BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Parks and Recreation (NDPRD) and the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) are thrilled to announce a partnership designed to expand, enhance and support learning opportunities in outdoors for all public, private, and home-schooled students in North Dakota. September 2024. This partnershipRead More →

ALBANY — Governor Kathy Hochul announced the addition of nearly 1,200 acres to three state parks in the Hudson Valley, expanding New York State’s open space protection and ensuring the conservation of large blocks of contiguous forest land. The new park includes 946 acres at Hudson Highlands State Park PreserveRead More →

Christopher Jensen is Merced’s new director of parks and recreation. Impressive future opportunities, steady growth, and building partnerships with individuals and organizations encourage Merced’s new Director of Parks and Recreation, Christopher Jensen. Jensen began his new duties on January 18; he oversees three full-time employees and two more to beRead More →

By Melissa Moore-Randall If you’re looking for a fun activity to keep your kids busy during these tough Covid times, look no further than the City of Revere Parks and Recreation Department. Revere Parks and Recreation provides Revere residents (children and adults) with year-round recreation programs, activities, and special events.Read More →

Many parks and recreation centers are going back to their roots by coming up with creative ideas to bring the community together again. Fun Flicks Outdoor Media has been at the center of this by offering significant discounts to parks and recreation centers when they choose them for their outdoorRead More →

STRATHROY-CARADOC – When will there be a swimming pool? This was the most asked question during the public consultation on the future of parks and recreation in Strathroy-Caradoc. Consultant Steve Langlois of Monteith Brown presented a 172-page master plan to council on January 17. It contains 63 recommendations, 18 keyRead More →

JAMESTOWN, ND (NewsDakota.com) – As winter looks set to last, Jamestown Parks & Recreation is excited about the opportunities they can offer and provide to the area at this time. Director Amy Walters says work has begun to establish the schedule of events during Cabin Fever Days in February. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1065/2022/01/14132619/Walters.mp3Read More →

The City of Bloomington Volunteer Network is your source for local volunteer information. For a complete list, visit BloomingtonVolunteerNetwork.org or call 812-349-3433. The inclusion of an organization on this list does not imply the City’s endorsement or endorsement of the organization’s activities or policies. Information and registration information for theRead More →

NORTH HURON – Monteith Brown Planning Consultants presented the final version of the highly anticipated Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan to the North Huron Council on December 6, outlining their findings and recommendations for moving forward. The master plan is a key initiative in North Huron Council’s strategic planRead More →

Parks and Recreation project managers Angie Sims (left, Most Innovative Marketing Strategy) and Sarah O’Reilly (Best New Environmental Sustainability) coordinated the award-winning projects. (Courtesy of James City County) JAMES TOWN COUNTY – James City County Parks and Recreation won two awards at the annual conference of the Virginia Recreation &Read More →

JERSEYVILLE – Major upgrades have been announced to Jerseyville’s existing parks and recreation areas as part of its development of the historic downtown district. Additions and upgrades will include trees, planters, benches, garbage cans and lighting. Plans for the Lions Club / Wittman Park complex along North Jefferson Street includeRead More →

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Thursday the closure of all outdoor spaces in the city like parks, including wooded areas. The closure remains in effect until September 24, unless otherwise modified. Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District closed all outdoor spaces until Monday, September 14. This includes parks, trails andRead More →