You probably already know that bleacher seats are the foundation of your school gym. You have to have bleachers, and you have to have good bleachers. What you may not know is that you create an enviable school gym by adding some not-so-common items like these five:
1. Ping Pong Table
A ping pong table or table tennis set is still one of the most captivating and enjoyable items that you can have. Not every school gym has these, but you could use one for yours. The students who visit to use the table will strengthen their wrists and improve their hand-eye coordination tenfold.
Every school gym should have a trampoline in it. Why? Because it’s just pure fun. a trampoline can wake up the child in all of us. You won’t be able to go a whole week without someone busting loose on it. Eventually, your little jumpers will learn some tricks that they can do one it, without hurting themselves, of course.
3. Punching Bag
A punching bag will give the students a good cardiovascular workout as well as a nice arm muscle burn. It’s good for some aggression release, as well. You can’t really go wrong with that because it can be therapeutic for some students.
4. Batting Machine
A batting machine is perfect for the gym if you have students that participate in the baseball team. It can increase their position and their confidence so that they can win the games and have full confidence. It’s even good for people who don’t play baseball to help them develop a swing. They may even develop a love for the game if they mess with the batting machine long enough.
5. Climbing apparatus
Finally, maybe you need some type of climbing apparatus for your gym. Perhaps your students want to take their gym time to a higher level. Maybe they want to practice climbing the corporate ladder. Climbing is part of military training, so it makes perfect sense to add it to your fitness agenda. If that doesn’t work for you, it’s okay. It’s just an idea. Great ideas sometimes come after lengthy trial and error processes.
Those are just a few ideas for you if you are working hard to enhance your students’ experience at your gym. The above-mentioned equipment will turn an ordinary school gym into an exciting sporting adventure and a place that on one wants to leave.