5 Ways to Customize Your Rooftop Basketball Court in Chicago, IL

5 Ways to Customize Your Rooftop Basketball Court in Chicago, IL

Gray and blue rooftop basketball court in Chicago

Basketball is a favorite pastime for many across the world. In congested cities like Chicago, driveway and yard space does not always permit for a half or full court. Supreme Sports of Chicago is here to propose an innovative alternative: if you can’t build on the ground level, why not on the roof?

Commercial facilities like sporting goods stores, gyms, multi-living facilities, and even hotels and resorts have expanded their amenities upwards. Today, you can find putting greens, basketball courts, and even dog parks on rooftops throughout metro cities.

This is also a great solution for homeowners in row housing. Condos and brownstones have limited yard space. We can offer rooftop basketball court opportunities to increase play space for the entire family.

For the best playing experience, we recommend the following safety measures for all roof courts. These all contribute to helping reduce injuries and out of bound balls. Here are some safety options to request when building your rooftop basketball court: Continue reading

4 Reasons to Install Custom Gym Flooring

4 Reasons to Install Custom Gym Flooring in Chicago, IL

gym-flooringAll over Chicago, residents are taking a proactive approach to getting fit by installing their own in-home gyms. Before they start bringing in barbells and sports equipment, however, they first need to install durable and reliable gym flooring. Gym floors provide the basis of all great Chicago home gyms, from Arlington Heights to Bolingbrook. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits custom in-home gym flooring.

Gym Floors are Comfortable and Safe

Working out in an unsuitable environment can lead to injury. We design our gym floors to prevent slipping and provide support for all kinds of athletic movements, allowing fitness fans to perform their workouts safely. By replacing existing hardwood or concrete floors with gym flooring, Chicago residents can reduce stress on their bodies while they work out at home.

Durability of Gym Flooring

Gym floors are designed with durability in mind. Whereas some types of flooring materials may not cope well with the sweat generated by hard exercise, Continue reading

Answers to all your Backyard Ice Rink Questions

Supreme Sports Chicago is the #1 ice rink builder in the Chicagoland area.  Since 1992, we have built thousands of residential and commercial ice rinks.  We specialize in customizing a rink to fit your yard and family’s budget.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions:

Q. What is the cost of a backyard ice rink?

A. It is important to know that the first year will be the most costly.  In addition to installation, your initial investment includes the materials that will be used for many years to come.

Costs vary depending on the size of your rink, materials used and custom items.  Brackets, board height, netting, lighting, and padding can contribute to the final cost.

We understand that Continue reading

We Want You to Have a Rink!

kids-on-backyard rink

Hockey is our life–we just run this business to pay for it! Before we were ice rink and sport court builders, we were hockey players.  We grew up watching the Blackhawks and playing hockey every chance we could get—on frozen ponds, in our basements, in the driveway…

These days when we aren’t building ice rinks and courts, we are playing hockey, coaching hockey, driving our son to hockey, and watching hockey.  Bottom line: we love hockey!

We also know hockey is expensive—the ice time, the gear, the leagues.  But when you have something you love, you want to share it with as many people as possible.  This is why we strive to make our rinks affordable so that anyone who wants a rink can have one in their own backyard.

How do we make this possible? Continue reading