The Playground Checkup

Safe, Long-Lasting Playgrounds Require Standardized Maintenance Practices 

"Take a child of any age to a well-kept playground, and you can see by the joy on his or her face how much fun they can provide. A child's playtime, however, is about more than just having "fun," say educators and social scientists.

Well-maintained and regularly inspected playgrounds are places where children, under the watchful eye of teachers, parents or caregivers, can develop cognitively, physically, communicatively and socially. But the playground has to be safe, above all, and safety begins in most instances with the proper installation and maintenance of the play structures."

To get insights from Playworld's engineering manager, Michael Ulrich, read the full article on Recreation Management.