Posts Categorized: Recreation

Panama City Beach Sports Complex Helps to Revitalize Community with Highly Anticipated Grand Opening

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Days before the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s devastating landfall, the community of Panama City Beach celebrated the grand opening of the Panama City Beach Sports (PCB) Complex.  The 160-acre project suffered early challenges in construction following the Category 5 hurricane in 2018, but thanks to the hard work of the construction and Sports Facilities… Read more »

Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) and Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) Launch State-Wide Initiative to Measure the Impacts of Florida Park & Recreation Assets

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Parks play a vital role in communities – they impact health, real estate values, social outcomes, tourism generation, and the environment in a myriad of ways. However, quantifying and communicating the value of a park has been challenging for parks professionals across the country, so much so that parks and recreation department budgets have been… Read more »

New and Improved: Premier Amateur Sports Listing Engine, ACA Hoops Unveils New Website and Partnership with Sports Facilities Management (SFM)

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As youth and amateur sports continues to grow across the U.S., so too does the need for industry partnerships to leverage the growth. For more than 20 years, ACA Hoops has served as a leading amateur basketball listing service for venues, events, leagues, and more. As part of a major brand update, ACA Hoops has… Read more »

Local Impact; National Issues: How Eugene Civic Alliance and KIDSPORTS Are Addressing Access to Youth Sports in Partnership With Sports Facilities Management (SFM)

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Eugene Civic Alliance (ECA) is constructing a new community venue to expand access to sports and recreation in Eugene, OR. The facility, known as Civic Park, will be built on a 10-acre site in the heart of Eugene that was home to historic Civic Stadium. The new venue will provide a permanent home for local youth sports… Read more »

Youth Sports Boom Continues; Industry-Leading Firm Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) Says Hundreds of Millions in Facilities Yet to Be Developed

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As predicted by Wintergreen Research, Inc in 2017, the youth travel sports industry has continued its rise in participation, spending, and development; a ‘boom’ which has far reaching effects across the industry, including event owners, industry associations, travel teams, and communities. Valued at $10.47 billion in 2016 by the National Association of Sports Commission, youth… Read more »