Lower costperplay environmental benefits player safety and ease of maintenance have led many education institutions such as Salem State University Salem Mass to choose synthetic turf for athletic fields Photo courtesy of Woodard amp Curran

Lower cost-per-play, environmental benefits, player safety and ease of maintenance have led many education institutions, such as Salem State University, Salem, Mass., to choose synthetic turf for athletic fields. Photo courtesy of Woodard & Curran

Turf Time for a Seamless Experience

A look at synthetic turf on athletic fields.

As municipalities, schools, colleges and universities look for cost-effective and sustainable solutions for their athletic facilities, many have looked to synthetic turf for playing fields. Compared with natural grass, synthetic turf offers enhanced design options, is less expensive on a cost-per-use basis, provides additional environmental benefits, and can be easier to maintain. 

Also, research indicates that synthetic turf is a safe playing surface for all ages.

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