Dollamur Announces GymTurf® Installation at Two Texas High Schools
Hays, Lehman High Schools to Provide Indoor, Portable Sports Turf to Train Year-Round
(FORT WORTH, Texas) – Dollamur Sport Surfaces (Dollamur) – the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance sports flooring for wrestling, martial arts, mixed martial arts, gymnastics, cheerleading and yoga – today announces its portable sports surface, “GymTurf®,” has been installed at Hays High School (Buda, Texas) and Lehman High School (Kyle, Texas).
GymTurf® serves as the ideal solution for these Texas high schools who regularly battle extreme outdoor conditions. The indoor, portable training solution enables student-athletes to train and compete in a variety of sports throughout the year.
“We are always searching for new ways to enhance our student’s experiences on and off the field,” says Betsy Russell, Director of Student Programs for Hays Independent School District. “GymTurf allows for greater scheduling flexibility so our athletes experience minimal, if any, conflicts in regards to training and games.”
Hays and Lehman High Schools are each classified as a 6A school by the University Interscholastic League and are located about 20-30 minutes south of Austin and an hour north of San Antonio.
Taking less than 30 minutes to install, GymTurf® turns any building into a baseball, football, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer or softball practice field.
“We are revolutionizing the way athletes train,” says Dave Rossi, Senior Vice President for Dollamur. “By infusing innovation and breakthrough technology in each of our products, we are ensuring school districts provide the best practice options for all of its athletes”.
GymTurf® features the Dollamur® FLEXI-Connect® technology, a hassle-free integrated feature that connects turf sections without additional fasteners or tape. The patented system, which uses built-in hook and loop connections to join turf rolls, expedites set-up and tear down. The low-blade tufted turf requires no messy infill.
This low impact, anti-abrasive flooring is engineered to reduce impact and allows teams to train around-the-clock with the same intensity as an outdoor session. GymTurf meets international soccer standards for artificial surfaces and enables field hockey, lacrosse and softball teams to replicate the outdoor field.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Dollamur is headquartered in Fort Worth, Tex. and has official partnerships with USA Wrestling, USA Judo, the Atlantic Coast Conference, North American Grappling Association and 12 state high school wrestling championships, among others. Dollamur can be found in professional, intercollegiate and military facilities nationwide. It supplies mats to 130-plus UFC Gyms across the U.S. and more than 300 sports events annually.