I have played basketball in many cities throughout my lifetime. I can safely say that this basketball court is the best outdoor court I have ever played on. It’s not only clean and well maintained, but it’s safer for the players.
I had knee surgery years ago and it has been hard to play regularly without soreness. Then I found this court. The grounds are made up of recycled tire rubber. It’s the same material that is used for running track and field. Every court should be made of this stuff. I can play out here three times a week and have no soreness. There is a spring to the ground as I run up and down the court. It’s great.
An important part of playing recreational basketball is the competition. Every time I’ve been to the court at Matteusskolan there has been a good variety of competition. There are the guys less skilled, just having a good time on one side of the court. Then there are the better skilled, more serious players on the other side. The atmosphere is friendly and there is always good basketball to be played.
The court is located behind a small grocery store, so it feels like I’m discovering a hidden treasure every time I go play at Matteusskolan. When the weather is good and I need to get in a good run, this is court for me.