Photos Courtesy of Oakland, MI Parks and Recreation DepartmentEditor's Note: This column, ТLBWAУ (Leadership By Wandering Around), is based on the premise that, in order to find out what's going on iRead More
To save on staff costs and expand programming and special events, Oakland County Parks and Recreation (OCPR) in Southeast Michigan began a volunteer program in 2011. Today, the 13-park system utilizes the talents of more than 700 volunteers.Read More
Marketing collateral may be the hardest-working member of a team, representing a park or recreation department even when its employees cannot.Read More
As public land managers across the nation examine new ideas to solve growing budget problems, a variety of old schemes have been altered into new ones.Read More
Photos Courtesy Of Lee's Summit Parks & RecreationFor more than 40 years, South Lea McKeighan Park was the home to youth baseball in Lee's Summit, Mo. When the leagues relocated to a new sports-cRead More
When Patrick Senn stepped onto the campus of FranklinCollege in Indiana more than a decade ago, he was like most other college freshmen—he had his whole life ahead of him and no clue what to do with it.Read More
Photos Courtesy Of San Diego County Parks and Recreation DepartmentFountains erupted at the new Waterfront Park as the county of San Diego celebrated one of the largest grand-opening events in itsRead More
SeaKlear Recognized In Fight Against RWI'sAquatic facility managers that love SeaKlear PRS will be pleased to learn that the product was recently tested and certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 50 and NSF/ARead More
The verb “sur·vive”
1. To remain alive or in existence.
2. To carry on despite hardships or trauma; to persevere.
PhotoCourtesy Of Charles Davis Smith PhotographyIn a world where the goal is achieving close to 100-percent cost recovery, aquatic operators not only have to balance chemicals on a daily basis, butRead More
The family truckster, or in our case, a Chevy conversion van, stopped for gas somewhere between Ohio and Florida, causing my 12-year-old self to groan, inwardly, at what was coming.КMy Dad jumped outRead More
Photos Courtesy Of City of BrunswickIn 2006, The Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center, located in Brunswick, Ohio, was operating at its lowest level since opening in 1991. Over theRead More
Have you ever heard of netball? Although this sport is not perhaps familiar to those on this side of the pond, it is a fast-growing staple elsewhere.Read More