Rectangular vs Round Trampoline? What’s the difference?


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Usually, the main difference between a round and rectangular trampoline is in the frame strength, use, safety and bounce. Now let’s take a look at the differences in depth.

Rectangular vs Round: Frame strength

When considering buying a trampoline, the shape shouldn’t be the most important thing to consider but the frame of the trampoline. The type of steel that is used for the trampoline is the thing that forms the quality and durability of the trampoline. The best material in regards to trampolines is the galvanized steel frame, this material is more resistant to rust thus making the trampoline more durable.

Whether your trampoline is round or rectangular, as long as the material used for the frames is galvanized steel frame, then both trampolines are good.

Rectangular vs Round: Use

Is your trampoline entirely for recreation or for athletic purposes? If you want it for your backyard just for the family to have fun, then a round trampoline is the best but if you are a gymnast and wants it for practice and horning your skill, then a rectangular trampoline is advised.

Rectangular vs Round: Safety

The safety of a trampoline does not only depend on the type of trampoline, but the user also plays a huge role in ensuring safety of the trampoline. The safety net is also very important while using a trampoline, ensure that you have installed the safety net before you or your children start to use the trampoline.

On the edges of the round trampoline, the height of the jump is reduced, thus pulling people more to the center of the trampoline to have better bounce. This then makes the round trampoline safer while bouncing on the trampoline. Rectangular trampolines are designed for more mature and experienced people who are aware of the risks and safety precautions that come with using a rectangular trampoline.

Rectangular vs Round: Bounce

The bounce of a trampoline is mostly dependent on the size of the trampoline but also the shape of the trampoline plays a big role on the same.

When you are looking for a trampoline that offers superior bounce, then a rectangular one should the trampoline that you should be looking for. This is because springs on a rectangular trampoline are not activated at the same time while bouncing compared to a round trampoline where all the springs tend to work together during bouncing.

Round trampolines usually have a better bounce at the center of the trampoline as stated earlier this is because it pulls people to the center of the trampoline.

In conclusion, it’s quite difficult to choose between a rectangular and round trampoline because both have its pros and cons but if you want a trampoline for your backyard that will be mostly for recreation, then a round trampoline is advised but if you are an athlete and need the trampoline for practice then get yourself a rectangular trampoline.

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