Author Archives: Robert Caston

Robert Caston
Robert Caston oversees Content Marketing for The Park Catalog. Robert earned a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for several newspapers. He is a connoisseur of fresh air and loves photographing nature whether he’s hanging out in a national park or a park down the street. With a passion for the outdoors, he is a strong advocate of green spaces and getting people out of the house. His favorite parks are the spectacular Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming and the incredible Twin Rivers Park in Stuart, Fla.

Facts About City Parks -The Oldest, Largest, Most Visited, Most Pools, Pickleball Courts, Disc Golf Courses Or Off-Leash Dog Parks

facts about city parks

America has a collection of extremely interesting city parks. There are so many parks that earn some sort of recognition as the either the Oldest, Most Visited, Largest, etc. There are also a bunch of specialty categories for city parks with great amenities – basketball hoops, pools. Even pickleball courts and disc golf courses. If you like parks (and who ... Read More »

Here’s One Way To Keep Your Parks Clean – Get Local Citizens Involved In Adopt-A-Park Programs


What’s one way to keep your local park clean and help out your community with just a few hours a month’s efforts? What about this idea?  Adopt-a-park. More and more parks and recreation departments are implementing the benefits of Adopt-A-Park programs. The concept is a simple one. 1. Allow groups to organize and focus on cleaning or “adopting” one park or ... Read More »

How To Repair Thermoplastic Coatings On Metal Picnic Tables Or Park Benches

thermoplastic repair

A thermoplastic coating applied to metal picnic tables or park benches is an incredibly effective way to generate more life out of commercial site furnishings. This coating is basically a plastic material that is pliable when heated above a specific temperature, but then hardens into a tough substance when cooled. One of the great features of thermoplastic is that it ... Read More »

Dog Park Equipment Added To Big (And Small) Dog Ranch Rescue in Florida

dog park equipment

The Park and Facilities Catalog recently donated several pieces of  dog park equipment to Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Loxahatchee. Fl. Their motto is “Big and small, we save them all.”  The spacious facility is truly an outstanding place for dogs. Since it started 10 years ago as Florida Weimaraner Rescue by local resident Lauree Simmons, and later expanded to help ... Read More »