Fully understanding and establishing how to use the space is the first step when choosing the most suitable flooring for your gym. Whether talking about a small studio, a gym offering multiple sports or a CrossFit box, flooring plays a vital role.
For instance, an area for yoga or Pilates requires a different flooring solution to a weightlifting room. Each discipline’s unique features, the number of people in each space and whether heavy machinery or equipment are in place represent some of the factors to consider when making your decision.
Sports flooring selection criteria
First establish the type and intensity of sports to be practised in the gym, then choose the flooring.
That said, in some cases the same space is designed to accommodate multiple different disciplines. In this instance, go for a versatile, durable flooring that is easy to maintain and clean.
The main gym flooring selection parameters are:
Important secondary considerations include:
Bearing all these factors in mind, the next phase is to seek out reliable brands, preferably with experience in the sports flooring sector, offering quality materials.
Gym flooring: Geometrik’s top 3
Geometrik specialises in flooring solutions for sports and leisure spaces. All indoor and outdoor flooring solutions feature high quality standards. However, for gym flooring, 3 products outperform the rest in terms of customer preferences.
Gymfloor is a high-density flooring made of compact rubber and EPDM pigment. Available in different colours and sold in roll format, over 1 metre in width and multiple length options.
This gym flooring option is easy to install and can be adjusted to all areas. This coating solution’s minimum recommended thickness is 6 mm.
When used indoors, it can be fixed with double-sided adhesive tape. This means Gymfloor can be removed and reused with ease. Naturally, glue may be used for permanent facilities.
2. Alpha RX
Alpha RX are made of high-density rubber and can be easily and quickly assembled. Their strong, comfortable traits make Alpha Tiles extremely popular for flooring in all kinds of sports spaces. Highly effective at absorbing impacts and vibrations in all types of gym.
These tiles’ dimensions are 1 x 1 m. For better value-for-money, we recommend 25 mm thickness.
3. Trail15HD Artificial Grass
This artificial grass solution can be used to create different areas in a gym or to completely cover a space. The fact it is sold in roll format makes installation simpler. It can be used to floor indoor gyms and outdoor areas.
Geometrik offers different artificial grass models based on space and activity requirements, with Trail15HD being particularly popular. It’s a highly resistant solution, appropriate for high-intensity sports.
When choosing gym flooring, look for quality. Irrespective of your training space requirements, aim to meet these needs with durable and effective flooring solutions.
Before making a decision, learn about all options available. This will allow you to choose the best.