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How do you put a trampoline on a slope?

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Asked by: Amanda Fox

If the area you want to put your trampoline is sloped by only a few degrees then the remedy is simple. The solution is to dig small holes just big enough for the trampoline legs on the higher side of the slope.

How do you balance a trampoline on a slope?


Feet for each leg. Okay I do have a little board here. I am going to apply some stakes. That will hold it all together I've had my kids jump on it for the last couple days the thing doesn't even move.

How do you level a garden for a trampoline?

However, you will need to level out your trampoline by digging a trench. To do this, dig a 3-inch-wide trench and as deep as you need to level it so that when you place your uphill trampoline legs in the trench the trampoline becomes level.

How much clearance is needed under a trampoline?

😬 You don’t want to risk getting tangled up in anything while jumping, so we recommend at least 24 feet of clear space measured from the ground up just to be safe. Sure, that may seem like a lot of additional space, but like mothers always say, it’s better to be safe than sorry!

What ground should a trampoline be on?

Ideally the trampoline should be on soft ground to absorb the impact energy. Probably the best surface is bark or similar as this is soft and energy absorbing, will provide good drainage and supress any weeds. There is also no need for grass cutting underneath. You should avoid hard surfaces like concrete or tarmac.

Can a trampoline be placed on slight slope?

Trampolines can be installed on uneven ground. While changes to the installation process are needed, it is possible to put a trampoline on a hill or slope. If the slope is minor, anchor the higher trampoline legs into the ground. If not, the ground must be leveled before installation.

Where is the best place to put a trampoline?

Best spot for a trampoline



Find a clear, flat area free from potential hazards, such as fences, hedges, trees, washing lines or other equipment. Place the trampoline on soft, energy-absorbing ground. Good options include sand, bark or other materials that produce a cushioning effect.

Can you put a trampoline on grass?

Trampolines can be put on artificial grass without damaging it. The artificial grass will stay lush and green. If you leave a trampoline on the artificial grass for years, it will be flattened by the weight of the trampoline, but that can easily be remedied.

How many sandbags do you need to hold a trampoline?

These bars are often built with a peak in the middle of the bar, which makes the 2 sides have small dips which are perfect for putting a sandbag on. Most trampolines have 6 or 8 legs, so you will want 6 or 8 sandbags for your trampoline.

Should I anchor trampoline?

Trampolines should always be anchored into the ground before use. Jumping on a trampoline causes it to move, and if it is not anchored, it could damage the trampoline or hurt the people on it. Strong winds can also move or even carry away a trampoline that is not anchored.

How do you secure a trampoline from blowing away?

A Trampoline Tie-Down Kit is used to help prevent your trampoline from blowing over in high winds. it basically ‘straps’ your trampoline to the ground using straps and large metal ‘corkscrew’ stakes. You don’t need to keep it there all the time, but we strongly recommend using one when the winds pick up.