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5 of the Best Playground Surfacing Materials icon

5 of the Best Playground Surfacing Materials

Playground Maintenance

Playground surfacing is the material that lies under and around the playground structure. The most common types of playground surfacing are usually made from wood or rubber.

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4 Benefits of Dog Parks in Communities

Dog Parks

In the U.S., 67 percent of households own a pet. Dogs continue to be one of the most popular household pets, sharing strong bonds with their human owners. People love dogs because of the companionship and physical health benefits they offer.

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A Guide to Planning and Designing a Custom Playground

Playground Inspections

Parks and playgrounds are vital to a community’s health and well-being. Without these outdoor play structures, there would be less social interaction, less time spent outdoors and a lack of safe places to run and play.

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What Safety Features to Look for in a Playground

Playground Inspections

Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 children are treated for playground-related injuries in emergency rooms. If you’re a parent, this shouldn’t come as a surprise, as kids are prone to injuries. Whether it’s jumping off the swings, falling off a ladder or running into another child, accidents are common place on playgrounds.

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4 Reasons Inclusive Playgrounds Benefit Communities

Helping Communities

Inclusive playgrounds welcome children of all ages and abilities to play, learn and grow together. Providing multigenerational, inclusive play ensures that all people experience meaningful play and the benefits of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.

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6 Reasons Why Playgrounds Should Exist in Every Community

Healing Communities Through PlayHelping CommunitiesEarly Childhood

A community without a clean, safe place to play? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many suburbs and communities across the country. This is discouraging to hear because kids learn best when they’re exploring and interacting with others.

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Why Build an Inclusive Playground

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The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs reports that nearly 1 in 5 children ages 12-17 have special healthcare needs. However, few playgrounds accommodate these special needs. As a result, children with disabilities often end up playing alone or staying at home.

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The Best Safety Surfacing Options for a Playground

Playground InspectionsPlayground MaintenanceInclusion

When you build a commercial playground from the ground up, you have options to choose every detail, from park benches to shade structures to inclusive playground equipment. However, one of the most important, yet overlooked, park amenities to consider is safety surfacing.

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How To Design the Commercial Playground of Your Dreams

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Are you designing a new commercial playground for an HOA, school, church or other organization? If so, you’ll quickly discover that there’s more to designing a great park than buying equipment.

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