Play is not a four letter word

Author: Greg Harrison

Play is at the center of everything we do here at Playworld. It’s incorporated into our thoughts, decisions, actions, and creations. We’re constantly making changes.

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Four trends for parks & playgrounds in 2017… and beyond

As the new year approaches, you’ll undoubtedly see many lists of projected 2017 trends, from colors and clothing to cars and technology.

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Tools to bring master plans to life

As a landscape architect, presenting and selling your ideas is half of the battle. Bring your presentations and master plans to life with help from Playworld’s collection of computer-aided designs that make it easier than ever to create presentations that exceed expectations and generate repeat business opportunities. When planning a play space or park, landscape architects must carefully design the space, taking various aspects… Read More >


The house and playground that love built

The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) in Danville, Pennsylvania provides a “home away from home” for families of children who are hospitalized or receiving outpatient care at area hospitals. The staff and volunteers work to provide a warm and comforting environment, giving families an opportunity to relax, spend time with each other and find support through meeting others who share similar struggles. Providing a fun… Read More >


Keeping Kids Active: The Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes

Recent studies suggest children ages 10 to 16 spend only 12.6 minutes per day engaged in some form of physical activity–not anywhere near the 60 minutes suggested by experts. And compared to the 1970s, children now spend 50 percent less time in unstructured outdoor activities. During this timeframe, obesity rates among American children have tripled. Sedentary lifestyles contribute to obesity, and the problem has… Read More >