Tennis courts

Customer Spotlight: Cape Henry Racquet Club

CS Cape Henry 02Challenge – Inclement weather conditions
Solution – Hercules Truss Arch Building
Size – 120’ wide x 106’ long
Application – Indoor tennis facility

Cape Henry Racquet Club was founded in 1974 and is located only two miles from the scenic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. In 2009, local tennis instructor Darryl Cummings bought the club with expansion in mind. Cummings, a former college tennis player and coach, wanted to turn the club into a state-of-the-art facility that would be able to hold regional tournaments and local lessons year-round. Continue reading

Five Reasons the Athletic Industry Loves our Buildings

Bourbon Street, New OrleansLast week I had the privilege of representing ClearSpan Fabric Structures at the 2012 Athletic Business Conference in New Orleans, LA. Since this was my first athletic industry show, as well as my first time in New Orleans, I didn’t know what to expect. Let’s just say, I was not disappointed with the show or the location! I fell head over heels for the city, with its bustling atmosphere, diverse culture and excellent food. I was lucky enough to have my mother and sister come with me.  Needless to say I was all business during the day, but was able to experience all that New Orleans had to offer at night. From walking down Bourbon Street and eating fried catfish to partaking in a piano bar sing-a-long, we managed to do it all. Continue reading