WHAT IS PADEL? Padel is a racket sport that is played in doubles on a 20×10 metre court. Players are separated by a net and surrounded by glazed walls, 4 metres at the back of the court and 3 metres on the sides. The glazing always sends the ball back and allows players to send it back, which significantly increases effective playing time. Two winning sets are needed and points are counted in the...

"A COVERED STRUCTURE TO CREATE A NEW DYNAMIC",   Last June, the town of Mornant, located in the Rhône region of France, inaugurated a structure with two tennis courts built by SMC2. Its first indoor courts will allow the local club to grow as playing will be possible all year round. Renaud Pfeffer, the mayor of this town of over 5,000 inhabitants, looks back on the structure. Why d...

"WE WERE LOOKING FOR AN AESTHETIC STRUCTURE THAT WAS QUICK TO BUILD",   Since the month of June, Granville (50), a town of nearly 13,000 inhabitants, has had a new covered structure for two of its tennis courts. It chose the SMC2 concept for the modernity of its structure and its speed of construction. Roger Davy, the town’s councillor for sports, looks back on this investment. &nbsp...

The entire SMC2 team thanks you for your confidence that you have granted us this year again ! SMC2 would like to thank you for the trust you placed in us once again this year, in this very special context. We are proud of our volunteer teams, who have enabled us to complete our works under restrictive conditions, and we would like to give our full support to the service providers, partners and c...

For several years now, we have been seeing growth in the construction of athletics halls that compete with traditional outdoor stadiums, the French Athletics Federation having understood the interest of these new infrastructures.   Athletics halls, ideal solutions for competitions Fully covered and temperate if necessary, athletics halls make it possible to organise competitions in a...

There’s a reason behind timber being used in almost all SMC2 constructions! There are many advantages to this increasingly sought after, noble and eco-responsible material. Today, timber is an essential building material which is found in all sectors. Brief focus on the timber construction trend and its advantages.   Timber construction is gaining momentum in France Whereas just a few ye...

A new center for Berlin street ballers has sprung up in Prenzlauer Berg: On June 21, the new basketball grounds in the Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sports Park were opened. Highlight of the facility is the covered main court under an outdoor hall by SMC2, which can be used in wind and weather.   All in all, three “Full Court” basketball fields with six modern, height-adjustable basket faciliti...

“A two-in-one sports facility for Luzech”   For more than a year, the town of Luzech (46) and its 2,000 inhabitants have been enjoying a covered sports hall including a multi-sports surface and a tennis court. The town’s major Gérard Alazard talks about the completed project. Why did you decide to build this sports facility? Our previous secondary and primary schools, with a respect...

We wanted an airy covered structure for a wide range of activities.   In early July, Pressins (38), a town of 1,160 inhabitants, inaugurated its school’s outdoor gym. The town opted for the Preosport® solution and is now enjoying a sports facility that can host a wide selection of activities.   How did the project begin? Our school, which has more than 160 pupils, didn’t hav...