PW Athletic

After nearly 100 years in athletic equipment manufacturing, P.W. Athletic Mfg. Co. is synonymous with excellent quality, long-term durability, and American-made equipment. All of our products are designed by experienced athletic equipment professionals to meet and exceed recognized industry specifications. Our craftsmen have been trained internally to ensure that all manufacturing processes meet P.W. Athletic Mfg. Co.’s exacting standards. And we offer the best warranty in the industry.


P.W. Athletic Mfg. Co. products are engineered to produce the best material yield from available mill stock, ensuring tight cost controls that are reflected in our competitive pricing.



Known throughout the sports equipment industry as the leader in material quality, workmanship, and warranty, PW Athletic Mfg. Co. has been supplying schools, municipalities, and park districts throughout the U.S. and Canada since 1919. We remain committed to purchasing materials made in the U.S. and continue to produce the most durable, long-lasting, customizable sports equipment being manufactured exclusively in America. As we celebrate our 9th decade of manufacturing, P.W. Athletic Mfg. Co. remains totally committed to our mission…providing safe, functional and high-performing products across the board. We are equally committed to providing an excellent customer service experience to each and every one of our customers. We guarantee service that is always reliable … always resourceful … and always responsive.


PW Athletic Mfg. Co. warrants its products to be free from defect in materials or workmanship during normal use and installation provided our published specification/installation instructions are followed and approved parts are used.


We design and build our products with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship to ensure that your product(s) will require minimal maintenance for many years to come. We welcome your questions and are proud to offer the best customer service in the industry.


We recommend that all hardware be checked at 12-18 month intervals and tightened as necessary to maintain safety and structural integrity. Cleaning of aluminum, powder coated, and galvanized surfaces may be done with a mild detergent and water. Abrasive cleaners and materials are not recommended.

Warranty Terms

Lifetime Limited Warranty

On all stationary basketball posts, all backboards and all basketball goals.

20 Year Limited Warranty

On all Recycled Lumber.

10 Year Limited Warranty

On bike racks, volleyball standards, tennis posts, soccer goals and football goalposts.

3 Year Limited Warranty

On all other PW products, except nets and protective pads.

1 Year Limited Warranty

On all nets and protective pads.

This warranty is valid only if the product has been subjected to normal use for the purpose in which it was designed; has not been subjected to vandalism, misuse, neglect, or accident; has not been subjected to addition or substitution of parts; and has not been modified or altered.

This warranty does not cover cosmetic items, for example, scratches, dents, marring, fading, discoloring, weathering, paint or decorations, normal wear and tear, or damage due to checking and warping.

The warranty period begins on the date of invoice. It does not cover the cost of removing and/or installation or shipping of the replaced product. All claims must be accompanied by a copy of the original invoice. Patterson-Williams must be notified before any corrective action is taken and reserves the right to determine whether claims will be fulfilled by replacement or other means. Replacement parts are guaranteed for the remainder of the original warranty period.