Park Place Recreation Blog

Accessible Vs. Inclusive Playgrounds

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on May 25, 2017 10:13:05 AM

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that was passed in 1990, prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all public areas, including playgrounds. This means that all public parks and playgrounds have to make sure they meet the ADA accessibility guidelines making their public space accessible to people with disabilities.

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Topics: Inclusive Play

Smart Play - How Incorporating Technology Can Enhance the Playground Experience

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on Apr 5, 2017 10:38:06 AM
It’s no surprise that kids these days are spending more and more time with technology. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. The next generation of developers, coders, engineers and entrepreneurs are learning how to use the technology that will shape our future. It’s integrated into their daily lives and found everywhere, from school to home to social activities. How many of us have asked a kid for help with a TV remote, iPhone or social media? Guilty!
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Topics: Smart play, Biba

Inclusive Play - More than Accessibility

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on Feb 10, 2017 10:05:06 AM

 

Playground design has changed a lot in the past decades, with new products, custom design capabilities and smart play technology leading the way. Fortunately, another major advancement in playground design, inclusive play, has also made huge strides in the last few years. Today, playground elements specifically designed to promote play for all children and all abilities are an important factor when designing and building playgrounds. 

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Topics: Inclusive Play

 

Park Place Recreation is a leading playground equipment consulting and design firm, serving South Texas for over 35 years. An exclusive regional representative for Miracle Recreation Equipment Company, Park Place partners with clients through all stages of the process from design, installation, fundraising and ongoing maintenance. Featured products include:

  • Inclusive Play
  • Surfacing
  • Shade
  • Amenities
  • Fitness
  • Water Play

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