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How to Make an Existing Playground Inclusive on a Budget

Making an Existing Playground Inclusive

Since the introduction of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), many of us have been aware of the need for more accessible public spaces. While many individuals understand the need for accessibility …

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Did you meet us in St. Louis?

The Playworld staff is settling back in after several days at the 2016 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference in St. Louis.

nrpa-4They were among thousands of park and recreation …

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Celebrating our customer service team

customer-service-weekIt’s national Customer Service Week and Playworld employees are making a special effort to recognize our frontline representatives who help our distributors, sales reps and customers on a daily basis. They are …

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Making recess a reality at the TEC playground

dsc_9553When The Education Cooperative (TEC) school in East Walpole, Massachusetts, opened in September 2014, educators were faced with a problem: the school had no playground on site. There wasn’t a place for …

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Bringing recess back to school

climber-greenIt’s mid-September and the 2016-2017 school year is in full swing. While that means plenty of classroom time for kids, it also means little time for recess in most districts.

Sadly, recess …

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Extraordinary Playscapes coming to Portland

Extraordinary Playscapes, an exciting exhibition by the Design Museum Foundation and sponsored by Playworld, will soon open in Portland, Oregon at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA). The exhibition explores the …

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Parks Build Community in St. Louis

PHOTO - BRANCH OUT - 01 - MOBILEIn 2009, the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) launched Parks Build Community to draw attention to the core functions that America’s parks play in revitalizing underserved urban areas. Today, Parks Build …

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Three years later: play pays at Crystal Cove

crystal-coveHousing complexes often include a variety of amenities meant to attract new tenants and retain existing ones. From pools and gyms to gaming rooms and clubhouses, many developers look to provide residents …

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