Pest control for sport, fitness and recreation industry

pest control for sport facilities

Flick is the sport, fitness and recreation industry’s leader in safe and effective pest control in Aotearoa. We take care of any pest infestation or problems affecting your gym, sports centre or studio with minimal disruption to you or your clients.

Our professionally trained pest technicians provide safe and effective preventative treatments for sporting facilities and leisure centres.

Call 0800 710 010 immediately to speak to an expert for more information.

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Why you need pest control for sporting facilities

Kiwi sporting facilities, such as large dance halls, indoor basketball courts and even private yoga studios, are areas where humidity can build up. Sweat, damp towels, and constant wiping down equipment can encourage pests.

Cockroaches are attracted to damp areas. Although these pests are shy, they can be more visible once their numbers reach a threshold. A cockroach infestation can affect your reputation and brand, especially if children attend your facility.

Another pest we often find around sporting facilities is rodents. Most gyms, sporting centres and studios have vending machines or even offer snacks over the counter. Food left in lockers or not disposed of properly attract rats and mice. They may have a nest nearby.

Whether it’s for your dance studio, leisure centre or sporting complex, call 0800 710 010. Speak to our experts and book a pest inspection.

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Where are pests most active around sporting facilities

Where are pests most active around sporting facilities?

Sporting facilities vary in size, location and activity. But they can all attract pests. This is because they usually have a high concentration of people meeting together and building up a sweat.

Insects can enter through open doors. If your building is older, rats can enter through cracks in the walls, roof or flooring.

Pests are attracted to water and food. While your venue isn’t a dedicated food outlet, kids bring snacks after school and adults come with their own protein bars.

Areas to watch out for pest activity include –

  • The outer perimeter of the building
  • The spectator area
  • Lockers
  • Car park
  • Toilets and change facilities
  • Larger areas like basketball courts can get birds roosting in the rafters

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reduce the risk of pests in your sporting facility

How you can reduce the risk of pests in your sporting facility

Our pest technician may recommend ways you can decrease the likelihood of pests in your venue. These could include

  • Making doors close automatically
  • Moving garbage bins or skip bins further from the entrance
  • Repairing cracks or damage where pests can enter
  • Fixing water leaks
  • Placing bins in spectator areas and emptying them daily

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Keep pests away with safe, effective treatments

We can tailor a pest treatment for your sports centre. Ants, cockroaches and flies can be regularly treated, creating a safe venue and potentially saving your business reputation.

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SMART digital pest control box outside

Target rodents and other pests with SMART Digital Pest Control

SMART Digital Pest Control works in conjunction with your pest control strategy. It’s discreet and can keep on top of potential pest problems before they get out of hand.

Sensors detect and record pest activity in real-time. This enables our technicians to have a targeted approach and devices can be placed where activity is highest. So, you can respond with real-time statistics based on number and frequency.

We find that technology combined with traditional practices keeps rodent numbers and pests under control.

Our Flick technicians will regularly inspect, empty and relocate devices when needed. Armed with SMART data analysis, we provide you with essential information to take action.

Flick can create a tailored treatment plan that works with your venue. Call 0800 710 010 and get your sports facility inspected by a professional.

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