Twenty new mass timber beams are being installed over what will one day become the new basketball courts at next training facility for the San Antonio Spurs. This is a monumental undertaking as each beam is 130 feet long, over six feet tall and weighs over 13 tons.
The beams made and are continuing to make the long journey from Oregon in the coming days. In addition to these 20 beams, there is a lot more mass timber going into the entire project. It will ultimately become the largest mass timber constructed training facility in U.S. professional sports and the largest mass timber construction in Texas.
The team’s new training facility is being constructed at The Rock at La Cantera, which is scheduled to open in August 2023 along with an outdoor community event plaza. The Rock at La Cantera is a multi-phase $500 million legacy project that will extend across 45 acres and feature a human performance research center, a 22-acre park, a state-of-the-art Spurs performance center, a public outdoor event plaza and space for medical, hospitality and office use.