Kids Playgrounds

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about Kids Playgrounds

Project • By sofSURFACES Inc.Primary Schools

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

After several years of dealing with some of the frustrations with poured-in-place surfaces such as: shrinkage, weeds growing through the surface, high maintenance and upkeep costs, hardening and premature wear in most of the high-wear areas, it was time to investigate other surfacing options. © sofSURFACES Inc. With the safety of their students and the rising maintenance costs being their biggest concerns, Pleasant Hill Elementary School landed on our duraSAFE® Plus Series Rubber Playground Tiles. © sofSURFACES Inc. One of the benefits that most attracted them to this type of a system in addition to the long-term cost savings is that duraSAFE offers a best-in-industry limited lifetime warranty on the tile – w... More

Project • By sofSURFACES Inc.Parks/Gardens

Montclair Park Revitazlization

Another beauty in Oakland, CA! Welcome to Montclair Park! This park is nestled in a mature treed area and features two separate play surfaces with nearly 7,000 sq. ft. of duraSAFE® Rubber Playground Tiles. Installed over granular with a curved stone and concrete perimeter, this one is worth seeing! © sofSURFACES Inc. © sofSURFACES Inc. © sofSURFACES Inc. © sofSURFACES Inc. More

Project • By sofSURFACES Inc.Parks/Gardens

Madden Park Ribbon Cutting

When you ask Raymond Giacobbe, Mayor of Rahway, NJ what the number one priority is for the parks within his community, he’ll tell you “It’s the safety of our children”. We started working with the City of Rahway several years ago when they approached us about improving the safety of their parks. Now, after several park transformations, it has become very apparent that not only are their parks cleaner and safer, but one park at a time, they are helping to bring their communities closer together. This is a great example of “begin with the end in mind”! Understanding that upfront investment in a unitary surfacing system like draSAFE far outweighs the long-term material and labor costs associated with mainta... More

Project • By sofSURFACES Inc.Parks/Gardens

Lancaster Park Transformation

sofSURFACES has been working with the community of Rocky Mount, NC for several years now. With many of their playground structures outfitted with various types of loose-fill systems, Kelvin Yarrell, Superintendent of Parks & Cemeteries for Rocky Mount knew it was time for a change. Vandalism has been an ongoing concern in many of their park areas – so were the rising labour and maintenance costs with maintaining these wood-chip systems. Maintaining a loose fill system requires frequent raking, levelling and top-dressing with additional wood chips and the removal of garbage/debris quite regularly. In heavy-use areas such as at the bottom of slides, beneath swings, or at the base of any rotating structures, wood chips would become... More

Product • By Unity Surfacing SystemsXL-Series

XL-Series

Our 4” thick XL-Series is designed to meet and exceeds all of your project needs for use on TALL playground areas, rock-walls, recreational areas, diving boards, etc. Where a twelve (12’) foot fall rating is required. It is the foundation for a smart, long-term investment in durability and beauty that will last for years to come.As the industry leader, the superior raw materials we provide, coupled with our proprietary manufacturing process, unique design and large size product gives you the strongest, high quality, environment friendly rubber tile system above all overs.All of our products are independently laboratory tested with respect to ASTM, CPS, AD, FM safety standards and guidelines to be installed over new and existing... More

Product • By Unity Surfacing SystemsSoft-Land Series

Soft-Land Series

Our 3” and 3.5” Thick Soft-Land Series is designed tomeet and exceed all of your project needs for use on largerscale playground areas., Rock-walls, recreational areas, divingboards, etc. Where an eight (8”) and ten (10”) foot fall rates areneeded. It is the foundation for a smart, long-term investmentin durability and beauty that will last for years to come. As the industry leader, the superior raw materials weprovide, coupled with our proprietary manufacturing process.Unique design and large size product gives you the strongest,highest quality, environmentally friendly rubber tile systemabove all over. All of our products are independently laboratory testedwith respect to ASTM, CPSC, AD, FM safety standards andgu... More

Product • By PAWOO | Design for KidsDoudou | balance board

Doudou | balance board

Rocking board to develop sense of balance and awarness of the body. The oscillation occurs in one ditection. Little cut-out handle allow to cling on both sides or front. The structure is all in birch plywood and all surfaces have 180 ° rounded edges to avoid any kind of dangerous sharp edge. Its peculiarity is also the easy intuitive interlocking assembly system without screws and nails. You can have fun assembling it yourself using our simple instructions.   www.pawoodesign.com     More

Product • By PAWOO | Design for KidsDoudou | climbing rocker

Doudou | climbing rocker

Two-seater rocking in one side and climbing arch on the other. The rocking is equipped with two seats for the seat and handles to hold on to push it and rotate it. If arranged in reverse, a series of pegs in arch allows children to climb in different ways, favoring free play and the development of motor skills. The structure is all in birch plywood and all surfaces have 180 ° rounded edges to avoid any kind of dangerous sharp edge. Its peculiarity is also the easy intuitive interlocking assembly system without screws and nails. You can have fun assembling it yourself using our simple instructions.   www.pawoodesign.com   More

Product • By sofSURFACES Inc.duraSAFE® Rubber Playground Tiles

duraSAFE® Rubber Playground Tiles

duraSAFE Rubber Playground Tiles by sofSURFACES let you build safety from the ground up. For over three decades, we have set the standard for safety, durability, and value. Drop tests prove that duraSAFE rubber playground tiles are the safest rubber tiles in the world. With more than 70% of all playground injuries coming from falls to the surface, duraSAFE protects your investment and the children who play on it. Our proprietary pioneering design and manufacturing process are the result of extensive testing and engineering backed by an industry-leading Limited Lifetime Warranty. PLUS SERIES COLORS: Economically manufactured using recycled materials exclusively, duraSAFE Plus Series offers the same durability and safety performance as our... More