Recreational facilities

With Collegiate Athletic Departments Losing Money, ClearSpan Provides a Structural Solution

65 R Bozeman MT D-trackOne of the fastest growing markets in North America is the sporting industry. According to Forbes, the sports market in North America was worth $60.5 billion in 2014. It is expected to reach $73.5 billion by 2019. With TV rights reaching record highs, collegiate athletic departments are looking for a competitive advantage. Continue reading

Where You’re Most Likely To See Our Buildings During Your Summer Road Trip!

Into the sunsetMemorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer, has come and gone, so now it’s time to hit the road and do that cross-country road trip you’ve been talking about doing the last 10 years, right? Well, if you are going to take on such a feat, there is a 100% chance that you’ll pass by one of our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings, since we have our fabric structures in all 50 states! What state currently holds the rolling title for the most ClearSpan buildings? What states make our Top 5? Take the poll below, check back in one week for the answers, and map out YOUR road trip accordingly.

If you happen to see one of our buildings on your trip, snap a picture of the building, prove to us that you’re on a “road trip,” and we’ll send you a free gift! All you have to do is email the pictures and your mailing address to us at: Don’t worry — we will keep your information confidential — this is our little fun and exciting summertime game.

63 x 360 R Lititz PA CHINT: You’ll know it’s our building if you see our logo at the peak of the building, seen at left! GOOD LUCK!

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“How It’s Made” Comes to ClearSpan


May 8,2014

The Discovery Channel’s popular television show, How It’s Made, descended on a local company’s manufacturing facility to capture the design process of tension fabric buildings. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Is For The “Other Buildings”

about_header_iowaAt long last, Spring is here! Better late than never, right? Now is the time to replace the storm door with the screen door, clean the windows, get the yard ready, clean out the garden beds and look for the over-the-counter allergy combatant that has the lowest sale price. But if you’ve recently purchased a Hercules Truss Arch Building – a.k.a. a fabric structure – from ClearSpan, or if you’re thinking of buying one soon, you’re probably asking yourself: “How in the world am I supposed to clean that fabric cover?” Continue reading

Corn dogs, bearded ladies and dancing seals—Fair season is upon us!

Fair seasonWith Labor Day having come and gone, the end of summer is nearing.  I know it’s a terrible thought. I can barely even talk about it, but the good news is fair season is upon us!  Late summer and early fall bring with them farmers markets, harvest fairs and carnivals.  Luckily ClearSpan, is prepared for such festivities and provides the perfect solution for your event needs. Continue reading

ClearSpan’s Top 8 Stress Relief Building Countdown

Just relaxYesterday was Labor Day and hopefully you had some time to just sit, relax and blow off steam from all the hard work you’ve done all year.  Typically in our blog posts I like to talk about how our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings save you time and money and help increase production and efficiencies, but not today.  Today I’m going to talk about how ClearSpan buildings save you from overworking yourself and help reduce stress in our top 8 stress relief building countdown. Continue reading

Let there be Vert—Spotlight on Private Skate Facility

Let there be vertOur buildings can handle any application challenge.  What about an application so dangerous participants need to wear helmets? Yes.  Okay, what about an activity that requires high clearances allowing 360° flips?  Done.  How about a facility that can accommodate a large indoor ramp?  No problem.  Have you guessed today’s customer’s spotlight application yet?  That’s right- an indoor skateboard ramp! Continue reading

Caught in the Middle—Spotlight on Anacostia Community Boathouse Association

Anacostia BoathouseOften times, when people think of fabric structures they think of using them for cold weather applications like salt storage and indoor riding arenas. We’re not going to argue that fall is our busiest season; however, spring and summer happen to be the most popular time for new construction projects and with new construction comes the need for relocation. Such was the case for today’s blog. Stick around while we discuss how the Anacostia Community Boathouse Association combated their need to relocate… Continue reading

The many faces of ClearSpan- Top 12 Most Unique Applications Part 3

Many faces of ClearSpanOne of the benefits of working for a company that provides building and storage solutions to many industries is getting to see the different ways our customers use their fabric structures. Today, we are going to take a look at the final four unique applications of our top 12 count down… Continue reading

Love Notes to ClearSpan

Love NotesIf this were elementary school, ClearSpan Fabric Structures would be everyone’s favorite Valentine! Today’s blog is all about love and how our customers like to express their feelings towards us. I decided to showcase our relationships with our customers by highlighting some of the positive feedback we’ve received from them. Continue reading