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Decades of play: City's Parks & Rec has evolved over time

Amanda Marsh • Mar 15, 2012 at 9:37 AM

At one time, Johnson City Parks and Recreation was “the only game in town,” but these days there are lots of athletic leagues and weekend entertainment choices competing for the attention of area youngsters.

The disco skate parties and big-time boxing matches were fads that the 21st century seemed to leave behind in favor of youth soccer and other sports leagues, after-school programs at the recreation centers and plenty of visual and performing arts classes.

(This full story begins on Page 1D of the Thursday, March 15 edition.)

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