Most of the trampolines on the market today are pretty standard in many ways. They are basically a circle. You might not even have given this a second thought. But maybe you should! After all, there are other possibilities. Welcome to the world of the rectangle trampoline. So just what advantages could ‘going rectangle’ have for you? Let’s take a look.
If you are a first time trampoline buyer, you are probably looking at a laundry list of different things when making your choice. Hopefully safety is right there at the top, but size, storage materials and extras might while be pushing for space in your decision too. Not easy, is it?
So your kids (and you too, probably) have spent some happy months bouncing away on your trampoline. You may have discovered the joys of getting in shape on there as well as a load of new ideas to keep kids entertained. But the days are getting a little shorter and colder. Sitting inside seems like a better idea than playing outside. So it is time to put your trampoline away for the winter. what do you need to know?
Actually, you might be wondering why you should bother at all. I mean, why not just leave it there in the garden and then deal with stuff in the Spring? This might seem tempting but you really shouldn’t. The number of people who do this and then either have to buy another one come springtime of spend a fortune getting it back into usable shape is huge. Why not just do things right now and then you can start again quickly (and cost free) when the sun comes out again next year?
Trampolines have become much safer in recent years. Pads covering springs and frames are standard equipment. Springless trampolines are increasingly common and are much safer alternatives. The use of enclosures is widespread, eliminating many of the falls to the ground that resulted in some of the most serious injuries. With a few simple practices, trampolines can be a safe source of enjoyment and exercise for children, teens, and adults.
Here are our top twelve safety and maintenance tips to help keep your entire family bouncing for many years to come.