Worst Sand for Volleyball Courts

Sand volleyball’s the perfect summer sport. But playing on a bad volleyball court can be painful. What problems are caused by using the wrong sand? Cuts & Scrapes: Ouch! Sand containing small stones can slice players’ knees and scratch their feet. Sand...

Best Sand for Building Beaches

What is the correct sand to use when building a beach?  The types and sizes of sand on naturally-formed beaches vary widely.  So there is no one set of standards or specifications to follow when building a beach from scratch.  Instead, use these guidelines to select...

Pétanque Anyone?

What is pétanque? It’s a French game similar to bocce ball or lawn bowling. The goal is to throw metal balls as close as possible to the small ball named a cochonnet. Pétanque is played on a hard surface. The game can be played on a formal court or in a...

This Fall – Don’t Fail Your Infield

Fall is in the air. Football season is beginning. Believe it or not, now is the perfect time to work on your baseball field. Put your baseball field to bed this winter in great condition, and it will be ready for you earlier in spring. Don’t take a chance on...

NFC North – Which Teams Play on Waupaca Sand?

Football fans rejoice! NFL training camps open today. This season, three of the four NFC North teams will either practice or play on fields with materials supplied by Waupaca Sand & Solutions. Today the Chicago Bears begin camp at Olivet Nazarene University. In...

A Place for Synthetic Turf

At Waupaca Sand, we’re big fans of natural turf. There’s nothing quite like the smell of morning dew on a golf course, or the feeling of standing on the expansive centerfield turf at the top of the first inning. But, like many sports turf managers,...

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