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Installing your Mega Slam Hoop correctly is critical for your system to work well and to have a lifetime of fun. Install your system right by either finding a local installer or following the specific instructions and watching helpful videos.
Our currently recommended and Mega Slam Hoops approved UK basketball hoop installers are:
Lifestyle Systems Ltd does not assume any liability or risk for installations performed by any third party technician. All installers excluding On Court UK are independent third party contractors, and are not employed by Lifestyle Systems Ltd
Knowing what's involved when installing your Mega Slam Hoop is important so you can have a lifetime of fun. Reference your model's specific manual for the exact details.
Pick the perfect spot where you want your hoop to live. Look at your model specs and consider the overhang distance (front of main pole to front of backboard) as it relates to your playing surface. Note: Locate utility lines before you dig. Hitting a below-ground utility line by accident is no fun.
Dig a 48"-deep hole and fill it with concrete to build the foundation for your in-ground hoop. It will take a lot of concrete, so be ready. Check your instructions before you start digging.
After 72 hours of drying concrete, it's time to make sure to level the system. You want a level the system because it will play true. Watch our video on how to level the anchor.
If you're planning on installing a Mega Slam Hoop yourself, better call some friends. Our systems are no-joke heavy and require at least 4 strong people to lift a large glass backboard. Each model is a little different, so reference your manual.
The very second you tighten the last screw, it's time to start jamming.
Watch how the pros installs the Mega Slam Hoop the right way.
Watch how to make a concrete base and install the anchor for your basketball goal.
Watch step-by-step instructions on how to install an in-ground Mega Slam Hoop.
Watch how to make sure the base is level for your in-ground basketball goal.
Download your Mega Slam Hoop manual for detailed step-by-step instructions.
You can install your own Mega Slam hoop or find a professional installer to complete the job for you. The back boards and basketball systems are quite heavy, so if you’re up for the challenge of installing it yourself, make sure you have some friends along to help you get the job done.
Prices for installing typically range from £1,295 - £1,495. Costs are dependant on a number of factors including: your location, access, ground conditions and spoil removal. Should you require a professional to install your Mega Slam Basketball Hoop then email us your request or contact one of our preferred installers directly.
Please see our list of preferred installers here.
Whether you’re installing it yourself or having it done professionally, it’s a two-stage process. The first stage involves the installation of the ground anchor assembly. This process can take up to 4 hours to complete, depending on your ground conditions. Its then advised to allow the concrete to cure for a minimum of 72 hours prior to assembling the Mega Slam basketball hoop system. The second stage of the installation takes approximately 2 hours, to complete the assembly of the Mega Slam Basketball Hoop system.