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and Broward. Brian Piccolo Sports Park and Velodrome in Cooper City, the site of Florida's only velodrome, held both youth and adult rides and clinics. A Family Bicycle Scavenger Hunt and a Paddle & Pedal Nature Trail Ride were held in Hollywood. Broward B-cycle, the most affordable major bike-sharing program in the United States, and Cycle Party, which features a large bike that cruises the streets of Fort Lauderdale powered by festive, celebratory riders, both offered discounts during March. Bicycle Safety Rodeos are especially popular during Florida Bicycle Month. The Broward County Parks and Recreation Division entered an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation and received a trailer tricked out with everything needed to host a bicycle rodeo. Free trainings in January and February each year use this trailer to teach recreational and safety professionals how to plan and conduct a bike safety event and how to properly fit helmets. After completing this trainbottom of a narrow sand ing, attendees can reserve the trailer for curtain, which gives water their agency's bicycle events in March One inch diameter and throughout the year. fiberglass element Stainless fibers draw Broward County Parks and Recreation steel mesh water through core carries capillary action Division partnered with Memorial drainage water when water away with high Healthcare System, Broward Sheriff's is perched efficiency during above the Office, Bike America, and South Florida the first several element. hours following Commuter Services to provide more than heavy rain a dozen new bicycles and locks and several hundred helmets at events throughP.O. B PO Box 2525, Tifton, Georgia 31793 out the County in March. Other sponsors Phone: 229-382-9690 | Fax: 229-387-7308 | tmw@friendlycity.net such as Recyclable Bike Exchange distribFor more information about PC Drainage, please call T. Mac Wilder & Associates, LLC uted 67 refurbished bikes and more than 50 new helmets at events, and FLIPANY For a demonstration of Turf Planing Services Visit: (Florida Introduces Physical Activity and www.turfplaningservices.com Nutrition to Youth) provided a new bike fix-it station to Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park. The fix-it station sports a station-784950_TMac.indd 1 2/12/16 2:37 PM ary post with a bike pump where bikers can position their bikes and repair and Event Managers, LLC Please adjust them with the tools tethered to 3108 SE 21st Court Okeechobee, FL 34974 support the the station. FLIPANY also provided an (772) 260-9026 instructor to demonstrate how to use the advertisers eventmanagersllc@gmail.com fix-it station. It was just one of many of www.crowdmanagementtraining.com who help the bicycle safety activities that Samyah The Florida Fire Prevention Code requires that all places Judge participated in on the day she won of assembly must have at least one (1) crowd manager or make this crowd manager supervisor. Event Managers, LLC conducts her new bike. Now, in addition to takcrowd management training for owners, operators and publication ing her new bicycle home, she can also crowd managers of places of assembly including stadiums, take home the knowledge to ride safely possible. nightclubs, and lounges all over the State of Florida. and the skill to make minor repairs and adjustments to her new ride. ■ T. Mac Wilder & Associates, LLC Turf Planing Services P C Drainage Installation Services Laser Grading on Golf Courses and Athletic Fields Athletic Field Construction and Renovation fall 2016 | frpa journal 23 http://www.turfplaningservices.com http://www.turfplaningservices.com http://www.crowdmanagementtraining.com http://www.crowdmanagementtraining.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of FRPA Journal - Fall 2016

A Message from the President of FRPA
A Message from the Executive Director of FRPA
Parks and Recreation: What is the Real Value in What We Do?
FRPA Agency Profile
Book Review
Economic Impact of the Underline
Urban Forest Management – The City of Tampa’s Story
The Importance of Structural Pruning of Hardwood Trees
A City’s Rebirth through Park Improvements
“Thank You for My New Bicycle”
Florida’s Emerging Trail Towns
New Urbanism… What’s It All About?
Index of Advertisers
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A Message from the President of FRPA
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A Message from the Executive Director of FRPA
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Parks and Recreation: What is the Real Value in What We Do?
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - FRPA Agency Profile
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Book Review
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Economic Impact of the Underline
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Urban Forest Management – The City of Tampa’s Story
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - The Importance of Structural Pruning of Hardwood Trees
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A City’s Rebirth through Park Improvements
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - 21
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - “Thank You for My New Bicycle”
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - 23
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Florida’s Emerging Trail Towns
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - New Urbanism… What’s It All About?
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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