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Updating Your Playground to be Inclusive

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on Aug 7, 2017 5:29:00 PM

Playing on the playground seems like such a simple thing for kids, but it’s so much more than that. Participation in playground play helps children develop physically, mentally and socially; from mastering motor skills and emotional control, to learning how to solve problems and make decisions, playground play helps shape our children into healthy, functioning adults.

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Ways to Upgrade A Playground

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on Jun 29, 2017 11:41:14 AM

Playgrounds offer more for today’s youth than solely entertainment. The positive impact of free, creative, active play on children’s mental and physical development is backed by research. In this sense, traditional playgrounds are great to have throughout our communities, neighborhoods, churches and schools – but what about the kids that can’t/won’t use them?

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Walk Towards Delight

Posted by Park Place Rec Content Team on May 31, 2017 5:23:23 PM

 

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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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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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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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