What Is a Sport Court?
9 years ago
Maybe you've noticed construction trucks and work crews in your neighbor's yard, and you're not sure what's going on. It's definitely not a pool. You ask and you discover they are having a sport court installed. This only leads to more questions: Exactly what is a sport court? Who would want one? How would I benefit from having one in my yard? Let Sport Court East, the exclusive Northeast region distributor of official Sport Courts, explain.
Sport Courts Create a Fun Place for the Whole Family
A Sport Court is a safe, modular surface that permits family members and friends to play a wide variety of sports, safely, right in your own backyard. Depending on the size and specific features of your backyard sports court, you can play:
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Is a Sport Court Different from a Game Court?
This is a common question, and the answer is, Yes.
A Sport Court, made by Connor Sport Courts International (CSCI), is a name brand of game court. But not all game courts are sport courts. Imitations may not be manufactured with the same care and precision here in the U.S. They may not be eco-friendly and manufactured from 100 percent recycled materials. And they may not have the same warranty as an official Sport Court. If quality and safety is important to you, you'll want to make sure you're looking into an official Sport Court and, if you are looking at other products, make sure you know exactly what you're getting.
Why Are Sports Courts Safer Than Concrete?
Repeated exercise on asphalt and concrete adds undue stress and shock to joints, especially the joints of young children who are still growing. Sport Court's loose-laid grid with lateral forgiveness is designed to flex and shift horizontally and vertically to provide comfort while playing and reduce the risk of repetitive stress injuries.
Additionally, Sport Court's top of the line PowerGame modular game court has a patented design for absorbing shock, which minimizes the risk of a head injury that could be caused by a fall from a height of up to two feet.
Finally, both our PowerGame and SportGame models have industry-low abrasiveness, which means fewer skinned knees, cuts and other game-stopping injuries when your children play on a sport court.
Will a Sport Court Fit in My Backyard?
With Sport Court's modular design, most yards can accommodate a sport court. We'll need a large, flat, level space to install your sport court, but it's also possible to change the grade of your yard or add a retaining wall, if necessary. Sport courts cannot be installed near large trees, where roots could become a problem in the future, over septic tanks, or too close to property setback lines. You will discover these factors during the permit process, so you'll know almost immediately if your yard can accommodate a Sport Court.
Your Sport Court East dealer and installer can assess all these factors and help you begin the permit process to find out if your yard is a good fit for a Sport Court.
We hope we've answered your question, “What is a sport court?” along with a few others you might have had. If you're thinking about adding a safe, versatile space for kids to play in your yard by installing a game court like your neighbor has, why not contact us for a free estimate today?