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Track Surfaces: 5 Things to Look for in a Rubber Running Track

There are several reasons that someone would be considering installing a brand-new rubber running track. Maybe you're a high school that prides itself on its athletics and wants a track...

Top-Notch Turf: 6 Artificial Turf Maintenance Tips

There is no way around it: natural grass is fickle and difficult to maintain. From moisture to temperature to soil content, there is a reason people go to school for...

Indoor Tracks vs Outdoor Tracks: Why You Should Have an Indoor Track at Your Gym

Running is one of the most popular sports in the US, with over 110 million active participants in 2017. There are pros and cons to either running indoors or out....

How to Choose the Best Football Field Grass for Your Facility

In any football game, the smallest details can make a difference. Even natural grass versus synthetic turf can make or break a game. In fact, natural grass versus an artificial...

What Goes into a Baseball Field Layout?

So, you're getting ready to install a new baseball field and you want to make sure you don't make any crucial mistakes along the way. More specifically, you want to...

Artificial Turf vs Grass: A Comparative Guide With Pros and Cons

In 1966, the Astrodome, the famous baseball field in Houston, installed artificial turf and it wasn't long until others followed suit. Even FIFA switched to artificial turf and in 2010, chose...

GSS PARTNERS WITH ACT GLOBAL ON U.S. BANK STADIUM’S SYNTHETIC TURF SYSTEM

The Minnesota Vikings’ home features latest safety and technology built by leading firm and partner General Sports Surfaces. Austin, TX - When U.S. Bank Stadium decided they wanted to replace...

General Sports Surfaces started construction on the first installation of the NR34 baseball system created by Act Global and Nolan Ryan led RS3

West Orange TX—Dan R. Hooks Stadium home of the Mustangs will be the first school in the world to have the new state of the art baseball system created and...

General Sports Surfaces completes the largest synthetic turf project in Oklahoma

OWASSO, OK -- General Sports Surfaces, a leading builder and renovator of high-performance athletic surfaces for football, baseball, softball, soccer, and track and field, recently completed the largest synthetic turf...

Advantages of Having a Running Track Surface Installed by GSS

Many take up running as a sport; but to maximize your performance and minimize your risk of injuries, here’s why a running track surface is your best bet. More and...

What Are Running Tracks Made Of?

To avoid running injuries such as ankle sprains and tendinitis, running surfaces must be both soft and sturdy. This means that they must be sturdy enough to promote stability, yet...

Sports Surface Maintenance: How to Care for Synthetic Turf

One big advantage of having artificial, synthetic turf is that it doesn’t need watering, reseeding, or mowing the way natural grass does. Because of this, more and more people are beginning to...

Choosing a Running Track: Track Surface Options

Livestrong tells us that running tracks are actually the oldest forms of athletic equipment. They have been around even earlier than the 1960’s, and have evolved in terms of its...

Sports Field Construction: Tips on Building Process

Track field construction along with the construction of any other sports field can be difficult and involves a lot of planning.  If you are serious about football field construction or constructing another type...

Effective Repair and Maintenance of Track Surfaces

The repair and maintenance of tracks used for running are critical to the quality of your athletes’ performance as well as the durability of your track. Effective repair and maintenance decreases the chances of...

Parts of a Soccer Field: A Primer

Soccer is known to be one of the most popular team sports in the world. Central to understanding the rules of the game is knowing the different parts of a soccer field....

What Track Surface Should You Use?

Running tracks are considered to be the oldest forms of athletic equipment. From this, we can tell that much has changed over time with regard to this equipment; hence the...