Archive for Playgrounds

Inclusive play year in review 2014

Inclusive play continues to be an important area of focus for Playworld Systems as we work to make play accessible for everyone. Here’s a look at some memorable inclusive play moments from …

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If You Build It, They Will Come – Play Spaces for Tweens and Teens

Many view playgrounds as spaces designed exclusively for toddlers and school-aged children and believe that by the time they become tweens (10-12 years), they have lost interest in playing outside. Research supports …

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New playground commemorates victims

photo5Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a local community playground build in Ross Township, Penna., about 15 minutes from my home. It was an emotional day for many in …

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Introducing PlayExplorers™: Early childhood play equipment for ages five and under

PlayExplorers early childhood playgrounds by Playworld SystemsWe’re always looking for ways to help little folks laugh, learn, and grow. Crucial development takes place from birth to five years of age, yet the early childhood set is often an …

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First Playground Featuring New Unity Collection Opens at Lincoln Heights Park, North Carolina

Playworld Systems Unity at Lincoln HeightsA few weeks ago we wrote about our recent experience at the 2014 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress and Expo. One of the most rewarding experiences from our participation was …

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Recess – A Continuing Tradition or a Distant Memory?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines recess as time offered daily for child-directed physical activity and play. Many positive outcomes are realized when children participate in recess.

Five key

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NRPA Congress and Expo 2014

The Playworld Systems’ team is back in Lewisburg after a hectic, rewarding and productive few days in Charlotte, North Carolina at the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) Congress and …

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Kids can face off at new hockey-themed playground in Ohio’s Westgate Park

Last month a new playground opened at Westgate Park on the west side of Columbus. The hockey-themed playground was made possible by a $50,000 grant from the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation.

The …

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