What Scouts Look for at Basketball Tournaments

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Basketball tournaments deliver some of the most heated and intense games of any sport. Tournaments are a great way to showcase your skills to other teams, coaches, and fans. These showcase tournaments are designed for collegiate or professional scouts to learn more about players and decide if a player’s style will mesh with their team. […]

A Walk Through the Explore Playground & Splash Pad

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Hoover Met Complex is extremely excited about our campus’s newest feature: the Explore Playground & Splash Pad! Opened on May 15th, this has been one of the most popular attractions in all of Hoover! This 15,000 square-foot playground and 7,000 square-foot splash pad are made for everyone to have fun during the hot summer season. […]

Best Features of an Indoor Sports Complex

Indoor sports complex basketball courts

Indoor sports complexes have several features that set them apart from basic gyms or open court areas. Conferences, meetings, and indoor sports are just a few of the things they can offer regularly. With a new complex, you might wonder what features set it apart from an ordinary indoor facility. In today’s blog, Hoover Met […]

Turf vs. Grass – Outdoor Sports at Hoover Met Complex

Close up of a synthetic grass soccer field

There has been a lot of debate to whether synthetic turf fields or natural grass fields are better. Artificial fields have become more popular due to the year-round versatility, annual upkeep, and durability. However, natural grass fields are better for the environment, overall traction on the pitch, and might even lessen the chance of injury. […]

How to Beat the Heat During the Summer

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The summer months bring heat waves, intense humidity, and more. Sometimes these summer months will cut down your training, especially if you aren’t taking the right precautions to beat the heat. Depending on where you are the heat will drain your energy in different ways. If you are noticing a decline of energy, a lack […]