Products at Work Recreation Centers Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:50:00 +0000 80601 at http://americancityandcounty.com 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