• City completes first year of Outdoor Sports Field Renewal Program – DiscoverMooseJaw.com
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    City completes first year of Outdoor Sports Field Renewal Program – DiscoverMooseJaw.com

    The City of Moose Jaw completed a successful first year with its Outdoor Sports Field Renewal Program.  The program was developed, in consultation with user groups, to develop a plan for capital projects for the city’s outdoor sports fields and prioritize capital projects.  The city has over 60 outdoor sports fields with 10 major user groups and 2,146 participants registered within those programs as of last year.  The renewal program was finalized in February 2023, with annual funding dedicated to capital projects.  In 2023, the following projects were completed under the Outdoor Sports Field Renewal Program:  New exterior siding on the buildings at Kinsmen Sports Complex at Caribou Heights. …

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  • Vista Outdoor Foundation Announces Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Partners
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    Vista Outdoor Foundation Announces Fiscal Year 2023 Grant Partners

    Company awards funding to 12 nonprofit organizations that represent a cross section of outdoor and recreational causes. ANOKA, Minn., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Vista Outdoor Foundation (the “Foundation”), the philanthropic partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), is pleased to announce that 12 nonprofit organizations were selected by its Board of Directors to receive grants as part of the Foundation’s second annual grant cycle. The 12 organizations include nine that were part of the inaugural grant cycle and three that are new for fiscal year 2023. They represent a cross section of organizations that promote conservation, encourage youth and veteran participation in outdoor sports, and work to improve…

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  • The Elevating Importance of Outdoor Sports to Boost the
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    The Elevating Importance of Outdoor Sports to Boost the

    Rockville, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global kids bicycle market is likely to be valued at US$ 18.0 billion in 2022 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period. The market for children’s bicycles has always been difficult to navigate. Parents all around the world focus on giving their children a fantastic introduction to the cycling world, especially when giving their children their first bicycle. Parents get concerned when choosing bicycles for children who have difficulty racing bicycles and seek comfort, safety, in addition to competitiveness and affordability. Numerous health advantages of…

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  • China’s Public Sector to Invest in Outdoor Sports
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    China’s Public Sector to Invest in Outdoor Sports

    What Happened: In the wake of the rising popularity of outdoor sports such as cycling, skiing, trekking, paddle boarding, and paragliding — China’s public sector has pledged to provide infrastructure and more resources for outdoor activities.  According to a November 26 report by People’s Daily, China’s General Administration of Sport published a “2022-2025 Outdoor Sports Sector Development Plan” in late October. The plan calls for the sector to reach revenues of $420 billion (3 trillion RMB) and to raise a group of competitive outdoor sports companies by 2025 — creating 100 outdoor sports events by the same year.  China will designate parts of its national parks and nature reserves for outdoor sports…

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  • Downtown alley in Minot sports ‘pocket-sized’ outdoor ice rink
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    Downtown alley in Minot sports ‘pocket-sized’ outdoor ice rink

    MINOT, N.D. (KMOT) – Holiday cheer is in the air around the Magic City. For some, that means baking cookies; for others, it’s finding a tree. If you’re in downtown Minot, it might mean lacing up your ice skates. Some residents have found pocket-sized winter fun at 110 East Central Avenue behind Prairie Sky Breads and Guilty Sweets. The tiny ice rink nestled in the heart of Minot gives residents and visitors the chance to practice new skills or try their hand at skating for the very first time. For many, skating outdoors is a treat. “It’s fun to be in the outdoors,” said Emerson Holt, Minot. “It’s colder, but…

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  • Councils to finally work together on shortage of outdoor sports pitches
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    Councils to finally work together on shortage of outdoor sports pitches

    Chipping Norton Swifts with Cllr Joy Aitman (Image: West Oxfordshire District Council) The longstanding shortage of sports pitches in Witney is finally being addressed with Witney Town Council saying they have been “pushing for action for years”. West Oxfordshire District Council’s cabinet has adopted the Playing Pitch Strategy and  a dedicated member of staff to deliver it. Councillor Joy Aitman, cabinet member for Stronger, Healthy Communities, said: “We want to make sure that sports pitch provision is considered a priority when planning new developments in the district and that all residents have reasonable access to open spaces where pitch sports take place. “To demonstrate our commitment to pitch sports in the district…

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