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Trampoline maintenance checks

Posted by claire on February 17, 2022

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Looking at how to care for and maintain a trampoline? Having good equipment to train on is the basic foundation of any sport to ensure your athletes can reach their full potential, and trampoline gymnastics is no exception to that. This is why maintaining your equipment is the most beneficial thing you can do both longevity and quality wise.

It’s important to get into a good routine with some simple equipment maintenance checks which will help to give you peace of mind that your equipment is in safe working order for your gymnasts as well as prolonging your equipment’s life.

Don’t forget to always check the manufacturers guidelines for the specific trampoline you have.

When arranging the equipment make sure to check the headroom above the trampoline and any risk of hitting walls, lighting or other obstructions like a basketball hoop for example. Make sure that the recommended safety matting is provided. You can find guidance from British Gymnastics on their Matting Provisions document.  The Trampoline Code of Practice can give you tips on equipment arrangement, safety checks and safe coaching practice.

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Examples of Trampoline Maintenance Checks

Checks before each use:

  1. Pads are secure to frame, retain foam throughout and are not torn
  2. Jumping bed has no loose stitching or broken webbing
  3. No missing springs or broken anchor bars
  4. Spring hooks are all pointing down
  5. Leg section chains are not loose
  6. Equipment looks level

Monthly Checks

  1. Leg brace allan screws are tight
  2. Castor are tight, free from debris and turn smoothly
  3. Turnbuckles on chains are tight and not distorted

Annual Checks

We recommend having an experienced engineer carry out a routine inspection annually to ensure your trampoline equipment is in a safe condition and fit for purpose. Our engineers will leave you with inspection reports for your records and also a list of recommendations for repairs if necessary.  

Well looked after equipment not only helps to save money, but also ensures that your athletes have the best chance at success in their sporting careers by training on the most state of the art equipment in perfect working order.

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This is a service that we are proud to offer, and we are completely confident that our engineers will offer you the best advice and service possible.

What Can We Do For You!

As well as maintaining your equipment with annual safety inspections, we can also support you by sourcing the parts you need for repairs and carry out those repairs leaving your equipment in a safe condition and fit for purpose. We take the hassle away from the task, so there is no need for you to spend hours of your time trying to work out what that part is called... or where to buy from... Using our service allows you to focus on what you do best!

If you are new to handling trampolines or in a centre with a high turnover of staff, we understand that maintaining training on the safe handling of trampoline equipment can be a problem. We can offer a trampoline manual handling course, at your site and on your equipment, so your staff are aware of the risks involved in setting up/down the equipment and are feeling confident and competent in doing this. All staff taking part will be given a certificate of participation.

If trampolines are your thing and you’ve been doing this for as long as you can remember, then maybe just the supply of parts for your repairs is what you are looking for. We’ll supply genuine Eurotramp trampoline parts. Most small parts are kept in stock with a quick delivery time.

Has your equipment seen better days? If your trampoline equipment needs replacing, we can also supply you with a new one. We supply Eurotramp trampolines throughout the UK, to schools, leisure centres and clubs. Eurotramp are without a doubt the highest quality trampoline on the market today and trusted worldwide. You can see competitions being held on Eurotramp equipment here

If that sounds good to you then please get in touch! We are here to support you by email, on the phone or by using our handy live chat service. Let us take away that feeling of despair and get you and your gymnasts buzzing again.

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