School Gymnasium

ClearSpan Athletic Facilities & Indoor Gymnasiums – Build a Gym with Versatile Solutions & Budget-Friendly Options

ClearSpan’s indoor gym solutions allow for a dry and protected space that is ideal for recreational activity and municipal programs. Those looking to build a gym have a number of needs and requirements, but ClearSpan’s custom designs, cost and durability are sure to satisfy any athletic needs, including those of towns, municipalities and state governments. 

ClearSpan designs provide the very best engineered trusses, the highest-quality steel and dependable fabric covers. This combination creates a structure that ensures superior functionality and an attractive appearance. The truss design creates a wide-open building profile that doesn’t require support posts. This means that the structure doesn’t hinder sports or activities and each building provides the maximum amount of usable and playable space. 

The ClearSpan Indoor Gym Advantage includes: 

  • Natural ventilation – Air never gets stale or smelly
  • Protection from inclement weather – Play all year
  • Custom designs – Build a gym for any need
  • Fast construction
  • Low cost per sq. ft. 
  • Extremely durable – Industry-leading warranties on frames and covers

ClearSpan can design, build and install structures of any length and up to 300′ wide, so each customer can get the required space for their indoor gym. ClearSpan’s indoor gymnasium solutions can be constructed in fabric, metal or hybrid – a combination of metal and fabric. These options allow customers to create their ideal athletic structure all while staying within budget. 

ClearSpan is the go-to option for multi-purpose recreational facilities that are ideal for sports, programs, therapeutic recreation, after-school programs, team building activities and more. ClearSpan Truss Arch Specialists have years of experience and can help any customer design and create their perfect indoor gym. A Truss Arch Specialist can provide invaluable design advice and make recommendations for any need. 

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Cherry Gulch

-Emmett, Idaho

Solution – Hercules Truss Arch Building
Size – 65’W x 100'L
Application – Indoor gymnasium

Tucked amongst the shadows of the Rocky Mountains, Cherry Gulch is a boarding school for boys, providing various therapeutic intervention and prevention programs. Read More

Situated on 220 acres of ranch land northwest of Boise, the staff at Cherry Gulch was looking to expand its recreational activity programs. Outdoor facilities are ideal for various games and team building activities, but they also wanted to provide the students with year-round recreation in an indoor gymnasium.

“We’ve been utilizing an outdoor basketball court for all of our programs,” explained Program Manager Kahn Borge, L.M.S.W. “We wanted to give our students the opportunity to play sports and enjoy other activities with an indoor facility during inclement weather.” After exploring different building solutions on the Internet, Cherry Gulch ultimately selected ClearSpan Fabric Structures due to its affordability and durability. “We selected ClearSpan because of the combination of low cost and quality,” Borge added.

The 65’ wide by 100’ long Hercules Truss Arch Building was installed using ClearSpan’s in-house anchoring system. The 10’ long Helical Anchor foundation allows for minimal excavation and rapid installation of the structure. What’s more, the spacious interior has allowed the faculty at Cherry Gulch to use the indoor gymnasium in more ways than initially planned. “The building has been great and the students love it,” explained Borge. “We’ve also found that aside from recreational activities, we are also using the building for large training sessions.” In addition, Cherry Gulch also chose blue and orange for their gymnasium floor to emulate the colors of the Boise State University Broncos, which is known for its blue turf football field at Bronco Stadium.

During extreme weather conditions, Cherry Gulch also had ClearSpan outfit the building with doors and fans, to assist with ventilation in the summer months, and propane tube heaters to keep the gymnasium at comfortable temperatures during the winter. In addition to these supplemental building accessories, it’s the intangibles that have impressed the faculty the most. “Not only is the building very strong,” said Borge, “but it’s attractive both inside and out. The ClearSpan building has been a great addition to our facility.”

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Building Profiles

Our school gymnasiums come in fabric, hybrid and metal buildings, ensuring that no matter how you plan on using your ClearSpan structure, there is an ideal option.

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