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#1 John F

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Posted 01 July 2011 - 07:58 AM

On our way to the coast we are visiting our son in Truckee, CA. Dropped in at their new Rec Center. Beautiful new facility with 2 basketball courts. They have several hours of open gym every day. I went at 7AM for a couple of hours and had both courts to myself. The staff was friendly and as long as I didn't wipe out any bball players they were ok with me flying. If you are in that neighborhood give it a try. I suggest early morning. They open at 6AM.

Link http://tdrpd.com/rec_center.html

If a club were looking for a venue that would be a great one for a fly or competition.

We should develope a list of known kite friendly indoor venues on this forum. That always seems to be the biggest stumbling block to people starting indoor flying.

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Posted 01 July 2011 - 09:21 AM

I'm in the Portland, Oregon area and found an indoor soccer arena that let's me in when there's no one around!! Posted ImageOnly a mile from the house!!! Posted Image My take on indoor - The wind is always the same, inside!!! Posted Image

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#3 Scott_of_melnsct

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Posted 01 July 2011 - 12:14 PM

the Outer Banks YMCA in Kitty Hawk was very welcoming when I approached them about having an indoor fly there a few years ago. They gave us use of the gym for two hours for nothing, and gave each of us day passes to come back another day.
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