More stories about Parks & Recreation Facilities

  • Beloved landmark shows off facelift

  • Community builder

    A county park unites residents of disparate housing developments.

  • Big league brokering

    An Arizona city develops the nation's largest spring training facility

  • Wheel Genius

    In November 2000, the Greater Clark (Clark County, Wash.) Parks District started looking at turning its 56-acre Pacific Community Park into a first-class, multipurpose facility.

  • Finding function in an eyesore

    Before Heuser Park was built, the Schuylkill River area of Upper Merion Township, Pa., was unsightly and unusable. Nonetheless, the township saw potential in the area and partnered with Schoor DePalma to design a park for the community.

  • Festival to rock Chicago a second time

    After last year's Lollapalooza concert and arts festival proved successful, the Parkways Foundation arm of the Chicago Park District is bringing an expanded version of the event back to Grant Park this August.

  • Field of dreams

    A blind girl now believes she can go to college because she can hit a ball. A boy confined to a wheelchair can play like his older brother. A dad fulfills his dream of coaching his son's team. This can-do attitude comes from adaptive baseball fields and leagues.

  • The people’s park

    When St. Louis mayor Chauncy F. Schultz dedicated Forest Park on June 24, 1876, he promised his citizens it would exist for the "enjoyment of yourselves, your children, and your children's children, forever... all without stint or hindrance ... and there will be no notice put up, Keep Off the...