Facility Friday: Liberty Tennis, Air Force Weight Room and More | Athletic Business

Facility Friday: Liberty Tennis, Air Force Weight Room and More

Liberty University has begun construction on a new Indoor Tennis Facility. The 48,000-square-foot space will serve both the men’s and women’s tennis programs, and feature an enclosed six-court space. The $5 million project will include seating for 100 fans, locker rooms, a team room, laundry facilities and a concessions area. It is expected to be completed by January 2021. — Liberty.edu

The Air Force Academy completed work on a renovation to the weight room inside the Falcon Athletic Center. The $1.2 million upgrades includes newly installed rubberized flooring, two turf areas with inlaid speed ladders, and new equipment for weight and resistance training. — GoAirForceFalcons.com

Rice University’s plan to build an inflatable dome for its varsity and club sports programs has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company in charge of manufacturing and installing the dome has ceased operations temporarily. Work is expected to resume in mid-May, and be completed by mid-June. When finished, the 80,000-square-foot facility, to be named the Robert L. Waltrip Indoor Training Center, will provide an air-conditioned space for the school’s athletes in which to train during the hot summer months. — The Rice Thresher

Booker T. Washington High School in Pensacola, Fla., is nearing completion on a renovation to its aquatics facility. The six-figure renovation project includes new lighting and resurfacing for the six-lane pool, which is used by each middle and high school in Escambia County. — Pensacola News Journal

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