Latest Albany Parks & Recreation Stories

2014-04-14 23:01:38

Goodsnitch especially encourages users to recognize “everyday heroes” – city employees, community residents, and volunteers who provide great service.

2012-05-21 23:00:51

As a new study finds nearly half of children under five don’t have one outdoor play opportunity per day, a growing number of parks and preschools are choosing synthetic grass for their playgrounds

2009-08-26 13:09:05

Authorities in Colorado say a bear that was unable to climb out of a skateboard bowl was given a ladder to speed its escape. Officials with the Snowmass Parks and Recreation Department said the bear appeared to have been stuck in the village's new skateboard park overnight when it was discovered Tuesday

2008-07-17 18:00:27

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is opening the 40- acre lake on the former Philips property tomorrow for fishing. No swimming will be allowed at Philips Lake, which is north of Gans Road and west of Highway 63, but boating will be permitted.