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Airedale Arena

Performance and Design are a Winning Combination at Airedale Arena

Airedale Arena in Alma, AR, is a 90,000-square-foot multi-use facility that is home to Alma High School basketball and boasts a variety of state-of-the-art performance features. The facility includes more than 3,000 chairback seats, additional retractable seating, a glassed-in hospitality suite, a concourse that also serves as an indoor track, full video production capabilities (including a television and scoreboard package), portable stage and stage production equipment, team and officials’ dressing rooms, weight and fitness rooms, dance and gymnastics studios, training facilities, an indoor batting cage, coaches’ office, classrooms and a tornado shelter that doubles as a practice gym. more

During twelve months of planning that preceded 30 months of construction on the Airedale Arena, school officials visited 42 different basketball facilities to gather ideas on the proposed arena. After careful evaluation of these facilities, a flooring test in a local elementary school and consideration of recommendations from the architect, school officials chose nora® flooring for the 1/8-mile concourse behind the seating area, the promenade that leads visitors past the trophy case, school store and concession areas and the arena seating area. The enhanced durability and comfort that students and fans experience is exactly the winning combination that school administrators strived for when they chose the rubber floor covering.

Data and facts

Building Airedale Arena
Market Segment Education
Products norament® grano™
Architect Architecture Plus - Fort Smith, AR
Installation Year 2007


norament® grano™

Rubber flooring for extremely heavy traffic areas, with hammered surface and a granular design rich in contrast.

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