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How to Maintain Pour in Place Rubber

It’s no secret that falls are the leading cause of playground injury. That’s why it’s so important to properly maintain pour in place rubber after it has been installed at your commercial playground. Pour in place rubber surfacing for playgrounds (often referred to as PIP) is a popular choice for playground surfacing at schools, parks,…

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The 5 Best Types of Preschool Playgrounds

Preschoolers need safe play areas that provide opportunities for physical activity and social interaction. They also need equipment that allows them to explore and learn while having fun. Five types of preschool playgrounds we know preschoolers find most engaging are our age-appropriate playground structures, swings, activity panels, slides, and climbers. Preschool Playground Structures Age-appropriate playground…

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Easy Ways to Find Playground Grants

The Essential Resource for Commercial Playground Grants You probably already know you need a new commercial playground for your park, community, school, or church. You also know you need the money to make that happen. Lucky for you, we can help make both of these things happen for you. There isn’t a week that goes…

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How School Playground Equipment Builds Skills

School Playground Equipment Builds More than Muscles Recess time for students to play on your school playground equipment is more than giving your teachers a quick break, or your students a chance to run off their pent-up energy and get exercise. Recess is a time for students to build muscles climbing on a rock wall,…

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5 Ways to Tackle Playground Maintenance

Keep Your Outdoor Playground in Tip-top Shape Year-round Winter is the time each year that children naturally play more inside. This is the perfect time for you to perform regular playground maintenance and conduct inspections on your commercial playground equipment and playground workout equipment. To help you keep your playground in perfect working order, we…

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Playgrounds Etc, An American Playground Company

Proudly Made in the USA With all of the demands to move manufacturing overseas, we continue to partner with American companies that keep their manufacturing right here in the USA and provide a quality product to our customers at the right price. Our main manufacturer is located just a few states over from us in…

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Create an Elevated Playground Experience

The Hillander School Wanted More than a New Playground With a 20+-year-old playground on their grounds, Hillander School, located in Midland, Texas, was in need of an updated playground for their students. Hillander School is a non-profit coeducational school that educates children from pre-k through 6th grade. Their purpose is to educate students to their…

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All About Commercial Playground Installations

Why it’s Important to Hire a Professional Playground Installation Team So you’ve made the decision to invest in a new or upgraded playground for your park, school, church, child care center, or HOA. How do you plan on installing your new playground equipment? There are many options when it comes to your commercial playground installation….

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Avoid These Playground Planning Mistakes

There is a lot to take in when planning a playground whether it’s for a school, park, church, or child care facility. Playgrounds add tremendous value to communities by providing a place for children to play and community connections to grow. That’s why it’s important to avoid playground planning mistakes when creating a playground for…

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Why Encouraging Inclusive Play in Your Park is Important

No child is alike and children are just as diverse as the communities where they live. So it only makes sense to create public playground environments that meet the needs of the children in your community. The design consultants at Playgrounds Etc works with communities every day to design inclusive playgrounds in Texas for parks,…

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