New CDC state obesity map now available
The CDC has just released its latest map detailing the prevalence of obesity for all U.S. states based on 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data Three additional maps demonstrate obesity prevalence by race/ethnicity for each state. The data shows the alarming rate of obesity in our country, and helps to demonstrate the need for active recreation solutions to provide people with options for healthy exercise and behavior.
PlayCore Presenting Unique Conference Sessions at the Upcoming FRPA Annual Conference and Exhibit
Chattanooga, TN –8/19/2014—Join us at the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) annual conference on Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27 as master trainer, Jennie Sumrell, Director of Education from PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development, presents three interactive educational sessions.
PlayCore Releases New Research Guidebook on Designing Community Dog Parks
Dog ownership has grown significantly over the past few decades, and dog owners are seeking spaces where they can engage in outdoor fun with their pets. Benefits associated with the creation of dog parks impact dog owners, dogs, and the communities...
PlayCore awards Fitness National Demonstration Site Award to two Outdoor Fitness Parks for excellence in providing a well rounded workout
PlayCore, the leading company in play and recreation research, programming, and products, recently awarded its Fitness National Demonstration Site Award to two outdoor fitness parks in the US. Erie Metroparks in Huron OH received the designation for the Osborn Metropark fitness site. Welleby Park in Sunrise, FL, was also awarded the prestigious designation for its fitness trail.
PlayCore awards Fitness National Demonstration Site Award to Dover OH Fitness Park
PlayCore, the leading company in play and recreation research, programming, and products, recently awarded its Fitness National Demonstration Site Award to the Dover Parks and Recreation Department of Dover OH, for their Walking and Fitness Path.