How to Keep Your Children Safe on Playgrounds During Winter

As a parent, you know that winter can be a challenge. On the one hand, the weather is pretty harsh, and you certainly can’t keep the kids outside all day. On the other hand, you don’t want them to get bored staying inside doing the same things all the time. Finding a balance is essential, which probably means taking them outside to play on occasion. So how do you keep.

Playground Distinctions: Courts, Fields & More

Are you planning to create a playground? That’s great! Playgrounds are wonderful places where many different people from around the community can spend time playing outside, getting to know one another, and generally having a nice time. Of course, just saying that you are going to build a ‘playground’ is a little too general. What is it that you want to create? There are many different kinds of play spaces,.

Things to Consider When Adding Outdoor Gym Equipment to a Park

We all know that we should get physical exercise on a regular basis to improve our overall health. Of course, it isn’t always easy to find time for that exercise, given how many other obligations most of us have on a daily basis. It is the need for timely, convenient exercise that has given rise to the popularity of outdoor gym equipment. Often added to existing parks, outdoor fitness equipment.

New Playground Equipment Installation in Baltimore City

Check out a couple of pictures from one of our latest installs in Cumberland Carey Park in Baltimore City, MD. The equipment is so new, the tape is still on!

Why You Should Hire a Certified Playground Inspector

When you build a playground here in DC, Virginia or Maryland, it will need to be inspected after installation to make sure it is up to code and safe for kids. However, you might be tempted to forget about the safety aspect of your playground from that point forward – and that would be a mistake. All equipment, even quality playground gear, will wear down over time. By using a.

Four Advantages of Artificial Turf for Playgrounds

tions available today – many of which have been designed with safety in mind. One choice which is gaining in popularity is artificial turf safety surfacing. Before you settle on a ground cover material for your upcoming playground project, be sure to at least consider artificial turf and the many benefits it provides. Four of those benefits are listed below. #1 – Improve Safety Of course, safety should always be.

The History of Playgrounds & Playground Equipment

Playgrounds are one of those things that we take for granted today. Nearly every community across the country has some kind of playground, and there is playground equipment on the property of basically every school from coast to coast. Kids love to enjoy themselves at the playground, and adults love to see them having fun. But where did the concept of playgrounds come from? When did these open spaces come.

How Playgrounds Help with Childhood Development

For the most part, playgrounds are all about fun. Kids love to have fun, of course, and parents love to watch their kids have fun. Few places allow kids to have safe fun quite as effectively as playgrounds, which is why they are so popular in schoolyards and neighborhoods all across the country. However, while fun might be the order of the day, playgrounds have developmental benefits as well. Kids.

Superior Recreational Products Recognizes Metro Recreation With New Partner of the Year Award

We are thrilled to announce that Superior Recreational Products awarded us with their New Partner of the Year Award for 2016! We are proud to partner with Superior and look forward to creating great spaces in the future!

Playground Safety: Surfaces, Design & Spacing

It doesn’t need to be said that safety is a top concern when designing a playground. No one wants to see a child hurt while playing with his or her friends on the playground, which is why intelligent design is so important. Using the right materials, and building the playground in a way that promotes safety, is key to steering clear of accidents. While no playground – or any space,.

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