Edgewood comes together to shape a future for recreation

Last November, 65 Edgewood citizens filled the Edgewood Locker Event Center to celebrate their community and to plan for a vibrant and healthy future. When a city or a group like Edgewood is an economic development board facilitates a process to allow residents to have their voice heard and to share what they feel is a priority in […]

Treat Yo’ Self Through the Years – Parks and Recreation (Mashup)

-Donatella! -T-Mobile. -Three words for you — “Treat yo self.” ♪♪♪♪ Once a year, Donna and I spend a day treating ourselves What do we treat ourselves to? -Clothes. -Treat yo self. -Massages. -Treat yo self. -Fine leather goods. -Treat yo self. -It’s the best day of the year -♪♪ The best day of the year! -The point […]

Leslie’s Road Trip Playlist for the Unsexiest of Rides – Parks and Recreation

-Ann, everything you have is too sexy. This is actually the dress that Julia Roberts wore as a prostitute in “Pretty Woman.” -I know. I look really good in it. -I need, like, a sweat suit or something. I need to send out a signal that nothing is gonna happen. -This is insane. It’s so obvious you’re dying […]

Miami-Dade Minute – Park and Recreation Month Kickoff

This is your Miami-Dade Minute… Today we’re celebrating Park Month. July is Park Month throughout the nation, and it’s a great opportunity to remind everyone of the value of parks to the community. And we’re doing this by reclaiming the lobby of the Steven P. Clark building and turning it, transforming it into a park — the green […]

Parks & Recreation History

Starting in the 1930s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District began constructing dams and reservoirs for the primary purpose of flood risk management. But they also created the added benefit of recreation. The Flood Control Act of 1944 granted the Corps, the authority to operate and maintain recreation areas. Sacramento District parks showcased some of the […]

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