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…

Ayersville Local Schools | New K-12 School

 

Project Name: Ayersville K-12 School
Owner: Ayersville Local Schools
Architect: Garmann Miller Architects & Engineers
Construction Manager: Shook Touchstone XIII, LLC
Scope: Materials & Installation of Educational Casework, Lab Casework, Telescopic Bleachers, and Athletic Equipment
Completion: August 2018

“Don’t let the fear of falling keep you from flying,” is sprawled across the halls at the new Ayersville K-12 School, occupied by students fall of 2018. Farnham Equipment Company has been a sub-consultant on numerous Garmann Miller projects all with the same approach, on their Jan 11, 2019 blog post, Doug Rentz of Garmann Miller shared:

 “For education clients, its designers collaborate with school districts to deliver fresh, flexible spaces. From modern seating options to multi-use rooms with state-of-the-art lighting and audio/video functions, GMAE’s designers are redefining how today’s students learn.”

As part of our scope, Farnham Equipment Company provided and installed an inclusive package featuring Stevens Industries Education and Music Casework, ICI Scientific’s Lab Casework, Brodart Contract Furniture Library Shelving, Hussey Seating Company’s Telescopic Bleachers, Performance Sports Systems Athletic Equipment, and Diversified Woodcrafts Vocational Shop Equipment.

 

Ayersville Local Schools | New K-12 School

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Liberty Center Local Schools | PK-12 School

  Project Name: Liberty Center PK-12 School Owner: Liberty Center Local Schools Architect: Garmann Miller Architects Engineers Construction Manager: Shook Touchstone XI, LLC Contractor: Mel Lanzer (Bleacher and Athletic Equipment Contract Only) Scope: Materials & Installation of Educational Casework, Lab Casework, Telescopic Platform, & Athletic Equipment Completion: December 2017 Liberty Center PK-12 school includes many of our featured vendors’ products displayed in open…

From Basic to WIFI: PSS Group Controller Options

  Performance Sports Systems’ new website opens to Designing Your Play Environment Shouldn’t Be a Workout but it can also be noted that operating your play environment shouldn’t be a workout either. With PSS options for Group Controllers, you have versatility in your configurations when it comes to your Athletic Equipment (basketball backstops, divider curtains, lighting, scoreboards, public address systems…