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What Makes a Great Banner?

A lot of the same principles go into a great banner as do great branded gym pads and wall decals. Learn how to get your design right here.

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How to Make Your Spring Baseball Season Safer

It’s the season of the great American sport, of muddy outfields and grooming the diamond. In other words: get ready for baseball! This springtime sport is beloved by spectators and participants alike, and you’re no doubt feeling the thrill as your team takes their hard-earned skills to game day.

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Three Budget-Friendly Ways to Improve Your Local Rec Center

If you manage a rec center, know that your facility plays a critical role in your community. As a wholesome place for people to gather, for the community to host events, and for residents to work on becoming their best selves, rec centers are an irreplaceable part of towns, both large and small.

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Three Bleacher Safety Procedures to Enforce for Guest Safety

If you own a sports facility, you’re probably quite preoccupied with keeping your athletes safe with wall padding and similar equipment—but your guests deserve protection too! While they may only be spectating a contact sport, they’re at your facility to have a good time, not to worry about their wellbeing. Plus, taking care of them helps maintain your facility’s positive image as a caring, welcoming place to spend an afternoon.

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Benefits of Stadium Seating Covers

Stadium seating is outside—obviously. So why would you need to cover it? Shouldn't it be well-designed enough to withstand the elements? Doesn't covering it take away from the appeal of a stadium that's wide open and ready for visitors?

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Three Trends to Improve your Facility’s Usage Rates

Whether you’re a stadium, a small gym, or a community rec center, taking advantage of trends has its serious perks. Not only will it spiff up your interior and draw in the young, hip crowd, but if you play your cards right and invest in trends that turn timeless, you’ll be able to reap their benefits for years to come!

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How to Take Advantage of Natural Light in a Facility

Sunlight is one of the best ways to make any facility seem warm, inviting, and attractive. There’s a reason, after all, that modern architecture in a variety of categories focuses so much on its inclusion! As amazing a design tool as natural lighting is, though, it can also be quite harmful to your facility in the right circumstances. UV damage is no joke, and too much natural light can make your attendees feel exposed and self-conscious.

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How to Prevent Concussive Injury in Football Players

When it comes to contact sports, football is arguably one of the most brutal—and the one in which athletes are most prone to concussive injury. According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, “Between 1.7 and 3 million sports- and recreation-related concussions happen each year. Around 300,000 of those are from football.” And that’s only concussions—that statistic doesn’t account for other injuries as a result of impact.

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Benefits of Rail and Post Padding

Outdoor padding is a necessity for any school or professional stadium. Aside from protecting athletes from injury, it also serves as a wonderful method to boost your brand and craft a reputation for your team. However, many schools don’t think much about padding the rails to their outdoor facilities; they’re such a small detail that they fall under the shadow of the larger upgrades, like wall padding or stage padding. Sure, they might get padded at the end of the day, but it’s difficult

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How to Work Wall Pads Into Your School Branding

In an increasingly competitive academic environment, colleges across the country are turning to branding as a way to attract students, maintain revenue, and even hype up their sports teams. But fitting each and every part of an athletic facility into a branding approach can be tricky; when everything must add to your unique image in some way or another, how can you make something as universally essential as wall pads contribute?

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