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Astro Turf

Artificial grass has become a popular choice for many gyms looking for a durable and low-maintenance flooring option. It is a versatile material that can be used for a variety of sports and activities, such as football, soccer, golf, and even gymnastics. In this article, we will take a closer look at the benefits of using artificial grass in gyms and how it compares to other flooring options.

One of the main benefits of using artificial grass in gyms is its durability. Unlike natural grass, artificial grass is resistant to wear and tear, making it ideal for high-traffic areas and sports that require a lot of running, jumping, and pivoting. Additionally, it can be designed with a rubber underlayment to absorb the impact of activities and provide better traction.

Another benefit of artificial grass is its low-maintenance. Unlike natural grass, artificial grass does not require regular watering, fertilizing or mowing, this can save a lot of time and money. It is also resistant to mold and mildew, making it easy to clean and keep hygienic.

Another great benefit of using artificial grass in gyms is that it provides a consistent playing surface that ensures the safety of athletes and trainers. Unlike natural grass, artificial grass does not suffer from variations in weather, it does not have patchy or muddy areas, this can ensure an optimal grip for athletes and prevent slips and falls.

Artificial grass also has an attractive and natural-looking appearance. It can come in a variety of colors and textures, from realistic-looking blades to synthetic turf fields. This can provide a natural look and feeling in the gym, making it more inviting and pleasant to users.

Artificial grass also presents a great value, as it is a long-lasting and cost-effective option. Once installed, it can last for years with minimal maintenance, making it a cost-effective investment for gyms. This is especially true if you compare it with other options like natural turf or sports flooring systems.

Here at Fitness Equipment Ireland we have 5 types of grasses available. Our range is as follows:
1. We have our Entry Level Artificial Grass which is ideal for use on two meter wide prowler tracks. We offer cut to length service on this grass, allowing there to be no joints; creating much better performance and appearance. This grass is ideal for doing prowler and sled tracks and keeping costs to a minimum. This grass is available in 2m and 4m wide rolls and can be cut to length to keep joints to a minimum.

2. Our next grass is our 7mm Artificial Grass . This grass is a little shorter than our entry level grass but is slightly more dense meaning that it looks and performs better. It is ideal for gyms who want to put in tracks, and it is also suited for doing larger areas if needed. This grass is available as a full roll only.

3. Our Premium Turf has two unique selling points. Firstly, it is available in 5 different colours and secondly it is extremely dense (weighing over 2KG / m²). This grass serves a similar purpose as our 7mm grass, but is simply more long lasting, dense and hard wearing. This grass is available as a full roll only.

4. Our 25mm Premium Grass is the most heavy duty product we have for gyms. You will find this grass installed in premium commercial gyms across the country and we are one of the few suppliers to carry this product. It weighs over (3KG/ m²) which makes it ideal for covering large areas and putting in prowler tracks.

5. Finally our 30mm grass is the ideal grass for a someone who wants a surface for more than just a sled or a prowler. This grass resembles most a beautifully manicured lawn. If this is what you want then our 30mm grass is ideal for you. This grass is cut to length.

We also offer a full astro turf installation service so just contact us to enquire. If you have a busy gym or if would like something that will look, feel, and perform a little better then check out some of our more premium products.

Astro turf can improve the aesthetics of a gym in several ways:
Bright and attractive colors: Astro turf is available in a variety of colors, including blue, green, and red, which can add a modern and vibrant look to a gym.

Customizable patterns: Astro turf can be customized with various patterns and logos, which can be used to create a unique and customized look for a gym.

Natural-looking: Astro turf is designed to mimic the look and feel of natural grass, providing a more natural and aesthetically pleasing appearance than other types of flooring.

Consistency: Astro turf provides a consistent surface, unlike natural grass which may vary in thickness, height and dryness which can be uneven and inconsistent, which can affect the appearance of gym flooring.

Versatility: Astro turf can be used for multiple sports and activities, and can be customized to suit the specific needs of a gym or sports facility, this improves the overall appearance of the gym by providing a more cohesive and organized look.
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