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The great summer playground challenge is on

No matter who you are, what you do, what industry you’re part of, if you have kids, are around kids, or are a big kid at heart, you undoubtedly have visited a …

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Architecture students join effort to save play in Philly

by Missy Benson

I recently had the opportunity to bring attention to a proposed play space for an elementary school designed by recent graduates from the Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and …

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Parks + Real Estate = Increasing Value

We all know the benefits of getting outside: social, spiritual, physical, psychological … but did you know parks help raise property values in addition to spirits?

Parks unite communities and encourage residents …

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Safe playgrounds in multi-family communities

Playworld playground - apartments in Las Vegas, NevadaLast month we observed National Playground Safety Week. While most people picture playgrounds being in schoolyards or parks … a playground is anywhere there is play equipment, including apartment complexes. Regardless …

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National Physical Education & Sport Week

I passed a middle school softball game on my way home recently. Many of the players were carrying extra weight that seemed to be no problem at the plate, from where they …

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April is Autism Awareness Month

It’s officially Autism Awareness Month. Current statistics from the Centers for Disease Control show that 1 in 68 children have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Rates for boys are higher than girls (1 …

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Parklets offer “play and go” in cities

We’ve all heard the timeless adage “stop and smell the roses.” While this is sound advice, when folks today find a spare moment away from life’s responsibilities they are more likely to …

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Reasons why we love play

With Valentine’s Day this Saturday, the Playworld team can’t help but reflect on our greatest love of all – play.

We love play because it has the power to unite communities and …

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