How to Choose the Best System for Your Outdoor Basketball Court

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Aug 11, 2020 6:00:00 AM


    Choosing the right outdoor basketball wall mount system to suit your needs is paramount to successfully equipping your court, whether for a school yard, community centre, or otherwise. However, with such a wide range of hoops to choose from, it can become overwhelming. Here, we will offer a few tips on what you should consider before making a purchase.

    For starters, there are 3 main designs to choose from, including the Wall-Mount, In-Ground, and Portable systems. While all three types serve a purpose, the wall-mount system is superior when it comes to stability and durability and is ideal for smaller basketball court areas.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment, Outdoor Basketball Systems

    Design Options for Outdoor Basketball Courts

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Jul 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM


    Basketball has been a longtime favourite game for people of all ages. From playing a casual game in the backyard to cheering on a high school or professional team in an arena, the game truly brings friends, family, colleagues, and neighbours together.

    While basketball has been played on a myriad of surfaces, athletic professionals recognize the importance of best court design to suit the facilities’ needs and that accommodate the players and audiences with those features that enhance everyone’s experience.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment, Outdoor Basketball Systems

    Choose Our Outdoor Gooseneck Basketball System

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Sep 12, 2019 4:14:00 AM


    Our connection to basketball runs deep here at Sport Systems. In addition to cutting our teeth in the industry by designing and selling basketball hoops back in the late 1970s, our headquarters is located in the hometown of Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of the game we all love so much.

    While much has changed over the past 40-or-so years since we began this journey in the athletic equipment industry, much still remains the same. We continue to specialize in basketball equipment including, hoops, backboards, complete indoor and outdoor systems and so much more.

    Working so closely with one sport for an extended period of time has afforded us the ability to experiment and test a large quantity of products and solutions. This testing has led the way for our internal development of our own line of basketball products, specifically in the outdoor space.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment, Outdoor Basketball Systems

    The Most Complete Outdoor Basketball System

    Posted by Ryan Wilby

    Mar 22, 2018 7:06:12 AM



    With the spring season officially underway, planners, managers and operators are preparing once again for additional outdoor play within their communities and organizations. As we shed the layers of heavy clothing and move into something more comfortable, soccer pitches, football fields and outdoor basketball courts are once again in season.

    As such, many facility managers take this time of the year to evaluate, design and/or construct their outdoor play areas for these types of sports, including basketball.

    As one of the most popular sports here in North America, basketball courts in communities and in school yards are among the most high-traffic and most heavily participated areas.

    At Sport Systems, we got our start in the basketball industry. With our headquarters located in picturesque Almonte, Ontario, we share this hometown with the inventor of basketball Dr. James Naismith and as such, began designing basketball hoops over 40 years ago.

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    Topics: Basketball Equipment, Outdoor Basketball Systems

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