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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

De Witt Daycare Updates Outdoor Play Space

If you’ve been in De Witt, Nebraska lately, you may have heard about the updated outdoor play space for one of its local daycares. Installed by the American Playground Company, the improved space boasts new artificial turf and a commercial playground structure to provide a safer and more durable environment for kids to play on.  […]

American Playground Company Renovates Landscaping for Greystone Apartments

American Playground Company is proud to announce the completion of a landscaping project for Greystone Apartments in Sioux Falls, SD. “The area we serviced was designated for residents,” says commercial playground consultant Chris Stange. “Originally, it was all grass, but thanks to time and standing water, it had become 75% mud—which was being tracked into […]

Save 50% this Spring

Looking for a deal on a playground this spring? American Playground Company is partnered with Superior Recreational Products to bring you the best deals on your playground equipment.Want to learn more? Check out this brochure…/2021-Superior… to learn more about the great deals Superior can offer and contact American Playground to set up an estimate […]

Does your playground meet ADA standards?

Building or renovating a playground is a large undertaking. There are many factors to consider; the most important factor being safety. Many existing playground structures do not meet the accessibility and safety standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). American Playground Company – a division of American Fence Company – renovates playgrounds to meet […]

How to Clean and Disinfect Playground Equipment

Now that more playgrounds are opening up, it’s more important than ever that you take great care of your playground equipment. Just like any other public surface, you need to be cleaning your playground equipment and other site amenities at your school or daycare facility regularly. You more than likely already have everything you need […]

American Playground Company Supplies Equipment for All Ages

An apartment building called Meadowlands Apartments in Sioux Falls is a kid-friendly residence with an already existing playset for residents’ children to play on. However, Meadowlands realized that its playground was not inclusive of children in the 6 to 23 month range. They decided to take action to include all kids in outdoor play and […]

Apply for a Matching Grant for Your Next Project

American Playground Company is proud to provide a matching grant program for non-profit and government entities in support of children’s play in the communities we serve. American Playground Company is powered by American Fence Company.  We offer matching grants to assist communities in their playground development and to increase children’s activity levels and play. What is […]

Spring Sale on Playground Equipment!

Save up to 45% Today on Your Next Playground! Prepare for warmer weather by taking advantage of deep playground discounts today. Create a complete environment everyone will enjoy by shopping our sale. Check out our sale catalog and take in all these amazing deals. This sale is running from February 4, 2020 through May 1, […]

American Playground Company is CPSI Certified!

American Playground Company is proud of our very own Larry Derksen for getting his CPSI certification. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard […]