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Playground trends to watch out for in 2016

Do you remember being a kid, tearing through the neighborhood with your friends for hours? If you were anything like me, afternoons were spent at the playground, riding bikes and maybe a …

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Celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play 2015

Did you know that this Saturday, September 26th is the Worldwide Day of Play? Started by television network Nickelodeon in 2004, the annual celebration inspires children to go outside and experience …

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Evolving play for the 21st Century

Playworld NEOS electronic playground equipmentIt’s no secret that at Playworld, we believe deeply in the power of play. In fact, Playworld’s passion for making play exciting and relevant was featured in the recent TIME magazine article, …

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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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Tech on the playground

The ever popular Consumer Electronics Show, otherwise known as CES, is taking place this week in Las Vegas.

With that in mind, we’re giving a nod to technology on the playground.…

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News Year’s resolution 2015: more playtime

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner and there’s still time to make your resolution for 2015. If you haven’t made one yet, we have a fun suggestion that veers away …

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Obesity & Outdoor Play

I recently had the opportunity to present on the topic of obesity and outdoor play at the Let’s Move Conference in State College, Penna. The energy in the room was phenomenal, as …

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We’re thankful for outdoor unstructured free play

Playworld Systems is thankful for outdoor unstructured free playAt Playworld Systems, we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. We work every day to give kids (and adults!) fun, innovative ways to exercise their right to play. Through …

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