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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
Indoor Climbing is Changing, and I Can’t Wait!
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

You may have seen that Rugged exhibited for the first time at the Association of British Climbing (ABC) annual conference recently; showing how we’re gamifying climbing walls with our interactive products. The aim: to increase accessibility, competitiveness and enjoyment for…

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Climbing’s Olympic Debut – Will it be taken to new heights?
Monday, August 2, 2021

Climbing’s Olympic Debut – Will it be taken to new heights?

The International Olympic Committee added climbing to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020, and we can’t wait to watch! Climbing combines strength, agility, coordination and bravery – add it…

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Best Interactives For... Teens
Friday, April 9, 2021

For our next in the 'Best For' series, where we select some of the best products for trampoline and indoor adventure centres, we're focusing on our top interactive picks for teenagers. And if you get it right and give them…

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Best Interactives For... Under 12's
Monday, March 8, 2021

For our second in the ‘Best For’ indoor adventure series, we’re focusing on a core market that many parks focus on – the Under 12s.

We all know that just bouncing is boring, and won’t engage this group for long. Under…

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Finding the Feel-Good Amongst the 2020 Storm
Thursday, December 17, 2020

How do you describe 2020? Unprecedented? Challenging? The year the world went pear shaped? (Alternatively, you may just not want to answer that!)

Despite the difficult times, there’s been a surprising amount of good and uplifting moments that have emerged…

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Park Re-opening? Here’s 3 Top Tips for Making it Memorable
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Indoor adventure parks, after months of closure, are now beginning to open up in countries across the globe. 

Of course there are strict guidelines to follow about distancing and cleanliness, but many parks will wonder: can we even attract enough…

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A Message from the Market [CoronaPod Ep 2]
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

During lockdown, we’ve been picking the brains of park builders, operators and suppliers from the FEC industry. For some, the way we are working had changed dramatically, and for others, it has been a chance to re-focus, evolve and adapt.…

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How Are You Using Your Time Differently? [CoronaPod Ep 1]
Thursday, May 21, 2020

During Covid-lockdown, we’ve had the fantastic opportunity to catch up with park builders, operators and suppliers from around the industry. For some, the way we are working had changed dramatically, and for others, it has been a chance to…

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3 Top Tips for Reopening During Covid-19
Monday, May 18, 2020

What can indoor adventure and trampoline parks do to ensure that they have customers ready and waiting when their doors re-open?

The first thing to make clear, is that we really don’t know how people will react to the lifting…

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