Independence of Portage, Ravenna | Portage County Operations Center

  Project Name: Portage County Operations Center Owner: Independence of Portage, Ravenna Project Architect: Perspectus Architecture Construction Manager: Hummel Construction Scope: Provide and Install Telescopic Bleachers and Athletic Equipment Completion: May 2020 Throughout the K-12 landscape, there has been an increase in the construction of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings. As such, these types of projects require a certain level of flexibility for those working on…

East Richland Evangelical Friends Church | Ickes Family Life Center

  Project Name: Ickes Family Life Center Owner: East Richland Evangelical Friends Church Architect: Robert Buonaspina Contractor Cattrell Companies, Inc. Scope: Provide and Install Telescopic Bleachers and Athletic Equipment Completion: October 2019 Ickes Family Life Center, complete in 2019, is home to church events, community outreach, and classrooms including Christian education, Bible studies, and after school programs. The facility…

West Clermont School District | Summerside & Willowville Elementary Schools

  Project Name: Summerside & Willowville Elementary Schools Owner: West Clermont School District Architect: Elevar Design Group Construction Manager: Conger Construction Group Scope: Provide and Install Educational Casework and Athletic Equipment Completion: August 2019 Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the two new elementary schools in 2017, just after the opening of the new West Clermont High School and Middle…

DePaul Cristo Rey High School

  Project Name: DePaul Cristo Rey High School Owner: DePaul Cristo Rey High School Architect: Hasenstab Architects Construction Manager: Messer Construction Scope: Provide and Install Telescopic Seating & Athletic Equipment Completion: August 2019 DePaul Cristo Rey High School, sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, meets students where they are and guides them through becoming high school and…

Mason City Schools | Mason Middle School Renovation

  Project: Mason Middle School Renovation Owner: Mason City Schools Architect: VSWC Architects Contractor: Monarch Construction Co. Scope: Provide & Install Educational Casework, Millwork, and Athletic Equipment The renovations at Mason Middle School were just one part of the district’s Master Facilities Plan to create an efficient use of school facilities to produce the most benefit for the community’s…

Facility Guide to Selecting a Volleyball System | PSS Guest Post

  Play Environment First, you need to determine what type of volleyball will be played on your system. Generally speaking, there are systems available for two types of play – competitive and recreational. Competitive volleyball play requires that the net be a certain height, depending on who is playing. Men’s net height should be 7’ 11-5/8”, women’s net height…

Basketball Season: Indoor Checklist

Hussey Telescopic Bleachers

It won’t be long until we’re moving indoors for Basketball Season, is your gym ready? Below are some of our featured telescopic bleacher and athletic equipment posts with maintenance and safety tips at the forefront. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE: THE HOW-TO & WHY Given the right care, your telescopic bleachers will last generations, but it takes effort, care and knowledge on…

Get to Know: Performance Sports Systems

  Performance Sports Systems (PSS) has been supplying the architectural community with superior athletic equipment for nearly 90 years. With a focus on quality and customer satisfaction, their innovated approach to gymnasium construction and design layout functionality provides designers unequaled options and solutions to accommodate the varying needs of sports facilities. PSS holds the philosophy of “going the extra…

How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Backboard | PSS Guest Post

  How to Increase the Lifespan of Your Backboard Guest Post by Performance Sports Systems Identify Your Play Level When choosing a backboard, first evaluate what your level of play will be (e.g. collegiate competition play, high school competition play, youth/k-8 play, or recreational play).  Matching your backboard to your play level will ensure that your board can withstand…

Building Safety Month: 5 Safety Products You Need In Your Gym | PSS Guest Post

Hussey Telescopic Bleachers

5 Safety Products You Need In Your Gym Guest Post by Performance Sports Systems Equipment Locks & Safety Straps Locks and safety straps are designed to prevent ceiling-hung and wall-mounted gym equipment from falling in the event of a cable or winch failure. If the equipment were to malfunction and start to fall, the lock or strap would engage and…