The Advantages of Outdoor Exercise

You don’t need to be told about the benefits of regular exercise. While laughter is often called ‘the best medicine’, it could be argued that exercise should actually hold that title. When you exercise frequently, just about every part of your body works better, and remains in better condition for the long run. Of course, you should always consult with a doctor before you start with an exercise routine. When.

Six Tips for How to Design a Playground

You only get one chance to design a playground. Well, you could go back and change it later, but that would be a waste of both time and money. If you take the necessary steps to get it right the first time, there will be no need to go back – you can simply allow kids to enjoy it for years to come. With that in mind, please review the.

The Benefits of Shade Structures for Playgrounds

If you have children, you already know just how much they love to go to the playground. Being outside with friends or siblings climbing around on an exciting oversized toy is easily the highlight of the day for many kids. Of course, as an adult, it is your job to make sure the kids stay safe while they are having fun. In the warm summer months, that means protecting them.

How to Choose the Right Playground Equipment

Kids love to be outside. That isn’t exactly breaking news, but it is true nonetheless. To keep kids busy during their outside time, a set of playground equipment is a great choice. Both boys and girls love to engage with the obstacles and toys they find on a playground set, and adults love the way it encourages the kids to interact with one another. When done properly, a play area.

Developmental Needs To Consider For Early Childhood Playgrounds

Playgrounds do more for the development of young children than many realize. Below is an infographic featuring five design points we consider when building out our playgrounds in Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, DC.

Planning A Playground in 2016

Now that we’re at the start of a new year, it is often a time when focus is turned on upcoming projects for when the weather gets warmer. Here in Maryland, West Virginia and Washington, DC, springtime is just a couple of months away – so if you’re in the market, there’s no better time to start planning a playground design! The first thing to do is to identify the.

Metro Recreation – A Veteran Owned Small Business

We are thrilled to have recently been awarded certification for being a Veteran Owned Small Business!. As a VOSB, Metro Recreation has been reviewed and verified by the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation. We are proud to serve all areas of Maryland, West Virginia and Washington, DC and we look forward to helping you with your next playground project!

How Playground Equipment is Made | Informational Video

From the famous series “How It’s Made”, here’s a great video about how many types of playground equipment are made! From steel and plastics to the bolted-together, finished product, this informational video provides excellent insight into how playground equipment is made. At Metro Recreation, we provide quality play equipment to the areas of Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, DC – and we look forward to helping you should you be.

Celebrate Burke’s 95th With A Playground Equipment Sale!

Join us to help celebrate Burke’s 95th Anniversary! Help us celebrate Burke’s 95 years of creating quality park and recreation equipment! If you’re in Maryland, West Virginia or Washington, DC and are interested in a new or upgraded play area, join us for this playground equipment sale and save up to 40% on the newest Burke built playgrounds! Contact us today at 240-409-2870!

Playround Safety Tips For Parents Infographic

At Metro Recreation, we are all about providing fun play areas for children of all ages! While maximizing the fun is a top priority, safety is also a major quality that we put into our playground designs. Many parents enjoy watching their kids play, and there are some things that they can do to enhance the safety for their children. This infographic serves as a playground safety guide for parents,.

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