In recent years, trampoline parks are one of the fastest growing among the many attractions industry niches. If you are running a trampoline park and want to make it success, you have to reduce the risk of trampoline injury. This article will introduce the trampoline park facilities, the inspection and maintenance of trampoline parks.
This article contains the following:
Trampoline park facilities
Regular inspection of trampoline equipment
Recommendations for maintaining trampoline
1. Trampoline park facilities
There are many different facilities in the trampoline park.
Foam Pit-Unload single or multiple trampoline series into a common pit and collectively call them a trampoline field.
Basketball-A single trampoline or series of trampolines with basketball elements in the design use area will collectively be referred to as a trampoline court. The difference between this stadium and ordinary stadiums is that people can jump higher on the trampoline and even touch the basket.
Dodgeball-A single trampoline or series of trampolines used to play dodgeball is collectively called a trampoline court.
Air Bags - A single trampoline or series of trampolines that dismount into an inflatable air bag would collectively be considered one trampoline court.
A small trampoline refers to a small commercial trampoline. It consists of one or more separate trampoline sections and separate entertainment rooms, each of which has access to each other.
2. Regular inspection of trampoline equipment
Regular inspection for trampoline equipment is very important. Periodic components inspection checklist including but not limited to:
Obstructions: Make sure no obstructions in trampoline.
Condition of springs: Check if there’s any deformation or rust for the springs; Replace if the springs lose tensely.
Condition of jumping beds: Replace if there’s any tear or loose thread for jumping beds.
Condition of soft pads: Check if there’s any tear or loose thread for the soft pads; Make sure the soft pads are well attached onto the structure by Velcro.
Condition of metal frame: Check if there’s any breakage for the metal frame and make sure all the screws are fastened tightly.
3. Recommendations for maintaining trampoline including
Clean trampoline mat regularly.
Use rust preventative to spray on the rusty areas of springs and ladders. If the trampoline is rusty, you can make a solution of 3 parts of water with 1 part of vinegar, apply the solution to the rusty place with a brush, and then rinse.
Avoid using any chemicals to clean the mat as they may damage the material. Certain chemicals can interfere with UV resistance on the mat. Soap and water should be all you need to keep trampoline clean. In fact, most just need a good spray down a few times a year to stay in good condition.
Check trampoline regularly to make sure there’s no wear and tear, or sagging or tension issues on the jumping mat. Make sure there’s no damage to springs and that the frame isn’t bent. Don’t forget to maintain net zippers too, use WD40 or grease to help keep them zipping and unzipping easily.
While cleaning, inspect trampoline frame for any rust or damage. If you see any rust starting, apply grease or anti rust lubricant.
If you notice the springs starting to squeak or creak, then apply grease or spray lubricant to them.
In conclusion, it is important to learn how to inspect and maintain Trampoline Park. At the same time, having a professional inspector inspect your trampoline courts once a year can help to spot potential safety hazards before they become a problem. Employees should also do a daily inspection of the equipment to be sure that there are no tears, gaps in the padding, broken springs etc.