The clay courts at the RTC are made of naturally occurring green stone from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
1) A layer of this material is packed to form a stable sub-base.
2) Then the court is rolled and a thin layer of loose clay material is spread over the court surface.
3) Finally the lines are nailed down.
a) Do you know how many nails go into every court?
b) Do you know how much clay is spread on our 6 courts every spring?
a) 1,500 nails per court
b) 9 tonnes of clay