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Park and Playground Shade Structures

Shade Keeps It Cooler

Want a play space that's cooler than the rest? Add some shade! Not only do shade structures add a unique look to your playground, they also keep it cool and comfortable for park guests.

Cunningham Recreation offers shade products that block up to 97% of the sun's harmful UV rays to help keep the playground equipment -- and the hands that use it -- cool. Our shade also cools the covered area by up to 25º (14ºC) making it more enjoyable for children and families.

Shade Structures for School Playgrounds

Shade Benefits

  • Children and their families can play longer without overheating.
  • Keep park and playground equipment cooler to the touch.
  • Protects children and their families from harmful UV rays.
  • Increases the life of your park and playground equipment.
  • Keep park guests comfortable and cooler.

Four Ways to Add Shade to Your Park Playground Design or Sports Complex

• Cover the entire play structure with our Shade Sails or Hip Ends in square, rectangle or hexagon shapes.
• Integrate a shade canopy into the posts of your GameTime playground.
• Use umbrellas or cantilevers to protect musical play areas, climbers, or other independent play areas.
• Bench canopies give you an economical option to add shade to your playground when you have a limited budget.
• Use cantilever and Hip Ends in square or rectangular to shade spectator seating, players benches and or concession areas at sporting facilities.

Whether you are designing a new playground or adding shade to an existing playground, we can help you optimize your shade options.

Let's Talk

Interested in learning more about our shade products? Contact us using the form below or request a catalog to view the latest shade options.