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The Importance of Active Play
Photo courtesy of Superior Recreational Products 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 wellbeing, active read more
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. Photo courtesy of Superior Recreational Products Swing Together for Better Bonding Studies suggest that establishing eye conta read more
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 be a municipality within the United States with a population of 15, read more
The Importance of Site Amenities
What are site amenities? Photo courtesy of Superior Recreational Products 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? read more
GaGa Ball Pits for Kids of All Ages
Photo by 2by2 Industries 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? Photo by The Gaga Center, NYC For the uninitiated, GaGa Ball resembles read more
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. Photo courtesy of Superior Recreational Products. Our Playground Product of Choice: Ascend read more

The American Playground Company is the Midwest’s premier playground and recreational contractor that can accommodate every aspect of your project, both big and small. From initial design to final playground installation, our in-house team of experienced project planners, installers and inspectors will ensure that your playground, park, sporting, dog park, and other outdoor recreational areas are perfect from start to finish. American Playground Company also offers accessories and services needed for your recreational area. This includes playground surfacing, installing shades and shelters, and amenities such as playground benches and swings.

As the premier playground contractor in the Midwest, we prioritize safety in all our installments. Our playground inspectors are CPSI certified and will ensure your project is designed, developed and maintained with standard of care safety compliances.

The American Playground Company is a division of the American Fence Company. With our parent company, we are able to implement custom and unique fabrications while maintaining competitive pricing on playground equipment and accessories. We are capable of offering expert-driven services such as needs assessments, custom design consultations, CAD drawings and profession installation based on your project needs.

American Playground Company proudly serves states all across the Midwest. We work in and around Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Columbus, Norfolk and Kearney, Nebraska; Des Moines, Sioux City, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Ames, Iowa; Rochester, Minnesota; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Kansas City and Wichita, Kansas.

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