Planning a playground is an amazing opportunity to elevate the lives of everyone who lives or visits your community. These five features for a standout playground are all designed to make the playground that you design truly unique.
Inclusive playground equipment involves a wide range of features that make it possible for everyone to get involved in play. From accessible swings to double-wide ramps, inclusive play structures make it safe for children with disabilities to access the equipment and enjoy playing with their friends and family members.
•A 14-week study revealed that participants increased their risk detection skills and self-esteem when they were provided with risky play intervention services.
Net structures include exciting layouts and often times heights similar to towers that forces children to use their critical thinking skills to navigate. With each movement across the structure, kids develop their core, leg and arm muscles while also developing a better sense of balance.
Interactive playground features combine technology with the beauty of being outside to bring kids new experiences that they can’t find anywhere else. DJ booths, electronic sports courts and activity zones bring people of all ages and abilities together while encouraging older kids to get outside and play. A true multigenerational outlet for play.
A playground design should always begin from the ground up. Poured in place is a rubber safety surfacing that reduces the risk of injuries while being a cost-effective way to lower playground maintenance costs over the long-haul.