Long Jump Landing Pit

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We can install a long jump landing pit along with the full running track to give you the perfect athletics facility. Lots of schools choose to have these installed as they are versatile and allow pupils to practise a different type of sport. We have also fitted the jumping tracks and sand pits for professional clubs across the UK in various designs.

Don’t hesitate to speak with one of our experts if you need more information on all of the products we have to offer. Whether you are interested in a school recreational facility or a top standard club runway, we can provide the perfect design for you. Just fill in the contact form and let us know what you are looking for so we can give you a quote for the work.

Compact Athletics Runway Surfaces

A new model of affordable and sustainable external athletics features which serve as a stepping stone into sports club venues is currently being made. Quite a lot of young children don’t get the chance to participate in particular athletic events since educational institutions find it hard to have quality sporting areas set up. The reason behind this could sometimes be on account of limited space outside or even a shortage of available funds for the institution. Compact sports facilities are built to fit current spaces and spending budgets, as well as provide practical, motivational features at which boys and girls of all ages and all abilities could increase their fitness and self-confidence. They are also designed to produce the FUNdamental sporting movement skills of running, jumping and throwing.

By installing different sports facilities, such as a long jump landing pit, youngsters are capable of getting involved with a variety of activities for a far more diverse experience. Primary components usually include things such as sprint tracks, throwing circles and jumping run ups. To produce a multiuse athletic area, a simple 60m long jump track could also be used for sprinting, baton racing as well as hurdles in order to make the most of the space. This can be great for academic institutions where there is not enough space for a standard 400m track.

Given that the individuals can try out numerous activities, a few might discover a particular one which they love and would like to continue on in a professional sports club. There aren’t many facilities which are aimed at people at the beginners level, making young people hesitant to be involved in athletics. It is necessary for youngsters to participate in sports at a young age – KS1 and KS2 – and proceed through Key Stage 3 and 4. A whole new set of criteria has been produced by UKA to ensure that athletic areas are more widely accessible to young people. The plan supplies schools with smaller, recreational top quality features which may be designed with a vibrantly coloured, exciting appearance for young children.

Long Jump Pit Specifications

Considering that the spec and style of compact sports facilities may be altered, near enough any club or institution could have one installed. These can include features like recreational run ups with the long jump sand pit, small sized high-jump fans and perimeter jogging tracks. We’re able to adjust dimensions of each installation to fit the available room on site. Compact athletics facilities are versatile, which enables them to be utilised for a number of organisations. For several projects, existing sports activity and playgrounds may be developed in academic institutions to create a much more diverse athletics provision. By taking part in diverse sport events, children from KS1-KS4 can all build up leaning and also physical fitness abilities.


A primary reason you have to update your athletics facility is to motivate children to take part in these kinds of sports. Being able to run, jump and throw is very important as part of physical development. If a school or college is seeking a much more cost effective beginners level product, the compact facilities are perfect for reducing expenses if you only require a recreational area. Smaller sized facilities assist to introduce the FUNdamentals of athletics so young people can build on basic skills of movement along with physical exercise.

The main objective for UKA is to motivate children and young people to take part in sporting activities including athletics, which explains why these kinds of facilities are so valuable. In 2017 the IPC and IAAF World Championships is going to be hosted in London, ideally motivating much more young people to become involved in athletic sports in school. When utilizing these compact athletic facilities, young people may find a particular activity that they like and could enrol in a qualified sports club – helping to better participation in athletics.

If you are unsure how to long jump, it is simple. The person will run up the lane at a good speed and then when they get to a marked out space they have to jump and then they will land in the long jump landing pit which is sand. The person who can do the biggest leap will be the winner of the competition. As people will be leaping in the air and then onto the ground, it is important to have soft ground for them to jump in to so that they are at a reduced risk of hurting themselves.

Recreational Long Jump Landing Pit

The athletic industry identifies Amateur Athletic Association as AAA. This is the earliest governing body for athletics and it was about before UKA. The Association is currently more involved with the volunteering part of sports and doesn’t govern any longer. They work with many organisations in Britain such as schools and also athletics clubs. A lot of competitions and activities are offered to young athletes by the group to help them build up their abilities. These track and field contests for young athletes designed by the AAA are regarded as development tools for grass root and kids for the future.


Amateur Athletic Association Standards Scheme is a recognition of athletes grading them on the subject of distances or times with track and field athletics activities. These kinds of requirements depend on the outcomes of earlier events and create 4 different grades that the very best athletes get listed into. Overall performance requirements are decided by previous results and sources that have gathered information over the years. Young children may be rewarded with badges as well as certificates. England Athletics along with the Amateur Association work to raise the number of individuals who take part in athletic activities by giving out plaques and rewards to young children attaining Grade One. Small grants are offered to youngsters looking to start a career in sports by the AAA Charity for the Young.

The AAA has additionally adopted safeguarding the history of the sport. The best sports athletes are rewarded with exceptional and historic trophies by the AAA. A lot of people are getting involved with athletics because of the AAA.

In academic institutions, National Championships are run by Amateur Athletic Association to encourage children to participate in athletics. Athletics equipment and sponsorships may be funded by the AAA, since they give cash to competitions just like the National Championships whenever they can.

This video shows our team fitting a multi lane jumping facility with sand pit for recreational use at a school.

Costs for Long Jump Pits

Costs for this surface will vary on a few different things, the most obvious one being the size of the long jump pit in question. We can alter and change the size so that it is more accessible for some schools and facilities, obviously the bigger the facility, the more expensive it’ll be to construct. It is also important to make sure that you have all the required equipment to keep your surface properly maintained such as a sand box rake to smooth out the landing surface and remove and potential damaging contaminants, and a sand box cover to ensure no contaminations occur in the first place. Take a look at this page to find out more about the sand pit covers we supply – http://sportsandsafetysurfaces.co.uk/athletics/long-jump/sand-pit-cover/ and feel free to contact us if you need some more information.

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These costs for long jump pits may seem unnecessary and irritating but they are designed to ensure that you can make the most out of your sports facility, and that they will last to the longest potential product life they have. It is our goal to make sure that you get the best quality sports facility at the best possible value, and we will work with you to help reduce costs  for your landing pit and keep within a budget if you need to. Please get in touch with us through our contact form if you want to discuss the installation of athletics facilities and we’ll get back to you with some product sheets and an idea of the costs.

Please fill in our contact form to speak to an expert today about installing a long jump landing pit at your facility. We would be happy to give you more information and offer you a price for completing the project. Designs and costs will vary depending on area size, location, and the design of the sand pit, but don’t hesitate to let us know if you need to stick to a certain budget.

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