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    Glen Falls School: The True Stars of Saint John

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Aug 8, 2022 10:06:17 AM

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    One of 69 schools in the Anglophone South School District, Glen Falls School represents only a small percentage of the students in Saint John, New Brunswick. While membership among such a large group provides opportunities for collaborations and community, it also comes with challenges. Similar to the way in which a child of a large family may receive divided attention from their parents, small schools like Glen Falls must share the District’s resources with surrounding institutions. Nonetheless, the uniqueness of Glen Falls School cannot be ignored and is even represented by its mascot — a bright, yellow star.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment, Wall Padding

    Coe Hill Fairgrounds Receives Coveted Outdoor Bleachers in Record Time

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jul 26, 2022 9:16:00 AM

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    Delays are a normal part of life. While these occurrences remain frustrating, the consequences are usually insignificant. However, for event planners, coordinators and venues, slowdowns are often accompanied by additional challenges. Relying on a timely delivery and installation of new outdoor bleachers, Coe Hill Fairgrounds reached out to Sport Systems for help.

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    Topics: Bleachers

    Halifax-Stanfield International Airport Receives New Safety Padding

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jul 19, 2022 12:20:16 PM

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    With business connections extending overseas, families geographically scattered, and new vacation destinations continually being introduced, most find themselves in an airport at one point or another. While flying is one of the most common modes of transportation, its biggest deterrent is discomfort. Teaming up to address the potential concerns of travelers, the Halifax-Stanfield International Airport has worked hard to address the physical discomforts of travelers while the US Customs and Border
    Protection services (USCBP) maintains safety as its highest priority.

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    Topics: Custom Padding, Wall Padding, Padded Rooms

    Sport Systems Intern Brings Home 3 Medals from the Canadian National Armwrestling Championships

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jul 12, 2022 11:56:18 AM

    Brody-St-Denis-Blog-Image-1Excellence and hard work are two values that we strive to uphold at Sport Systems. Not only do we look for team members who exemplify these principles at work, but those who apply these values in other areas of their lives. One individual whose hard work we would like to acknowledge is our summer student intern, Brody St. Denis!

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    Adding to Our Portfolio: Providing Marian High School with New Indoor Telescopic Bleachers

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jun 24, 2022 1:05:54 PM

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    Sport Systems has a long and successful history of providing educational institutions with excellent equipment and services throughout Canada and the United States. More specifically, Sport Systems has an impressive portfolio of jobs completed for Catholic schools. Adding to the team’s experience, a project was recently completed for Marian High School, an all-girls Catholic school located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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    Topics: Bleachers

    Carson Grove Park Receives Tennis Court Upgrades

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jun 15, 2022 3:31:49 PM

    Image-of-Outdoor-Tennis-Backboard-at-Carson-Grove-ParkAs many athletes know, the best way to improve one’s game is to compete against opponents who are superior in skill or ranking. While this often-humbling experience can quickly help identify one’s weaknesses and ways to address them, a more experienced opponent is not always available. In the interest of keeping up with practice and development between matches, Sport Systems has come up with an effective way for tennis players to improve their solo game so they can then bring their A game to the court.

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    Topics: Tennis Equipment

    Preparing for Increased Game Attendance: St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Receives Additions to Outdoor Bleachers

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jun 9, 2022 10:39:42 AM

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    In almost all realms of life, it is always better to plan ahead to ensure you can accommodate the potential outcome and support your expectations. Most would agree that it is better to be overprepared than underprepared, more important to overestimate your needs rather than to underestimate them. Taking active measures to ensure that they are always able to accommodate their guests, St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Catholic Secondary School invited Sport Systems to return to their school and install additions to their outdoor bleachers.

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    Topics: Bleachers, Bleacher Additions

    New Season, New Hoops: BGC Durham Continues Gymnasium Renovations

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jun 1, 2022 12:03:19 PM

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    As we near the final weeks of spring, many children and youth have begun to count down the
    days until summer break begins. While there is no shortage of activities available, parents still find themselves with the same annual predicament: who will provide supervision to all of these newly released students? Fortunately, many residents of Oshawa, Ontario are able to turn to BGC Durham for summer activities that are fun, safe, and reliable.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment

    The Importance of Safety: BGC London Enlists the Help of Sport Systems to Continue to Foster a Safe Environment

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    May 25, 2022 4:06:41 PM

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    Throughout the years, Sport Systems has been privileged to partner with numerous schools and community resources dedicated to serving children and youth. Whether assisting in the renovation of a high school football field, equipping a local playground with accessible seating solutions, working with a science and history museum on a customized project, or providing an after-school program with new basketball equipment, we have seen firsthand how a safe and well-maintained environment promotes the development of the youngest members of society. One organization that Sport Systems has made several contacts through is the BGC of Canada. Working with several different locations throughout Ontario, our team has been able to provide equipment ranging from safety wall padding to gym divider curtains for various facilities. Recently, we were invited to collaborate with BGC London to install new basketball systems in their gymnasium.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment

    New Telescopic Bleachers for Ecole Secondaire Publique De Barrhaven

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    May 17, 2022 11:00:00 AM

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    The value of speaking more than one language cannot be understated. Not only is it believed to aid older adults in preventing memory loss (Skibba), it opens the door to many more opportunities in life — especially in employment. With Ottawa’s large bilingual population, the need for businesses such as Sport Systems to cater to both languages is essential. As such, the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) has committed itself to providing, “the means to acquire the skills and knowledge [children] need to grow and succeed in a constantly changing world” (“Ottawa”).

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    Topics: Bleachers

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