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Athletic Buildings

Making Space for Sports

Guest Column - May 2017

New technologies and manufacturing capabilities make it easier than ever to make space for sports programming that can continue rain or shine, year-round.

Sports Facilities

Game Changer
Advancements in Design Boost Sports Facilities

Guest Column - March 2017

Taking sports from a seasonal affair to a year-round offering has gotten a lot easier as manufacturers of fabric structures have continued to innovate new design options.

Serving Up Innovation

OKC Tennis Center Adds Indoor Tennis

Web Exclusive - March 2017

The Oklahoma City Tennis Center at Will Rogers Park recently added an award-winning tennis structure housing six regulation courts. The new building brings the OKC Tennis Center to 36 total courts.

Structural Integrity

Nonconventional Buildings Offer Savings, Customization

Feature Article - February 2017

Expanding sports and recreation programming from seasonal to year-round can be simple, when you consider nonconventional ways to enclose your programs. From air-supported and tensioned membrane structures to yurts and more, there are ways to get it done quickly and efficiently.

Replace Tents With Permanent Structures

Problem Solver - August 2016

Consider the advantages of replacing short-term tent applications with a permanent year-round membrane structure.

Provide All-Season Sport & Training

Problem Solver - August 2016

Tension fabric structures are airy and spacious, allowing for a large amount of space without requiring internal columns, which might get in the way of play. The sound-absorbing covers and walls help reduce noise inside the structure, which makes for a quieter indoor environment for sports of all kinds.

Build a Sustainable Year-Round Sports Facility

Problem Solver - August 2016

In addition, you can save time with this type of structure, due to standardization and computer-assisted design. You can save up to a third of the time it will take to construct your facility using other methods.


Opportunities Abound, Year-Round
Collingwood Community Pool and Ice Arena Ontario in Ontario, Canada

Facility Profile - March 2016

Without enough ice to go around and a desire to extend the swimming season indefinitely, Collingwood officials found a simple, fast solution to help expand opportunities for sports, fitness and fun.

From Simple to Stunning

Trends in Nonconventional Recreation Structures

Feature Article - February 2016

From tensioned fabric structures to air-supported and beyond, there are plenty of options when you want to enclose your recreation, sports and fitness activities without getting involved in a lengthy and complex design-and-construction process.

Building Solutions

In Full Color
New Options Make Tensioned Membrane Structures a Solid Choice

Guest Column - January 2016

Tensioned membrane structures can be a great, quick solution when you want your facility up and running fast. And with new color options, your ability to customize a unique design has vastly expanded.