Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Sporting passion leads into surfacing range suitable for all Australian conditions

Sporting passion leads into surfacing range suitable for all Australian conditions
October 13, 2014

Having always had an interest in sport courts and surfaces, former Queensland cricketer Wayne Broad started manufacturing tennis and netball sporting surfaces back in the early 1990s.

Broad then joined Australia’s largest rubber recycling company, A1 rubber, and. with co-owner John Randall, continued to work on and improve their technology for the sports surfacing market. And with the recycled rubber market gained momentum, the company was soon offering a wider range of surfaces for fitness, recreation and sport facilities.

Broad knew his technology was as good as any on the market, as the company's approved installers always kept on coming back for more. As a result, he formed a new divison within the business, Courtpave Coatings.

In September this year, the business was expanded with the arrival of experience industry manager Warren Furlong (formerly of California Sports Surface, the distributors of Plexicushion and Rebound Ace surfaces) to head up and release the new formulas and exciting range of sports surface coatings, which in turn will complement the existing A1 Rubber range.

The new range has been totally revamped to suit the Australian conditions, and now includes a formula designed for solely for tennis (the Players Choice), a new slip resistant formulation for netball and multisport applications (the Competitors Choice), a cushioned surface to replicate what the majors are played on (the Professionals Choice) as well as other new additions to the range include COURTPAVE LEGENDS (the Clubs Choice) designed especially for player comfort and consistency followed up by COURTPAVE KIDS (the Schools Choice).

Furlong explains “our aim is to offer the market a complete surfacing package, from softfall in kids playgrounds all the way through to acrylic hard courts.

“This way we can keep our installation teams busy all year round - not just through the warmer climates.”

Since joining the business, Furlong has been hugely impressed by the business’ available technology and has helped introduce slight modifications to surfacing formulations to ensure Courtpave Coatings are as long lasting, durable and consistent as any he had worked with.

For more information on the Courtpave Coatings range contact Warren Furlong on 07 3807 3666, E: warren@courtpave.com, www.courtpavecoatings.com


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

VIVATICKET

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  19th July 2018 - ENTA AUSTRALASIA REBRANDS AS VIVATICKET 17th October 2016…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

AUSFIT

Ausfit began in 1992, providing software services to the health and fitness sector including ClubWise, a fully hosted web-based product which combines state of the art club management software,…

read more

Billing / Finance / Fitness / Technology

 
 

Ecoline

Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

read more

Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism

 
 

SICO SOUTH PACIFIC

SICO is at the forefront in innovative mobile folding and rolling, space efficient tables, stages, dance floors and many other products which help our customers optimise their use of space. Image…

read more

Entertainment / Events / Venues

 
 

Centaman Entrance Control

Turnstile Entry Systems and Access Control Centaman Entrance Controls’ Award Winning Range of Access Control Systems includes tripod & triarm turnstiles, speedgates, full height…

read more

Access / Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

SKC Operations Pty Ltd (SKCorp)

SKC Operations Pty Ltd (SKCorp) is an expert retail and marketing services team specialising in sports, leisure, aquatics, fitness, health, wellness & recreation industry. Using proven…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Fitness / Marketing / Retail

 
 

Envibe

With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…

read more

Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Technology

 
 

HTS Group Ltd

HTS Group Ltd provides a complete design, system integration, installation and maintenance package to the transportation, traffic engineering, parking and sports timing industries in New Zealand,…

read more

Aquatics / Events / Sport / Technology

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business