The Top Benefits of Playground Inspections

All across Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington, DC, kids love going to the playground – that much is obvious. Parents love taking their children to these fun places as well – but only when the area and equipment is safe. The ideal space is both safe and fun, allowing kids to just be kids while parents can watch with confidence, knowing their child is not in harm’s way. To ensure.

Lincolnia Park Playground Installation in Alexandria, VA

Here at Metro Recreation, we do a variety of playground equipment installations in and around the Washington, DC metro area. One of our latest projects was in Lincolnia Park in Alexandria, Virginia. Below are photos of the space before, and then after the installation! Before: And After!:

Metro Recreation Acquires Baltimore County, MD Contract

Metro Recreation is pleased to announce that it has acquired a purchasing contract with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks. The contract allows state government agencies within the area to bypass the bidding process for new playgrounds, site amenities, pavilions, etc. With the ability to buy direct, the purchasing process for these state agencies is expedited. Agencies interested in receiving more information about this process are encouraged to.

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!

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