Bounce Back Rubber Playground Mats

Greatmats Bounce Back Rubber Playground TilesBounce Back Rubber Playground Mats are available as 2x 2 ft. tiles, with various thickness options including 1.75-, 2.25-, 2.5-, 3.5- and 4-inch. These rubber playground tiles feature ASTM and IPEMA fall height ratings up to 10 ft. This mat surface option is popular, dependable and can be found in playgrounds across the country. It provides long-term rubber mat surfacing while offering ADA accessibility when used the ADA border ramp edging.

This product is a great option for west coast customers, and ships from the Pacific Northwest.

Unlike other surfacing options, such as wood chips or loose-fill sand or gravel, these tiles do not have to be continually raked to maintain a safe surface for your playground. The solid design of these playground surface tiles makes it impossible for foreign objects to hide. This provides a safer environment for children. Also, unlike poured-in-place rubber surfacing, you don’t have to replace your entire surface if some areas begin to wear down. You can simply replace that tile or group of tiles.

Safety

Greatmats Bounce Back Rubber Playground Tiles red and greenNo other playground surfacing material offers the degree of safety assurance that rubber tiles can provide. Wood and rubber mulch products are easily displaced, resulting in inadequate thickness/protection in large areas of the playground. They also present an undesirable and dangerous material that children can swallow, throw or kick. Poured-in-place products are subject to climatic variation during installation, which makes the durability and lifespan of the material unpredictable. Bounce Back Tiles eliminate these problems and offer the assurance of safe surfacing for children’s play areas.

Greatmats 2.5 Inch Bounce Back Playground Rubber TileBounce Back Playground Tiles are designed to meet federally-mandated Critical Fall Height requirements for playground equipment up to 10-feet tall. These rubber playground tiles have been certified to comply with these requirements by IPEMA through TUV/SUD, which is a third-party, independent testing/certification laboratory. Additionally, the manufacturer conducts regular, in-house Critical Fall Height testing as part of their Quality Control plan.

The fall height protection for each thickness measurement of bounce back rubber playground mats is:

  • 6 feet rating for 2.5-inch thickness
  • 8 feet rating for 3.5-inch thickness
  • 10 feet rating for 4-inch thickness

Color Options

Bounce Back tiles are available in two color options: EPDM and Color Topped. The first is a surface wear layer of colored EPDM rubber granules. With this option, you can choose from green, tan or blue colors.

A second color option is a surface layer of colored tire crumb rubber. This economical option includes Black, Red, Blue, Green and Brown. Tiles with these colors can used in combination to create very appealing playground designs.

Installation Ease

Greatmats Bounce Back Playground Rubber Tile installedBounce Back tiles can be easily and economically installed over a variety sub-surfaces. Once an installation sub-surface has been properly prepared, the tiles can usually be installed by the customer’s maintenance crew. This cannot be said of poured-in-place surfacing, which requires expensive contractors and specialized equipment to effectively install.

Maintenance Ease

Bounce Back Tiles are virtually maintenance free. Most cleaning simply involves a broom, garden hose or leaf blower. Replacing damaged tiles is as easy as removing the tile and installing a new one. This is not the case with other playground options which require costly and unattractive poured-in-place surface repairs.

Moisture Permeability

Greatmats Bounce Back Playground Rubber MatsBounce Back tiles are designed to allow rainwater to flow through the tile surface and away from the playground, as opposed to forming puddles on the surface. This allows children to resume play after bad weather sooner than they could on other surfaces such as poured-in-place.

Environmental

Bounce Back Playground Tiles are made from 100% recycled rubber and a specially-engineered polymer binder. Because of the high level of recycled material in each tile, these products meet and exceed the requirements set forth in U.S Executive Order 13101, Greening the Government, and they can be a contributing factor towards LEED Green Building certification.

American Made Quality

We are proud to state that these Bounce Back Tiles are made in the USA. These playground safety tiles are covered by the manufacturer’s industry leading 10 Year Limited Warranty.

Border and Corner Edges

Bounce Back Playground Tiles have border ramps available including ADA Accessible ramps. They also have inside and outside corner edges available to give your playground a finished look.

 

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Bounce Back Playground Flooring

Bounce Back playground surfacing tiles provide a clean and safe play area for kids to play on.  They are perfect for playgrounds with swings, slides, and other equipment from which a child could fall.  Playground surfacing is available in many thicknesses up to 4 inches that provides a 10-foot fall height rating. 
Bounce Back cushions meet and exceed the requirements as established by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and American Standard for Testing Materials (ASTM) methods. Testing of this product is done on a regular basis to maintain the highest quality standards available.  Bounce Back tiles provide long-term safety, while offering ADA accessibility when used with our special ADA border ramp edging.
In the past, harmful objects such as broken glass have been found mixed into wood chips or loose filled products like sand or gravel.  Our playground tiles eliminate this risk.  The solid construction of playground surface tiles does not allow foreign objects a place to hide on the playground.  Also, solid rubber playground safety tiles stay in one place and maintain a consistent fall height rating.  This is better than loose fill where continual raking is necessary to keep the surfacing in place.
These playground surface tiles are a shock-absorbing, resilient rubber that will perform all year round and in all weather conditions for years.  They are designed for continuous usage even during the rainy season.  Water will not puddle on the surface of the tiles but moves quickly through the surface and laterally through the legs of the cushions.  This makes the playground area dry and ready to use quickly after even heavy rains.
This product features colorful EPDM mixed color options that will enhance the appearance of any playground surfacing.  Seven popular colors are available to make your playground look fantastic.  
These playground surface tiles are easy to install.  Please request installation instructions.  No daily maintenance is required to maintain safety standards.  This means lower costs and fewer hassles. It looks and performs great!  
Please note:  These tiles are specifically designed to lay on a flat, hard surface such as concrete or a base of crushed and compacted stone.  They are NOT designed to lay directly on top of dirt.  If you’re looking for a playground safety surface that can lie on dirt, we recommend our Kids Ergo Matta.
Bounce Back rubber playground tiles are Earth friendly.  Each 24″ x 24″ safety tile is made from scrap tires that would otherwise be buried in a landfill.  Bounce Back rubber can be recycled again and again.   These tiles are made in the USA.
If you have questions, would like a sample, or are looking for a quote that includes shipping to your playground area, give us a call.  One of our friendly customer service reps would be happy to help you with any questions or concerns you might have.
Call Greatmats at 877-822-6622.