It’s essential that sports floors ensure stability, absorb shocks, resist traction, and deliver exuberance – they need to be sturdy, resilient, and safe in order to guarantee optimal performance, withstand heavy traffic and repeated bettering, and safeguard against injuries. Rubber floors meet all these requirements – they’re extremely durable, offer excellent shock absorption and dimensional stability, and create a safe and comfortable environment for athletes and staff alike.
Originally designed as an indoor sports arena, primarily used for college sports events and practices, the field house of today has become a multi-purpose recreational facility and lively community center. Apart from indoor space for various sports activities, a modern fieldhouse usually incorporates fitness lofts, cycling studios, group exercise rooms, locker rooms, saunas, and many other state-of-the-art recreational amenities.
Artificial sports turf is manufactured from synthetic fibers and made to imitate natural grass. See the history, facts and benefits of artificial turf fields.
The start of the school year is the beginning of the wear and tear on the rubber sports flooring and hardwood sports flooring in your facilities. These floors experience traffic year-round, but the school year brings more students, more practices, and more time spent in the training rooms. Make sure you follow these tips based on the type of sports flooring in your facility to protect your company’s investment, keep people safe, and keep the flooring looking newer longer.
Kiefer USA was more than happy to assist the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with installing new sports flooring in their Recreation Centers during the summer.
One of the most effective ways to prevent sports injuries is to ensure that athletes are playing on the right type of sports flooring and surfaces both indoors and outdoors. Sports flooring types are made with special care to provide shock absorption as well as a suitable surface for each sport. The following is a complete guide on the different types of sports flooring used for indoor and outdoor applications.
When people think about installing a home gym, they usually think about weights, bikes, and other equipment. It’s equally important to give serious thought to the kind of home gym flooring that’s best for your situation. Depending on your home and preferred type of exercise, there are many different flooring options. Here are 4 options, with the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Featuring Kiefer USA Mondo flooring and indoor artificial turf The new state-of-the-art strength and conditioning center at Eastern Kentucky University features our Mondo flooring and indoor artificial turf! There is Mondo flooring throughout the weight room area. The durable, anti-bacterial flooring maintains…
Rubber flooring is a flooring type that is quickly gaining popularity in a wide range of settings. This type of flooring has already been popular in gyms, fieldhouses, and weight rooms, but it is being used more in homes and commercial buildings. Not only are rubber floors resilient, durable, and easy to maintain, but they are also available in many different colors and designs to fit the decor of any space.
Legendary swimmer and 1936 Olympic gold medalist Adolph Kiefer has passed away at the age of 98. Prior to his death, he was the oldest living American Olympic champion. Kiefer passed at his Illinois home at 6:00 in the morning on Friday,…