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How to Stop Wall Pads From Fading in the Sun

All sports facilities must contend and work with the sun – it’s just nature. From cooling the indoors to stave off the heat to welcoming its presence in the colder months, working with it is a critical part of smart facility management, as to ignore it welcomes in the near irreversible foe that is UV damage.

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Is Your Gym Ready for the 2021-22 Winter Season?

As outdoor practices begin to move indoors and frost coats the grounds in the mornings, one thing’s becoming clear: the winter sports season is on its way. Though you’ve probably done your fair share of prepwork when it comes to your gyms before you opened them in the fall, they’re bound to see an uptick in use as colder weather sets in; are your facilities up to the challenge?

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How to Maintain Athletic Facility Sponsors

Last month on our stadium padding blog, we touched on “How to Get School Sponsorships—” a topic pertinent to your athletic program’s success if there ever was one. But these sponsorships aren’t just one-and-done deals; they’re working relationships that require consistent input from both sides if they are to be successful for both parties.

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Is it Time for an Athletic Facility Makeover?

Whether you’re a college or a community, your athletic facility is no doubt the crown jewel of your locale. By providing a place where everyone can get together and watch exciting games—not to mention work out in some cases—it serves as a warm, welcoming gathering place where people can take a load off and bond with their neighbors.

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Why Order All Your School Branding Merch From the Same Company?

When you have an established school brand, you most likely have a style guide to go with it—a guide that provides vendor information for everything from what colors to use to the mascot art you want on a given product. With such a comprehensive document, you may reason, what could go wrong with shopping around? How hard can following pre-written instructions be?

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How are Athletic Pads Affixed to the Wall?

Athletic padding is both a practical and aesthetic investment in your facility’s success. By protecting your athletes from injury and being a brand-boosting asset as well, they’ve rendered themselves an irreplaceable part of the stadiums of top national and university teams—and of your league, too, of course.

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Working Athletic Padding Into Your Facility’s Design

The A-OK to break ground on a new athletic venue sure is exciting! Your mind is probably filled with images of grandeur—more space for the roaring crowds, luxurious accommodations for your players, and, of course, a much-needed boost in the number of snack bars. It’s all so thrilling to think about, sure, but don’t forget your athletic padding!

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Essential Padding for Baseball Stadiums

Baseball is a no-contact sport for the most part—teams don’t fight for the ball as do football players. But that doesn’t mean there’s no potential for concussive injury! Indeed, when running, jumping, and aiming the ball, it’s all too easy to run into the walls of the stadium; you’ve probably seen videos of amazing pop flies caught in that way, or even witnessed an instance yourself!

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Risk Management for Reopening Public Facilities

As more and more people receive their COVID-19 vaccine, sports venues everywhere are waiting to re-open to full capacity. While these are exciting times, facility officials must take care to minimize the risk that comes with returning to “normal”—and no, we’re not just talking about still remaining Covid-vigilant. Depending on whom a given building serves, you might be dealing with a higher level of potential problems facility-wide than you would in the thick of the pandemic.

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How Your Facility Can Make Money During the Off Season

But this doesn’t need to be the case! With a little resourcefulness and quick thinking, your sports facility can still turn out a significant chunk of cash, even when it’s not serving the purpose for which it was designed. Fieldwallpads.com, your sports padding supplier of choice, explains how below.

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