The Club serves as a launching pad for recreation and exploration of the Reserva Ecologica Panamaes, and offers areas to congregate, socialize and relax after a tough match or adventurous ride.
The space is composed of a series of outdoor rooms designed around two specific zones: tennis and riding, which are defined and united by interconnected tropical gardens, fountains and old-growth trees. The horse staging area is walled by tropical palms and two linear troughs which fountain into a foot wash that leads to a series of changing rooms and lounges custom designed to specifically serve each activity. Teak rain screens keep the interiors cool during the dry season and divert the rain during the wet season. Skylights were incorporated to provide natural lighting and ventilation, as well as to sculpt light around zones of activity. A central thatched-roof pavilion offers a view of center court, and includes a kitchen and serving pantry so that guests can enjoy drinks and libations pre- or post- activity. Thatch softens the modern design of the club, nodding to the laid-back Panamanian rancho, while keeping the space cool.