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Temple University Fitness Facility (TUF)

Philadelphia, PA United States


Project Description

Installation projects within educational institutions often pose unique time and budgetary constraints. This was true for Philadelphia’s Temple University, with the renovation of two campus fitness facilities – Independence Blue Cross Recreation Center (IBC) and Temple University Fitness facility (TUF).

With foot traffic of 1,100 students, staff, faculty and alumni per day, the facilities experience exceptional wear and tear. Additionally, TUF is located in close proximity to other businesses, creating a unique need to not only provide safety for their members but also reduce noise and impact disruption to their fellow tenants.

"Dropping weights was causing problems. We were getting complaints from the retail tenant located below," TUF Operations Manager Jess Turak said.

Regupol America was able to address these concerns, with the first East Coast installation of Regupol® AktivPro™ Sports & Fitness Flooring. The unique waffle-bottom design of Regupol AkitvPro provides maximum comfort underfoot by absorbing the shock of training impact. Through the use of AktivPro, athlete injury and stress is reduced. And it's slip resistant, wet or dry.

Because of the ease made possible by its interlocking dowel tile system, Regupol AktivPro has reduced installation time and lower costs. AktivPro can be installed over existing floor surfaces.

Today, Temple reports complete satisfaction with Regupol AktivPro, and the second floor TUF facility is now freed from noise complaints.


Project Details

Temple University Fitness Facility (TUF)
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    Thor Performance Products, Installation
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Project Size:
    1,840 sq ft
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Specified Products

Regupol America Regupol® AktivPro™

A modular tile with a dual personality, Regupol AktivPro uses a prefabricated wear layer and multilayer molding system that ensures factory precision. This composite product consists of 100% recycled SBR rubber backing and is topped with a recycled SBR or EPDM wear layer.

Regupol AktivPro drives athletes to move faster and push harder. With a unique waffle-bottom design that provides ideal shock absorption, drainage, and cable routing, AktivPro manages it all. Its extra thick, unique composite structure is super durable and has outstanding wear resistance that stands up to the toughest battles.

AktivPro includes a patented strengthening layer atop its waffle-bottom. This layer offers additional protection and minimizes bounce back, making AktivPro the best solution for all weightlifting areas.



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