Playground and Recreational Blog

Kids coloring on poured in place surfacing.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT

Playground Assessment Do a quick assessment on the needs that are required for your playground. Learn what ADA requirements, licensing, and safety guidelines are required. Is your playground for a park, a school, church, commercial area, or residential? Knowing these…

Children playing on a commercial net climber.

MOBILE ALABAMA QUICK SHIP PLAYGROUND CHURCH PROJECT

We had the pleasure of providing a turnkey project that featured two commercial playground systems, arch post swing set, wood mulch with border timbers for the Rock of Mobile school in Theodore, AL. Both play systems were two of our…

PLAYGROUND SURFACING MAINTENANCE

Safety surfacing is one of the most significant aspects of your playground. It not only gives kids something for them to play on but also keeps them safe from getting major injuries. This is why it is important to make…

Dog park.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY FOR YOUR DOG

Those of us who have kids know that it is important to give our children time to play and explore and what happens if they don’t get that time. This is the same for our furry friends. It may be hard…

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…