3 reasons why you should improve your outdoor basketball courts

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Whether you’re coaching a school basketball team, in charge of a club representing local talent, or you’re responsible for maintaining the local park and sports areas, there are several reasons why you should improve your outdoor basketball courts. Investing in high-quality sports fencing, implementing goal solutions and adding spectator rails will not only make the courts look more professional and attractive but will keep players and spectators safer while encouraging more people to play sport and lead a healthier lifestyle. Here’s a more in-depth look at some of the benefits.

1. Keeps players, spectators and members of the public safe

Sports fencing around outdoor basketball courts will help to improve the safety of everyone on and off-court. Keeping balls contained within the court prevents them from rolling into any adjacent games or hitting those players, as well as any members of the public who may be stood nearby.

Spectator stands also make the courts safer by clearly indicating where supporters should keep a safe distance from the game while protecting them from any stray balls.

2. Will make the court look more professional

You want your team to get in the zone once on the court so that all they focus on is playing their best. Investing in sports fencing, goal solutions, and spectator stands will make the court look more professional and demonstrate how serious you are about the team and your expectations. This will keep them motivated and help them to up their game.

Part of keeping your court looking professional is ensuring it is well maintained. Zaun mesh is the ideal choice of fencing for outdoor basketball courts and other sports areas because it’s vandal-resistant and requires hardly any maintenance. Therefore, it will keep the courts looking at their best for years to come.

3. Provides health benefits

Improving your local outdoor basketball courts will also make them appear more attractive, encouraging local children and adults to get out of the house, engage in sports and become more active.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai.  It manufactures to ISO 9001 standards. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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