GRAND SLAM SAFETY NEWS Milton, CT
Milton Academy Milton Academy had a special need. A field was shared by soccer in the fall and baseball in the spring. The school already had a chain link fence for part of the outfield but knew that they needed something they could remove for the section of the field that was shared with soccer. Grand Slam Safety was able to help by customizing a section of SPECTO outfield fencing that could marry to the existing chain link section of fen
GRAND SLAM SAFETY NEWS Salem, OH
Salem Community Center Flying balls, diving players, multiple games at once - all this led Cory Wonner, director of the Salem Community Center, to look for a way to protect both athletes and spectators at the center's new indoor turf field. SPECTO was the answer. Salem Community Center: 550' - SPECTO Indoor Perimeter Fencing 2 - SPECTO Safe Soccer Goals 80'x25' - SPECTO Divider Curtain Mr. Wonner loves the the fact that his facility can now
PECTO Sport Fencing Systems offers solutions for many common difficulties in indoor facilities,
and designs custom solutions for the uncommon problems.
How could the right fencing system work for you? Here are some examples from some of our clients. At City Beach Volleyball, in Santa Clara, CA, the courts were being used a lot, but games constantly were being interrupted by balls from other courts. And while traditional netting curtains would have solved that problem, ba
City Beach Volleyball in Santa Clara, CA had a problem. The indoor facility, with it's multiple courts, was a great place to play volleyball but balls from one court would travel into adjoining courts. City Beach reached out to Grand Slam Safety to see if we could help. The problem with traditional hanging netting is the stray balls still roll under it. Engineers at Grand Slam Safety were able to use our SPECTO fencing, in combination with traditional netting, to create a
Just thought we'd announce one of our latest installs. This one is for former Major League Baseball player Joe Thatcher and his team at ProX in Westfield, IN. ProX is headed up by Thatcher and other former MLB and NFL players. Pro X’s mission is to provide a professional experience while maximizing the athlete development process for each of our customers. Designed and developed by former professional athletes, Pro X looks to replicate the integrated and customized care tha
While plans for safety are often addressed, what is overlooked is allowing safety a larger place at the design table in order to expand what a facility is capable of. For example, multi-use fields are popular but are often limited in their true usage by the demands of the variety of sporting events that could take place on them. A stray soccer ball hit towards the spectators on the sidelines is one thing...a stray lacrosse ball is another. A soccer ball might hurt....a lacr
SPECTO® Sport Fencing System by Grand Slam Safety, LLC has been named a finalist in the Indoor Facilities Components competition hosted by Athletic Management. “Excellence in Innovation” Awards Program honors products that are game-changers for college and high school athletic departments/teams, sports medicine professionals, strength/conditioning professionals, and coaches. More announcements to come as Athletic Management rolls out their Outdoor Facilities Components issue.
The SPECTO® Sport Fencing Systems are featured in the current 2017 Excellence in Innovation Awards sponsored by Athletic Management. Athletic Management launched the award program "to honor the products that are game-changers for college and high school athletic departments and teams." You can help Grand Slam Safety, LLC become a leader in safe sports fencing by visiting the voting website and casting you vote for the SPECTO® Sport Fencing System. We are in two categories, In
The call for safety in sports is everywhere. The NIAA (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) writes in its Guide to Interscholastic Athletic Administration:
“Liability can be a major issue for sports facilities...there are three main areas of potential litigation… 1. Problems exist with the initial design and facility construction or installation and any subsequent renovations.
2. The actual facility usage differs from the purpose for which the faci
PISA (Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena) is really enjoying their SPECTO® fencing system. Here is what Lance Welliver, General Manager, has to say about Grand Slam Safety, LLC and SPECTO®. "The advanced fencing system has made a tremendous improvement to our facility. Not only has it improved our appearance, it has provided our organization with an elite product for the safety of our players and fans of all ages. The SPECTO® system provides us with peace of mind knowing that o
Grand Slam Safety, LLC is proud to announce yet another install of our SPECTO® Sport Fencing Systems, this time in Rochester, NY. Empire United Soccer Academy chose their SPECTO® system to create a safe and playable indoor field. Their goal is to “provide the youth of Western New York the benefits of a team sport that develops character and sportsmanship, fosters enjoyment and encourages each individual soccer player to achieve his/her highest level on and off the soccer fi
Grand Slam Safety, LLC continues to provide safe and playable field protection at indoor facilities across the country. Our latest install is in Pennsylvania, PA at PISA (Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena). PISA wanted to protect athletes and spectators from action on the field. Grand Slam Safety was able to install 744’ of SPECTO Indoor Containment System to keep players from collisions with steel building support columns. The SPECTO system also keeps balls on the field of p
Grand Slam Safety continues to lead the way in sport fencing innovation. We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our product line; the Sport Netting Curtain System. We are excited about this new netting system and the benefits it will bring to sporting venues. The 370,000 square foot Grand Park facility in Westfield, Indiana has installed the Sport Netting Curtain System. The Grand Park Event Center, one of the largest in the country, houses multiple indoor turf
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