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How to Sanitize Outdoor Playground Equipment

Keep Public Playground Equipment Clean These days we are extremely sensitive to our surroundings and the cleanliness of the places we go, whether that be indoors or out. You’ll be happy to know that it’s easy keeping outdoor playground equipment and amenities clean. All you need are cleaning products that are often already in your…

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Themed Playground Planning: The Ultimate Guide

How to plan the ultimate themed commercial playground Like anything else, playgrounds have evolved over time. Generation Xers played on equipment like plain slides, swings, and see-saws. Today’s children get to grow up on to the elaborate playgrounds that we have had the fun of designing and installing. Some of our favorites include Greathouse Park,…

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Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun!

Kids in the United States have had playgrounds to play in since the 1880’s, according to an entry in Wikipedia, “One of the first playgrounds in the United States was built in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in 1887. In 1906 the Playground Association of America was founded and a year later Luther Gulick became…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Playground Design

How much does a playground cost? While every playground project is different, each of our steel playground clients can expect certain costs while planning for your new playground. 7% to 15% Freight 22% to 40% Installation 20% to 50% Product 20% to 90% Surfacing What are some ways to secure funds? Partnerships For Play Planning…

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5 Top Playground Design Ideas And Trends

“Play is so integral to childhood that a child who does not have the opportunities to play is cut off from a major portion of childhood.” – Caroline Ramsey Musselwhite “Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison No one who has ever…

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5 Benefits of Outdoor Adult Fitness Parks

Commercial facilities of all industries could benefit from the installation of an outdoor adult fitness park. From county parks, office landscapes, university campuses, housing developments, and more. Though these facilities are all very different, the benefits of the use of the equipment are shared among them. What are they? Outdoor fitness parks make exercise fun…

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Now Offering Quick Ship Commercial Playground Equipment

Ordered, Shipped, and Installed in as Little as Two Weeks! Ever been quoted a lead time of several weeks or even months for delivery and installation of new commercial playground equipment? Never again with  Playgrounds Etc’s quick ship playground equipment, you could have your playground delivered in as little as a week, and installed in…

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Create an Inclusive Culture at Your Church

The culture in everyday life constantly evolves and so does our individual understanding of how to be inclusive of individuals with special needs and appreciate their abilities. After all, about one in every five people have a disability in some form or another. If you’re like most church leaders, you know and understand the need…

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Enhance Your Playground Environment without Breaking the Bank!

Up to 45% off Commercial Playground Equipment What is better than a brand new playground for the children in your community? Saving money! Just in time for 2020 planning, we are here with opportunities for you to save up to 45% off commercial playground equipment for schools, churches, parks, city parks, and more. Keep reading…

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Playground Safety Surfacing

For those over 40, childhood playgrounds were generally places of fun activity and hard falls. Getting hurt wasn’t uncommon and injuries often occurred as a result. The equipment kids played on back in the 50s, 60s and even into the 1970s was not always the safest by today’s standards. And the playground surfaces were often…

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