May 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Opens Lakelands Synthetic Field for Public Play on Weekends

A Gaithersburg city official says that beginning on May 2nd the Lakelands synthetic turf field will be open for public play on designated weekend hours. “The field will be available on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.,” said Michele Potter, Gaithersburg’s director of parks, recreation and culture, […]

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April 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Provides More Than Soccer at Games (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Washington Spirit Head Coach Mark Parsons underscores how important the fans are to the players on the field. Take a look: The Spirit’s first home game is on April 18 at the Maryland SoccerPlex against Kansas City. For more Washington Spirit coverage, see below:

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February 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember Berliner Applauds Council “Turning the Page” on Artificial Turf (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, Chair of the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee, applauded the Feb. 10 unanimous approval by the Council of a resolution that he introduced supporting the use of plant-derived materials for infill in future artificial turf field projects. “For years, community members have expressed concerns about […]

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September 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

Lakelands Park Organic Turf Field to Open for Play Oct. 11

The City of Gaithersburg is planning a Grand Opening for the new Lakelands Park organic turf field scheduled for Oct. 25. The City will actually begin programming the field for use beginning Oct. 11, according to Project Manager Sean Stevens. Lakelands Park Middle School will have access to the field starting Oct.13. Alpine Services and […]

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August 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

County’s First Organic Turf Field Behind Schedule

The first organic turf field in Montgomery County being built at Gaithersburg’s Lakelands Park is weeks behind schedule. The field, to be installed using 100 percent organic coconut fibers, rice husk and cork infill instead of traditional black rubber, was set to be done by Aug. 15. It now looks like it won’t be ready until […]

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September 10, 2012 | Robert Snip

Rob Snip

Volunteer Networking

Having done several Field Productions myself and with my co-operation to various productions by other Field Producers I can say that I have already established a little network of volunteers at MCM. However, I started out a year ago, not knowing anybody at volunteer services. When I started, MCM didn’t have such an awesome and […]

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