Playground and Recreational Blog

TIPS FOR FINDING THE RIGHT SHADE

Summer months can be brutal on playgrounds and kids when the sun is constantly beaming down on them. The sun tends to make the playground equipment hotter which makes it hard for kids to play on when it’s a nice…

Kids coloring on poured in place surfacing.

6 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES TO DO THIS SUMMER

Summertime is a big deal for school age kids. They don’t have to worry about homework and get to sleep in a little later. For them, it is important to go out and do something instead of staying at home…

Commercial playground with mulch

RUBBER TILES VERSUS POURED IN PLACE RUBBER SURFACING

Some of the most desired and inquired about safety surfaces for playgrounds are the rubber tiles and the poured in place rubber surfacing. Both of these surfaces have a few similarities but are also very different as well.  They both are…

Children playing on a commercial net climber.

PLAYGROUND ETIQUETTE

Playgrounds can be found in most places; such as schools, parks, communities, etc. Each one may look different, be different sizes and located in different places but the rules for each playground are always the same. Some playgrounds even have…

Kids coloring on poured in place surfacing.

PLAYTIME TIPS FOR SUMMER MONTHS

The summertime is now upon us. This means scheduling family trips, doing many extra curricular activities and just being outside a whole lot! It is important to make sure you have a good game plan for you outside playtime with…

Kids playing on commercial playground

MODERN PLAY EQUIPMENT FOR OLDER CHILDREN

Playtime is an important part of life. It is not only for younger children but also for older school age children as well. For many adults, it may be hard to get older children to go play on a regular…

Commercial playground with mulch

PLAYGROUND SAFETY SURFACING

The Different Types of Playground Safety Surfacing Playgrounds have evolved over many years to make it safe but still fun for children. One of the many safety standards that have been put in place is installing adequate amounts of safety…

WHEN SHADE STRUCTURES FAIL

The Real Cost of Saving We were recently contacted by a local school who was in need of repairs to shade structures that were damaged during a very mild storm. To our surprise we had actually provided quotes to this...
Children playing on a commercial net climber.

PLAYTIME AND IT’S IMPORTANCE IN CHILDREN’S EVERYDAY LIVES

Playtime isn’t just toys and playgrounds; it’s also learning, discovering and growing. Play is very important to your child’s developmental growth and helps them learn more than most can ever imagine. Many don’t see playtime as something crucial but there…