Playchoice's ultimate activity book collection Download activity book

Jumping mat: carrying capacity, maintenance, size, shape

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  June 21, 2022

A play theme in your mailbox every month?

Fun play tips, activity books and more, with the first email being our free mini-guide "educational toys"

We will only use your email address for this newsletter and respect your privacy

I enjoy writing these articles for my readers, you guys. I don't accept payment for writing reviews, my opinion on products is my own, but if you find my recommendations helpful and you end up buying something through one of the links I may be able to receive a commission on that. More information

Always something to do for the holidays or rainy day?

Play Choice now has the ultimate activity book collection, with over 60 pages of fun coloring pages and educational puzzles.

Maximum carrying weight of the trampoline

You now have the shape of your dream trampoline determines and looks at the available space that you have in your garden.

It is time for the final consideration and that is determining who exactly will use the trampoline.

How much weight a trampoline can support is probably one of the most important things to consider when buying a trampoline.

The weight of a trampoline depends on the size of the jumping mat and vice versa.

Exceeding the maximum weight capacity can cause the jumping surface to tear and cause accidents.

Since 2014, there has been European legislation that has determined that the maximum loadable weight for smaller trampolines is always 50 kg. However, that is independent of what the smaller trampolines can carry or the quality of the trampoline. With small trampolines you could possibly look at the manufacturer's test weight. The legal limit was created to discourage unsafe use of smaller trampolines.

The carrying weight of larger trampolines is determined by the manufacturer, so it is important to check whether it has a quality mark!

Size of the jumping mat and the loadable weight

The load-bearing weight and the size of the trampoline therefore go hand in hand.

Below you will find a table with average sizes, the maximum carrying weight of the trampoline and

Always something to do for the holidays or rainy day?

Play Choice now has the ultimate activity book collection, with over 60 pages of fun coloring pages and educational puzzles.

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Speelkeuze.nl is a content marketer, father and loves trying out new toys. As a child he came into contact with everything related to games when his mother started the Tinnen Soldaat in Ede. Now he and his team create helpful blog articles to help loyal readers with fun play ideas.