Sports & Recreation

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping the sports & recreation market.

  • Published in Seattle DJC: OSU football center opts for flexible lighting scheme

    Published in Seattle DJC: OSU football center opts for flexible lighting scheme

    Lighting design for college football facility focuses on flexibility, efficiency, and university branding

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  • 4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project

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  • Need help funding your skatepark? This toolkit can help.

    Need help funding your skatepark? This toolkit can help.

    Stantec's Funding Services Toolkit can help your team break down the enormous task of funding a skatepark project into manageable steps

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  • 5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    An avid cyclist forgoes a car rental during his visit to Calgary─and it helped him stay healthy and connect with the community

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  • Why the Avenir Centre stands as Raven Spanier’s legacy

    Why the Avenir Centre stands as Raven Spanier’s legacy

    A tribute to my friend and business partner, whose vision of “Monctonia” lives on in this community gathering place

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  • Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project

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  • Stormwater pond muck: What is it—and why should it matter to you?

    Stormwater pond muck: What is it—and why should it matter to you?

    What are we doing with excavated sediments? Here’s how municipalities can save thousands of dollars while conserving landfill space.

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  • 7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    What does a successful project look like the first few years after construction? Look for pools, riffles, vegetation, and little critters

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  • Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    How can spending time at a park today help ease the problems of tomorrow? At the energy pop-up park (E-Pop), visitors don’t just have fun, they learn about energy, too.

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  • [With Video] Your community needs a BMX track—here’s why

    [With Video] Your community needs a BMX track—here’s why

    A BMX track can be a great complement to athletic and recreation fields and continues to grow in popularity

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    Activating stadiums to create sports entertainment districts that strengthen a community year-round

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community

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  • Ohio Senate Bill 2: What organizations need to do to comply—it’s about asset management

    Ohio Senate Bill 2: What organizations need to do to comply—it’s about asset management

    Public water systems in Ohio must have an asset management program plan in place by October—it’s time to ‘plan the work’ and ‘work the plan’

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  • Spokane’s new ice ribbon helps park slide into its next era—a year-round destination

    Spokane’s new ice ribbon helps park slide into its next era—a year-round destination

    Riverfront Park once hosted Expo ’74; before that it was covered in rail yards—now it’s home to the first ice ribbon on the West Coast

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  • The renovation of iconic Wrigley Field is an example of large-scale building recycling

    The renovation of iconic Wrigley Field is an example of large-scale building recycling

    Historic preservation inspires reuse on a massive scale at Chicago’s Wrigley Field—here are 5 ways this was no ordinary renovation

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  • Play on: How to get the most out of your sports field with artificial turf

    Play on: How to get the most out of your sports field with artificial turf

    Artificial turf fields can improve safety, simplify maintenance, and enhance athlete performance

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  • Resurrecting a community centre

    Resurrecting a community centre

    Following a disaster, it was time to rally and support an important community resource

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  • Something for everyone

    Something for everyone

    Read Mike McIntyre and Kanten Russell's article in Parks & Rec Business.

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  • Opening day at Wrigley Field: A behind-the-scenes view

    Opening day at Wrigley Field: A behind-the-scenes view

    Take a behind-the-scenes walk through the Chicago Cubs home field campus that you haven’t seen

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