Multi Use Games Area

Multi Use Games Area

Multi use games areas are versatile sports facilities that can be used for a range of activities in schools, colleges and clubs throughout the UK.

MUGA Sports Courts

MUGA Sports Courts

Many organisations have MUGA sports courts installed in macadam, polymeric rubber or artificial grass for use with a range of activities including tennis, football, netball and basketball.

Multi Activity Sports Court

Multi Activity Sports Court

We can install these all purpose facilities at various locations in the UK to create multi use surfaces which are durable and versatile.

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Multi Use Games Area

We have installed many multi-use games areas these are designed and specified to meet playing characteristics for varied sports including football, netball, tennis and basketball. The sport courts can vary in size, dimensions and measurements because of restrictions on site but the most common dimensions are 38m x 18m or 35m x 17m which allows all the sport line marking to be installed onto the pitch.

The design and specification of multi-sport surfacing near me obviously affects the costs and prices of the quotation needed to then be submitted for budget, funding and planning. Please fill in our contact form to talk about the costs of installing a multi purpose sports facility at your school, college, university or club.

What is a Multi Use Games Area?

A multi use games area is a sport surface which can be used for a range of sporting activities. They're very popular in the a lot of UK schools and leisure centers because they allow many sports to be played in one area and facility. They are great for areas which do not have enough space to have individual courts for each sport. There are different types of MUGAs which could be used for a range of different activities; it is important to decide upon the type of sports you want to play on the area before having one installed so that you are sure that the correct surface is installed for the sports you want to play.

Our specialists are able to advise you on the best MUGA to have built for your specific facility. We will evaluate what activities you will be playing and the funds which you have available in order to create the best facility for you. We work closely with our clients to make certain that they receive the best possible service and that they're happy with the finished result.

MUGA Types

There are several types of specialist flooring

MUGA TypesSurfacingPrimary SportSecondary Sport
Type 1 MUGA Macadam Basketball Tennis
Type 2 MUGA Tarmac Netball Basketball
Type 3 MUGA Polymeric Netball Mini Tennis
Type 4 MUGA Polymeric Multi Use 5aside Football
Type 5a Sand Filled Hockey 5-a-side Soccer
Type 5b Sand Dressed Hockey Soccer Training
Type 5c MultiSport Multi Use 5 a side Football
Type 5d 3G Football Rugby

Sports Court Surfaces

The sports court surfacing on the games areas differ dependent upon the primary sport but in general the sport surfaces are macadam Bitmac tarmac type 1 + 2 MUGAs, polymeric sports surfacing type 3 + 4 MUGAs and lastly a type 5 surface which includes sand filled synthetic turf, sand dressed AstroTurf and 3G artificial grass. We often install macadam MUGAs for different sport and leisure facilities and these area ideal for schools as they are easy to maintain throughout the year.

These are all porous flooring options making them all weather pitches and surrounding areas. The majority of sports court multi-use games areas near me are floodlit which allows the facility to then be rented out at night because the floodlights allows the sports court to be lit during the dark nights which is usually enclosed by a rebound fence.

The rebound sports fencing is usually 3m high but in certain areas the height of the twin bar weldmesh fence may be extended to 5m high to prevent children and kids climbing this enclosed perimeter fence.

Activity Facility Surfacing

Multi-sports and surrounding areas are an outdoor external recreational play area that need regular maintenance to make sure it keeps the full safety measures and surface performance. On-going maintenance procedures include deep cleaning, drag brushing, rejuvenations and possibly even resurfacing to upgrade the existing surface. Maintenance may be completed for 3G sports pitches to ensure that the sand and rubber infill is evenly distributed and provides the best performance qualities.

Testing can be carried out to run reports to see whether the flooring meets the playing performances of FIFA, AENA, ITF or Sport England. The governing bodies set out testing parameters with regards to the MUGA slip resistance, ball rebound, force reduction, vertical deformation of the surfacing and many other tests. It is a duty of diligence for the sport clubs, leisure centres or councils to make sure the multi-use games area is a safe environment for the children, kids and players. Please get in touch with us to discuss the costs of installation, maintenance and repairs for a MUGA sport facility.