OUTDOOR SPORTS EQUIPMENT
Bison ShootOut portable aluminum soccer goals set the standard for durability and safety. Goal sizes range from 9-foot Bantam to 24-foot Competition in 4-inch round, 4-inch square or 2-by-4-inch tubing. All have QwikTrack net attachment plus a Torque Tested backstay attachment that eliminates corner weld failure common on other portables. Official-sized goals will adjust to fit under gooseneck football goals when both sports share the field. Complete packages include nets and built-in wheel kits (ordered separately with Value Packages).
Bison Inc.: 800-247-7668
On the Bench
Custom powder-coated in your choice of colors, UCS team benches with back and shelf are manufactured using exclusive 2-inch by 2-inch Zeneel® tube, making them some of the most durable team benches available. The support frames are fully welded for added strength. UCS benches are available in standard (18-inch seat height, 9 1/2-inch-wide seat) or pro-style (22-inch seat height and 15-inch-wide seat) and come with non-marring rubber pads on the bottom for use indoors and outdoors. A permanent in-ground design is available on all models. UCS team benches are easily assembled using a unique clip system and stainless steel hardware.
UCS Inc.: 800-526-4856
In the Spin
Disc golf is one of today’s fastest-growing sports. A disc golf course is inexpensive to develop and maintain and attracts new-dedicated patrons to your facility. A good course design will last for decades and cater to all levels of player. Installing a disc golf course can be flexible to meet your needs and utilize unused land not suitable for other sports. A basic course minimizes costs while providing a quality entry-level course. An advanced course provides a great course for the local community and disc golfers from out of town. Champion courses are perfect for professional tournament play, high-profile installations, large universities and corporate campuses.
Disc Golf Association: 831-722-6037
A new playground basketball system at Future Pro, the PR77, has 72 inches of safe play area between the backboard and the 5 9/16-inch o.d. gooseneck pole. This is Future Pro’s Mega-Duty pole of hot dip galvanized steel with an extra 48 inches for a deeper in-ground depth and a lifetime warranty. Heavy-duty backboard braces are included. The steel backboard has a graffiti-resistant finish. The goal is a double-rim playground goal so tough it’s covered by an unconditional lifetime replacement warranty. Pole padding is optional.
Future Pro Inc.: 800-328-4625
Set & Spike
First Team introduces the Blast outdoor volleyball system. First Team’s Blast volleyball systems are designed to offer high-quality performance, durability, versatility and safety all in one affordable package. The 4-inch square steel powder-coated uprights can be installed outdoors for either sand or grass volleyball courts. The Blast also makes a great recreational indoor system for churches, YMCAs or anywhere groups gather to play. The infinitely adjustable net height from men’s competition height down to tennis net height makes the Blast a great unit for all ages and all types of net games. A simple net tensioning device makes setting up the unit quick and easy.
First Team Inc.: 888-884-6677
Take a Seat
Dizard offers a variety of outdoor bench and bleacher seating with bleachers ranging from two rows up to 10 rows and with standard lengths up to 30 feet long. Guardrails are included on all systems with five rows of seating or more. Portable, standard, preferred, deluxe, low-rise, tip-n-roll and transportable are all available bleacher options. You can view most products online.
Michigan State University recently became the fifth Big Ten school to purchase Keeper Goals player shelters. Each Big Ten school had their shelters painted in their school colors for use by either soccer, field hockey or lacrosse teams. Wisconsin chose red, Michigan State chose forest green, Michigan chose blue, Purdue chose black and Northwestern chose purple. Keeper Goals shelters are built of heavy-duty materials, powder-coated and specially crafted for durability. They will provide years of use. You pick from a variety of options to design your own shelter.
Keeper Goals: 800-594-5126
Pro-Bound Sports introduced a complete line of quality aluminum bleachers. This bleacher line is designed to meet the needs of customers on tight budgets without compromising quality. Pro-Bound offers this bleacher with aluminum planking and powder-coated steel frames. Additionally, bleachers can be arranged in a variety of configurations from two- through 10-seat rows, with or without step aisles. Seat planks are anodized aluminum and walk planks are available as single- or double-wide aluminum planks. Bleacher designs meet recommended bleacher guidelines for bleacher safety.
Pro-Bound Sports, llc: 800-525-8580