Umpire Chairs: More Than Just a Seat

Umpire chairs are great for tennis matches but they can serve other purposes as well.

Remember the movie The Sandlot? The beautiful lifeguard, Wendy Peffercorn, watched over the kids in the pool from the top of her umpire chair.

No matter what you do with an umpire chair, officiate tennis matches or use it as a lifeguard tower, it is important to do your research before you purchase.

Tennis umpire chairs are typically about eight feet tall, giving umpires or lifeguards a good view to make good calls or save a swimmer in need of some assistance.

Many sports equipment retailers, like Courtmaster and Gamma, offer umpire chairs that are made to last.

The Courtmaster PVC Umpire Chair is multi-functional; perfect for tennis courts, golf tees, and pools or basically anywhere a judge is needed.

This umpire chair is made out of white PVC pipe with wheels that provide convenient portability and a green seat cushion that offers comfort. It also comes with the option to add a canopy if needed.

The Gamma Aluminum Tennis Umpire Chair is built to the highest quality ensuring durability and safety for whoever sits in it. The aluminum construction will not rust or rot and is able to pass through typical gates or doors.

The Courtmaster Royale Umpire Chair is cuprinol dipped to withstand weather wear with wooden steps, armrests, seat and back for a traditional look and even comes with a desk and the option for an umbrella is available.

This particular umpire chair has a padded front feet swivel in order to adjust to uneven surfaces and the legs are made of 1-1/2” forest green square tubing. Wheels on the rear legs make for easy rolling.

As you can see, tennis umpire chairs are more than just a seat. They provide comfort and the perfect view, allowing officials to make the right calls. Whether it is center court at a tennis match or poolside at the neighborhood watering hole, umpire chairs literally offer the “best seat in the house!”

About courtneytennis760

Courtney Sloan is a freelance writer and a student at Mira Costa College studying mass media. As a writer with a passion for tennis, health and fitness, she has made it her mission to find helpful information about tennis products and other important issues and share them with the community. Be sure to find her on Facebook and Twitter ! View all posts by courtneytennis760

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