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What's Under Foot?

Making Smart Sports & Fitness Flooring Choices

Feature Article - April 2020

The programs you offer will largely determine the best type of surface for your sports or fitness facility. Find out more about the ins and outs of indoor sports and fitness surfaces to ensure you make the best choice.


Eye on Safety
>> New Standard Established for Aquatic Safety Surfaces

Guest Column - November 2019

To ensure you are doing all you can to promote safety and effective pool operations, it is wise to focus on standards for equipment, like the new NSF/ANSI 50 standard, which covers aquatic safety surfaces.

Select Your Surface

Sports & Fitness Flooring Fundamentals for Your Facility

Feature Article - March 2019

Recreation, sports and fitness facilities need the right kind of surface to serve the needs of people who are playing sports, working out and getting fit. Here’s some things to consider when making your selection.


Rebels Return to Their Roots
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

Facility Profile - April 2017

When faced with the choice between synthetic and natural turf, this university chose the best of both worlds.

Sizing Up Your Surface

Options Abound When You Want Performance & Durability

Feature Article - March 2017

When it comes to indoor sports and fitness surfaces, options abound, from synthetic vinyl and rubber surfaces and tiles to hardwood flooring. Learn more about your choices and their benefits, as well as what to expect over the long run.

Sports Facilities

Soccer Goes Green
New York Red Bulls Training Facility & Stadium in East Hanover and Harrison, N.J

Facility Profile - March 2017

The New York Red Bulls team training facility in East Hanover, N.J., was the first facility in the country to be Environmentally Certified by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). Two weeks later, their stadium in Harrison, N.J., became certified as well.

The Best of Both Worlds

Know When to Rely on Synthetic or Natural Turf

Feature Article - February 2017

Is synthetic turf or natural turf best for your sports and recreation programming? The answer is, both. There are reasons to use one or the other, but for many facilities, a combination of the two will maximize programming possibilities.

Don't Slip!

Preventing Slips & Falls

Web Exclusive - January 2017

Park and recreation managers interested in pool safety need to pay close attention to surfaces around pools. Tiles can become slippery, leading to accidents. But solutions are available to prevent slips and falls.

Sports & Fitness Surfacing

What Lies Beneath
Functional Training & Why the Surface Matters

Guest Column - November 2016

Athletic performance and fitness performance can be affected by the surface beneath our feet, which is why facility planners need to take care and select surfaces that will be effective for the kinds of programming they plan to offer.

One Surface, Many Uses

Finding the Right Multipurpose Sports & Fitness Surfaces

Feature Article - October 2016

Sports and fitness surfaces for indoor facilities often need to serve a variety of needs, from sport activities to hosting events and more. Learn more about what makes a good surface for a range of programming.