Trampoline Pads – are they really necessary?

These days trampolines are mostly used for exercise and recreational purposes. Trampoline manufacturers are never asleep so they produce and invent new types, new sizes and new shapes of trampolines. If you just bought or going to buy a trampoline, there are few things to think about before you do that:

  • Who will be using it?
  • What will you use it for?
  • Available budget
  • Size of trampoline
  • Shape of trampoline (round trampolines or rectangular trampolines)

Trampoline Pads are very important piece of puzzle when it comes to trampolines. Together with trampoline mat they make part which is absolute must when it comes to safety. They will protect you from accidentally hitting trampoline springs or trampoline frames. Falling on uncovered springs with your foot would most certainly result in broken ankles. Trust me on this one! Buying a trampoline without trampoline pads in almost unthinkable and most certainly very dangerous.

Trampoline pads are available in large number of sizes, shapes and quality. Trampoline pads mostly come in three shapes – round, octagonal/oval and rectangular trampolines. . Trampoline pads are made from PVC covering filled with shock absorbing memory foam. When buying a trampoline replacement pads make sure that you buy good quality pads where you can be sure in pad durability and quality.

 

MEASURE YOUR TRAMPOLINE PAD

When shopping around for replacement trampoline pads you will need to know two things, pad size and pad width. Lucky enough, padding  size is same as  trampoline frame size so you will only really need to measure pad width. You can measure the distance from any end of the trampoline frame to the beginning of the trampoline  mat.