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…

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…

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…

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…

Greenville City Schools | Greenville K-8 School

  Project Name: Greenville K-8 School Owner: Greenville City Schools Architect: Garmann Miller Architects Engineers Construction Manager: Shook Touchstone, LLC Scope: Materials & Installation of Educational Casework, Lab Casework, Telescopic Bleachers, & Athletic Equipment Completion: December 2016 Stevens Industries Educational, Lab, and Music Storage Casework is throughout the new 194,086 SF, 2-story building that consolidates the previous four existing elementary and middle schools….