Sun Screen Protection

For protection against the sun's dangerous UV rays, as well as fly balls, Shade Systems products are ideal for sports fields over dugouts, bleachers, concession areas and nearby playgrounds. The Shade Systems patented Turn-N-SlideTM easy canopy removal and re-attachment system eliminates the need for outside installers when removing the canopy for the winter season or in case of a severe storm.

Shade Systems, Inc.: 800-609-6066

Cover Up

The Farley Group, a leading supplier of fabric-covered sports facilities, offers the new ClearSpan line of tensioned-fabric buildings. Using the post hot-dipped galvanizing method, the steel frames are some of the finest in the industry for spans up to 250 feet. The tensioned-fabric cover is manufactured from a 22- to 28-ounce architectural fabric with your option of a PVDF or Tedlar® top coat. The steel frames and fabric membrane carry warranties up to 15 years. Also available are components including sport lighting systems, insulated wall liners and innovative features such as retractable wall panel systems for fair-weather usage.

The Farley Group: 888-445-3223

Pitch a Yurt

Pacific Yurts generate revenue for recreational programs from Alaska to the South Seas. Found on nearly every continent, Pacific Yurts are a global success story. These freestanding, portable structures provide outdoor enthusiasts with much more than just a roof over their heads. They provide a unique aesthetic and memorable experience that keeps guests coming back time and time again. The Pacific Yurt is a low-impact recreational structure that is easy to install and designed for all-season use. Six sizes area available from 12 feet to 30 feet in diameter.

Pacific Yurts: 800-944-0240

Take Shelter

EnWood Structures, a leading choice for laminated wood recreational shelters, gazebos and amphitheaters, offers both custom-designed shelters and prefabricated shelter packages. EnWood's numerous prefabricated shelter packages are fully engineered and available with a variety of options effective for any size project. The custom-design division specializes in more complex projects with individualized specifications and requirements. Full support with design and engineering is available with all custom work. With more than 60 years experience in the industry, EnWood Structures provides a high-quality product, superior customer service, timely deliveries and competitive pricing.

EnWood Structures, LLC: 800-777-8648

Made for Shade

Shade Structures offers a wide range of products for every shade need. The structures provide an effective solution for all outdoor areas and add aesthetic appeal, as pictured in this outdoor eating area at Hillside Community Church in Southern California. In addition, the structures can shield up to 95 percent of the sun's harmful UV rays and help reduce fatigue and heat exhaustion. A variety of pre-engineered structures are available in various shapes and designs. Custom design and installation also are available for most shade requirements.

Shade Structures: 800-50-SHADE (507-4233)

The Shape of Things

Parks often include features such as plants, fences, poles or odd-shaped areas that cannot be covered by the standard hip or dome structure. An octagon shape allows you to cover a desired area without disrupting existing features. The octagon structure pictured is located at a baseball park and spans more than 60 feet. Sun Ports has installed more than 80,000 structures of various types nationwide and is a proven leader in the shade structure industry. Sun Ports has experts in design, manufacturing, fabrication and installation.

USA Shade & Fabric Structures, Inc.: 800-966-5005

Home Base for Fun

Outings can become big occasions beneath the superior SPF of the DisplayShadeTM from Caravan Canopy Int'l, Inc. As a "home base" for a day of fun, the DisplayShadeTM is made of lightweight steel with a full truss design, which gives it superior strength. Simple setup and takedown means that users spend more time enjoying their relaxation. The frame offers multiple height adjustments and needs no tools for setup. The canopy top offers a choice of colors and is made of water-resistant polyester with 100-percent UV protection. Custom colors and graphics are available.

Caravan Canopy Int'l, Inc.: 877-9-CANOPY (922-6679)

Designs in Fabric

FabriTec Structures can help make your concept a reality with a huge array of design options and fabric applications. The tensioned fabric shade structure pictured provides shelter and adds aesthetic appeal to the Mid Peninsula Community Center in Northern California. Use FabriTec's in-house design and engineering expertise to create fabric structures that are practical and visually appealing. FabriTec Structures offers a range of architectural materials with varying degrees of light reflectivity, translucency, UV protection and non-combustibility to meet your project needs. Modern fabrics combined with high-performance support and restraint elements provide incredible design freedom and diversity.

FabriTec Structures: 877-887-4233