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Rooftop innovation from Thornton Sports

Thornton Sports has created a rooftop sports facility at St Silas C of E Primary School in Blackburn, UK. It was made with a Thornton Classic 10 surface synthetic grass pitch on top of a pre-fabricated shock-pad. Underneath, Thornton used its SudsSports light-weight plastic units as a sub-base replacement layer. The units also work as a drainage system.

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Rooftop innovation from Thornton Sports
Granwood flooring for multi-use sports hall

Granwood has created a new sports hall floor for clubs in Hertfordshire, UK. The new floor at Westminster Lodge centre is fully sprung to reduce impact and help protect users’ joints as they train. The natural wood colour floor is laid in herringbone format and is intended for a range of different events and sports activities from badminton and trampolining to events and dinners. Granwood has incorporated underfloor heating across the entire sports hall, which measures 594sq m and includes four courts.

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Granwood flooring for multi-use sports hall
Pavigym’s Functional Zone 3.0 and Energy+

The Functional Zone 3.0 floor by Pavigym is a high tech product that guides the user’s training via a series of floor lights. It is designed as a tool for interval training, reaction training or speed, agility and resistance skills. Club members can keep track of their progress and challenge themselves and others by beating their best score. In addition, the 3.0 Vertical uses wall space to provide another training zone. Pavigym is also introducing the Energy+ high intensity interval training solution for small and large group training. It incorporates a yearly programme of professional functional training.

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Pavigym’s Functional Zone 3.0 and Energy+
Black and yellow floor theme for Kent Uni

Kent Sports Centre at the University of Kent has had a makeover with help from Escape Fitness. The functional training area now boasts yellow and black Tech Sport flooring with Escape’s flagship Octagon functional frame coloured to match. The ‘wet pour’ EPDM flooring offers a variety of colour options, helping identify and define different workout zones. Different shades of yellow were used for the free weight area and functional area of the installation at Kent Uni.
 
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Black and yellow floor theme for Kent Uni
Jordan Fitness completes Finnish flooring project


Functional fitness specialist Jordan Fitness has installed fitness flooring and other equipment at Finnish health club, Hukka Oy, near Oulu. The installation included extensive Easy Lock functional performance flooring with Hukka Oy branding. Hukka Oy measures more than 45 900sq ft and has tennis, squash and badminton clubs. The facilities also include three gyms, including a women-only gym and new functional training studio, for its 4000 plus members. It runs 100 weekly fitness classes.

sport-kit.net keyword: Jordan

 



Jordan Fitness completes Finnish flooring project
Genk play safely indoors

Veldeman Structure Solutions, based in Belgium, has created an any-weather indoor training hall for KRC Genk Belgian first division team football team. The club installed FieldTurf artificial grass flooring to provide a safe training surface. Club doctor, Dr Stijn Indeherberge, said: “The risk of injury is much lower when you can move in a controlled way. Strains due to uneven or icy surfaces are less likely to occur.”

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Genk play safely indoors
Altro recycles London Olympics sports flooring

Altro Flooring has reused thousands of metres of its XpressLay floor, used during the London 2012 Olympic Games, for installations at various UK centres. During the 2012 games, XpressLay was used in the Basketball Arena and the Water Polo Arena besides other venues. The adhesive-free safety flooring has been relaid in a range of new installations, including Barnado’s, educational establishments and social housing. Designed to be easily taken up post-installation for reuse or recycling, the 2.2mm-thick temporary surface is 100 per cent recyclable.

sport-kit.net keyword: altro

 



Altro recycles London Olympics sports flooring
Dundee students’ sports centre gets the full works

The University of Dundee recently completed a redesign of its Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) centre with Forbo flooring and Precor fitness equipment. The redevelopment included reflooring, rewiring, extending network capabilities, redecoration, new Precor fitness equipment and a functional training suite. Forbo Flooring supplied the flooring in its Flex design vinyl loose lay installation tiles.

sport-kit.net keyword: forbo

 



Dundee students’ sports centre gets the full works
 


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Sport-Kit Special


Wherever you are in the world, find the right products and services 24/7 by logging on to Sport Management’s free search engine www.sport-kit.net

Rooftop innovation from Thornton Sports

Thornton Sports has created a rooftop sports facility at St Silas C of E Primary School in Blackburn, UK. It was made with a Thornton Classic 10 surface synthetic grass pitch on top of a pre-fabricated shock-pad. Underneath, Thornton used its SudsSports light-weight plastic units as a sub-base replacement layer. The units also work as a drainage system.

sport-kit.net keyword: thornton

 



Rooftop innovation from Thornton Sports
Granwood flooring for multi-use sports hall

Granwood has created a new sports hall floor for clubs in Hertfordshire, UK. The new floor at Westminster Lodge centre is fully sprung to reduce impact and help protect users’ joints as they train. The natural wood colour floor is laid in herringbone format and is intended for a range of different events and sports activities from badminton and trampolining to events and dinners. Granwood has incorporated underfloor heating across the entire sports hall, which measures 594sq m and includes four courts.

sport-kit.net keywords: granwood

 



Granwood flooring for multi-use sports hall
Pavigym’s Functional Zone 3.0 and Energy+

The Functional Zone 3.0 floor by Pavigym is a high tech product that guides the user’s training via a series of floor lights. It is designed as a tool for interval training, reaction training or speed, agility and resistance skills. Club members can keep track of their progress and challenge themselves and others by beating their best score. In addition, the 3.0 Vertical uses wall space to provide another training zone. Pavigym is also introducing the Energy+ high intensity interval training solution for small and large group training. It incorporates a yearly programme of professional functional training.

sport-kit.net keywords: pavigym

 



Pavigym’s Functional Zone 3.0 and Energy+
Black and yellow floor theme for Kent Uni

Kent Sports Centre at the University of Kent has had a makeover with help from Escape Fitness. The functional training area now boasts yellow and black Tech Sport flooring with Escape’s flagship Octagon functional frame coloured to match. The ‘wet pour’ EPDM flooring offers a variety of colour options, helping identify and define different workout zones. Different shades of yellow were used for the free weight area and functional area of the installation at Kent Uni.
 
sport-kit.net keyword: escape

 



Black and yellow floor theme for Kent Uni
Jordan Fitness completes Finnish flooring project


Functional fitness specialist Jordan Fitness has installed fitness flooring and other equipment at Finnish health club, Hukka Oy, near Oulu. The installation included extensive Easy Lock functional performance flooring with Hukka Oy branding. Hukka Oy measures more than 45 900sq ft and has tennis, squash and badminton clubs. The facilities also include three gyms, including a women-only gym and new functional training studio, for its 4000 plus members. It runs 100 weekly fitness classes.

sport-kit.net keyword: Jordan

 



Jordan Fitness completes Finnish flooring project
Genk play safely indoors

Veldeman Structure Solutions, based in Belgium, has created an any-weather indoor training hall for KRC Genk Belgian first division team football team. The club installed FieldTurf artificial grass flooring to provide a safe training surface. Club doctor, Dr Stijn Indeherberge, said: “The risk of injury is much lower when you can move in a controlled way. Strains due to uneven or icy surfaces are less likely to occur.”

sport-kit.net keywords: veldeman

 



Genk play safely indoors
Altro recycles London Olympics sports flooring

Altro Flooring has reused thousands of metres of its XpressLay floor, used during the London 2012 Olympic Games, for installations at various UK centres. During the 2012 games, XpressLay was used in the Basketball Arena and the Water Polo Arena besides other venues. The adhesive-free safety flooring has been relaid in a range of new installations, including Barnado’s, educational establishments and social housing. Designed to be easily taken up post-installation for reuse or recycling, the 2.2mm-thick temporary surface is 100 per cent recyclable.

sport-kit.net keyword: altro

 



Altro recycles London Olympics sports flooring
Dundee students’ sports centre gets the full works

The University of Dundee recently completed a redesign of its Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) centre with Forbo flooring and Precor fitness equipment. The redevelopment included reflooring, rewiring, extending network capabilities, redecoration, new Precor fitness equipment and a functional training suite. Forbo Flooring supplied the flooring in its Flex design vinyl loose lay installation tiles.

sport-kit.net keyword: forbo

 



Dundee students’ sports centre gets the full works

Originally published in Sports Management 2013 issue 3

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