In chiller days, it’s best practice to winterize a trampoline, but you may love doing something unique. So, a question may pop into your mind can you use a trampoline in the winter?
Is it okay to jump on a trampoline in the winter or not largely depends on how much chill is there. This is also related to your personal skill. But, in the normal sense, you can use trampoline in the winter.
So, let’s talk in detail, can you jump on a trampoline in the winter and how to do it?
Can You Jump on a Frozen Trampoline?
It is not necessarily important that everyone will disassemble and store their trampoline in winter and sit idle. You can use the trampoline even in the chilly weather maintaining safety properly.
If you live in heavy rainfall or extreme cold region. it’s very difficult to bounce on the trampoline due to safety reasons. It may cause terrible injuries so don’t take risks unnecessarily.
In heavy snowfall areas, you can cover the trampoline with a weather cover. But when there is no snow you can jump on the trampoline then. However, clean the snow beforehand.
On the other hand, mild and low snow isn’t a big problem to stop you from using the trampoline. Jumping into these conditions will add next-level fun for you.
How to Jump on Trampoline with Snow?
Before bouncing on the trampoline, remove the piled snow by broom first. Then, let the trampoline be exposed to the air to make the jumping bed fully dry.
Some experts recommend wearing cold weather trampoline socks when you are jumping on the wet or snow mat to prevent slipping. You can try non-slip trampoline socks or shoes for better grip.
Although there are some safety hazards to jumping on the trampoline in wintertime, still there are some benefits too, like you can experience a new taste of jumping in the chill.
Video: Snow jump on a trampoline
Things to Consider Before Jumping on Trampoline During Winter
Make Sure Temperature is Favorable
Before jumping on the trampoline in cold weather, check the temperature. When it’s too cold, I recommend canceling the plan on jumping outside. The moisture can be dangerous, especially for children.
Don’t Jump When Water or Snow is on It
This is another important and basic trampoline safety rule to keep jumpers safe. Snow or water makes the mat wet which causes slippery, which is quite fun but might be dangerous.
So, clean the snow from the trampoline bed and make it dry before you jump on it.
Read Also: Trampoline cleaning guide
Adult Supervision is Necessary
Children can be affected by the cold temperature if they stay outside for longer times so don’t allow them too much to stay outside.
Don’t Wear Loose Cloth
Before getting on the trampoline, it’s recommended to put on necessary winter cloth as it’s chilly outside. So, tight fighting clothes like turtlenecks will be a handy option to keep necks warm.
A sweatshirt or scarf with a hood will keep kids warm, but jumping with these can cause safety hazards, hence escaping these options is a good idea.
Avoid Shoes on the Trampoline
Jumping with usual boots can damage the trampoline mat. Barefooted jumping is always a great experience. But you can also opt for non-slip socks due to cold weather.
So, can you jump on a trampoline in the winter? Yes, you can use it, but you need to do some extra work. First of all, check the weather then clean the piled snow from the trampoline and afterward make it dry.
And if you are confident then jump on the chilly weather, otherwise, ignore it. And never allow kids to jump on a snowy or frozen trampoline for safety reasons.
Rebecca is a fitness nerd and mother. She was inspired to get into the world of trampolining and rebounding by her husband Robert, who is a well-respected trainer and expert in the field. Now she instructs children, mothers, and teens the basic trampolining and rebounding tricks.
Rebecca is also a passionate blogger, sharing her knowledge and experiences with others in the hope of encouraging them to give trampolining and rebounding a try.