A Monolithic Dome Gym at Thousand Oaks

Image: Thousand Oaks Ranch — It’s a Monolithic Dome retreat center with a semi-elliptical shape, a 143-foot diameter and a 45-foot height in Barry, Texas.

Thousand Oaks Ranch — It’s a Monolithic Dome retreat center with a semi-elliptical shape, a 143-foot diameter and a 45-foot height in Barry, Texas.

Image: Entryway — Each entryway has two large glass doors.

Entryway — Each entryway has two large glass doors.

Image: Games — Oakdome’s main level features a spacious, open game area.

Games — Oakdome’s main level features a spacious, open game area.

Image: Logo — The full-size basketball court carries the center’s logo.

Logo — The full-size basketball court carries the center’s logo.

Image: Oakdome — Built by the DFW Church of Christ Jesus in Carrollton, Texas, this retreat center includes the Oakdome gym.

Oakdome — Built by the DFW Church of Christ Jesus in Carrollton, Texas, this retreat center includes the Oakdome gym.

Image: Basketball — It’s a favorite at Oakdome!

Basketball — It’s a favorite at Oakdome!

Image: A safe place — The church wanted a safe, secure summer camp for children.

A safe place — The church wanted a safe, secure summer camp for children.

Image: Let there be light! — Large windows allow natural light into Oakdome.

Let there be light! — Large windows allow natural light into Oakdome.

Image: Comforts of home — The gym includes bath, shower and locker rooms.

Comforts of home — The gym includes bath, shower and locker rooms.

Image: Weight lifting equipment — Well-utilized space behind the gym’s walls houses weight lifting equipment.

Weight lifting equipment — Well-utilized space behind the gym’s walls houses weight lifting equipment.

Image: Secluded area — Oakdome sits in a quiet, secluded area.

Secluded area — Oakdome sits in a quiet, secluded area.

Image: A peaceful place — Thousand Oaks encompasses 236 acres of gently rolling, wooded land with its own fresh water pool and creek.

A peaceful place — Thousand Oaks encompasses 236 acres of gently rolling, wooded land with its own fresh water pool and creek.