Athletic Facilities

Athletic Facilities

The nature of competitive sports can lead to increased risk for infections - protect your athletes!

In general, fitness equipment is known to have significant amounts of bacteria. Exercise bikes and treadmills have been tested to have 1.3 million colony forming units (CFU) of bacteria, and free weights had as many as 1.2 million CFU, which is 362 times that found on a public toilet. Of the bacteria found on fitness equipment, 70% was determined to be harmful to humans.


Athletes in contact sports, including football, basketball, wrestling and more are at an even higher risk for MRSA at a colonization rate of up to 62%, compared to 18-53% for non-contact sport athletes. Hundreds of players have contracted MRSA with numerous instances where teams have faced widespread outbreaks.

However, athletes are also at greater risk for respiratory tract and gastrointestinal illnesses.

 Download our white paper on the future of disinfection for athletic facilities

Download our white paper on the future of disinfection for athletic facilities


A variety of products means we can help clean any of your spaces

locker rooms

weight rooms

clinical areas


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Protect your players from illness, but proper disinfection can also take care of unpleasant odors actually caused by bacteria

Prevent foodborne illnesses using proven technology that can kill E. Coli, Salmonella, and more.

Minimize the risk of spreading harmful germs in clinical areas where you are treating injured players.  

A common source of illnesses - S.A.G.E. UV has custom solutions designed specifically for bathrooms.