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8 Backyard Trampoline Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor Space

Experience backyard bliss with these eight trampoline landscaping ideas to revamp your outdoor space. Start planning your dream yard today! 

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8 Backyard Trampoline Ideas to Transform Your Outdoor Space

If you seek an outdoor oasis, we’ve got backyard trampoline ideas to inspire you.   

Our springless trampolines have enhanced the appeal of backyards for decades. We’ve rounded up some of the best ideas so you can start outlining your dream backyard. Get ready to be inspired!  

8 Backyard Trampoline Landscape Ideas   

When designing your backyard with a trampoline, remember that safety comes first! Where you assemble your trampoline is crucial for the safety of your children.   

While you want your backyard to look amazing, you don’t want to do it at the expense of your little jumpers. When assembling a trampoline, make sure to:  

  • Select a clear, level area in your yard for the trampoline,  
  • Ensure the slope doesn't exceed three degrees if the spot is not level. 
  • Provide 3-5 ft of safe lateral clearance around the trampoline, avoiding hard obstructions like fences or sheds.  

Ultimately, where you place your trampoline is up to you. However, following the recommendations above will ensure that your children are as safe as possible while jumping.  

1. Small Backyard Trampoline Idea 

Let’s say you bought a small trampoline, like the Springfree Compact Round Trampoline. You want to make the most out of your space.

A small backyard with colored circles leading to a Springfree Trampoline.  

We love how this family made the most out of a relatively small space. Your kids would surely love running on the colored circles as they prepare for takeoff on the trampoline!  

Photo courtesy of @gardenbuilders.  

2. Simple Backyard Trampoline Idea 

Three kids running to a Springfree Trampoline.

There’s nothing too crazy about this one, but its simplicity works with the backyard. It seems like this family wanted a designated spot to put their Springfree.  

The advantage to oval trampolines is their able to fit in a narrow space. If you’re looking to place a trampoline in a spot that doesn’t take up the whole yard, finding a spot like the one above could be ideal. 

3. Trampoline/Hot Tub Idea  

Two kids sitting in a hot tub next to a Springfree Trampoline.

This backyard trampoline idea works well if you have a hot tub. The great thing about this idea is the kids could be jumping on the trampoline while you supervise from the warm embrace of a jacuzzi!   

One of the trampoline safety rules you must adhere to is supervising your young children. Backyard trampolines, especially Springfree Trampolines, are safe so long as they are used reasonably, and rules are followed.    

Photo courtesy of @alderwoodlandscaping. 

4. Trampoline/Pool Idea  

A Springfree Trampoline in a backyard next to a swimming pool.

Let’s say you have a swimming pool and want to augment the area around it. A pool + trampoline side-by-side just might be your kids’ dream backyard. Also, the lights streamed around the top of the trampoline are a great touch.   

5. Trampoline/Garden Idea 

A Springfree Trampoline with green mat rods in a garden.

A trampoline in a garden? Why not?  

As strange as it might sound, it works in this backyard. The greenery mixed with the trampoline on top of the surfacing is a unique touch that stands out in a good way.   

Note that for a Springfree Trampoline, you don’t need to put any special surfacing, like rubber mulch, underneath the trampoline. Grass or turf is perfectly fine to install on.   

Photo courtesy of @dmcreativeedge.  

6. Trampoline Sanctuary Idea 

A Springfree Trampoline in a backyard.

We like this one because it gives the feeling of being in a comfortable sanctuary. The trampoline is placed in a safe and enclosed area, with pretty landscaping around it for good views.   

Photo courtesy of @landstudioc.  

7. Trampoline Decorating Idea 

Three kids watching a move on a Springfree Trampoline.

Decorating a trampoline is one of the most fun ways to transform your trampoline beyond just a bouncing surface.   

One of our favorite ways to do this is decorating for a movie night. Hosting a DIY backyard movie night is relatively easy to do and can add a different environment for your kids to enjoy their favorite movies!  

There are many activities you can do on a trampoline, including exercising, playing trampoline games and chalk drawing.  

8. Trampoline for Birthday Idea 

A kid jumping on a Springfree Trampoline at a birthday party.

Though not a permanent backyard trampoline idea, many people opt to have trampoline birthday parties for their kids. It’s the perfect time to get creative and celebrate a child’s special day.   

We also love the placement of the trampoline safely away from all obstacles and in a shaded area.   

Did you know? UV light from the sun is harmful to the components of a trampoline. Springfree Trampolines undergo extensive UV treatment to address this issue, including on the trampoline net and mat. Make sure your trampoline has UV protection or consider placing it in a shaded area.  

Bonus Idea: Customize Your Backyard Trampoline  

If you don’t think the traditional look of a trampoline will fit in your yard, we at Springfree offer advanced trampoline customization. You can choose from seven different colors, from simple all black or gunmetal: 

An all black Springfree Trampoline on a white backdrop.

Or to more robust colors that mirror that of your favorite sports team or color combinations:  

A Springfree Trampoline with red mat rods and a blue frame.  

Click here and create the trampoline of your dreams!  

Have the Right Trampoline to Complete Your Backyard Trampoline Idea?   

The eight ideas shared in this article should get you started on finding a spot for your trampoline.   

If you haven’t purchased a trampoline yet, our Springfree Trampolines are the safest, highest-quality and longest-lasting Trampolines you can find. As you can tell from the photos above, they are pretty stylish too.    

Check out our article “Are Springfree Trampolines Worth the Money?” and see an honest assessment to find out if a Springfree is right for your backyard! 

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