Shuswap Hot Tubs also has a Sani Sport to sanitize your equipment.
Using the technology of ozone to kill bacteria and odours in hockey/ sports equipment, followed by an ecomist protective spray. Special deals in effect Full player gear = $20 Goalie Equipment= $29 Single Items= $10
Bring in your dry equipment including skates, helmet, gloves, pads etc. (minus the items that can be washed ex. jersey, long underwear, etc) and we'll put it through the SaniSport sanitization system, and return it to its bag ready for your pick up in about 20 minutes! It's the quick, easy and inexpensive way to get rid of that smell and have the peace of mind knowing that your child's equipment is safe!
MRSA or Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus has, in recent years, become a dangerous and important issue in the sports world. Many NHL and NFL Players have been hospitalized due to bacteria from their equipment entering their bodies through a cut or abrasion. There are many NHL & NFL teams that have purchased the Sani Sport system for themselves to use to sanitize their equipment. The following is a list of health related links and articles on MRSA:
In February of 2007, Sani Sport received the results of extensive microbiological testing carried out by BioMedco Laboratories.
Biomedco is a biomedical company that has established itself as a leader in the North American microbiological industry. The company, which was founded in 1989, consists of accredited chemists, microbiologists, biochemists, medical doctors and engineers. Biomedco is affiliated with the University of Montreal and its Masters and PHD programs.