Case Study: The Pursuit of Safe Play, Pt. 3

As noted in part 1 and part 2 of our case study series, ensuring that kids are safe while playing on the playground is important for principals and staff members. However, some playground surface types require more maintenance than others and can ultimately compromise the safety of the play areas. When playground maintenance became a bear for the Lee’s Summit …

Case Study: The Pursuit of Safe Play, Pt. 2

As noted in part 1 of our case study, keeping kids safe at school is an ongoing initiative for principals and school staff. As research confirmed, many of those injuries are due to the playground surface material. When the Blue Springs School District noted opportunities to reduce playground injuries, they aggressively researched improved playground surfaces. They looked to their friends …

Case Study: Agility Training Solutions to Reduce Injuries

We all know that team sports teach athletes, especially kids and teens, important life lessons like sportsmanship, integrity and confidence. However, sometimes athletes get injured no matter what surface they are playing on, and an injury can shake their confidence when it comes time to getting back into the game. The Micheli Center is a sports injury prevention center in …

Tom Watson endorses SYNLawn Golf

SYNLawn is pleased to announce that it has signed an endorsement agreement with Tom Watson, five-time British Open Champion and two-time Masters winner. Watson is known for his strong work and practice ethic and has admitted to hitting a “million practice balls” in order to continue honing his game. He’s considered one of the best foul weather players in the …

Turf protection for HOA members advances

Reported by: The San Diego Union Tribune Written by: Michael Smolens San Diego, CA — A bill allowing residents of homeowners associations (HOA members) to install artificial turf without fear of fines was approved unanimously this week by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The measure by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, was overwhelmingly approved in the Assembly in May and subsequently …
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All Natural Solution to Chafer Infestation Found

Vancouver, BC – Lawns across Vancouver are becoming lunch for a hungry pest. The invasive European Chafer beetle was unknowingly brought over in a crate of flowers from Europe and has now spread rapidly across Canada, tearing up gardens and turf. “This is old news to most homeowners – chafers have been with us for the past 14 years – …

SYNLawn Receives Class A Fire Rating

SYNLawn, the leading manufacturer of American-made synthetic grass, now offers several artificial grass styles that pass ASTM E648 to earn a Class 1 independent fire rating and one, SYNRye 200, which earned the sought-after Class A fire rating. SYNLawn is the first and only artificial grass company with a product that is able to pass the requirements of ASTM E …

SYNLawn Introduces New Agility Turf for Athletes

Top athletes have met their match in SYNLawn’s new SpeedTurf™ and TrackTurf™. These new grass varieties are engineered for agility training, fitness exercises and crafted to increase athletic performance and speed. Surpass competition by training smart on SYNLawn‘s new SpeedTurf™ and TrackTurf™. SpeedTurf™ and TrackTurf™ are specialty non-infill synthetic turfs designed for agility, and cross training exercises. Every piece is …