Recent News - Summer 2018
Located the base of Camelback Mountain, the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, AZ opened a new athletic facility earlier this summer. The project includes seven tennis courts as well as pickleball and basketball courts. All courts are illuminated with (64) LSI CourtBlade fixtures with the Airlink wireless control system. With the control system, the lights run on a user-determined schedule to achieve additional energy efficiency. Also, two poles on each court have a pole-mounted motion sensor, bringing the lights from a user-determined dimmed light level to full luminosity.
Court Construction: General Acrylics
The (10) tennis courts at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa are illuminated with (80) LSI LED CourtBlade fixtures. As part of a $150 million renovation and expansion project at the resort, a new tennis center was built on the top level of a parking garage. Each court is illuminated at an average of over 50+ foot-candles for tournament and competitive matches. The new tennis complex opened in June 2018.
Completed in late August 2018, the Hot Springs Village Pickleball Club in Hot Springs Village, AR opened (14) new pickleball courts and two half-court basketball courts. For the project, Frasure Reps supplied (16) LSI LED CourtBlade fixtures. The Hot Springs Village Pickleball Club was formed in 2013 and has over 200 members participating in open play, leagues, tournaments and other organized activities.
Court Construction: Gerald Perry Tennis Co.
Completed this summer, Frasure Reps supplied (52) LSI SXS2 Indirect LED fixtures for the new Austin Sports Complex at George Fox University in Newberg, OR. Each of the six tennis courts are illuminated at 75+ foot-candles and will host NCAA matches for George Fox’s men’s and women’s tennis teams this fall. The building is a ClearSpan Structure, featuring technology that makes it energy efficient, including translucent fabric that will not require additional lighting during daylight hours. The facility also houses a training facility for GFU’s track and field teams.
Frasure Reps will supply (80) LED flood lights for the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre in Costa Mujeres, Mexico. The facility will open in November 2018 and will feature eight clay tennis courts, a soccer field, and a paddle court. The facility will be Rafael Nadal’s first international training academy and school for promising young tennis players outside of Spain. The academy will offer tennis classes and weekly programs for both kids and adults. Below is a rendering of how the completed tennis center will appear.
We came across this device which we thought may be useful to you when installing light pole anchor bolts. The Boltstar® is a rugged, washable, and reusable anchor bolt template that eliminates the need to use wood templates. The unit is made of high strength ABS and includes adjustable bolt slots to fit most anchor bolt patterns. The unit also includes an integrated bubble level system for insuring that the bolts are straight and the bases are level. For more information and where to buy visit www.boltstar.com Also, available from Amazon.
From November 30 – December 4, we will be at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ for the 2018 American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) Technical Meeting. Frasure Reps will serve as a sponsor for the event and will have a booth for the trade show. Also, Bruce will be leading a seminar regarding smart court lighting. It will focus on the capabilities and benefits of using controls in lighting systems and how they can be utilized in the best way possible. The technical meeting includes informative programs, a keynote speaker, a trade show, and an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and friends.
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