The Many Benefits of a MUGA Playing Surface for Schools

MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) surfaces are rapidly growing in popularity and are becoming an ever more common feature in schools, colleges and universities; public parks and academies not only across the UK, but around the world. Here is why these surfaces are so very popular for educational and public sports areas.

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MUGA Playing Surface Types

There are several different types of MUGA surface, each suitable for a number of different sports:

  • Type 1 – Primarily tennis, secondary options include mini-tennis, netball & basketball; wheelchair sports
  • Type 2 – Primarily netball, secondary options include basketball, tennis and mini-tennis; wheelchair sports
  • Type 3 – Primarily netball, secondary options include basketball, tennis and mini-tennis; wheelchair sports
  • Type 4 – Basketball, 5-a-side football and general sports; recreational training & play
  • Type 5 – Football, 5-a-side football and American football; hockey, uni-hockey and lacrosse; athletics and rugby union/league training

Benefits of a MUGA Playing Surface for Schools

When it comes to the provision of sports areas/surfaces, schools are often limited in terms of both space and budget. MUGA surfaces make it possible to provide facilities for multiple sports even where space and available funds are at a premium. Designed to provide optimal playing properties and protection against injuries, they are also hard-wearing, long-lasting and easy to maintain (further reducing costs for schools). What’s more, their suitability for multiple sports make it possible for schools to generate additional income by hiring the surface/pitch out to local clubs/organisations or other schools.

Learn More

To learn more about types/sizes and properties of MUGA playing surfaces, contact us today on Tel.: 01621 85 86 86; Fax: 01621 85 26 26 or by e-mail: info@etcsports.co.uk. Our team of experienced, helpful experts will be happy to answer your questions and advise you on the most suitable, most cost-effective MUGA surface solution for your school’s specific needs.

 

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