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  • Choose American Playground Company

    Although clients interested in installing a playground on their property (regardless of whether they’re a school or a city park) have a few contractors to choose from when it comes to purchasing equipment, freestanding elements, and surfacing, not every contractor is equal. Given the amount of time and effort (and money!) that goes into installing…

  • Top 5 Benefits of Tower Structure Playground Equipment

    Are you looking to take your playground equipment (and the experience for everyone who visits your school or community play area) to new heights? After all, the playground experience is heavily influenced by the diversity and quality of the equipment installed, and the variety it offers users. While swings and jungle gyms are wonderful, unique…

  • Creating Memorable Childhood Adventures: American Playground Company and the Magic of Design

    In the bustling world of childhood, where imaginations run wild and laughter fills the air, there exists a realm of boundless exploration and joy: the playground. More than just a collection of swings and slides, playgrounds are magical spaces where memories are made, friendships are forged, and the spirit of adventure thrives. Playgrounds are found…

  • Embracing the Power of Play: A Personal Reflection

    As a parent, a branch manager for a commercial playground company, and someone deeply involved in creating spaces for children’s recreation, the concept of play holds profound significance in my life. To me, play transcends mere entertainment; it’s a fundamental aspect of childhood development, fostering physical, cognitive, and social growth in ways that textbooks and…

  • How to Plan a Pickleball Court

    Hey there pickleball enthusiasts! If you’re thinking about building a pickleball court for your business, there are a few things you should know before getting started. Let’s dive into the basics of what it takes to create a top-notch pickleball court for your customers to enjoy. Location, Location, Location When it comes to building a…

  • Should I Become or Hire a CPSI?

    Are you considering becoming a certified playground safety inspector for your business or wondering what a CPSI is? It’s a great way to ensure the safety of the children who visit your playground. Let’s explore what it means to be a certified playground safety inspector and why it’s important for your business. What is a…

  • Playground Site Amenities: 4 Things to Know

    Hey there, playground owners! When it comes to creating a fun and safe environment for kids to play, it’s important to not only focus on the play structures but also on the amenities that can enhance the overall experience. Here are some site amenities you definitely don’t want to forget when designing your playground. 1.…

  • Playground Surfacing Essentials

    Hey there, playground owners! If you’re in the market for high-quality surfacing, you’ve come to the right place. Choosing the right surface for your playground is crucial for the safety and enjoyment of the children who will be using it. Here are a few things you should know about playground surfacing. Safety Standards One of…

  • New American Playground Company Location in Omaha: Products and Services

    American Playground Company, a division of American Fence Company and the foremost playground contractor in the Midwest, recently opened a new branch in Omaha, NE. Serving the city of its namesake as well as communities such as Valley, Papillion, Wahoo, Arlington, Ashland, and Council Bluffs, IA, this new location—like all of our branches and divisions—stresses…

  • Expansive Service Coverage in Omaha by American Playground Company

    From its inception, American Playground Company, a division of American Fence Company, has consistently held its position as a leading playground contractor in the Midwest. Renowned for its unmatched expertise and exceptional services, the company offers an extensive catalog featuring diverse play equipment and playground surfacing options. Going beyond traditional play structures, they provide swing…