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Artificial Turf For Sports

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Are you considering artificial grass for a sports area on your property? No matter what sport you or your family plays, synthetic turf can be a fantastic option. Read on to learn more. 

Which Sports Can Be Played On Turf?

High-quality fake grass is designed to feel and look like natural grass while offering more durability and safety. You’ll often find synthetic grass at colleges, recreation facilities, and professional-level fields. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have your own sports area on your property. Artificial grass is a great playing surface for:

  • Volleyball

  • Ultimate Frisbee

  • Badminton

  • Softball

  • Baseball

  • Batting Cages

  • Lacross

  • Soccer

  • Futsal

  • Field Hockey

  • Pickleball

  • Football

  • Putting Greens

Shawgrass products are designed and developed by the same research and development team that is responsible for the world-class athletic fields created by Shaw Sports Turf. So you can trust if you choose Shawgrass for your sports surface that you will be getting the best. 

Why Artificial Grass For Sports?

To maintain a consistent performance in sports, the grass has to be the same for every game or event. This means regular mowing and maintenance that can be cumbersome and expensive. But that’s not the only reason more and more professional athletes are choosing artificial grass for their practice and game areas. Here are some key reasons why they find fake grass superior to natural grass. 


Safety is always a top concern, no matter the age of the athlete. Games played on artificial grass typically result in fewer injuries, thanks to the padding that is added under the grass surface. This padding provides better shock absorption than natural grass and dirt do. Many athletes find their feet don’t hurt as bad after playing on a synthetic surface in comparison to natural grass, too. 

Versatile & Durable

Artificial grass fields can be set up to host a wide variety of sporting events, not just one sport specifically. You’ll see this frequently on college fields, where multiple lines of different colors are used for each sport. And because active sports turf is created to handle heavy foot traffic, you can count on it to last for years to come. 

Better Playability

Grass that is always the same length will offer a better game. This is because it allows players and sports equipment to move faster. Consistent length will help athletes to become more agile in their movement and lessen the chances of them tripping on long spots in the grass. 


Fake grass is a fantastic option to eliminate the need for hundreds of thousands of gallons of water each year because you’ll only need to periodically rinse the turf. Periods of drought won’t cause the turf to need constant watering. Fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides won’t need to be used either.

Want to Learn More?

Contact us today for a free consultation! Our turf experts are ready to help you pick the perfect grass for your sports area. 


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