What ever the reason you & your school would like an artificial grass sports pitch
“All Weather ” Artificial Grass Sports Pitch
An artificial grass sports surface is thought of a all weather surface. It can be used and designed for “all weathers” i.e. heating underneath etc this would be an extremely costly and a huge waste of resources. The synthetic sports surface can be used when natural turf would be too muddy , too wet or too hard/dusty.
BIG PITCH small pitch CardBoard Box
Depending on budget, pupil ages, abilities and number of pupils an artificial grass sports surface can be adapted to suit. Sports surfaces can be designed to encourage movement and activities leading to the physical development of pupils but also encourage the development of skill necessary for more formal and competitive sports,
Younger pupils may require less formalized sports surface than a standard multi use games area (muga). SSP synthetic sports surfaces incorporates
- number snakes
- coloured shapes
- running tracks
- jumping lines
- alphabet ladders
Mini Football and Mini Tennis can be marked out with coloured artificial grass or with different coloured lines.
Artificial Grass School Sports
Multi Sports artificial grass is a multi-directional, compact carpet. Designed to enhance ball control.
- Can be played on all the time
- Even, stable surface
- Good grip on the field
- Quick draining and drying
- Highly durable
- In-built markings possible
- Available in a variety of colours: green, red, white and yellow
- Suitable for tennis, football, hockey, football, volleyball and badminton
For MUGA and small court systems there is a range of shock pads.
A shock pad provides a shock absorbing layer between the artificial grass and the base. This is often the preferred system.
Insitu polymeric shockpad – this is usually a 15 mm rubber crumb insitu poured shock pad.
The advantage of a rubber shockpad
- maybe reused after the lifetime of the artificial grass, some remedial work may be required.
- adheres to the base and provides a single layer underneath the grass
Foam Polyethylene Impact absorbing Pad
Felt Underlay Shockpad
SSP also offers sports cages which can be a temporary or permanent installation. Theses can enclose the ball space and allow more free up other areas of the playground.