Benefits of Commercial Long Island Rubber Flooring for Gyms

Improved safety for your fitness center with versatile rubber gym flooring options

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In New York, and particularly in Long Island, gym flooring for commercial locations of all shapes and sizes is big business, and getting bigger all the time. Rubber flooring for commercial locations such as gyms, workout rooms and different types of sports courts is a wise investment for the health and safety of those who visit on a regular basis, especially since countless injuries can be avoided thanks to its shock absorbent abilities. Here is a list of some of the basic advantages that a commercial indoor or outdoor gym flooring installation provides to visitors looking to get fit and have fun in a safe, fun and relaxing environment.

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Top Basketball Courts in New York

See some of the most famous basketball courts across The Empire State

shutterstock_146051144In and around Long Island, basketball courts hold a special place in the heart’s of countless streetball enthusiasts, from the seasoned veterans who used to strut their stuff on the courts of yesteryear, to the eager-to-learn youngsters of today. If you are new to the glorious game and want to explore some of New York’s best basketball courts in an effort to meet new friends, improve your balling skills, check out some killer hoops action, or even hone your smack talk, here are some of the best places you need to visit.

  1. Rucker Park (Harlem – W. 155 St., 8 Ave.)

Famed for being the historical birthplace of streetball, as well as for being one of the primary teaching grounds during Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s and Julius Erving’s formative years, no list of the best New York basketball courts would be complete without Rucker Park. Named after the inspirational teacher and Parks Department worker Holcombe Rucker who organized a basketball tournament back in 1950 to help keep kids off the streets and put a positive focus on playing sports with likeminded individuals, many renowned basketball stars have cut their teeth balling here over the years. The Rucker is also the home of the Entertainers Basketball Classic, an infamous street basketball tournament.
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