may digital focus : sports surfaces AB Highlights sports surface coverage compiled from our extensive archive

Synthetic Surface Alternatives Find Niche in Multipurpose Gyms

Synthetic floors not only got game, they've got the strength to stand up to everything from high heels at a community fundraiser to Humvees at an Army open house.

Programming Should Drive Rec Center Surface Selection

Ask any architect, and he or she will say that the leading factor driving an indoor sports flooring purchasing decision ought to be programming.

Surfacing the Modern Track and Field Facility

Nothing in a track and field facility influences performance more than the surfacing underfoot. Choosing a system that best fits the facility owner’s needs and athletes’ abilities is a decision that can’t be rushed.

Turf Industry Bolsters Defense of Crumb Rubber Safety

AB looks to separate fact from conjecture when it comes to the swirling safety concerns of crumb rubber synthetic turf infill.

Multipurpose Activity Courts Deliver Campus Rec Options

Since their rise to prominence on college campuses two decades ago, multipurpose activity courts have maintained their go-to status among both recreation facility designers and end-users looking to pack the most programming punch into one self-contained indoor space.

Portable Synthetic Turf Growing Within Athletic, Fitness Markets

Recent years have seen a growth spurt of portable products available through synthetic turf suppliers that transform indoor spaces into a completely different environment.

The Art of Lining Fields, Rinks, Tracks and Courts Requires Science Know-How

Most dedicated groundskeepers, facilities operators and independent contractors strive to elevate athletic surface preparation to an art form.


If you have a great aquatics facility you think we should feature in Athletic Business, submit it to the 2018 Architectural Showcase!

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.