The 7 Best Trampolines of 2019

High-quality, safe options that the whole family can enjoy

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Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Skywalker 15’ Round at Amazon

“An affordable and lightweight option with consistent bounce.”

Best Bounce: Skywalker Rectangle at Amazon

“Springs work independently to create an even and controlled takeoff.”

Best for Kids: Zupapa Trampoline with Enclosure at Amazon

“It has padding around the entire perimeter as well as an enclosure.”

Best for Toddlers: Skywalker Trampolines Mini Bouncer at Amazon

“A scaled-down version of a regular trampoline.”

Best for Adults: Acon Trampoline Air 16 Sport at Amazon

“This 16-foot rectangular trampoline has a much larger surface area.”

Best for Backyard: SkyBound Stratos at Amazon

“Made with UV-resistant materials to prevent fading, drying, and cracking.”

Best for Exercise: JumpSport 250 at Amazon

“A great way to sneak in a low-impact workout at home.”

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    Best Overall: Skywalker 15-Foot Round Trampoline

    Skywalker Trampolines 15-Feet Round Trampoline and Enclosure with Spring Pad
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    A round trampoline is the most widely appealing and universal trampoline on the market, which is why you generally see this type of trampoline in family backyards. On a round trampoline, the springs are placed at equal intervals around the frame, creating a consistent bounce. It’s a great pick for safety-conscious parents since this construction also naturally directs the jumper back to the center of the trampoline since the entire frame absorbs the force of each jump.

    Other attractive qualities include affordability and weight. Round trampolines tend to be the least expensive option. They're also typically the lightest outdoor trampolines, making them easy to move around the yard (essential if you want to prevent the grass underneath from dying).

    This particular trampoline is a favorite because, at 15 feet, it’s big enough for multiple people to play safely. It also has a secure no-gap enclosure, as well as weather-resistant galvanized steel springs and reinforced T-joint construction for durability.

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    Best Bounce: Skywalker Rectangle Trampoline

    Skywalker Rectangle Trampoline with Enclosure, 15-Feet
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    Because rectangular trampolines provide the best bounce of any type of trampoline, they are preferred by gymnasts. These types of trampolines have springs that work independently to create an even and controlled takeoff and landing. This particular trampoline also has a thick 12-gauge steel frame, which helps anchor the frame while bouncing. It also features a longer jumping surface, providing more space for stunts and tricks. Because the bounce is so great on this trampoline, a safety enclosure is especially important. This model comes with a no-gap net enclosure that attaches at each spring and is complete with a dual zipper and a latch clip closure system for added safety, plus upright foam-padded poles for added stability.

  • 03 of 07

    Best for Kids: Zupapa Trampoline with Enclosure

    When it comes to kids and trampolines, safety is paramount. If you want to ensure you invest in the safest option possible, this trampoline by Zupapa is a great option. The round outdoor, full-size trampoline is just like any other trampoline, but with a few important safety upgrades. It has padding around the entire perimeter of the frame that covers the heavy gauge springs, as well as a no-gap enclosure net that’s supported by a number of padded poles for added stability. The five-star trampoline also features a padded ladder to give tiny feet extra help getting on and off.

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    Best for Toddlers: Skywalker Trampolines Mini Bouncer

    For the littlest jumpers, a scaled-down version of a regular trampoline is your best bet—consider it like training wheels. Though it looks like your standard trampoline, this indoor model is lower to the ground and features stretch bands (rather than springs) that are softer on joints and limit bounce height.

    Though many children’s trampolines feature a small handle to hold onto, this one stands out because it has a full-sized safety enclosure that you’ll be thankful for when the kids are quite literally bouncing off the walls. The enclosure mat is tightly woven and sewn directly onto the mat to prevent dangerous gaps between the frame and the stretch bands. It also has a 360-degree padded handlebar to help stabilize kids as they jump.

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  • 05 of 07

    Best for Adults: Acon Trampoline Air 16 Sport

    If older kids and adults plan to jump, one of the most important considerations is weight limit. Although most conventional backyard trampolines look large and sturdy, some have weight limits as low as 150 pounds—too low for even one adult male. This 16-foot rectangular trampoline has no individual weight limit, plus has a much larger surface area for jumping.

    But even adults benefit from special safety features, and this pick delivers in that department, too. The trampoline has a large safety net enclosure, plus padding to cover the heavy-duty galvanized steel 10-inch springs.

    Beyond the safety and aesthetic, reviewers are most impressed by the fact that, unlike most trampolines, this model doesn’t squeak while jumping.

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    Best for Backyard: SkyBound Stratos

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    Courtesy of Amazon.

    When your family’s favorite toy lives outside, it has to be built to last. If it’s not sturdy and weather-proof, you risk watching it deteriorate quickly—and that not only creates an eyesore but also poses a safety hazard. All aspects of this highly-rated trampoline are constructed with materials that are meant to go the distance. The steel frame is fully powder-coated black to help prevent early rust and corrosion, especially in wet, humid environments. Plus, both the safety enclosure and the safety mat are made with UV-resistant materials to prevent fading, drying, and cracking in the hot sun. What’s more? You can feel confident knowing a 10-year warranty backs these claims.

    Still, this trampoline doesn’t compromise on function or safety. Reviewers say the trampoline is easy to assemble, offers a superior bounce, and delivers on safety.

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    Best for Exercise: JumpSport 250

    Using a rebounder, or a small indoor trampoline made specifically for indoor fitness is a great way to sneak in a low-impact workout in the comfort of your own home. These trampolines differ from other trampolines because they typically have a smaller, more controlled bounce.

    Though compact, this Amazon best-seller has a larger surface area than other rebounders, making it suitable for a wide range of exercises. Plus, it has adjustable straps rather than springs for a smooth bounce that’s gentler on joints—the straps reduce impact by more than 40 percent. And although the trampoline is low to the ground, arched no-tip legs add stability to ensure your safety while jumping.