Bison's Unbreakable Glass XL Backboards have an unconditional lifetime warranty. Bison is so confident you will never need a replacement of a 42-by-72-inch XL or 48-by-72-inch XL that a $250 installation reimbursement is offered on any broken board replaced under this warranty. A heavy-duty support system absorbs stress from player contact. Goals mount to the rear steel frame without touching glass at any point.

Bison Inc.: 800-247-7668

One-Stop Gym Shop

First Service specializes in providing gymnasium equipment to high schools, colleges, military, park and recreation districts, private clubs and corporate fitness centers nationwide. Look to First Service for the best in basketball and volleyball equipment, bleachers, divider curtains, protective padding, scoreboards and multipurpose flooring. First Service delivers superior products at competitive pricing with excellent customer service and attention to detail.

First Service: 800-227-1742

Quick Setup

Draper's Overhead Volleyball System allows rapid setup for volleyball games. The OVS stores at the ceiling with net, antennas, boundary markers and pads attached. The OVS overhead superstructure attaches to the roof structure with the same high-strength tube and clamps used on the EZ-Fold backstops for a rigid design.

Draper Inc.: 800-238-7999

Cover Up

Covermate IITM represents a breakthrough in gymnasium safety by way of retractable outriggers that reduce the risk of tipping. Also, yellow collars on each roller end prevent fingers from getting pinched while each roller is held captive with special safety bolts. Six casters, two of which are offset, reduce the floor point load by 33 percent while foot-operated locks anchor the system to the floor during operation.

CoverMaster: 800-387-5808

Pipe Down

Eckoustic® Functional Panels (EFPs)—Eckel's high-performance, sound-absorbing panels—provide a highly effective, economic method of improving the acoustic environment of gyms. These attractive, low-maintenance, v-ridged panels are easily spot-located on walls and ceilings to reduce background noise and reverberation. The durable EFPs are ideal for acoustic upgrading of existing facilities and of new ones, retaining their acoustic and structural integrity over time.

Eckel Industries Inc.: 617-491-3221

The Great Divide

National Sports Products divider curtains are customized to your specifications and produced from the most durable materials available. Curtains are available in 13-ounce or 18-ounce vinyl in a variety of colors. Top portion of divider panels is constructed of FR open weave white vinyl mesh or netting. Additional custom indoor products include Custom Protective Netting, Backdrop Curtains, Gym Floor Covers and Protective Padding.

National Sports Products: 800-478-6497

Get Green

If you seek green products for your facility, consider installing CoverSports EnviroSafe® gym wall padding. EnviroSafe is made from 60 percent recycled/40 percent virgin polyester fiber, and is a safe alternative to Poly and Bonded foams, yet costs no more. EnviroSafe foam is 100 percent toxin-free and 100 percent recyclable, unlike traditional foam products. The 18-ounce Vinyl covering comes in 14 colors and is printable with school letters/logos. Padding is custom-made to your needs.

CoverSports: 800-445-6680


The Original B-B Easy-Up Youth Goal at Future Pro has been updated to adjust rim heights at 6-inch intervals between 6 ˝ feet to 9 feet. An Easy-Up can be installed by one person over any style or make of goal and backboard. No tools, just a stepstool required. It will not damage the existing goal. The 48-by-32-inch backboard is high-impact ABS plastic with a lifetime limited warranty.

Future Pro Inc.: 800-328-4625