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Knowledge is power, and knowledge not shared is knowledge wasted. The purpose of this blog is to share the wealth of knowledge that we have gained over our tenure in the playground and recreation industry. This blog covers a variety of topics that vary from installation of commercial playground equipment, shade and surfacing and other technical writings, to the impact of play on child development.

The whole world benefits when children play. Play aids in the development of not only children but communities and society at large. Children that play and grow together on the playground are better prepared later in life to deal with challenges and social interactions. This simple act of playing, while it may seem basic is worthy of additional thought and study; it is truly one of the most important activities in human development and to promote play is to promote a better world. Our mission is to help promote play and child development by providing the best playground and recreational products and services to our community at affordable prices. We hope that this blog and the information in it helps you to learn more about the importance of play and the industry.

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    KIDS PLAY MORE OUTSIDE ON PLAYGROUNDS IN THE SHADE

    Students can play longer outdoors when playgrounds are shaded either by way of playground shade structures or natural tree shade. The surface temperature of equipment and other materials on the playground is significantly reduced when covered by shade, meaning children…

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    OUTDOOR FITNESS EQUIPMENT BOOSTS COMMUNITY HEALTH & WELLNESS

    You may have noticed that many urban communities are installing outdoor fitness equipment along trails and in community park areas. The installation of this equipment has been shown to improve the health and wellness of surrounding residents as well as…

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    TOP 3 QUALITIES OF PLAYGROUND RUBBER MULCH SURFACING

    Reduce cost and increase safety on the playground with rubber mulch surfacing. Easy to maintain and highly shock absorbent, the installation of rubber mulch under and around play areas has been shown to greatly reduce the risk of head injury…

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    PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT FOR SCHOOLS: ROOFTOP INSTALLATION

    No matter how custom your needs are, Pro Playgrounds will make your next school playground installation a breeze. Our team of professional playground installers and safety inspectors has completed over one hundred installations across the United States. With services including…

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    SHOCK ABSORBENT SURFACING: THE KEY TO PLAYGROUND SAFETY

    The key to playground safety is shock absorbent playground surfacing. The number one injury on the playground is head injury from falling off of equipment onto the ground. Studies have found that the installation of shock absorbent playground surfacing greatly…

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    INCREASE EQUIPMENT UTILIZATION WITH COMMERCIAL SHADE STRUCTURES

    Looking to increase utilization of recreational equipment at your facility? The installation of shade structures and natural shade elements greatly reduces air and surface temperatures, enabling participants to use equipment for a longer period of time.   One thing to…

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    PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT BOOSTS GROSS MOTOR SKILLS

    The word is out. Children who play more outside are better behaved inside. In response, preschools are installing age appropriate playgrounds and boosting student achievement of developmental milestones along the way.   As preschoolers navigate their play surroundings, they work…