Shade, Quality and Service

From shade structures for playgrounds, bleachers and stadiums to walkway covers and fabric pavilions, Ball Fabric Structures goes beyond commitment to ensure that all clients receive the finest in quality as well as customer service. When it comes to covered areas, a well-designed fabric structure is the perfect solution. Ball Fabric Structures' shade structures reduce temperature by 15 degrees or more and repel water up to 90 percent. If your needs are total weather protection, one of the quality Fabric Pavilions will be a cost-effective solution.

Ball Fabric Structures: 888-75-SHADE (757-4233)

A Natural Setting

Natural Structures offers eight different series of shelters, pavilions and gazebos, creating a spectacular natural setting for weddings, outdoor parties and those out-of-the-way hide-aways. Natural Structures shelters are clear span and feature fully enclosed roof systems that are bird- and bee-proof. They are available in wood and steel posts with glulam or steel beams featuring a variety of sizes, styles, materials and options. Custom designs are available. Natural Structures is committed to supplying clients with the highest quality pool and water slides, shelters and pavilions, site furniture, park, play and athletic equipment.

Natural Structures: 800-252-8475

Metal With Mettle

Star Building Systems is a leader in the metal building industry, with a reputation for performance and quality. From strong structural framing systems to walls, roofs and compatible accessories, Star offers beautiful solutions. A Star building will meet your need for a multipurpose facility, a gymnasium, an arena or any recreational building. Each Star building is custom-designed to meet your exact requirements. Star prides itself on maintaining state-of-the-art, computerized processing systems in all phases of design, drafting and manufacturing. This advanced technology enables Star to provide a broad spectrum of building designs while maintaining superior economy, energy efficiency and consistency of quality.

Star Building Systems: 800-879-7827

A Thousand Uses

Low in cost and easy to relocate, ClearSpan fabric structures are designed for a variety of recreational uses, including sports complexes, fitness centers, storage and more. Discover a cost-effective building with a spacious interior, which needs no artificial lighting during the day. Made in the United States, these structures can be built to any size, up to 200 feet wide. ClearSpan makes it simple to start building today with easy financing options available.

ClearSpan: 800-603-4445

Create a Legacy

Legacy Shelters provides wood and steel park shelters in a wide range of sizes and styles at a competitive price. Legacy Shelters is also happy to provide written specifications of your shelter for the bidding process. Let them create a "Legacy" for your site.

Legacy Shelters Inc.: 573-234-1200

A Beautiful View

Pictured here is the Gazebo at Tryst Falls Park in Kearney, Mo. Tryst Falls Park is home to the Kansas City area's only public waterfall—at least when the creek is up. At one time, there was a working grist mill on the site. This custom 44-foot octagon shelter (model no. OC44M-P10) provides visitors to the park with a shady place to enjoy a picnic or simply relax before heading home. The all-steel shelter has a powder-coated frame, steel roof panels, a vented cupola, Full Circle pattern handrails and overhead ornamentation and gabled dormers on four sides.

ICON Shelter Systems Inc.: 800-748-0985


Vixen Hill is known for quality and craftsmanship. Vixen Hill's pergolas arrive on-site via common carrier. Cedar modules are pre-engineered to bolt together in a single day using simple hand tools. Municipal workers or unskilled volunteers can quickly assemble Vixen Hill products with confidence. These "meeting point" structures are so spectacular that their memory will last a lifetime, so you can specify Vixen Hill products will confidence.

Vixen Hill Cedar Products: 800-423-2766

A Shady Spot

Aesthetically pleasing shade is available in square, rectangle and hexagon shapes with the Four-Post Hip Structure. Custom sizes are also available. Framework consists of powder-coated steel. Top is available in various colors, fabrics and designs. They are up to 100 percent water-repellent and provide 95 percent to 100 percent UV protection. The Four-Post Hip Structure is made with a clear-span designed structure that allows for maximum capacity. It has an easy-to-use turnbuckle system for quick installation and removal of top.

Shade Creations by Waterloo: 800-537-1193