Sports http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32132/more en Energy-saving LEDs light up college baseball diamond (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/energy-saving-leds-light-college-baseball-diamond-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Eaton’s Ephesus light-emitting diode (LED) system is now illuminating the home field of the Vanderbilt University men’s baseball team, Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tenn. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/energy-saving-leds-light-college-baseball-diamond-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/energy-saving-leds-light-college-baseball-diamond-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Energy Efficiency Parks & Recreation Sports Green Schools & Universities Smart Cities GPN Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:31:00 +0000 70691 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Eaton&rsquo;s Ephesus light-emitting diode (LED) system is now illuminating the home field of the Vanderbilt University men&rsquo;s baseball team, Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tenn.</p> Turf tool cools and cleans synthetic sports fields http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/turf-tool-cools-and-cleans-synthetic-sports-fields <div class="node-body article-body">With Underhill International's Turf Gun Kit, grounds crews can manually clean and cool synthetic sports fields.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/turf-tool-cools-and-cleans-synthetic-sports-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/turf-tool-cools-and-cleans-synthetic-sports-fields#comments Parks & Recreation Sports Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:51:00 +0000 67631 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A portable MTG-180 Turf Gun. It is part of Underhill International&#39;s Turf Gun Kit.</p> Upgraded line stripers available from Titan (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/upgraded-line-stripers-available-titan-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Titan has upgraded its PowrLiner Series of line stripers. Use the equipment to mark large fields and pavement. The machines are suited for striping pavement, grass or turf. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/upgraded-line-stripers-available-titan-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/highways-streets-bridges/upgraded-line-stripers-available-titan-related-video#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Parks & Recreation Sports Roadways Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Smart Cities Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:05:00 +0000 66801 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: one of the models in the Titan PowrLiner Series of line stripers.</p> Utility vehicles on display in traveling road show (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/utility-vehicles-display-traveling-road-show-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Club Car will showcase its all-wheel drive Carryall utility vehicles at a BlueLine Rental road show and expo in several cities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/utility-vehicles-display-traveling-road-show-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/utility-vehicles-display-traveling-road-show-related-video#comments Equipment Facilities Golf Courses Fleets Parks & Recreation Sports Vehicles Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:04:00 +0000 64991 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A Club Car 1700 utility vehicle at a construction site.</p> Jacobsen launches heavy-duty utility vehicle (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/jacobsen-launches-heavy-duty-utility-vehicle-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The new Jacobsen Truckster XD heavy-duty utility vehicle has been introduced. It serves as a replacement for the Cushman Turf-Truckster.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/jacobsen-launches-heavy-duty-utility-vehicle-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/jacobsen-launches-heavy-duty-utility-vehicle-related-video#comments Golf Courses Parks & Recreation Sports Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:36:00 +0000 63081 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The new Jacobsen Truckster XD heavy-duty utility vehicle at work in a park setting.</p> Exercise guru: Government staffers need regular workouts (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/sports/exercise-guru-government-staffers-need-regular-workouts-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Stress relief and more energy--just a few reasons why it is important for government workers to get exercise, says fitness instructor Miriam Jones.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/sports/exercise-guru-government-staffers-need-regular-workouts-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/sports/exercise-guru-government-staffers-need-regular-workouts-related-video#comments Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Health & Welfare Sports Human Resources Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:54:00 +0000 61701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: members of the GAB Walk/Run Club working out. The club offers a comprehensive exercise program designed to help keep civil servants fit in the Cayman Islands.</p> Gallery: Recreation products galore on display at NRPA Congress http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-recreation-products-galore-display-nrpa-congress <div class="node-body gallery-body">Explore the pool climbing walls, timber towers for playgrounds, bike racks, park shelters and other recreation gear in this photo gallery. All of the products were featured in the 2014 National Recreation & Park Assn. (NRPA) Congress and Exposition. The event took place in Charlotte, N.C., in mid-October. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-recreation-products-galore-display-nrpa-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-recreation-products-galore-display-nrpa-congress#comments Golf Courses Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Sports Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:00 +0000 59041 at http://americancityandcounty.com Gallery: A last look at this summer’s playground and recreation products http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-last-look-summer-s-playground-and-recreation-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">As summer 2014 draws to a close, here is a recap of playground and recreation products that appeared in the June GPN.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-last-look-summer-s-playground-and-recreation-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/playgrounds/gallery-last-look-summer-s-playground-and-recreation-products#comments Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Sports Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 57521 at http://americancityandcounty.com NRPA gets grant to assist disabled military and veterans http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/nrpa-gets-grant-assist-disabled-military-and-veterans <div class="node-body article-body">The National Recreation and Park Association has been awarded Parks: Return and Restore grant funding. U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced the award.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/nrpa-gets-grant-assist-disabled-military-and-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/nrpa-gets-grant-assist-disabled-military-and-veterans#comments Sports Military & Defense Parks & Recreation Public Safety news govpro.com/news govpro.com/parks_recreation/content govpro.com/parks_recreation/sports govpro.com/public_safety/content govpro.com/public_safety/military_defense/content Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:38:00 +0000 23636 at http://americancityandcounty.com Golf courses endure hot summer around U.S. http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/golf-courses-endure-hot-summer-around-us <div class="field-byline"> Michael Keating (michael.keating@penton.com) </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clark Throssell, GCSAA's director of research, said high levels of extended heat and humidity affected a sizeable part of the U.S. this summer, including the Midwest, Mideast, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/golf-courses-endure-hot-summer-around-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-and-recreation-content/golf-courses-endure-hot-summer-around-us#comments Golf Courses Sports Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation news athletic field Clark Throssell course grass excessive rainfall GCSAA Golf Course Superintendents Association of America golf courses Golf courses endure hot summer around U.S. GovPro govpro.com/grounds_landscaping/content govpro.com/news govpro.com/parks_recreation/content govpro.com/parks_recreation/golf govpro.com/parks_recreation/sports HEAT high humidity high temperatures lawn damage turf turfgrass turfgrass damage Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:52:00 +0000 35632 at http://americancityandcounty.com