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Designed to be used under swings, at the exit and entrance to slides, spinners and other high traffic areas of your playground, our superior TuffMats® are more effective than any other wearmat. Their beveled edges and unique concave shape keep loose WoodCarpet® underneath them.  We offer our Tuffmat®  Surface-Mats and we are excited to introduce the new Zero-Fill™ TuffMat®!  It is a full-depth wear mat that requires no fill under or above the mat.  Simply place the new Zero-Fill™ TuffMat® on the ground and spread WoodCarpet around it. Our new Zero-Fill™ mats provide the impact absorption needed and requires zero maintenance!



Zero-Fill™ Tuffmat® 





TuffMat® Surface Mats are installed on top of the surface keeping the area level and eliminating all kickout, which means maximum accessibility and fall protection where it is needed most. Ask about our new Customized Wear Mat!




TuffMat® Playground Fall Protection Mats

Safety is paramount on any playground, especially when it comes to swing sets, spinners and sliding boards. TuffMat® mats from Zeager Bros. Inc. help to create a safer environment for children at schools, day care centers and other outdoor settings by providing enhanced protection against the falls that are a frequent occurrence on any playground.

What Are TuffMats®?

TuffMats® are playground slide mats designed for use under swings and at the entrance and exit to sliding boards, spinners and other high-traffic playground areas that are prone to falls. More effective than other wear mats on the market, TuffMats® feature a distinct concave shape, beveled edges and an easy-to-use fastening mechanism that will hold the underlying WoodCarpet® in place, even during heavy use. They also produce a level surface that eliminates kick-out, resulting in a “no-trip” fall protection solution that is far superior to those loose-laid swing set mats that seldom remain in place.

We manufacture these sturdy, resilient playground swing mats from heavy-duty vinyl over a 1” recycled polyethylene foam base that ensures superior fall protection — while being able to withstand the rigors of outdoor use. Available foam mat sizes include:

  • 32″x 32″ Slide
  • 32″x 62″ Swing
  • 72″x 72″ Tire Swing & Spinner
  • 72″x 90″ Swing Bay
  • 36″ x 48″ Universal (can be used as slide or under swing set mats as well as play panels & transition platforms)
  • 144”x 144” Xtra Large spinner mat

TuffMats ®can also accommodate larger or irregularly shaped surfaces if needed. We can produce custom slide, spinner and swing set mat sizes upon request as well. All TuffMat® products include a five-year conditional limited warranty for your protection and peace of mind.

TuffMats® Are Easy to Install and Maintain

We’ve made our TuffMats® simple to install. We give you access to easy-to-follow instructions and resources that make for a fast, hassle-free installation — you’ll just need to ensure you comply with playground standards regarding clearances underneath sliding board exits, swing seats and other playground components.

TuffMats® are also designed to prevent holes and puddles, which reduces maintenance.

Product Details - Tuffmat® Surface Mats


Heavy-Duty Vinyl Top Over 1″ Recycled Polyethylene Foam Base


Impact rating:

IPEMA Certified for 12′ (1″ foam mat over 11″ EWF)



5-Year Warranty (must be installed & maintained per Zeager specification)


Foam Mat Sizes:

32″x 32″ Slide

32″x 62″ Swing

72″x 72″ Tire Swing & Spinner

72″x 90″ Swing Bay

36″ x 48″ Universal


   can be used under slides

   and swings or as play panels.


Custom Foam Mat  Sizes Available


PRODUCT DETAILS – TuffMat® Resilient Zero-Fill Mats

Material                             Various Types of Heavy-Duty Polyethylene

Size                                    42″ x 60″ x 11″ (Exposed Surface: 30″ x 48″)

Impact Rating                  Rated for 8′

Accessibility                    ADA Compliant

Warranty                          5-Year Warranty (must be installed & maintained per Zeager specification)


Zeager Bros., Inc. — Producing High-Quality Surfaces for 50 Years

Founded in 1967, Zeager Bros., Inc. is a third-generation family-owned and operated producer of well-crafted recreation and landscape surfaces.

We’re the first company to develop Engineered Wood Fiber products for surface applications, as well as the first to manufacture a “no-trip” high-traffic wear mat for installation over wood chip and EWF materials. Our playground fall protection mats are IPEMA-certified for safety and comply with all ASTM standards for ADA.

Contact Us to Learn More About Our Playground Fall Protection Mats

Don’t take chances with something as important of the safety of children while they play at your school, day care center or other outdoor playground settings. Contact Zeager Bros., Inc. for more information about our playground slide and swing set mats and to receive a free TuffMat® quote today.

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Zeager’s foam WoodCarpet Mats are great!  They are easy to install with the anchoring system that keeps the mats in place.   We have WoodCarpet Mat’s that were installed 5 years ago and WoodCarpet Mats that were installed last month and you cannot tell the difference.  We would recommend Zeager’s products to everyone!

- Rockwood School District Missouri
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