Playgrounds en Playground in Seattle engages kids <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative contract enables acquisition of equipment for visually stunning playground </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kompan play apparatus has upgraded a 3-acre playground-park at the Seattle Center. A U.S. Communities cooperative contract aided in acquiring the needed playground gear.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contracts Coop Solutions Playgrounds Cooperative Purchasing Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Strategic Sourcing Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:33:00 +0000 75241 at NRPA awards competition will fund parks projects <div class="node-body gallery-body">This photo selection spotlights some of the parks projects being considered for funding in the 2015 Parks Build Community program. The NRPA invites everyone to vote for the projects they prefer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:43:00 +0000 63961 at Exercise guru: Government staffers need regular workouts (with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Health & Welfare Sports Human Resources Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:54:00 +0000 61701 at <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> New York art group recognizes excellence in architecture and urban design <div class="node-body gallery-body">Nine innovative architecture and urban design projects have been chosen as winners of The Municipal Art Society of New York’s 2014 MASterworks Awards, with seven of the awards going to projects in Brooklyn, N.Y. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buildings & Facilities Construction Facilities Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:20:00 +0000 61471 at Gallery: Recreation products galore on display at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Courses Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Sports Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:24:00 +0000 59041 at Gallery: A last look at this 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Playgrounds Parks & Recreation Recreation Centers Sports Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 57521 at