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Robbins MVP: 10 Years Later. We’ve come a long way baby!

What is the definition of a “good” sports floor? Is it the fancy logos or graphics that grab everyone’s eye? Or maybe the sound it makes when shoes squeak or balls bounce? For the avid sports fanatic, or even the not-so-sports-fanatic, these are all very important features that help identify not only the team, but […]

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Ocotillo Village Health Club & Spa: SSOTY Finalist

Robbins is happy to announce another Featured Facility and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Ocotillo Village Health Club & Spa, installed by Stout Hardwood. The new state-of-the-art fitness facility opened in April 2015 in Chandler, AZ, making it the 4th Village Health Club & Spa location to open in the Phoenix […]

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Duke Center for Living & Wallace Building: SSOTY Finalist

Robbins is happy to announce another Featured Facility and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Duke Center for Living Facility at Duke Medicine, installed by Foster Specialty Floors. The facility was recently renovated to include over 30,000 sq ft of various Robbins flooring specially customized by Foster for each area and application. […]

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Prairie View A&M Student Recreation Center: SSOTY Finalist

Robbins is happy to announce another Featured Facility and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Prairie View A&M Student Recreation Center, installed by NAH Sports Flooring. The new 92,000 sq ft facility was completed in early 2015 and features over 22,000 sq. ft. of Robbins rubber flooring products. The new student recreation center includes a three-court basketball gym […]

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Featured Facility & SSOTY Finalist: Griffin Elite Sports & Wellness

Robbins is happy to announce another Featured Facility and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the The Griffin Elite Sports & Wellness Complex, installed by Cincinnati Floor Company. The new state-of-the-art 125,000 sq ft facility opened its doors to the public on October 25, 2015 and is located in Florence, KY. 22,000 sq. […]

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Featured Facility & SSOTY Finalist: Alaska Airlines Center

Robbins is proud to announce the Featured Facility of the Month for June and Sports Surface of the Year Finalist goes to the Alaska Airlines Center installed by Alaskan Industries. This state of the art facility brings sports, concerts, events, and gymnastics to a community that never existed until now, and fills a gap in […]

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New Sports Center in Round Rock supports city motto as “Sports Capital of Texas”

The Round Rock Sports Center had one goal in mind when they opened its doors to the public for the 1st time in January 2014- to attract the best athletes and biggest events in Texas. Now more than a year later- they are doing just that. The new facility, located in Round Rock, TX whose […]

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Customer Testimonial Video- Friar’s Club of Cincinnati

Annie Timmons, Executive Director of the Friar's Club of Cincinnati, discusses her experience with Robbins and their new basketball floor installed in June 2014.

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Ask the Expert: A Q&A on sanding and refinishing your gymnasium floor.

Is it time for a gym floor makeover? In part 2 of our Q&A session, Kevin Price answers all the questions gym floor owners have about sanding and refinishing their floors. 1. How often should you sand & refinish a gymnasium floor? A gymnasium floor should be sanded and refinished every 10 years, however, this […]

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Ask the Expert: A Q&A on screening and recoating your new gym floor.

You have a new gym floor. Now what? We sat down for a Q&A with our resident expert, Kevin Price, to get answers to the questions we hear the most from new gym floor owners. Kevin had so much great advice to keep your gym floor looking great, that we have broken our Q&A session […]

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Bridging Cultures through Sports

As a member of our international sales and customer service division I’ve always enjoyed meeting people from different cultures and learning more about them. Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a large trade show in Europe that drew attendees from all over the world. As the visitors strolled by our exhibit space, their […]

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Buying a Sports Surface is Serious Business – 5 Tips to a better decision

Buying a sports surface is a big decision and can be somewhat overwhelming and confusing. After all, with proper care, you’ll be living with your decision for a long, long time, one that could span your entire professional career. Here are some tips to help you make a better buying decision: Tip #1 – Take […]

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Robbins pulls out an old friend to cheer on the Flying Pig runners

Robbins is pulling out an old friend to cheer on the runners at this year’s Flying Pig Marathon. Slam-Jam Suey (aka the Sportwood Pig) was one of over 400 pigs that were created by local artists during the Big Pig Gig in the summer of 2000 in Cincinnati. The pigs were individually custom designed to […]

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2014 Sports Surface of the Year Finalists

Robbins has opened voting for the annual 2014 Sports Surface of the Year contest. 6 finalists were chosen and the winner will be determined by Facebook & Twitter fans! Voting is simple. Fans will go to Robbins Facebook page and find the photo of the facility they want to vote for.  To vote, simply “Like” […]

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Case Study: Sports Center in Plano brings competitive and recreational sports opportunity to thousands of local youth each year…

The Plano Sports Authority (also known as simply PSA) in Plano, TX provides more than 70,000 local kids with the opportunity to play a variety of sports. Their motto “Rec to Select” allows youth at all skills levels to participate. From basketball, to soccer, to dance, to martial arts, PSA has something for everyone. And […]

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BLOG: Not your Momma’s fieldhouse: How the role of the college fieldhouse is rapidly changing

The college fieldhouse of today looks very different than it did 30, or even 20 years ago.  It is expanding. And not just a little- a lot- I mean literally “I ate so much I nearly split my pants” growing. For years colleges have been upgrading classrooms and labs, building campus rec centers, adding academic […]

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Massive Community Centre in Edmonton provides sports variety for local residents

The largest of its kind in North America, the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, opened its doors to the public last fall revealing its extensive capabilities in recreational and competitive sports.  Situated on the University of Alberta campus, the facility has more than 220,000 square feet of space, including more than 130,000 […]