Stay home and play

Who needs a vacation? In the last few years, homeowners recognized the advantage of creating their own backyard resort. Let's face it. “Stay-cation” is now a part of our vocabulary. While most people think a swimming pool is just the ticket, more families are looking at sport courts of all kinds. Limited space? Create a driveway basketball court from brick or concrete pavers, like the one we designed and built in St. Paul, MN.

Add sports and games to your backyard

We have all seen tennis courts, basketball courts and trampolines at the neighbors. And backyard hockey rinks are a favorite here in Minnesota. But consider adding one of these less common sports or games to your backyard – chess boards, horseshoes, putting greens, bocce ball, volleyball, shuffleboard, or badminton. No reservations necessary.

You Want a Piece of Me? Who can resist a little friendly, family competition? Your house will be THE place to be in the neighborhood. A ton of fun, and right out the back door!

Poolside putting green and outdoor game space.

Between the pool and retaining wall, a putting green and game space add another dimension to the backyard fun.

Supersized backyard chessboard.

How about a game of chess?

Backyard in-ground trampoline and putting green

Eden Prairie backyard with a putting green for dad, and an in-ground trampoline for the kids!

Beautifully inset sport court lines in the brick driveway

This elegant sport court has beautifully inlaid lines in contrasting brick that will never need to be repainted.

Private backyard putting green in Minnetonka, MN

This award-winning Minnetonka backyard with a putting green and lakeside view.

Sideyard horseshoe pitch in Minneapolis, MN

Backyard horseshoe pitch in Minneapolis, MN is a neighborhood gathering place.

Hard plastic backyard basketball court

This sport court is made of interlocking hard plastic squares that quickly shed water so players can get back to the game.

Asphalt backyard sport court with an adjustable basketball hoop

Backyard sport court for basketball and roller hockey.

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