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Indoor Track

Keep on Running
Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wis.

Facility Profile - March 2015

The right track surface can make a big difference for users. Here, an ice center gets a new track surface for runners and walkers to enjoy while watching skaters take to the ice.

The Big Bounce

Innovations in Sports Flooring Abound

Supplement Feature - September 2014

For gymnasiums, sports courts, fitness centers and more, a sometimes-overlooked but critical component affecting the safety and performance is the playing surface. Having the right sports flooring improves traction, reduces stress on joints and muscles, and reduces the occurrence of sports-related injuries.

Surfacing 101

Find the Finest Flooring to Fit Your Facility

Feature Article - April 2014

Whether you are planning to build a new gymnasium or upgrade an older one, the decisions you'll have to make are numerous, but none are more important than choosing the right sports surface.

Hardcore Floors

Environment, Maintenance Vital to Flooring Lifespan

Supplement Feature - September 2013

Although more expensive, "Wood floors have the advantage of being long-lasting. The initial investment, cost-wise, equals out at the end of the day. Aesthetically, it looks great," said Randy Swartz, president and founder of a flooring manufacturer in Philadelphia. But, "it's definitely more demanding of the end-user relative to the maintenance and environmental controls."

Take It Inside

Cost, Maintenance, Performance Are Top Issues in Sports, Fitness Flooring

Supplement Feature - September 2011

Basketball courts, multi-activity courts and fitness floors all have one thing in common: They're indoors. And, the type of indoor surfaces that recreation and sports facilities choose is dependent upon what that flooring is being used for and how often it's used.

Scratching the Surface

Uncovering the Right Sports Flooring Solution

Supplement Feature - September 2010

With today's sports flooring companies offering more choices than ever in materials, function and colors (especially everyone's environmental favorite, green), it can be challenging to make the best choice for your indoor sports and recreation facility.

Healthy Growth

Dedham Health and Athletic Complex in Dedham, Mass.

Facility Profile - July 2010

Since the 1970s, the owners of the Dedham Health & Athletic Complex have been growing and innovating. Learn more about how they've stayed on top of their game.

Solid Footing

The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers in New York City

Facility Profile - November 2009

At this state-of-the-art facility, safety by the pool and in the locker rooms was a primary concern. An aesthetically pleasing solution provides a no-slip grip for patrons' feet in these wet areas.