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The Importance of Active Play

The Importance of Active Play

Playtime takes many forms and plays a critical role in children’s development. One of the most important forms of playtime is active play. Why is it so important, you ask? Engaging in active play benefits children in a myriad of ways. From the development of social and motor skills to increased physical fitness and emotional… Continue Reading

See Me Swings: Perfect for Parks and Residential Swing Sets

See Me Swings: Perfect for Parks and Residential Swing Sets

The American Playground Company is excited to introduce a new product available for purchase: the See Me Swing! This tandem-mounted swing from Superior Recreational Products allows parents and other family members to swing face-to-face with their toddlers. Swing Together for Better Bonding Studies suggest that establishing eye contact during play helps emotional bonding between parents… Continue Reading

Matching Funds Program Grant for Playground Equipment

Matching Funds Program Grant for Playground Equipment

In an effort to provide better play opportunities for children attending school or a child care center or living within a smaller municipality, Superior Recreational Products is offering a 100% matching funds program for a limited time. To be eligible, you must be a school or child care center located within the United States or… Continue Reading

The Importance of Site Amenities

The Importance of Site Amenities

What are site amenities? Site amenities are items or features that add functional value and benefits to recreational spaces. While not as attention-drawing as a playground or other recreational equipment, these items are essential to creating a well-designed and attractive park or recreation area. What if there were no site amenities? Imagine a beautiful park… Continue Reading

GaGa Ball Pits for Kids of All Ages

GaGa Ball Pits for Kids of All Ages

Spice up your recreation space with a GaGa Ball Pit! This octagonal ball pit for kids is an essential component in the popular game of GaGa Ball and provides a great way to burn energy, have fun, and de-stress. It’s not just for kids, either! Adults can play, too! What is GaGa Ball? For the… Continue Reading

Add Excitement to Your Playground with Ascend Rope Climbers

Add Excitement to Your Playground with Ascend Rope Climbers

Looking for a way to enhance your playground? Rope climbers are a great option for adding a level of challenge and excitement for children using your playground. Navigating rope climbers helps children build balance, coordination, confidence, and problem-solving skills as they explore and have fun. Our Playground Product of Choice: Ascend Rope Climbers The Ascend… Continue Reading

Artificial Turf DIY – How to Install Artificial Turf

Artificial Turf DIY – How to Install Artificial Turf

When it comes to DIY projects, artificial turf is one of the more challenging projects to tackle due to the labor intensity. However, like many DIY projects, it can be done with time and patience. Below is a guide to help you out with installing artificial turf. Preparing to Install Artificial Turf One of the… Continue Reading